NINA JAMES from the New South Wales executive committee for Green Roofs Australasia discusses the incentives for green roofs and how the disincentives can be surmounted.
An energy saving product is set to provide 1200 Monash University office workstations with annual energy savings of around 30 percent.
University of Canterbury’s estate and asset manager, PETER MOLONY tells the story of the university’s experience of the September 2010 and February 2011 earthquakes – how it responded and the lessons that were learned.
A Massachusetts-based research university study reveals the most sustainable way to completely dry hands.
ANTHONY PERRAU from the Tertiary Education Facilities Management Association and the Queensland University of Technology reveals how a greater focus on research output and the experiential student is impacting university facilities management.
A student residential development at Monash University is the first multi-unit residential project in Australia to achieve a Green Star rating for sustainable construction.
Why should facilities managers care about ergonomics? Facility Management explores the subject and consults a number of experts in the field in an effort to answer this question.
Office workers are experiencing unprecedented levels of neck, back, shoulder and arm pain as an unintended consequence of the paperless office, according to new University of Sydney research. Offices need to be designed to stimulate physical activity among employees to combat this.
Workspace design and management are complementary processes that can have a critical incidence on trust formation and maintenance. DR BRIAN PURDEY of Bond University’s Mirvac School of Sustainable Development imparts how they interact to enable trust, satisfaction, motivation and performance.
21st century blended and hybrid knowledge models have seriously called into question the efficacy of the still pervasive industrial-age office-based and classroom-based model of knowledge transfer. DR KENN FISHER of Woods Bagot shares the improvements 21st century knowledge environments and activity-based work settings can bring.
Facility Management spoke to recent graduates of various providers of formal facilities management degrees and courses to find out their view on the facilities management education landscape and the value to be gained from formal education.
According to Cyon, Scientia’s Sydney-based subsidiary, many further and higher education institutions, along with private providers, have realised the benefit of better scheduling and resource management through using Syllabus Plus.