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Facilities management

Why we need to assess the performance of the great outdoors

威廉希尔赔率分析How do we know if the thing built meets expectations? There are ways to measure this so you can check out the “performance gaps” – the difference between the way a building, or any kind of space, was expected to operate, and how it operates in reality.

Ventilation might help slow COVID-19 spread but let’s not forget energy use

While the evidence so far indicates that increasing outside air circulation may help prevent the spread of COVID-19 in buildings, some common sense goes a long way for facility managers looking to keep occupants safe without wasting energy on overzealous air circulation. 

Keeping an eye on the energy efficiency ball is crucial

威廉希尔赔率分析What happens to energy efficiency when people desert the CBDs because of the COVID-19 pandemic to work from home, and then send energy consumption through the roof with their domestic consumption?

HVAC and COVID-19 explained

威廉希尔赔率分析 There is considerable interest in the role that HVAC may play in the transmission of COVID-19.

Albert Park Preschool achieves carbon neutral dream

Melbourne’s Albert Park Preschool has become the first early childhood service to achieve carbon neutral certification from the Federal Department of the Environment and Energy.

air conditioning

The comfort factor, myths and myth busters

威廉希尔赔率分析FROM THE TREASURE CHEST (2013) Comfort is a complex issue and very personal. I see that every day. Very highly paid workers surround me and you can be rest assured that, being a thermostat, I am blamed every day by a select few for not looking after their comfort needs.

Behaviour rises up the ranks of efficiency trends

Behaviour rises up the ranks of efficiency trends

Human nature and behaviour patterns are increasingly coming to the fore in managing energy efficiency for commercial buildings in particular. Now Johnson Controls has released a report showing it’s a rising trend.