Industry News

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.

VIDEO: Eli Court, ClimateWorks Australia

Ahead of Total Facilities 2018 Speaker Series, we interviewed Eli Court, Project Manager at ClimateWorks who is managing the program to help transition the built environment sector to net zero emissions by 2050.

NSW flushes rivals away as 2018 Best Bathroom finalists announced.

Australia’s eagerly anticipated 2018 Best Bathroom Competition – brought to you by Initial – is coming to an exciting close, with the judges announcing the top four well-deserving finalists: NSW has come up trumps with three out of the top four – Merrylands RSL Club, Memocorp’s 259 George Street and Monte Sant’ Angelo Mercy College and one southern representation in the Tasmanian Land Conservancy.

Protecting your business from the cladding controversy

The use of external cladding has been in the news all too often recently. In response to recent tragedies, our Federal and state governments have put in place measures to address the use of combustible cladding, like flammable aluminium composite panels (ACPs), and other non-conforming building materials. These measures subject the facilities management area to higher scrutiny and regulation as businesses, governments and tenants try to protect themselves and reduce their risk.

VIDEO: Adam Beck, CEO, Smart Cities Council Australia & NZ

Mar 29, 2018 Technology

Ahead of Total Facilities 2018 Speaker Series, Adam Beck, Executive Director, Smart Cities Council Australia & NZ provides insights into building smart.