21-23 Apr 2020
MELBOURNE CONVENTION & EXHIBITION CENTRE

Industry News

What you can expect at Total Facilities 2019

Energy efficiency, smart design and the future of work will be the focus at Australia’s leading showcase of high-performing facilities, and intelligent living and work spaces.

Top trends in 2019 facilities management

Technology is developing at a rapid pace and businesses need to adapt to survive. Here are the big digital trends set to shape the FM services industry into 2019 and beyond.

Blockchain – more than just Bitcoin in facilities management

When we hear the term blockchain, our first thoughts are usually centered around cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin that use this technology, but it also has a wide range of applications that are streamlining and simplifying facility management.

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 Workspace Design

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? And what can we learn from design that will encourage cross-generational collaboration?

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

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 Workspace Design

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.

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