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
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
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?
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
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
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
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
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.