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June 24, 2021 in Advisory Notes

Changes to Wiring and Switchboard Standards for Buildings

AS/NZS 3000 specifies the electrical installation safety requirements for all premises in Australia and New Zealand. Following a 5-year transition period from 2016, the release of ‘AS/NZS 3000 Amendment 2’ mandates from May 2021 the AS/NZS 61439 series of standards for switchboard assemblies, superseding AS/NZS 3439. This change will impact the design and modification of electrical distribution, mechanical services, and other switchboards in buildings.

May 27, 2021 in News

National Reconciliation Week 2021 | 27 May - 3rd June

This year, Thursday 27th of May marks the start of National Reconciliation Week (NRW), a time for all Australians to learn about our shared histories, cultures, and achievements, and to explore how each of us can contribute to achieving reconciliation in Australia.

May 26, 2021 in News

National Sorry Day | 26 May 2021

National Sorry Day has been held in Australia on May 26 since 1998 to remember and acknowledge the mistreatment of our country’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples who were forcibly removed from their families and communities, those which we now know as ‘The Stolen Generations’

May 6, 2021 in Advisory Notes

Harnessing the Potential of Existing Asset Information Sets

Building owners & facility managers rely on accurate information for planning and to keep equipment and system assets operating effectively. This information is accumulated throughout the asset’s lifecycle. The rise of digital engineering and digital building management technology has led to an increase in the amount of information created and in the number of systems that hold data. How do you manage these potentially disparate information sets and harness the information to better achieve facility objectives?