The average mid-sized supermarket in Europe produces enough waste heat from its refrigeration and air conditioning units in one year to be able to provide the thermal energy needs of 200 homes over the same period.

Tanks will supply hot water systems and laundries, reducing mains water consumption by 80 per cent.

It is possible, for example, to use electrical power to raise the low temperature level (heat source) for the thermeco2 heat pump up to 90 degrees Celsius.

It will be one of the most advanced facilities dedicated to fire protection training in the world, with custom-built training rooms as well as shared facilities with the FRNSW Emergency Services Academy.

The objective is to create more high-efficiency, eco-friendly and ultra-modern chiller and heat pump products for the European market.

The MILLHOG Water Wall Boiler Tube Replacement System eliminates torches, HAZ, and grinders.

The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals but should be completed mid-2019.

Ian Rich of Airatherm said the collaboration represents over 120 years of combined boiler expertise.

This week the sensors will be installed throughout the Local Government Area to collect temperature information over a three-month period, until February 2019.

Passive Houses use features such as double-glazed windows, continuous thermal insulation and airtight measures (as appropriate to the local climate) to reduce air leakage.

A building group was convicted and fined $70,000 last month after a worker fell from a roof while installing solar panels.

Endless Solar has replaced the electrical compressor in a conventional air conditioner with a solar-powered thermal compressor, otherwise known as an “ejector”.

In terms of equipment type, the segment of mono-split systems accounted for almost 70% of the market share in terms of revenue in 2017.

Harwood originally moved into the presidency in 2017 when Ania Hampton stepped aside due to illness.

These technologies continue to be underutilised by Australia's building sector.