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Tips for your building’s energy efficiency during winter

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Winter is officially here!  Keeping a house warm during winter can be quite expensive. However, keeping a building warm? – That’s an entirely different & a lot more complex story. But don’t worry: we are here to help. HFM Asset Management is an Australian building efficiency company located in Perth, Sydney, Brisbane and Ballina. We […]

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Yardstick: a tool for Energy management

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  Yardstick Pronounced ˈjɑːdstɪk/ noun a measuring rod a yard long, typically divided into inches. a standard used for comparison. For some time now HFM Asset Management has measured with our trusty Yardstick reporting platform, commercial properties, retail shopping complexes, large and small hospitality operations along with industrial facilities, aged care and residential retirement complexes. By comparing […]

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NABERS Combined

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NABERS is currently undergoing some exciting new changes with the NABERS team currently running a pilot program to develop the NABERS combined Energy Rating tool. The pilot program is paving the way forward to allow a single application to assess building and office tenancies together. Currently, the NABERS assessment of either the tenant office space […]

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100 Women in Property

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HFM is committed to promoting diversity and equality We are proud to sponsor three of our professionals in the 100 Women in Property program, an initiative of Property Council of Australia (PCA) to champion women around Australia. See the full list of the 100 Women in Property on the PCA website

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Wine Production Powered By The Sun

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Have you ever thought about the amount of energy required for wine production? In this article, HFM shares the details of how we have worked with Sandalford Winery and other key industry partners to reduce the cost and energy used to make that glass of red or white wine that many of us enjoy. The […]

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HFM at the National PCA Innovation and Excellence Awards

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HFM at the National Property Council of Australia Rider Levett Bucknall Innovation and Excellence Awards The Property Council of Australia Rider Levett Bucknall Innovation and Excellence Awards took place at the International Convention Centre, Sydney, last Friday 5th of May; HFM Asset Management was one of the 141 finalists nominated for an award nationwide. As […]

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Validation of Non-Utility Electricity Meters

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Non-utility meters vary widely in their accuracy, and additional issues can arise where meters include a current transformer(CT) or are read using a Remote Meter Reading System (RMRS). So that these issues do not impact the integrity of data used to determine NABERS ratings, the NABERS rules require these meters to be validated. The questions […]

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CBD program changes to building threshold

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Economic Benefits of Lowering the Threshold The CBD program has proved to be a low-cost, high-value program which encourages substantial energy efficiency improvements in the commercial office sector. ACIL Allen (2015) states that extending the threshold for mandatory disclosure from 2,000 to 1,000 will yield economic benefits of $24 million in net present value assuming […]

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Happy Harmony Day from the HFM team!

  • by Andrea Quintero

  Happy Harmony Day from the HFM team! Today was officially Harmony day – a day to celebrate Australia’s cultural diversity.  According to the website www.harmony.gov.au  “It’s about inclusiveness, respect and a sense of belonging for everyone.” This was the perfect occasion to cherish once again the diversity of HFM’s team, so we decided to […]

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HFM Announced as Finalists in PCA Innovation and Excellence Awards

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HFM Announced as Finalist in PCA Innovation and Excellence Awards HFM Asset Management is a finalist for a national award! We are pleased to announce that we have been selected as one of the two national finalists for the Diversity Award at the 2017 Property Council of Australia /Rider Levett Bucknall Innovation & Excellence Awards […]

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False Fire Alarm Call Outs

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False Fire Alarm Call Outs Fire Services Call Out Fees False Fire Services Call Outs – $750 fees now apply. False Fire Brigade Call Outs – to cost $750.00 after 1 July 2015 Last April your building manager would have received a letter from Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES), advising that a revision […]

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HFM Selected for PCA Committees

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HFM Selected for PCA Committees We are pleased to show our continued support of the Property Council of Australia with the appointment of Damien Moran to the 2015-2017 Commercial Property Committee and of Matt Holmes to the 2015-2017 Sustainable Development Committee. The Commercial Property Committee focuses on the major legislative and economic issues that impact […]

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HFM and the Business International

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HFM and the Business International Celebrating Diversity HFM is not a global company – but we might as well be. While our offices and portfolios only reach as far as the length of WA and the east coast, our team is truly international. During a recent training day, we were delighted and somewhat surprised to […]

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HFM New Conference Sponsor

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HFM New Conference Sponsor Creating Infill Places: Multi Unit Development Conference On 25 March, the Property Council will be running a Multi-Unit Development Conference at the Crown Perth. Multi-unit development is crucial to the accommodation of Perth’s growth in the years ahead. The aim of the conference is to find out where the opportunities are, […]

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Organisational Structure Changes

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Organisational Structure Changes Welcome back to 2015!! The New Year has seen some changes to the HFM leadership team, with the appointment of Matt Holmes as Director of Operations and Rod Cridge as Head of Facilities Management. The key changes are outlined below: Appointment of Matt Holmes as an executive director. His new title is Director of […]

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2015 Charity: Muscular Dystrophy WA

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2015 Charity: Muscular Dystrophy WA Funding Research and Treatment HFM is pleased to announce Muscular Dystrophy WA as our charity for 2015. As part of our commitment to MDWA, we will be donating a percentage of our gross revenue, and assisting with projects and events throughout the year. HFM has a personal connection with MDWA. […]

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HFM Feature Article on Greensense Website

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HFM Feature Article on Greensense Website Matt Holmes on YARDSTICK and Our Relationship With Greensense HFM’s relationship with the team at Greensense has been written up in an article on their website. Matt Holmes explains our use of the YARDSTICK program to provide “support to property owners and building management to resolve issues and improve asset […]

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HFM and the WaterWise Revolution

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HFM and the WaterWise Revolution Alan Saunders on the Benefits of Sub-Metering Back in 2011, HFM was busy helping Water Corp come up with the guidelines for their new Water Wise Office Program. Three years later, and the positive results are starting to show across Perth’s commercial office spaces. Seven of Perth’s largest and most […]

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HFM Asset Management Wins WA Partnership Award

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HFM Asset Management Wins WA Partnership Award 2014 CitySwitch Progress Report and Awards Ceremony HFM Asset Management and the RAC have taken out the 2014 CitySwitch WA Partnership Award for outstanding achievements in office energy efficiency. HFM was awarded for: Pilot collaboration with Curtin University Expansion of the City Switch community Facilitation of partnerships with […]

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