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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.

Metricon Homes design director, Adrian Popple, said the company has been offering customers Zero Net Carbon inclusions in their homes for the past six months and there is a strong appetite for energy efficient housing.

Molnar said J3Seven can decontaminate a 100 cubic metre room within 21 minutes, and people can re-enter the area COVID-free.

Manufacturing wages in China are now more than three times higher than those in Vietnam.

HVAC systems in conjunction with IoT devices can help to avoid excessive energy use and alert managers to potential breakdowns.

Construction processes alone are responsible for nearly 12% of global, energy-related CO2 emissions and heating and cooling buildings is one of the biggest single causes of global warming.

Consider maintaining the indoor relative humidity above 30% (where possible).

Faults are automatically detected and reported directly to a mobile device providing anytime, anyplace, anywhere notification.

IWBI CEO, Rick Fedrizzi, said the organisation’s work centres on providing evidence-backed solutions that advance better health and well-being in the places and spaces where we spend our lives.

Both organisations warned that the catastrophic threat of a shutdown means the whole industry has a civic duty to impress upon authorities it can operate while ensuring compliance with social distancing and hygiene requirements.

The regulatory environment for fire protection systems is currently under the spotlight with a range of standards to be introduced this year.

The $28m grant will leverage a combined $103 million from industry, government and research partners – bringing the combined research budget to $131 million over seven years.

The studies the SBRC reviewed were published between 2011 and 2019, covering 14 countries and 10 energy performance rating schemes.

During the development of KNX, security has always been a top priority, according to International KNX Association president, Frank Kammerl.