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Bringing Innovation to Facility Management
The second Construction Innovation Industry Information Forum for2005 was held on Tuesday 26 April from 9:30am to 5:00pm at BrisbaneCity Hall.
"FM Action Agenda" explains how this Australian Governmentinitiative includes the promotion of benefits of innovation andencouraging greater industry collaboration and investment in R&D,in addition to developing a framework for regulatory standardisation,FM performance measures and sustainability, all underpinned by focusededucation and training.
Information will be provided on the latestConstruction Innovation "case study research" that will examine FMpractices in digital interface of FM documentation, services,procurement and benchmarking.
"Road Maintenance" covers procedures andmethodologies for effective decision-making for road asset investment.
"Where to?" discusses recommendations on how technologies andsystems can be incorporated into the design of a complex building toensure that people with sensory impairment know their desired locationand how to get there from their present location.
Learn how the use of "LCADesign (Life Cycle Analysis of Design)"will enable building design professionals to make informed decisions onthe environmental impact of commercial buildings by providing detailedenvironmental measures for different materials, products and designs,automatically from their 3D CAD drawings. Corrosion of buildingproducts causes significant costs to building owners, facility managersand maintainers.
The CRC for Construction Innovation "Corrosion prediction" projectis developing a situation based model for predicting corrosion incertain building elements, starting with roofs and gutters. A recentvisit to the Sunshine Coast reveals just what is happening to metalsexposed to salt air and the importance of correct metal selection andspecification.
Presentations: Ball presentation.pdf (4.2Mb)
Hogan presentation.pdf (938Kb)
Jones presentation.pdf (4.4Mb)
Robertson presentation.pdf (1.15Mb)
Sponsors:Ebsworth & Ebsworth