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What Ratings Scheme Should I Use?
Green
Thursday July 27 2017

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
Green
Monday March 20 2017

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
Technology
Friday March 3 2017

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
Green
Tuesday December 6 2016

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
Commercial
Tuesday November 15 2016

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
Buildings
Wednesday November 9 2016

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?
Buildings
Wednesday October 26 2016

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”
Buildings
Friday October 21 2016

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
Business
Friday October 21 2016

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...