Sustainability & Energy Management
Delivering the world’s most sustainable shopping centre is a lofty aim. But in a suburb in Melbourne’s east, that’s exactly what’s happening.
What do Google, Amazon and Microsoft have in common? They all use biophilic design in their workplaces. The trending design uses aspects of the natural world to improve the health and wellbeing of the buildings we live and work in.
Australia’s biggest builders and developers create some of the world’s most innovative projects. And whether their buildings offer human-centric design, net zero benchmark or integrated fit outs, they continue to challenge and change the way we live, work and play.
Water management techniques are far behind energy management, but water is no less important and – in a drought stricken country like Australia – needs to catch up fast.
Australia has been forced to step up on the back of China’s decision to restrict exporting our waste offshore, alternative neighbours Malaysia and Indonesia have taken the same view.
As TFX’s water sponsor, Billi knows a lot about sustainability. This year, the company announced a new partnership with Waterlogic, bringing about a number of benefits for Billi customers. We spoke to Billi’s national sector director – FM, John Dykes, to find out more.
As waste management continues to be a top priority for FM, Method have made implementing a successful recycling and waste solution into your facility simple, cost-effective and good-looking.
An increasing amount of commercial companies are taking the next step in preserving energy by adopting Solar power.
Facilities management recycling can be rewarding from both a business cost and environmental perspective.
The launch of Caroma’s Smart Command® intelligent bathroom management system provides an opportunity for facilities to improve their water sustainability and reduce costs.