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Luxury whisky brand The Macallan has installed a variety of Flowcrete floors to create surfaces that reflect its visual identity and maintain the functional properties required to produce this iconic Scottish spirit When Edrington, the international spirits group that owns The Macallan, decided to build a £140 million facility to meet increasing global demand, they knew that no ordinary site would suffice. Continue →
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Perimeter security and access control installations specialist HTS Group is expanding its operations in New Zealand to supply world-leading anti-terrorism solutions to protect the public from possible attacks Ranging from simple barrier and boom gates for carparks through to advanced speed gates with integrated controls, HTS Group’s technologies are designed to protect spaces from unauthorised personnel that may intend to cause harm. Continue →
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Power management company Eaton has released a new arc fault detection device that provides critical all-in-one protection against electrical fires in homes and buildings With built-in arc fault detection, earth leakage current protection (RCD), short circuit and overcurrent protection (MCB) technology in one compact device, the AFDD+ can be easily installed on switchboards for new-builds or retrofitted in residential applications. Continue →
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Big crowds, lots to learn, new features and plenty of emerging technology – that was the 2018 edition of the annual Facilities Integrate exhibition at Auckland’s ASB Showgrounds The unique show brought together the people and companies who make buildings smarter, safer and more efficient and has again proven a big hit with the trades, attracting more than 2600 delegates who enjoyed the presentations and stands of more than 120 exhibitors. Continue →
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Leading wellness and technology real estate companies EDGE Technologies and Delos are exploring the integration of their respective platforms and capabilities Together these two industry leaders will investigate and create physical environments (air, water, light, comfort, sound) and inform behavioural choices (nutrition, movement, personal interaction) to improve the performance of people in new and existing commercial buildings. Continue →
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New Zealand’s army of tradespeople who monitor, maintain and fix the billions of dollars of equipment that keeps offices, factories and shops open have become the new frontline in the advance of the Internet of Things (IoT) As the internet and smartphones become primary necessities over paper and landlines, trade services must embrace the next phase of business evolution in order to remain relevant in the market and to appear dependable, effective and cutting-edge for the modern customer. Continue →
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Many commercial buildings around New Zealand are putting lives and property at risk because they don’t comply with fire safety standards, says John Lucas He became aware of this problem from insurers doing risk surveys and is leading an international seminar this month to highlight the issues and work on solutions. Continue →
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Open-plan offices have taken off because of a desire to increase interaction and collaboration among workers, Libby Sander notes But an innovative new study has found that employees in open-plan offices spend 73% less time in face-to-face interactions while email and messaging use shot up by over 67%. Continue →
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The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment has published a handy guide to managing buildings in emergencies Managing buildings in an emergency describes the roles and responsibilities of central and local government and other agencies for managing buildings in an emergency using the 4Rs framework – Readiness, Response, Recovery and Reduction. Continue →
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