Facilities Management

Entries are now open for the FM Innovation Awards 2019

Back for its second year, the FM Innovation Awards will recognise and celebrate the most ground-breaking and best facility management projects in Australia over the preceding year.

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.

Hays Jobs Report reveals facilities management skills in demand for 2018

Hays recruitment has released its January to June 2018 Jobs Report, detailing which skills are in demand, or what recruiting, salary or candidate trends are impacting various sectors.

Best of the blogs 2017

As we look back on 2017, what were the burning issues in facilities management and what were the hot topics that got the most clicks? We did some back-end number crunching on all of the blogs we posted over the year, and now present to you our most popular articles. Not surprisingly, sustainability remains a strong topic, while a post written in 2014 also rated a high mention – about FM top tips for success. Read on to get the best of the blogs for 2017.

Lifting the exhibitor experience through smart technology

Total Facilities offers a platform for leading companies to showcase emerging technology to their customers directly, as Peter Darley explains, National Sales Manager – Service and Repair, at Schindler Lifts Australia Pty Ltd.

Three top product picks providing today’s best FM solutions

Improvement and innovation are key to helping provide solutions to the daily challenges facing today’s facilities managers. Product-focused professionals have identified three of the next big solutions in the market which will also be showcased at Total Facilities 2018, Australia’s single most important facilities management event and marketplace for FM buyers and suppliers.

Debunking 3 top myths in facilities management

Gone are the days of facility management practitioners flying under the radar, unseen and unsociable compared to other roles within the sector. Today, the perception versus reality presents a very different picture, and practitioners are taking up diverse roles all the way to the C-suites.

Facility Managers on the front line of business productivity

Industry trends, mega trends, innovative disruptors, six sigma strategies to improve efficiencies. These are just some of the buzz words bandied around in C-Suite boardrooms. But day-to-day innovation and business improvement lies with the industry front liners – the facility managers (FMs) themselves.

FM efficiencies directly impacting C-Suite agendas

C-Suite executives need to better understand the key business indicators that promote value in an organisation and how Facility Managers can help improve performance. That’s the view of Martin Leitch, consultant to Total Facilities, Australia’s single most important facilities management (FM) event.

Three game-changing trends in facilities management

Sustainability, procurement and thermal comfort are three of the major trends changing the shape of the facilities management industry, according to Martin A Leitch, principal consultant at FM Scope, who has been involved in shaping this year’s Total Facilities. 

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