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Jul
10th

Hazardous Chemicals Management – Continued Compliance in a Changing Landscape

Employers are required to maintain a register of hazardous chemicals that are in use or stored in the workplace. We explain the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) and recent implementation across various states will impact your obligations.

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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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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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Nov
11th

Senate Reopens Submissions to the Committee Inquiry Into Non-Conforming Building Products

On June 23, 2015 the Senate referred an inquiry into non-conforming building products to the Senate Economics References Committee for inquiry and report by October 12, 2015. Following several extensions, and the cessation of the previous Parliament, on October 11, 2016 the Senate agreed to the committee’s recommendation that this inquiry be re-adopted in the current Parliament...

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Nov
08th

Australian Building Codes Board Produces New IAQ Procedure Handbook

The Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB) have published a new handbook for the application of Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) verification methods. This non-mandatory document covers the general prin...

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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!

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April 06th 2020

COVID-19 Cleaning & Cleaning efficacy

A simple guide on what you need to know about cleaning ...

January 20th 2020

Mould Causation, Prevention & Remediation

In this whitepaper we cover everything you need to know...

October 30th 2019

Water Borne Pathogens: Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Any facility that is producing a water quality man...

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September 16th 2020

Increasing Ventilation in Office Buildings: A COVID-19 Response

Calculating the ventilation required to well and truly ...

August 13th 2020

Asbestos Management within Buildings

Dave Collins talks through the process of asbestos mana...

August 12th 2020

Applying NABERS Indoor Environment and the WELL Building Standard

Strategies for interiors, new buildings and existing bu...

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