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Tuesday November 20, 2018

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The Building Integrated Solar Roof Tile Market is Exploding
Energy
Wednesday November 23 2016

The Building Integrated Solar Roof Tile Market is Exploding

If you haven’t heard about Elon Musk's recent announcements about Tesla and Solar City’s new solar photovoltaic (PV) roof tile, you must have been living under...

New Zealand Roofer Warned over Cartel Behaviour
Business
Thursday October 8 2015

New Zealand Roofer Warned over Cartel Behaviour

The Commerce Commission has formally warned Consolidated Alloys NZ for cartel-like behaviour after the Australian-owned manufacturer used a settlement over a patent dispute to try and...

Glass Paint Protects and Cools Metal Structures
Buildings
Thursday September 24 2015

Glass Paint Protects and Cools Metal Structures

Researchers from Johns Hopkins University's Applied Physics Lab have developed an environmentally friendly glass paint that can both increase the lifespan and cool the surface of...

Should Australia Mandate Solar Rooftops?
Green
Monday April 6 2015

Should Australia Mandate Solar Rooftops?

Were Australia to follow the lead of France in mandating solar rooftops for commercial buildings it could result in the dramatic expansion of a still untapped...

Natural Roof Ventilation Passively Dissipates Heat
Green
Tuesday February 17 2015

Natural Roof Ventilation Passively Dissipates Heat

A simple yet innovative form of roof ventilation could dramatically reduce the energy consumption and associated carbon footprint of suburban residential housing.

More Irish Roof Scammers Charged
Residential
Wednesday February 4 2015

More Irish Roof Scammers Charged

Five Irish nationals who allegedly scammed Perth homeowners for roof renovation work that wasn't completed have been charged and detained awaiting deportation.

Two Charged Over WA Roofing Scam
Residential
Saturday January 17 2015

Two Charged Over WA Roofing Scam

Two people have been charged in Perth after allegedly tricking elderly women into paying them a fee under the guise of doing roof repairs.

Making Roofs More Functional with BIPV-T Systems
Residential
Wednesday July 2 2014

Making Roofs More Functional with BIPV-T Systems

The days of underutilised, single-purpose roofs appear to be fading. New roof technology can provide shelter, electricity, and heat from a single roofing system.

Faulty Roof Anchor Point Installation Almost Causes Death
Safety
Friday June 20 2014

Faulty Roof Anchor Point Installation Almost Causes Death

A young man almost lost his life recently when performing abseil work on a high rise building in the Brisbane CBD.