Why businesses need to incorporate smart building technologies
16 Dec 2013
Roundtable debate highlights key drivers for smart buildings and considers what's preventing wide scale adoption.
New environmental building legislation and competition to fill office or retail space are the two key drivers for smart buildings according to delegates that attended a recent roundtable hosted by infrastructure specialists Redstone.
NDY has launched its 2012-13 Sustainability Report to coincide with the release of its sustainability policy.
The Report, the first of its kind for NDY, was prepared utilising the guidelines of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI). Environmental consultancy Net Balance assisted NDY in the development of the report to be in alignment with G4 guidelines.
In this feature story for Australia & NZ Property Journal, NDY IT & BIM director Frank Italia writes about how the building and construction industry is grappling with the myriad of interpretations, related technologies and the endless possibilities of what BIM actually delivers and where it's heading.