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Warehouse Potential Doorway Energy Saving and Costs Calculator

Did you ever wonder if there was a way to assess the potential doorway energy saving and costs for your warehouse?

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Reducing the Heat in your warehouse during the hot summer


It can prove daunting to decifer exactly where savings can be made when it comes to heating / cooling in your warehouse, and then, what is the best solution for your site?

The two biggest energy consumers in a warehouse are lighting and temperature control (in the form of heating, cooling or refrigeration) and account for approximately 76 percent of total energy use making these systems the best targets for energy savings.

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Tags: warehouse doors, warehouse operations, maintenance costs, insulated doors, cold storage warehouses, energy consumption, insulated sectional door, energy efficient, energy loss, Process Flow, Waste Management

Repair Costs of High Speed Rapid Doors

Rapid doors often enable one of the critical pathways into your facility. Therefore, it is essential to ensure that they are appropriate for their intended use, secure and in good working order. If you are having problems with your current rapid doors, then you need to have a professional determine if it can be repaired or if it will need to be replaced. Here are some of the most common factors that will affect the cost of a rapid door repair.  

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5 Building and Construction Trends


One of the key ways to predict the direction of Australian growth in a sector is to look at the skills shortage lists for each state. Each year the Australian states research and release a list of skills shortages whereby the state would be willing to sponsor overseas workers in lieu of a lack of local skills. This not only reveals the level of local skills shortages but it also gives an interesting insight into the growth of particular industries including: Hospitality, Education, Tourism, Trades, Health, Construction, ICT, Automotive etc.

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Temperature in Automotive Workshops


When half of your employees say their work environment is too hot, and the other half are saying it’s too cold, you can be reasonably certain you have the temperature set just right! However, invariably the extreme variances in Australia’s climate makes for substantial challenges in providing an ambient workplace, where everyone is comfortable. But what is the law around temperature control in the workplace and is there a maximum and minimum temperature that employer’s need to consider?

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Automate for Savings


As the cost of energy, land and labour climbs, operators of cold storage warehouses are increasingly looking to automation to control costs.

“There are a growing number of automated point solutions that can drastically reduce escalating operational costs,” says Jeff Hedges, director of business development for Dematic. In some instances, automation can reduce space requirements by as much as 50%, reduce energy consumption by 80% and labor as much as 70%.

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