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Developing Affordable Passive Houses
Green
Wednesday November 15 2017

Developing Affordable Passive Houses

A new house in a Melbourne suburban street has demonstrated that affordable Passive House construction looks within reach in Australia.

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.

More Apartment Glass Reins Down on Melbourne Street
Residential
Thursday August 10 2017

More Apartment Glass Reins Down on Melbourne Street

Glass from an apartment building has reportedly rained down on yet another Melbourne Street as debate rages over the issue of exploding glass.

Faulty Glass a Major Danger to the Australian Public
Residential
Thursday July 27 2017

Faulty Glass a Major Danger to the Australian Public

On July 2, pedestrians on a street in the inner northern Melbourne suburb of Carlton were shocked when glass shattered and fell only metres from them...

Smart Windows Will Slash HVAC Costs
Buildings
Monday July 17 2017

Smart Windows Will Slash HVAC Costs

In the old days, many homes and businesses had relatively few and small windows.

Engineered Glass – All Will Become Clear
Buildings
Wednesday May 24 2017

Engineered Glass – All Will Become Clear

Glass is no longer just “a window material.” Modern engineering in conjunction with scientific advancements are allowing it to enhance the quality of living quality, aesthetics...

Will Australian Manufacturing Survive Loose Procurement?
Business
Tuesday March 21 2017

Will Australian Manufacturing Survive Loose Procurement?

Despite the tweeting and posturing of the most patriotic of Prime Ministers and Presidents, global demand is waning for products that are environmentally irresponsible.

Exactly How Much Do Your “Block Out” Coverings Block Out?
Residential
Wednesday January 25 2017

Exactly How Much Do Your “Block Out” Coverings Block Out?

There are numerous window treatments available on the market today that are labelled and sold as block out products. By definition, the term “block out” means...

What’s Going on with U Values?
Buildings
Thursday January 12 2017

What’s Going on with U Values?

Have you been wondering how U values for windows are calculated, and why different suppliers and different countries seem to use different numbers?