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Monday November 19, 2018

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What to Watch Out for When Upgrading Mechanical Services
Buildings
Thursday January 19 2017

What to Watch Out for When Upgrading Mechanical Services

What should you watch out for when undertaking building services upgrade works which require power from the building main switchboard?

Augmented Reality and IoT Transform Elevator Maintenance Operations
Buildings
Tuesday September 27 2016

Augmented Reality and IoT Transform Elevator Maintenance Operations

The maintenance of elevators and other mechanical systems housed by built environments is set to undergo radical change thanks to emerging technologies such as augmented reality...

Is Modern HVAC Usage Dragging Down Office Productivity?
Buildings
Thursday September 1 2016

Is Modern HVAC Usage Dragging Down Office Productivity?

The customary usage of HVAC systems by modern offices could be diminishing productivity amongst office-bound workers by reducing indoor temperatures to levels below the optimum range for human cognitive...

The Decline of the World’s Biggest Market for Elevators
Buildings
Thursday December 17 2015

The Decline of the World’s Biggest Market for Elevators

China's goliath elevator market may never again scale its recent peaks as the country's high-rise urban environments reach a state of maturity.

The Latest Groundbreaking Vertical Transit Innovations
Buildings
Tuesday December 8 2015

The Latest Groundbreaking Vertical Transit Innovations

While the term "transportation infrastructure" usually conjures up images of highways and railway lines or bridges and tunnels, vertical transit facilities are becoming increasingly important even in spacious, land-rich...

Internet of Things Could Save Centuries of Elevator Wait Time
Buildings
Tuesday November 10 2015

Internet of Things Could Save Centuries of Elevator Wait Time

Software titan Microsoft has collaborated with German engineering firm ThyssenKrupp to develop a new elevator system which is expected to save tens of thousands of years...

Control ‘Could Reduce Wind Turbine Syndrome’
Energy
Friday July 17 2015

Control ‘Could Reduce Wind Turbine Syndrome’

A research officer at one of Australia's biggest wind energy producers says "wind turbine syndrome" is a normal human reaction.

Are Critical IEQ Problems in Schools Being Overlooked?
Buildings
Monday June 15 2015

Are Critical IEQ Problems in Schools Being Overlooked?

The measurement and focus of indoor environment quality is not new. But when it comes to schools, it seems that targeting the performance of our...

Multi-directional Elevator Inspired by Maglev Train
Buildings
Wednesday February 18 2015

Multi-directional Elevator Inspired by Maglev Train

A revolutionary new elevator system is capable of moving horizontally as well as vertically by employing ultra-strong magnets for independent propulsion in lieu of the traditional...