Industry News

Day 2 – Final day at Total Facilities

Chat bots, drone technology, energy innovations – just some of the smarter solutions shaping the future of the FM industry. And now that the doors have closed on the final day of 2018, it’s official, Australia’s single most important event for FM professionals has enjoyed its biggest event in Total Facilities history. 

Day 1 – Today at Total Facilities

The doors have now officially opened for Total Facilities 2018 and Day 1 has seen our biggest opening day in Total Facilities history. And just as real-time technology is helping the FM industry to adapt to changes in their physical environments, we’re bringing you an instant download of all the activity onsite to ensure you don’t miss any of the action from the buzz of the show floor.

Australia’s best public bathroom named for 2018

Merrylands RSL Club, Sydney sets the bathroom bar high! Clubs all around the country take note – Merrylands RSL’s new 5-star quality luxury bathrooms have just been named Australia’s Best Bathroom 2018. 

Making the switch for more efficient and sustainable workplaces

CitySwitch is a growing partnership that supports commercial tenants to improve office energy, waste efficiency, and make a positive impact on climate change. Currently, 831 tenancies have signed up covering an impressive 23.6 million sqm. Annie Reid chats to Danielle King, Greater Metro Program Manager – CitySwitch, about what makes it tick.

VIDEO: Emma Hendry, CEO Hendry Group

Apr 16, 2018 Technology

Ahead of Total Facilities 2018 Speaker Series, we sat down with Emma Hendry, CEO at Hendry Group, who gives us an insight into how Hendry is leading innovation by adapting new technologies to help their clients drive their buildings further.

First Impressions are Everything

If making a bold statement about your building is important, then consider EziCleen Diamon-Fusion protective coatings for glass and other silica surfaces. The result is a transparent, high-performing barrier that reduces maintenance and protects against environmental damage.

Not just a man’s world – diversity in facilities management

Apr 11, 2018 Workplace

Spring Professional is an international recruitment firm specialising in attracting talent for the FM industry. Associate director – facilities management, Louise Rowe sits down with Annie Reid for a Q&A session on how her business is adapting to new trends in diversity.

VIDEO: Robert Di Pasquale, CBRE

Apr 10, 2018 Workplace

Ahead of Total Facilities 2018 Speaker Series, we interviewed Robert Di Pasquale, Senior Director, Global Workplace Solutions, Enterprise Facilities Management at CBRE.

There’s a knack to HVAC

A 2015 study by CSIRO revealed HVAC systems represent as much as 50 to 60 percent of a commercial building’s energy use. With such high stakes to your facilities energy bill, there are some practical measures to increase efficiency, reduce operating costs, and improve performance of HVAC systems that can make a big difference in the long-run.

From building pioneers to modern day transformers, how Hendry is adapting technology for future success

Apr 8, 2018 Technology

For a business that thrives on emerging technology, it’s a perfect match for Hendry to showcase its latest innovations at this year’s Total Facilities. Annie Reid chats to Hendry’s Giri Gangadhara, head of digital transformation and Naveen Radhappan, GM asset optimisation.