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Australian High Rise Buildings Need to Cut Their Window Dependency
Buildings
Friday August 11 2017

Australian High Rise Buildings Need to Cut Their Window Dependency

Australian high rise buildings are inefficient. They do not run efficiently, they are not comfortable enough, they waste energy, and they contribute to climate change.

Why NatHERS is not an Assessment of Comfort
Buildings
Friday November 11 2016

Why NatHERS is not an Assessment of Comfort

Energy modelling software can create its share of frustration, none more so than that used for assessing dwellings against Section J of the National Construction Code...

Why WERS Works in Theory but often Fails in Practise
Buildings
Tuesday March 15 2016

Why WERS Works in Theory but often Fails in Practise

In February this year, I authored the article: NatHERS: Are we on the Road to Ruin?

NatHERS: Are we on the Road to Ruin?
Green
Tuesday February 2 2016

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...

The Effects of Low-E Glazing on Comfort and Performance
Buildings
Wednesday August 5 2015

The Effects of Low-E Glazing on Comfort and Performance

Windows can have a major impact on the heating and cooling loads of a building. Up to 40 per cent of a home’s heating energy can...

Why Isn’t Australia Keeping Up With Energy Efficient Building?
Green
Wednesday January 21 2015

Why Isn’t Australia Keeping Up With Energy Efficient Building?

Myths and misconceptions, poor standards and slow industry are some of the reasons why Australia is lagging the world, having inefficient residential and commercial buildings.