How to make strata committee meetings run like clockwork

Leadership and Emotional Intelligence

The importance of emotional intelligence in leadership roles Over the past month or so, I’ve been writing blog articles for the strata community.  As part of this process, I decided it was important to know my audience well to ensure the content I wrote was helpful in some way. When I asked the strata community…

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Multi-Purpose School Halls can be hard to light…

hall lighting at schools

A school hall is a multi-functional space allowing for a wide range of sporting activities, school assemblies, school productions, cafeteria, exams and it is sometimes used as a community meeting space.  Multi-purpose areas with high ceilings require lighting to be dynamic and inexpensive to be suitable for a school environment. At Trackie, we stand by…

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Designing Quality Learning Spaces for Schools

classroom lighting

Lighting design for education is a challenging task as it accommodates for a wide diversity of educational activities and environments, from classrooms to gyms, libraries to science labs and break-out collaborative work areas. Lighting needs to take into consideration the different instructional media and technologies; from electronic white boards, projectors, blackboards, TVs and computer screens.…

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Nabers Energy for Apartments

energy efficiency

Trackie Industries is affiliated with multiple NABERS Energy accredited assessors who can help your apartment building to gain a rating under Australia’s most successful environmental program for buildings. Our accredited assessors can rate apartment buildings for energy use and water consumption, benchmarking your building’s performance against market competitors and providing numerous benefits to owners and…

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Is your building emergency ready?

emergency light

In an emergency, we want things we have designed to save lives to work properly. Seatbelts, airbags, smoke alarms etc. In that category we should also include the humble emergency light. The emergency light is the most important essential service in high-rise and public buildings when the power goes down. When this occurs, the lifts…

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Car Park Lighting: Get Compliant & Improve Safety

car park safety

Using an intelligent wireless car park entry system with a self healing wireless mesh communication network Make your car park entry compliant Smart controls and good car park design plays a vital role in protecting vehicles and more importantly their human cargo. Most people don’t link road safety issues and good car park lighting together.…

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6 tips for purchasing LED lighting

buy led lighting

So you’re thinking about moving your lighting over to LEDs. That’s a bright idea! LED lights are not only more environmentally-friendly and energy efficient, they are also the perfect cost-saving alternative to conventional incandescent lighting. In fact, if you live in New South Wales and upgrade to LEDs, you have the opportunity to claim other…

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The NSW Energy Savings Scheme (ESS) – not just about lighting!

nsw energy savings scheme

Are you onboard with the NSW Energy Savings Scheme (ESS)? If yes, are you aware that it covers many aspects of energy saving – and it’s not just about replacing your lighting with LEDs? As a result of the ESS’ Commercial Lighting Energy Savings Formula (CLESF), the supply and uptake of LED products has been…

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Escape the Busyness with Business on Bikes

Bike riding 2

This is a blog about energy – but not the form that is generated from electricity. We’re going to talk about the human kind of energy. The energy that keeps business people focused, on track, and enthusiastic about work and life. A few years ago, Brad started up a networking group that aimed to renew…

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