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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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