IAQ Magazine

Indoor Air Quality magazine launches

The Building Environmental Wellness Group has published its first edition of IAQ (Indoor Air Quality) Magazine. Ivi Sims, AM.AIRAH, and Dr Melissa Marot are the co-founders behind the quarterly digital magazine. It focuses on all aspects of indoor air quality, including: Restoration  Indoor air quality, building and occupants Building physics HVAC Innovation in technology in […]

Stephanie Peters

Female apprentice steps into a cool career

Brisbane resident Stephanie Peters has become the first female air conditioning and refrigeration apprentice to be hired by Broadcast Services Australia (BSA) in Queensland, a national technical services company. Peters herself admits she took a more conventional path before deciding to apply for her apprenticeship at TAFE Queensland. “In high school it was really drilled into us […]

La Trobe

Victoria’s largest mass timber project reaches completion

Construction on one of Victoria’s largest mass timber projects has been completed, as La Trobe University unveils the new student accommodation at its Bundoora campus. Designed by Jackson Clements Burrows Architects and constructed by Multiplex, the accommodation utilises cross-laminated timber (CLT) and glulam beams and columns. The project has achieved a 5 Star Green Star Design rating and is […]

Solar Decathlon
Events and conferences

Solar Decathlon launches 2022 and 2023 editions

The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon has announced the launch of the 2022 Design Challenge and 2023 Build Challenge. The Solar Decathlon is a collegiate competition that challenges student teams to design and build highly efficient and innovative buildings powered by renewable energy. The Design Challenge is a one or two semester, design-only competition; while the Build Challenge is […]