Archive for June, 2015

Compressed Air Utility Savings

Compressed Air – A Savings Opportunity

June 29th, 2015

Compressed air is often referred to as the fourth utility on industrial sites after water, electricity and gas.  It can represent up to 30% of a site’s energy demand while at the same time being a very inefficient system with only 5-15% of the energy used to generate the compressed air being delivered as functional […]

BIM (Building Information Modelling)

BIM (Building Information Modelling)

June 22nd, 2015

BIM (Building Information Modelling) is the process of planning, designing, building and managing a building, structure or infrastructure (known as the “asset”) collaboratively utilising intelligent digital models. BIM is a clearly defined and managed multidisciplinary process in which technology and work processes are merged to make a BIM project successful. BIM brings together all of […]

Safety in design

Safety in design – are you fulfilling your duties?

June 3rd, 2015

The design conception stage is tied in with the well-known hierarchy of risk controls where engineering controls are always the most effective, because they can combat the risk at source, or contain or isolate the hazard so that exposures are controlled through design. In organisations, engineering controls can reduce health hazard exposures, in addition, to […]