Industry News

The next wave of battery storage that can bring your facility’s energy costs down

Battery storage is becoming popular in Australian homes and with government subsidies and price drops making it more attainable than ever before, now its time for commercial facilities to benefit as well.

How to create the ideal workspace for a multi-generational workforce

Nov 30, 2018 Workplace

How to create the best workspace for Millennials and Baby Boomers. Millennials are taking over the modern workforce while Baby Boomers remain reluctant to retire until they are debt free. So how do you balance this diverse workplace?

Australia leads the way as green building booms globally

Australia continues to lead the world’s green building sector with further growth predicted over the next three years, according to a new global report.

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.

Biophilia bringing nature into the corporate environment

Sep 5, 2018 Wellbeing

We spend a lot of our lives indoors. It’s a situation serious enough to warrant new design trends, when you consider that research shows inviting a more natural setting into our working spaces boosts productivity by 8% and wellbeing by 13%. Now advances in technology are playing a big role in bringing the outside in.

Five ways to reduce workplace noise

Aug 20, 2018 Workplace

Have you ever been in a workplace where it’s so loud you can’t even hear yourself think? It’s a growing issue as more businesses embrace open plan working environments. Here are five top tips to helping your employees block out noisy distractions.

AI, digital twins and IoT

Aug 6, 2018 Technology

An explosive growth in new technologies to gather and use data to optimise service delivery will increasingly drive asset-based services, as Mark Brewer explains.

Are open plan offices killing employee interaction?

Open-plan offices have taken off because of a desire to increase interaction and collaboration among workers. But an innovative new study has found that employees in open-plan offices spend 73% less time in face-to-face interactions. Email and messaging use shot up by over 67%.

Three technologies essential to FM

Jun 25, 2018 Technology

There are three technologies every facility manager needs to embrace to provide the best outcomes for their buildings, Samantha Fuller, general manager of Service Works Global reports.

How your water usage can impact sustainability credentials

As Total Facilities water sponsor, Billi knows a few things about sustainability. The company specialises in instant filtered water systems and was front and centre at Total Facilities 2018 delivering its message about the importance of reducing our green footprint through water sustainability. Post the event, we caught up with Billi’s marketing manager, Adrian Cugnetto.

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