Building Services

Insulating new and existing buildings could reduce Australia’s annual emissions of CO2 by a substantial 7.1 million tonnes.

Knauf Insulation, a global manufacturer of fiberglass insulation, has launched its new HVAC fiberglass insulation product line, Knauf Performance+.

Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB) has launched a dynamic suite of tools which provide actionable insights into the sustainability, resilience and efficiency of assets.

Australia is underestimating the future impact of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) with many source waters above regulatory limits, according to UNSW engineering professor, Denis O’Carroll.

Global multi-disciplinary sustainability and engineering consultancy, Cundall, has announced new leadership for the Asia-Pacific region and for the Australian business.

There needs to be a greater emphasis on insulation and energy efficiency in Australia’s net zero plan, according to the Insulation Council of Australia and New Zealand (ICANZ).

GHD appoints CEO

Global professional services company, GHD, has appointed Jim Giannopoulos to the role of CEO.

Distech Controls is increasing the capabilities of its ECLYPSE Connected Thermostat with a new scheduler.

Distech Controls has reported impressive growth in Australia and New Zealand in recent months with five new system integrator partners joining the company’s network.

RACV Solar has completed its largest solar panel installation in Victoria to date, at the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO)’s Australian Synchrotron in Clayton, Victoria.

Schneider Electric has announced the appointment of Colette Munro to the role of Pacific Zone president, overseeing all aspects of the company’s operations in Australia and New Zealand.

RMIT University are using nanodiamonds to create cool clothing, it is a method that could also be applied to buildings.

The two leading representative bodies of the global cement industry have signed a milestone agreement to help accelerate decarbonisation of the sector across the world.

Researchers in Zurich have created the Zero Carbon Building Systems Lab which can simulate different climatic conditions to test new building systems, components and materials.

Liquid cooling lab

ResetData has installed the first liquid-cooled data server in an Australian commercial building.

The fee-free TAFE program has returned to Charles Darwin University with more than 60 courses on offer to ensure the Northern Territory has the skilled workforce it needs.