Archive for November, 2011

Changes to the control of Asbestos in the workplace

Asbestos harmonisation changes to asbestos regulations for workplaces and commercial premises, are due to come into effect from the 1st of January 2012 In summary, it will, from January 1, 2012, become mandatory for all commercial buildings built prior to 2003 to be inspected for the presence of asbestos containing materials. Commercial buildings in Australia […]

NOW IS THE TIME TO CONSIDER A “COOL ROOF”

Most of the Industrial or commercial roofs in Australia are the cause of massive heat gain into the interior of the building. In the heat of the full sun, the surface of a roof can increase in temperature by as much as 50 °C , reaching temperatures of 70 to 90 °C . Metro Industrial […]