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Relative Humidity and Thermal Comfort
Buildings
Wednesday May 17 2017

Relative Humidity and Thermal Comfort

The term relative humidity is very much misunderstood by those who do not need to deal with it as part of their work or studies.

Action Urged after Heat Related Construction Death
Safety
Thursday April 21 2016

Action Urged after Heat Related Construction Death

Glenn Richard Newport was so fit and muscular people used to say he resembled General Grievous, the physically imposing Star Wars character.

Queensland Tradies want Heat Stress Policy
Safety
Tuesday March 29 2016

Queensland Tradies want Heat Stress Policy

Workers want a Queensland union to investigate a heat stress policy when the temperature reaches 35 degrees Celsius.

Record Australian Heat Requires Urgent Action: Report
Environment
Tuesday March 22 2016

Record Australian Heat Requires Urgent Action: Report

Australia's record-breaking autumn heat is just a taste of what's to come if we continue to lag behind global powers who are moving away from fossil...

Will Urban Heat Be the Death of Us?
Urban Planning
Monday September 28 2015

Will Urban Heat Be the Death of Us?

Over the past 100 years, heatwaves have caused more deaths than any other natural hazard according to professor Will Steffen of the Climate Council.

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...

Window Coverings That Will Save You Money
Residential
Tuesday July 7 2015

Window Coverings That Will Save You Money

What will it cost you to heat your home this winter?

Wristwatch Could Reduce Building Energy Consumption
Buildings
Saturday November 16 2013

Wristwatch Could Reduce Building Energy Consumption

A team of US researchers has created a new thermoelectric wristwatch that could herald a breakthrough in energy conservation.