IoT Sensors: An Engineering Silver Bullet?
The “Internet of Things” (“IoT”) is in basic terms the connectivity of things and the flow of information to provide data and outcomes.
Upgrading Building Performance at Museums Victoria
Thanks partly to green building certification systems such as Green Star, LEED, and BREEAM, increasing the sustainability of the built environment has become a prominent goal...
Building Automation Starts to Realise its Promise
Building automation systems have been around for a few years now, and have been touted as a sort of “Star Wars” technology that run buildings automatically...
An Explosion of Data Can Transform Building Performance
Digitalisation and data are transforming the world.
Solar vs. Facade: The Offset Dilemma
With the Australian solar PV industry getting so little attention these days, we need every excuse to legitimise the use of low carbon strategies in commercial...
A New Strategy for Performance-Based Solutions
Performance-based solutions are a new buzzword in the industry, with the National Construction Code a key driver.
Busting the Myths of Metal Roofs
With metal roofing comes many preconceived notions and concerns, from causing increased noise to creating stuffy, over hot internal environments. But which are true and what...
Is Performance-based Building Compliance Really That Hard?
There is a large amount of debate at the moment about how the use of performance-based building solutions will affect the quality of buildings.