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Sunday November 18, 2018

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The Elephantine Fallacy of Tropical Design
Business
Monday August 14 2017

The Elephantine Fallacy of Tropical Design

There’s a tropical elephant in the room.

New Cooling Technologies Could Be Game-Changing
Green
Tuesday May 30 2017

New Cooling Technologies Could Be Game-Changing

Newgen solid state cooling could be set to make waves that could bring much-needed disruption to the entire HVAC industry.

Relative Humidity and Thermal Comfort
Buildings
Wednesday May 17 2017

Relative Humidity and Thermal Comfort

The term relative humidity is very much misunderstood by those who do not need to deal with it as part of their work or studies.

NatHERS Fails to Capture the Benefits of Earth Homes
Residential
Wednesday April 19 2017

NatHERS Fails to Capture the Benefits of Earth Homes

Nothing more clearly points to the failure of Australia’s residential energy efficiency policy and rating scheme than what we witnessed in the summer of 2016/17.

Sailing my Earth Home Through Summer into 2017
Green
Friday March 31 2017

Sailing my Earth Home Through Summer into 2017

How can you run your home freely like a sailing ship for best thermal performance in the Australian climate? An earth home could be the answer.

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.

IAQ Compromised by Current Air Conditioning Systems
Buildings
Friday July 10 2015

IAQ Compromised by Current Air Conditioning Systems

Ignoring Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) is dangerous. In China, it is estimated that 3 million children under the age of five die from respiratory problems caused...

Window Coverings That Will Save You Money
Residential
Tuesday July 7 2015

Window Coverings That Will Save You Money

What will it cost you to heat your home this winter?

Refrigerant Phase-Out Requires Planning to Reduce Risk
Buildings
Friday May 29 2015

Refrigerant Phase-Out Requires Planning to Reduce Risk

The phasing out of R22 refrigerant equipment is a reality, but by looking proactively at alternatives and assessing priorities in terms of costs, benefits and service...