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Aug
02nd

To drink or not to drink: Potable Water Guidelines

We’ve received increasing enquiry from our Perth customers about potable water following discovery of lead in the water system(s) at the newly constructed, but as yet unoccupied (fortuitously as it turned out), Perth Children’s Hospital.

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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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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

October 02nd 2019

QED Chemical Register Integration with Sine

The QED Chemical Register now integrates with the Sine ...

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...

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