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The Phase-down of HFCs Has Begun
Environment
Wednesday January 6 2016

The Phase-down of HFCs Has Begun

The Federal Government has formally announced that it intends to phase down the use of hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) refrigerants.

The Why and How of HVACR Energy Efficiency
Buildings
Friday September 4 2015

The Why and How of HVACR Energy Efficiency

Why worry about HVACR energy efficiency? Because energy savings bring about big-time cost savings.

Who is Responsible for Getting HVACR Right?
Buildings
Tuesday June 2 2015

Who is Responsible for Getting HVACR Right?

Air conditioning and refrigeration units are pervasive, and at present, there are over 50 million installations in Australia.

Improving Thermal Comfort a Boon to Business
Buildings
Tuesday April 21 2015

Improving Thermal Comfort a Boon to Business

Thermal comfort within ‘artificial environments,’ whether you are at work, at home or at leisure, plays a significant role in occupant health and well-being. This in...

The 3for2 Concept: Efficient Office Building Design
Buildings
Wednesday March 25 2015

The 3for2 Concept: Efficient Office Building Design

The ‘3 for 2 Concept’ allows the construction of three floors within the standard space of two floors, without any impact on perceived floor-to-ceiling heights, which...

A More Efficient Air-Con Solution for Tall Buildings
Buildings
Monday February 23 2015

A More Efficient Air-Con Solution for Tall Buildings

Air-conditioning for tall buildings can be a challenge for a number of reasons.

Composite Facade Cools Interiors Via Evaporation
Structural
Monday February 2 2015

Composite Facade Cools Interiors Via Evaporation

A new form of composite facade material developed by students in Spain is capable of reducing the temperature of building interiors by as much as five...