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Mould Spores and Indoor Air Quality: Ventilation and Particle Distribution
Environment
Friday August 18 2017

Mould Spores and Indoor Air Quality: Ventilation and Particle Distribution

Indoors, there is an old trade-off for the heating and cooling of a building: energy expended on temperature control versus input of good fresh air from...

Green Offices Boost Brainpower
Green
Tuesday March 28 2017

Green Offices Boost Brainpower

The evidence that ‘green’ offices have a significant positive impact on the health and productivity of workers continues to mount.

What Quantity of Mould Constitutes a Problem at a Premises?
Buildings
Wednesday January 25 2017

What Quantity of Mould Constitutes a Problem at a Premises?

The potential for mould in buildings and homes is ubiquitous. This is because mould spores are found everywhere naturally. However, mould requires water in order to...

Meeting BCA Performance in Car Parks
Buildings
Monday August 29 2016

Meeting BCA Performance in Car Parks

In April of this year, the Queensland division of the Australia Institute of Refrigeration, Air-conditioning and Heating (AIRAH) held an education session on the design and...

Enhancing IAQ and Energy Efficiency with Living Walls
Buildings
Thursday July 14 2016

Enhancing IAQ and Energy Efficiency with Living Walls

Architects and interior designers have long advocated the installation of greenery within indoors environment in order to impart a much-needed sense of nature to enclosed and...

Green Building Shown to Improve Productivity
Green
Wednesday March 9 2016

Green Building Shown to Improve Productivity

New research indicating that green buildings can dramatically increase the cognitive function and productivity of office workers is poised to have a profound impact upon attitudes...

Shoring Up Fire Safety with Automated Natural Ventilation
Buildings
Friday September 11 2015

Shoring Up Fire Safety with Automated Natural Ventilation

While the market is becoming increasingly aware of the ventilation and indoor air quality benefits conferred by the incorporation of automated windows into smart building systems,...

Spotlight on Sustainable Schools
Buildings
Thursday September 10 2015

Spotlight on Sustainable Schools

At Harrison School in Canberra, the naturally-ventilated, well-lit classrooms - each featuring individual heating controls and occupancy sensors - deliver comfortable conditions all year round.

Five Steps to Solving the IEQ Problem in Schools
Buildings
Monday August 10 2015

Five Steps to Solving the IEQ Problem in Schools

There are various problems and challenges facing schools when it comes to indoor environment quality. The effects on the health and performance of our children are...