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Jun
15th

New rules reward hourly temperature logs for NABERS indoor environment ratings

NABERS Indoor Environment for Offices: Rules for collecting and using data version 1.0 has now been in operation for over 12 months. Having undertaken ratings under the new rules we would like to quickly share our thoughts with you on our findings thus far.

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Apr
26th

Preventing infection by monitoring air quality with telemetry

During construction and revovation in healthcare facilities, effective control measures are required to prevent outbreaks of airborne infection. This whitepaper by Matthew Weir explains the risks and potential mitigating solutions.

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Apr
19th

Legionella Risk Management: a review of the State and Commonwealth requirements

Recent outbreaks of legionellosis in Australia have been associated with the water distribution systems inside hospitals, as well as the better publicised source of the air conditioning cooling tower.

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Mar
28th

Air Quality in Harmony with Infection Control

Infection control in healthcare facilities is dependent on indoor air quality - past outbreaks of hospital acquired infections have been shown to be caused or spread by air handling systems.

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Feb
08th

QED Sponsors FMA's Legionella Guidelines Update Lunch

Facility Management Australia (FMA) presents "The Guidelines for Legionella control in the operation and maintenance of water distribution systems in health and aged care facilities", with keynote speaker Dr Vyt Garnys and others at an update lunch on March 28th, at 9:00 am...

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QED FEATURED ARTICLES

How IEQ Impacts Employee Productivity

We believe tenants should engage with landlords on the indoor environment quality with the same level of importance at which they consider the energy consumption of a building – it will improve their bottom line faster!

White Papers

August 01st 2019

Slip Testing for Hotels; Whitepaper

Hotel owners have a legal duty of care with r...

January 10th 2018

Response To Contamination From Fire Damaged Asbestos Materials – A Structured Approach

In the unfortunate event of fire in a property containi...

October 30th 2017

Clandestine Laboratory Assessment and Management

Clandestine drug laboratories, also known as clan labs,...

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Latest News

August 15th 2019

Alarmist claim about mould in ABC News story

The inaccuracy in this recent story by the ABC caught o...

July 31st 2019

Do Women Work Better When Warmer? Gender and the effect of temperature on cognitive performance

A recent study shows that office temperature may have a...

June 26th 2019

A Guide to Office Building Quality by Property Council Australia

The Guide offers a voluntary, market-based approach to ...

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