Fiona Stanley Hospital in Perth, Australia, is an internationally acclaimed health care provider that uses advanced technologies and medical devices to enhance patient care. Officials call it one of the first “smart” digital hospitals in the Indian Ocean region.
More than ever, existing buildings are the key to future efficiency gains. And yet, better equipment isn’t everything. The knowledge and behaviors of both occupants and operations staff play critical roles, perhaps greater than you realize. An integrated team approach, smart training, and the Hawthorne Effect are but three factors contributing to your next retrofit’s ultimate fate.
The Australian Technology Park (ATP) in Sydney is a business and technology center intended to serve as an incubator for high-tech startups with the desire to bring research and commercial interests together in a symbiotic environment.
Why was one floor’s laboratory ventilation failing to keep up, when it was even the closest floor to the rooftop fans? Some system sleuthing led two engineers to a fitting conclusion. Read more stories in May Issue 2017.