Securing the Right Support in a Data Driven Age
Smart technology now permeates every facet of our daily lives, with the Internet of Things (IoT) taking off in a big way in recent times.
An Explosion of Data Can Transform Building Performance
Digitalisation and data are transforming the world.
Why are Curtains Good Insulators?
Australia experiences extremely hot summers, and in many suburbs there are no inherent breezes to alleviate the heat. Indeed, if you are lucky enough to live...
Montreal to Invest Billions into Upgrading Facilities
The City of Montreal is dedicating part of its $6.39-billion capital-works budget for 2017 to 2019 to aid to facilities, projects or programs in various boroughs.
Magical Glass, The NatHERS Solution
When you decide to utilise the deemed-to-satisfy route for residential developments, you’ll end up producing a NatHERS (Nationwide House Energy Rating Scheme) model.
NatHERS: Are we on the Road to Ruin?
As a wise man once told me, “It is easy to deceive yourself, it’s just all of the others you need to convince - that’s the...
Gold Coast Hospital Slashes Costs Via Energy Optimisation
Energy optimisation systems promise to dramatically reduce the power consumption and maintenance requirements of modern hospitals.
Australia’s Building Efficiency Performance Still Struggling
Lack of adequate documentation has emerged as a major impediment to efforts to improve the dismal energy performance of Australia's buildings.
Why Australians Should Choose Higher-performing uPVC Windows
Windows play a vital role in regulating temperatures of buildings and their overall energy efficiency, whatever the climate. Energy efficiency is not just about preserving heating...
Retrofitting Homes to Improve Energy Ratings and Reduce Emissions
University of Melbourne researchers have discovered how to retrofit homes to be more energy efficient, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and cutting electricity bills significantly.