Construction Must Change to Meet WELL Standard
Over recent years, Australia has improved the environmental quality of new construction in commercial buildings through NABERS ratings and the Green Star standard.
How WELL Does Your Workspace Suit Your Employees?
Look up from your desk in the not too distant future and you might be surprised by what you see.
Green Infrastructure and the WELL Building Standard
A lot of building services engineers and property developers have been talking about the WELL Building Standard recently. Unlike other popular rating systems and building standards,...
When it Comes to Buildings, Are We Healthy, Wealthy and Wise?
Consumer demand for health and wellness is accelerating rapidly, and is on track to become what McKinsey calls a trillion-dollar market.
Green Shoots in a Concrete Jungle
In the midst of Australia’s concrete jungles, there are green shoots of hope.
Green Offices Boost Brainpower
The evidence that ‘green’ offices have a significant positive impact on the health and productivity of workers continues to mount.
Australia Lags In Workplace Ergonomics
Australia’s business sectors are world class in many respects, but lag noticeably in ergonomics, according to Kirsty Angerer, Associate Ergonomist for Australia and NZ for ergonomics...
Suicide Prevention Programs in Construction
Tradies in Australia are six times more likely to kill themselves than to die in an accident onsite. If building companies are to invest in safety...
Good Workplace Design Essential for Employee Engagement and Profitability
Progressive business leaders realise that employee engagement is a genuine bottom line issue.