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The $28m grant will leverage a combined $103 million from industry, government and research partners – bringing the combined research budget to $131 million over seven years.

The studies the SBRC reviewed were published between 2011 and 2019, covering 14 countries and 10 energy performance rating schemes.

During the development of KNX, security has always been a top priority, according to International KNX Association president, Frank Kammerl.

During his tenure, net earnings in these regions increased 118 per cent, with regional net earnings increasing nine-fold.

There are also transitional arrangements under the Fire Protection Accreditation Scheme for air conditioning and mechanical services contractors.

The Penrith Green Grid Strategy will be completed mid-2021.

Other top benefits reported by contractors using BIM in general are increased labour productivity, increased profitability, better utilization of resources and improved cost performance.

Funds raised under this Framework can be used to finance a green portfolio with a minimum 4 Star GRESB rating and may also be used to link commercial incentives with sustainability targets.

The milestone quickly follows this month’s earlier announcement that the number of WELL Accredited Professionals (APs) and registrants has exceeded 10,000.

Based on Bloomberg New Energy Finance data, Australia invested $7.7 billion or $308 per person in renewable energy in 2019.

Kingspan K-Clad is ideal for large-scale logistics and distribution buildings, as well as temperature sensitive environments such as cold storage and agricultural facilities.

Up to 3.4 billion people could be living in water-stressed areas of Asia by 2050, according to a recent report from the Asian Development Bank.

According to Jon Clarke, Head of Smart Building Technology Delivery at Dexus, this technology will have a major impact in coming years and is changing how buildings are constructed and managed.

Kyogle Council in regional NSW has become the first council outside Victoria to partner with the Sustainable Australia Fund’s Better Building Finance (BBF) program.

The basement which services the entire precinct is as large as one of the 42-storey office towers that sits above it.