Building Services

The Victorian government is delivering 300 new building and construction sector apprenticeships and traineeships across Victoria by mid-2023.

In an industry first, Engineers Australia has introduced a new Construction Engineering Area of Practice (AoP).

The average cost per watt for solar power systems dropped in most Australian states in March, according to the latest SolarQuotes Solar Price Index.

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has released a roadmap on decarbonising buildings in South East Asia warning that emissions will continue to grow without ambitious policy actions.

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has completed its trilogy of free guides designed to turn buildings into safe havens.

A novel approach to rubber recycling could see end-of-life tyres repurposed into concrete for residential construction.

The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) has launched a new rating that recognizes building owners and operators for achieving excellence in healthy building performance.

After the successful market launch of ETS6, the professional tool for automating smart homes and buildings, KNX has now presented its completely redesigned ETS eCampus.

The Australian Institute of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heating (AIRAH) has welcomed the immediate support provided for industry in the Federal Budget 2022–23.

The Australian Industry Group (Ai) and the Australian Technology Network of Universities (ATN) has called on the federal government to take a tripartite approach to solving Australia’s skills crisis.

The Victorian Business Licensing Authority has approved the AIRAH Professional Engineer Register (APER) program under the Professional Engineers Registration Act 2019.

Built environment professionals will gain unprecedented access to cross-industry education opportunities at the MCEC from 10 to 13 May.

The Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) has launched the Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Cities and Landscapes in the Pacific Rim.

The global building automation system market size is projected to grow from $US73.5 billion in 2021 to $US112.1 billion by 2026; according to research firm marketsandmarkets.com.

Building automation leader 75F has announced the newest addition to its suite of software-defined hardware, the 75F HyperStat.

The Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council (ASBEC) is seeking input to its latest discussion paper entitled 'Least Cost Pathways for Decarbonising Building Operations.'