WalkerBai Consulting Celebrates 3rd Year Anniversary

March 09, 2018
This week, WalkerBai went out together as a team to celebrate reaching the milestone of three years in business. From our humble beginnings in 2015, we have grown year on year, and can proudly say that we now have an established Australian practice operating on a national scale. ...
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6 Key Things To Look For In A NABERS Assessor

March 05, 2018
Have you been looking to find an accredited NABERS assessor to rate your building? There are over 435 NABERS accredited assessors at the time of writing, which equates to a lot of choices when it comes to choosing a NABERS assessor to rate your building. Each assessor is trained and certified to follow the NABERS rules for rating a building, so the reality is that any two independent assessors should arrive at the same star rating for a building. However, there are some key things you should look out for in selecting a NABERS assessor to make the process go as smoothy as possible, and in some cases, this can even make a big difference in your final NABERS star rating....
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How to Determine If You Need a Building Energy Efficiency Certificate

January 29, 2018
  A Building Energy Efficiency Certificate (BEEC) sets out the energy efficiency rating of a building or area of a building that is offered for sale, lease or sublease.  Questions to Determine If You Need a BEEC Do you own or manage a building that is 1,000 square metres or more? Is it being used or capable to be used as an office? Is it for sale, lease or sub-lease? If you answered yes to these, you might need a BEEC....
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What Do You Need to Prepare Before Taking the NABERS Assessment?

January 18, 2018
 NABERS is short for National Australian Built Environment Rating System. It measures the energy efficiency, water usage, waste management and indoor environment quality of Australian buildings, including tenancies and homes, and its impact on the environment. It does this by using measured and verified performance information, such as utility bills, and categorizing it in their star rating scale from one to six stars. For example, a 6 star rating demonstrates market-leading performance, while a 1 star rating means the building or tenancy has considerable scope for improvement. ...
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9 Significant Benefits of BIM (Building Information Modelling)

January 16, 2018
BIM, which stands for Building Information Modelling, is a process for creating and managing all of the information on a project. The tools and technology makes it easier for users to gather all the information on every aspect of a building together into one piece. The use of BIM makes it easier to access every single step involved in the lifecycle of a project in a single integrated tool ranging from cost to time to sustainability. However, there are some significant benefits of BIM that you might not be aware of. Below are some of the benefits of BIM for the design and construction industry. ...
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Why Use Walkerbai For Fire Safety Engineering

January 12, 2018
Fire safety in the workplace is a primary legal obligation of employers and building owners. Building fires can pose a very real threat to life, and have the potential to cause thousands of dollars in damages. In Australia, legislation and the National Construction Code (NCC) have strict requirements to ensure a level of fire safety, but the predefined design rules may not always suit all applications. That's where our Fire Engineering team can help to enable a more flexible design approach while still achieving the required safety standard....
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Advantages and Disadvantages of Motion-Sensored Lighting Systems 

January 11, 2018
  The motion-sensored lighting system is one of the requirements of a sustainable building that an electrical engineer needs to consider. In this article, let us delve into the disadvantages and advantages of this device in an office setting. ...
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Giving Impact Through a Project with Future Fitouts

December 18, 2017
  As part of WalkerBai’s commitment to giving back, we have partnered with Global Giving Initiative Buy1GIVE1 or B1G1. They are the leading business-giving platform that have been helping small to medium businesses make a difference in the world since 2007. Their database contains hundreds of projects that were meticulously screened and aligned with the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted by the United Nations, which companies can choose to support.  ...
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Significant Changes & Benefits in the Newly Renovated Tweed Heads Library

December 14, 2017
 The Tweed Heads Library expansion included a full upgrade of the Electrical, Mechanical, Fire and Hydraulics systems for the building that WalkerBai was commissioned to design.   ...
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WalkerBai Achieves Certificate of Prequalification (PQC)

December 06, 2017
WalkerBai Consulting is pleased to announce that our company attained Prequalification for consultants from the Department of Housing and Public Works for the Queensland Government. ...
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