Ventilation
Events and conferences

Reduce your HVAC costs

The NSW government is holding a webinar on November 7 about reducing business HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) costs. HVAC creates significant costs that businesses need to consider. Improving HVAC performance through control systems can result in immediate benefits. The webinar will give practical advice on: Identifying the major components of an HVAC system at […]

Ventilation system
Public Comment

AS 5389 open for comment

The draft standard AS 5389 Space heating and cooling and ventilation systems – Calculation of energy and comfort performance is open for comment until November 22. According to Standards Australia, the Standard intends to outline a method for calculating energy consumption and determining the comfort performance of space heating and cooling systems as well as ventilator […]

Cool rooms
Public Comment

Walk-in coolroom study highlights sector failings

AIRAH has released the findings and recommendations from the industry consultation into the walk-in coolroom and freezer (WICF) sector. The primary objective of the project – conducted in partnership with The Expert Group – was to investigate the practices and system design, installation, operation and maintenance issues and barriers that lead to energy waste in the […]

News

NABERS Annual Report released

NABERS (the National Australian Built Environment Rating System) has released its Annual Report for 2017–18. Aside from celebrating its 20-year anniversary, NABERS has also introduced a variety of new products and services in the past year. These include: NABERS for Apartment Buildings – Australia’s first energy and water certification for existing high-density residential buildings. NABERS Co-assess – […]

Global Discovery Exchange
Events and conferences

Global Discovery Exchange: Digital Construction

Trade Victoria is holding the Global Discovery Exchange: Digital Construction in the United Kingdom from November 18–23. The Exchange aims to help Victorian construction supply chain companies learn about the latest digital technologies. The delegation will visit cutting-edge manufacturing businesses and infrastructure projects in order to benchmark against global leading practice and experience new technologies. The […]

Energy upgrades
Events and conferences

Victorian Energy Upgrades information session

The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning is holding a free information session about the Victorian Energy Upgrades program in Melbourne on Monday, October 15. The program helps businesses and households cut power bills and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by providing access to discounted energy-efficient products and services. The session will be an opportunity to learn […]

Australasia tops GRESB global ranking
News

Australasia tops GRESB global ranking

For the eighth consecutive year, Australia and New Zealand’s real estate market has been ranked the world’s number one for sustainability in the internationally recognised 2018 GRESB real estate results. GRESB (Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark) is a global benchmark for environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance of real assets, defining and measuring standards for […]

Annemarie Schaal
News Products

MHIAA appoints NZ Sales Manager

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Air-Conditioners Australia (MHIAA) has announced the appointment of a new Sales Manager for the New Zealand region. Annemarie Schaal (previously the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Air Conditioning Europe (MHIAE) Sales Manager for Germany, France, Ireland and MHIAE’s Eastern European distributors) has been working with the company since 2012. She has a technical background […]

The MCG goes carbon neutral
News

The MCG goes carbon neutral

The Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) is going carbon neutral during its busiest time in September to offset the emissions from venue operations. The stadium and surrounds consume about 1.65 million kWh of electricity during September, which is comparable to the monthly energy demand of 4,000 average Victorian homes. EnergyAustralia will offset all the emissions from […]