What Ratings Scheme Should I Use?
There are at least eight ratings schemes available for home owners, designers, builders and developers to use to determine how ‘green’ their building or site is,...
Increasing Energy Efficiency in Research Labs
Research laboratories are vital components of an industrial economy, but they’re usually energy-hungry, consuming considerably more energy than other spaces.
Managing Jobsite Quality and Safety With Data
Construction is a labour and material-intensive industry. Building structures requires a commitment to quality and safety at every stage of the project.
Low Carbon Living: A Societal Work in Progress
As world governments continue to ratify the Paris Agreement, which Australia finally did in November, they formalise their commitments to keep carbon emissions “well below 2...
Redesigns Shouldn’t Cost You Productivity
Opting to redesign your office could be the greatest decision you make for your office space.
How to Smarten up Your Building
Earlier this year, the Minister for Resources, Energy and Northern Australia Josh Frydenberg announced the expansion of the government’s Commercial Building Disclosure program (CBD).
Destination Control Systems: Going Up?
New technology means big improvements to passenger lift destination control systems, and these improvements can help speed up travel times, improve efficiency and provide benefit for...
Balancing Efficiency and Comfort to Make Buildings “Perfect Places”
The latest automation and digitalisation technologies have the potential to make buildings “perfect places” that optimize both energy performance and indoor comfort conditions for occupants.
Lifting Construction Industry Productivity and Efficiency
A May 2016 report from the World Economic Forum titled Shaping the Future of Construction: A Breakthrough in Mindset and Technology highlighted the “moral obligation” of...