5 Reasons Why Passive House Isn’t a Silver Bullet
Passive House is pretty hot (pun intended) in the design/built environment world at the moment, but there are some aspects of the building, site and precinct...
Is Your Insulation Environmentally Friendly?
Most people already know the benefits of thermal insulation, but what about the environmental impacts of the actual insulation material, or how a building’s structure affects...
HVAC and the Impact of the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol
The Montreal Protocol was designed to reduce ozone depleting substances which were affecting the earth’s protective ozone layer.
Collaborating for Cooler Cities
It's crucial that future urban developments have solid strategies to help cool cities, making use of ongoing research and statistics.
Will Natural Gas Pricing Kill Co-generation?
Co-generation systems have been around for 30 years and became popular as a means of reducing carbon emissions produced by coal generated grid electricity and of...
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.
The Pursuit of Excellence in Home Construction
Australian consumers are not being given information they need to make a responsible choice when buying a house.
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.
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.