Mould inspection guidelines are shared, and the mould assessment and grading process is explained by DR HEIKE NEUMEISTER-KEMP, DR PETER KEMP, CEDRIC CHEONG and KEVIN WHITE from Mycologia.
The Selector Best New Product Award winners were revealed at DesignBUILD.
How to master the two components making up the thermal performance of a building – the building envelope and air leakage – is shared by MAURICE BEINAT, chief technical officer at ecoMaster.
A Solar Cooling Special Technical Group that aims to develop industry practitioner skills, provide solar cooling information and encourage better communication between stakeholders has been launched by the Australian Institute of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heating.
How Coles Katoomba has reduced its costs and environmental impact by implementing a new refrigeration system is revealed by BRENT HOARE of the Australian Refrigeration Association.
There are a number of approaches to ensuring more consistent indoor air quality performance. But, this requires upfront planning and negotiations. RODNEY TIMM of Property Beyond discusses internal air quality and how to ensure a facility’s internal air quality meets the user’s requirements.
FM&O Advisors’ TROY GARDNER discusses the role of the facilities manager in delivering a facility’s value to its stakeholders.
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.
As electricity costs soar and ever-higher comfort levels are expected by building users, the replacement of old glazing systems with superior modern products makes more sense than ever. JOHN POWER explores the issues surrounding glass and glazing retrofits.
DR MIREK PIECHOWSKI from Meinhardt Australia reveals how an improved investment outcome can be achieved when embarking on a sustainable refurbishment.
The City of Sydney, Eureka Funds Management and Frasers Property have signed an environmental upgrade agreement (EUA) – the first EUA the city has signed – to install a trigeneration plant at the Central Park development.
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.
A guide to replacing the belts of rooftop fans is provided by RICHARD NEUMAN, partner at Relocation Management Solutions.
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.