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Understanding Smoke Control in Buildings
Buildings
Friday August 31 2018

Understanding Smoke Control in Buildings

Smoke exhaust systems provide a means of increasing occupant evacuation time from a space affected by fire and smoke.

Sprinklers are Critical for Apartment Fire Safety
Buildings
Wednesday March 7 2018

Sprinklers are Critical for Apartment Fire Safety

For Chinese student Ginger Jiang, recounting the night her life changed because of fire in the Sydney suburb of Bankstown in September 2012 was gut-wrenching.

Critical Concepts for Successful BIM Implementation
Technology
Tuesday February 13 2018

Critical Concepts for Successful BIM Implementation

Throughout Australia and much of the world, the most significant benefits associated with Building Information Modelling (BIM) accrue during the operations phase of projects.

Rudd Denies Ignoring Home Insulation Safety Risks
Business
Thursday February 1 2018

Rudd Denies Ignoring Home Insulation Safety Risks

Former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has hit out at claims which he says suggest that he ignored safety warnings about the former home insulation scheme.

Canada ranks second in global LEED rankings
Green
Thursday February 1 2018

Canada ranks second in global LEED rankings

The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) announced that Canada has maintained its second-place position in the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC’s) ranking of the world’s top...

Achieving Net (or Nearly) Zero Buildings
Green
Wednesday November 8 2017

Achieving Net (or Nearly) Zero Buildings

How much progress has been made in achieving net zero buildings? And will this approach help us meet our Paris Climate Change Agreement commitment of net...

Doors Open to Mould Inside Buildings
Buildings
Saturday October 28 2017

Doors Open to Mould Inside Buildings

The capacity of mould to linger in the air and to spread between indoor spaces has perplexed many poor souls who suffer breathing difficulties and mucosal...

Fire Safety and the Ageing Population
Buildings
Thursday October 12 2017

Fire Safety and the Ageing Population

Life expectancy at birth is one of the most widely used and internationally recognised indicators of population health.

New Technologies for Smarter Water Efficiency
Environment
Friday September 15 2017

New Technologies for Smarter Water Efficiency

When talking waste water, what do the terms reduce and reuse mean in an Australian context, and how can we tap into disruptive new technology that’s...

Buildings
Mar 13 2018
Fire Safety Regulatory Changes For Multi Level Buildings

The facilities management industry now more than ever is required to take a lead role in ensuring the safety of the occupants within the buildings they...

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