Ways HVAC Can Reduce Transmission of Airborne Disease in Buildings

With the recent pandemic giving everybody cause to think about all aspects of hygiene, one area we often forget is air conditioning. When people have infectious diseases, the spread can occur from people coughing, sneezing or even speaking. While droplets can’t really get into ventilation systems, the smaller particles from coughing or sneezing certainly can….

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Breaking Barriers. Gender Equality. Supporting Women in The Workplace

With the recent pandemic giving everybody cause to think about all aspects of hygiene, one area we often forget is air conditioning. When people have infectious diseases, the spread can occur from people coughing, sneezing or even speaking. While droplets can’t really get into ventilation systems, the smaller particles from coughing or sneezing certainly can….

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The Impact of Smart Technology on Facilities Management

Technology has become such a necessity to daily living, both work and leisure, that it is no longer enough for a building just to house our electronics. Now, we expect a building to be “smart” and work for us. Buildings will no longer be passive shells that simply house operations, they will become automated and…

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The Changing Landscape of Urban Development and Investment

As our population continues to grow, the redevelopment of our cities is becoming more important than ever. As a result, this growing trend presents a great opportunity for investors to capitalise on. Over half of the current population lives in urban areas, with this number set to increase by 1.5 times by 2045. While urban…

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7 Skills every facilities manager should have

The job of a Facilities Manager used to be much simpler. They were in charge of the company’s physical amenities, as well as its safety, security, and compliance. It was straightforward and functional. However, their role has changed in recent years. There are countless demands on a facilities manager’s time and attention. In this article,…

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Importance of an effective signage maintenance plan

The job of a Facilities Manager used to be much simpler. They were in charge of the company’s physical amenities, as well as its safety, security, and compliance. It was straightforward and functional. However, their role has changed in recent years. There are countless demands on a facilities manager’s time and attention. In this article,…

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How to Use Building Analytics to Gain a Competitive Advantage

According to David Walsh, there are four methods to use building analytics to lower operational costs, extend the life of equipment, and guide capital upgrade decisions. The built environment in Australia is speeding progressively towards net zero goals. All significant buildings, offices, shopping centres, airports, and public attractions in Australia are increasing their focus on…

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Australia Top Performer in Global Resilience Ratings

According to an FM Global study analysing the economic, supply chain, and climatic risks of 130 countries, Australia is a robust choice for firms trying to grow into new markets. Australia is ranked 20th in terms of climate risk quality, indicating that it is more capable of addressing climate-related risk than many other countries. The…

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HVAC Upkeep: A tried-and-true strategy for modern problems

There are some fresh HVAC recommendations to deal with airborne COVID-19 and the climate catastrophe. However, since so much is beyond our control, keeping up with regular HVAC maintenance is our greatest opportunity to be ready. Over the past two years, we have received inquiries from a number of clients and business stakeholders seeking direction…

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Improve Your Building Data Strategy

Access, ownership, and hidden costs. In this article we identify a few points that your building data strategy should address right now. When installing or working on a jigsaw piece, a strong building data strategy should include some forward planning and help put measures in place to guarantee that it is connected, functioning, and ready…

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