Building Services

Grants up to $250,000 are available to organisations and innovators in need of support to commercialise products that contain used tyres.

Screenwood has released SOUNDLINA, the world’s first perforated wallpaper with high acoustic performance for noise reduction and reverberation control.

A new fire-retardant paint, formulated by engineers at UNSW Sydney, has become the first to pass a stringent Australian standard test that simulates a bushfire attack.

Engineers Australia has announced the appointment of Dr Raj Aseervatham as national president and board chair.

AIRAH has opened a survey to assess how HVACR building services engineers around the country are being impacted by the introduction of professional registration schemes.

In a bid to improve the energy efficiency of Aussie homes the federal government has launched the RACE for 2030 Energy Upgrades for Australian Homes (EUAH) project.

Some solar systems are failing to withstand high wind events, according to an investigation by the Engineers Australia Building Safety Taskforce in Western Australia.

NSW Fair Trading officers have discovered more than half of the 21 building sites recently audited for fire safety standards across Sydney and Wollongong had defective fire safety systems.

Charles Darwin University (CDU) researchers continue to be among the most influential in the world, with 23 academics named in a prestigious list from Stanford University.

Dulux has recently been awarded Red List Free Declare certification across its entire envirO2TM range, making it the only major Aussie paint brand to receive this eco certification across a full product range.

The Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council (ASBEC) has launched a pilot project to improve gender equality across the construction industry.

Following successful launches around the globe, ABB has introduced the Cylon Building Management System (BMS) portfolio of products to the Australian market.

The KNX universe is expanding with the release of the first KNX IoT devices.

Baltimore Aircoil Company business manager, Neal Walsh and global sales development manager, Robert Downey, provide tips on how to design and operate water cooled equipment.

An online tool to measure how ‘green’ proposed major developments are before they are approved for construction has been created by the Georges River Council in Sydney.

The Australian Constructors Association (ACA) has joined forces with other private sector peak bodies and federal agencies to launch the Infrastructure Net Zero initiative.