Building Services

SolaEnergy and Locality Planning Energy (LPE) have launched Australia’s first combined solar and battery plan.

The City of Melbourne and the Emerging Technologies Research Lab (ETLab) at Monash University are working together to improve planning for cities of the future.

Australia has joined the Global Power System Transformation (G-PST) consortium.

Frese’s new Modbus Actuator offers several new functionalities to optimise heating or cooling systems via BMS.

A new lighting standard has been introduced in preparation for the phasing out of halogen lights in Australia next year.

Canadian building management company BGIS will expand its Adelaide-based operations centre to monitor clients across the Asia-Pacific region.

Trane Technologies has introduced a new Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ) product known as Wellsphere.

The NSW Government will digitise licence cards for tradies covering more than 30 home building and SafeWork categories.

Paul Jackson has been elected board president at AIRAH replacing Ian Harwood whose term ends in May, 2021.

The House of Representatives Standing Committee on the Environment and Energy has launched a new inquiry into energy generation and storage capability in Australia.

Dyson’s latest range of air purifiers with HEPA filtration will be released in Australia in May, 2021.

The City of Sydney has released an ambitious plan to cover 40 per cent of the city in greenery by 2050.

Foamex has entered into an agreement with Flow Power for 4,000 MWh of energy every year from wind and solar farms through to 2025.

SafeWork inspectors will be visiting construction sites in a bid to improve safety in the building industry.

Safe Work Australia has issued a fact sheet on how to improve ventilation in indoor workplaces.

The Biax system is a new product that provides a framework and fills a void for concrete slabs in the construction industry.