Building Services

Good insulation when combined with airtightness can save homes up to 40 per cent in energy bills every year.

The RPMC is a complete system which enables access to pressure, security, calibration, and alarm setup.

For buildings, the Lighting Industry Association (LIA) recommends LED lighting in combination with controls and sensors.

McKenzie said the national net-zero target is a message to all investors that Australia will be out of fossil fuels by 2050.

MacMaster will officially commence her new role on July 15, 2020.

Rooney said both the corporate and Green Star logos will be adopted in projects, cities and communities around Australia in coming months.

Commonwealth Bank’s office fitouts and bank branches use low chemical paints, Forestry Standard certified timber and water-efficient fixtures and fittings.

The idea is that for every physical item in the world, there could be a virtual replica with which it connects, housed in the cloud, collecting vital data on the physical item’s performance in real time.

There is no fundamental reason whatsoever why there shouldn’t be more women in engineering in Australia; 35% of engineers in Europe are women.

The agenda includes the creation of Smart Building Fund and tax incentives to drive commercial building upgrades.

The RAC Plus panels are fully non-combustible and remain structurally strong after exposure to extreme heat.

City of Melbourne Environment portfolio chair Councillor Cathy Oke said the tool will lead to the construction of more sustainable buildings and communities.

Roberts has replaced Jane Moran who has returned to Sydney to take up the role of Client Leader, Transport at Aurecon.

Shackleton has joined AMCA after five years with Services Trades College Australia, where he was general manager and company secretary.

The Rotex system not only has a small footprint, it allows a multitude of heat sources to deliver energy to the storage water which acts as a thermal battery (minimal heat losses of 1.4kW of heat energy over 24 hours).

The new digital and analog time switches allow users to control lighting, heating, ventilation and watering with daily, weekly or yearly schedules, so that energy can be switched on and off according to opening times, sunsets, public holidays or vacation dates.