The $6 million investment includes a grant from the Victorian Government’s Future Industries Manufacturing Program (FIMP).

Looking back at when it all began, Marr said that back in the mid-1990s the industry was making the transition from mechanical to electronic controllers.

As the smart building market evolves, the ecosystem is no longer limited to the traditional BMS vendors. Now it includes the OEMs of consumables and construction materials adding complementary IoT solutions.

If best practice isn’t being enforced maybe alternative solutions should be promoted and encouraged more.

The industry has been under intense scrutiny in recent years following the Lacrosse Building fire in November, 2014 which exposed a pandora’s box of non-conforming products.

Prior to joining Eaton in 2017, Anning spent 10 years at ABB in sales and channel management roles.

Chapa said with this announcement, the GBCA was establishing clearer minimum expectations for what should constitute a sustainable building for the next generation.

Key features of the new distribution centre include a 5-star green star design which will include a 250 kilowatt solar panel installation and a 50,000 litre rainwater harvesting system.

The DOE has committed to an initial three-year contract with an option for a two-year extension.

Visitors will have the opportunity to connect with thought-leaders to discuss future trends, explore the latest technologies and network with industry.

The Quantum effect of Graphene when blended into OzKem’s proprietary coating improves COP by up to 20% - 30% at 50 Degrees Celsius plus.

The five day e-Invoicing payment policy will apply to contracts valued up to $1 million.

Technicians with Certificate II qualifications can still install single head split air conditioning systems if they have a national refrigerant handling licence from the Australian Refrigeration Council (ARC).

Details of the building performance standard were outlined in a joint statement issued by Eurovent, the Federation of European Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Associations (REHVA) and building automation specialist, synavision.

ARENA CEO, Darren Miller, said the study is a step towards decarbonising the ammonia sector.