Following on from its Transition to low-emission HVAC&R: Issues and solutions discussion paper, AIRAH has launched a proposed PRIME Roadmap for HVAC&R.
The safety and energy issues caused by personal heaters, and how this problem was overcome at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) is shared by NICK JONES, manager of energy management at UNSW.
EWAN CAMPBELL, technical manager at Air Barrier Technologies, explains how building airtightness affects the conditioning of open-plan spaces.
NICK ADCOCK from Lucid Consulting attempts to unlock the mystery surrounding open-plan air-conditioning and the typical issues that cause a reduction in occupant comfort and staff productivity.
How electrical energy can be saved and a facility future-proofed by paying attention to harmonics is explained by SUBODH BHATIA from Westek Electronics.
An industrial refrigeration upgrade is helping Rivalea save energy, improve business and reduce its impact on the environment.
Asure Software provides its predictions of the top five workplace management trends that will take place in 2013.
AIRAH has released a draft discussion paper, Transition to low-emission HVAC&R: Issues and solutions, for public and industry review.
FRANCESCA CROLLEY from Industrial Nanotech imparts how innovations with nanomaterials can improve HVAC processes.
JEREMY STAMKOS from Total Ventilation Hygiene provides insight into internal cleanliness inspections of HVAC systems – why should they be conducted and what is best practice in this regard?
A new energy efficient heat recovery system that facilitates simultaneous cooling and heating has been launched.
A refurbishment project at the heritage-listed former School of Mines building in the Victorian gold-mining town of Castlemaine will improve the building’s sustainability.
How thermal destratification can increase energy savings, and improve heating and cooling comfort levels is divulged by JOHN BRODIE of Vento Australasia.
CETEC’s ADAM GARNYS discusses the state of indoor environment quality (IEQ) in Australia, questions where the responsibility for IEQ lies and debates how a balance can be created for better IEQ in the long run.
Perth’s Lake Joondalup Baptist College has contained a significant area of its costs thanks to a fixed-price program for the maintenance and repair of its HVAC systems.