The Sustainability Matters Resource Library contains white papers, eBooks, webcasts, videos and technical papers to help you manage and solve work related problems. Select from a variety of application and technology related subjects, supplied by market-leading vendors or written by our editorial team.
So many companies operate on status quo and lag behind when it comes to effective purchasing based on capital outlay versus ongoing operational cost...
With rising energy costs, environmental pressures and unreliable power supply, there is a need for sustainable design and energy efficiency in new and existing commercial properties. There are a number of ways existing building owners and facilities managers can adapt and benefit by installing an effective WAGES (water, air, gas, electricity, steam) metering system. The ultimate goal is for buildings to produce more energy than they consume.
Two of the main obstacles to business growth are administrative and process inefficiencies. This white paper outlines some simple technology tips to help optimise your workplace and workflow systems to deliver strong growth where it counts – on the bottom line.
Software can play a vital role in making sustainability programmes tangible and measurable. Establishing objectives, engaging stakeholders, and evaluating short- and long-term needs are essential to ensuring a positive ROI. Sustainability strategies produce positive financial results and improve enterprise efficiency. A pivotal component of an effective sustainability strategy is software.
The data centre architecture and its IT load significantly affect the amount of time available for continued IT operation following a loss of cooling. Some data centre trends may actually increase the rate at which data centre temperatures rise.
Carbon is 'produced' whenever a crew jumps into the truck to go to a site, whenever the pumps are energised and running. This paper describes the vastly improved use of energy, and hence reduced carbon production, when self-priming pumps are used instead of submersible pumps.
Corporate sustainability reporting has shifted from voluntary to vital. Download this white paper to discover the latest trends in sustainability performance management and learn how you can help enhance your organisation’s profitability and cost-effectiveness.
Water re-use is an effective solution that is not impaired by climate, geographical location or water supply situation. There are a host of re-use opportunities for any given community; however, there is no one-size-fits-all solution.
Forget costly desalination plants and plans to tap into liquid aquifers - water recycling is the only commonsense, sustainable option for water conservation. The task facing a team of Macquarie University scientists is to convince us all that it's safe
Architects and designers can now evaluate the life cycle impact of their choices for commercial buildings in just a few hours