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Last night the City of Sydney Council passed a motion to be an all-electric, gas-free municipality.

New research from Victoria University’s Mitchell Institute examines the impact of Australia’s net zero by 2050 transition on regions and industries.

An open letter calling for the phase-out of gas in homes and buildings by 2025 has been sent to the New South Wales government.

The Victorian government is getting tough with gas and electricity distribution businesses increasing penalties to $10 million.

Change the Air Foundation, a national nonprofit organisation dedicated to improving health by addressing poor indoor air quality, will host the inaugural Change the Air Foundation Summit on 18 September, 2023.

University College London (UCL) is building a world-leading Control Active Ventilation Environment lab (CAVE) in Dagenham, designed to research climate and airborne hazards.

A new $11 million project led by CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, will drive the development of new technology to support flexible demand for energy.

The number of women in STEM-qualified jobs has risen to 15 per cent, a modest increase of four percentage points in the decade to 2022.

Portable air purifiers fitted with high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filters can substantially improve indoor air quality during bushfire events, according to new research from CSIRO.

The Master Plumbers Association (MPA) has strongly opposed Waverley Council's proposal to ban the use of gas in all new constructions.

Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands has developed software that proves revolving doors cut energy bills and take the load off HVAC systems.

The federal government has announced a decarbonisation plan for the built environment as part of its Net Zero 2050 plan.

Charter Hall Group has achieved a 5-star Green Star rating across its Office portfolio which covers more than 1.58 million square metres (sqm).

Alfa Laval HVACR industry manager, John Anson, explains how sustainable cities hold the key to decarbonising our future and reaching net zero.

Mycelium, an incredible network of fungal strands that can thrive on organic waste and in darkness, could be a basis for sustainable fireproofing.

Global real estate management leader, International Real Estate Partners (IREP), has inked a deal to access Australian developed building defect detection technology.