TEFMA Webinars 2017
TEFMA is pleased to present the 2017 webinar schedule to benefit members. The 2017 schedule includes topics on grounds, energy management, environmental management and project management.
- 2 November 2017 - Chiller Plant Control & Optimisation
- Reduce energy consumption
- Decrease downtime and
- Enhance asset life cycles
- 7 December 2017 - Long Term Asset Planning Aligned With ISO 55000
Note: Recordings of previous webinars are available in the Member Portal
In 2016 Charles Sturt University (CSU) was the first Australian university to achieve carbon neutrality. In this webinar Peter discussed what’s happened since then within the university. Focus was on a recently completed project to install 1,774 kW of solar panels at CSUs Wagga Wagga campus and also explored CSUs draft clean energy strategy which is currently being presented to the senior management team of the university.
Sam Wishart, Richard Pratten, La Trobe University
Topic - TEFMA Webinar: Building Management Systems – What’s Around the Corner/ Network & Data Security Webinar - Thursday 27 July 2017
Derek Brown - National Bid & Pre-Sales Manager, Buildings Business &
Peter Clissold – Senior Cyber Security Consultant, Industry Business
In this webinar, attendees heard about new emerging technologies within the Building Management space and how data from IOT devices (Internet of Things) is becoming a complementary tool in managing facilities more effectively. As with all technologies, the main priority for owners is to securely manage their data whilst allowing access for authorised users, i.e. facility managers, teachers & students. Data security of dedicated services networks are no longer just an IT Network manager’s responsibility.
Topic - TEFMA Environmental Management - Going Carbon Neutral Webinar - Thursday 22nd June 2017
Edward Maher, Manager, CSU Green
Charles Sturt University
Attendees heard how Charles Sturt University has successfully become Australia’s first certified carbon neutral university under the Australian Government’s National Carbon Offset Standard, Carbon Neutral Program. Ed Maher provided insights into the process of determining a tertiary education institution’s carbon footprint, carbon reduction strategies, approaches to carbon offsetting and leveraging off certified carbon neutral status to generate positive engagement outcomes.
Topic - TEFMA HVAC Advanced Fault Detection and Diagnostics Webinar - Thursday 15th June 2017
Tom Ray - Head of Business Development, CIM Environmental Group
In this webinar, attendees had the opportunity to discover and learn about new data analytics methods to identify, diagnose and resolve precise problems in their:
- Building's mechanical and software performance;
- Energy consumption, and
Topic - TEFMA Delivering Results in Utility Management Webinar - Thursday 18th May 2017
Dennis Frost - Manager, Operations and Maintenance, University of the Sunshine Coast
In this webinar attendees heard how proactive utilities management at the University of the Sunshine Coast has led to significant cost savings and good sustainability practices. Dennis Frost provided insights into energy markets; energy saving initiatives; real time energy use data; and the benefits of effective chilled water storage.
Topic - TEFMA Benchmark Survey Online Environment Webinar - 9 March 2017
Dominic Marafioti - Chair, TEFMA Information Services Committee
The annual TEFMA survey has collected valuable information on the operations of Australasian higher education institutions for 20+ years. Formerly the survey used manual data entry via an Excel format. The 2017 survey will be conducted using a new online tool for data collection, analysis and reporting, purpose-designed for TEFMA’s requirements. The webinar was used to demonstrate the new online data collection tool.
Topic - TEFMA Grounds Webinar 2017 - 21 February 2017
The first TEFMA Webinar for 2017, the TEFMA Grounds Webinar, was held on 22 February 2017. Thank you for attending and many thanks to presenter Mark Moeller, Landscape and Grounds Manager, The University of Sydney,