Techstreet and Standards Australia

Standards Australia partners with Techstreet

Techstreet has entered into an agreement with Standards Australia to become a distributor of Standards Australia’s content. Earlier this year, Standards Australia announced it was looking to expand its options for distributing content, after a court ruled that SAI Global would no longer have exclusive rights. Techstreet positions itself as a “technical information superstore” and offers […]


Checklist for building energy efficiency

Master Builders Victoria has collaborated with CodeSafe, ICANZ, AIVAA, AIRAH, AWCINSW, IA and NECA to create two short videos that highlight good practices in building envelope integrity. Insulation and air tightness are two factors with a large impact on the energy efficiency of a house and the comfort of the people living inside. To function […]

Public Comment

WA: Air-handling and water systems regulation review

The Department of Health (DOH) is reviewing the Health (Air-handling and Water Systems) Regulations 1994. Since the Public Health Act 2016 was introduced, the Air-handling Regulations must be reviewed and either repealed or replaced with new regulations. The focus of this review is to obtain feedback on the most effective option for managing the public health risks […]


Putting the “R” in ASHRAE

ASHRAE has announced the launch of a web page to encourage the advancement of refrigeration technology and its application. The new web page, referred to as the “R” in ASHRAE, highlights the Society’s commitment to supporting the role of refrigeration worldwide. The web page features resources, information and publications concerning refrigeration and refrigerants such as […]

Sustainable Australia Fund

Sustainable fund goes national

The Sustainable Melbourne Fund has been renamed the Sustainable Australia Fund and is now working with businesses across the country to achieve their environmental upgrades. The Sustainable Melbourne Fund was originally established by the City of Melbourne in 2002 to progress sustainable development in greater Melbourne. The City of Melbourne agreed to divest from the […]

Events and conferences

Future:Air ready to roll

More major industry organisations have thrown their support behind the Future:Air seminar series, running throughout Australia next week. Associations ARBS and Refrigerants Australia have now joined AREMA and AMCA in supporting Future:Air. The seminar series will deliver information to help prepare businesses that own, manage or repair chillers and large air conditioning equipment for the […]

Global Cooling Prize
Events and conferences

Your invite to the GCP launch

The launch event for the Global Cooling Prize (GCP) will be held on May 15 (AEDT) in Washington DC and will be streamed live via webcast for international guests. The GCP is a global competition to develop breakthrough residential cooling technology. It aims to provide cooling solutions that will enhance lives without contributing to runaway […]

Professional Certificate in HVAC&R Fundamentals

New online training for HVAC&R Fundamentals

The Australian Institute of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heating (AIRAH) has released all eight units in its Professional Certificate in HVAC&R Fundamentals. The online program explores technical knowledge and skills in heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration. It consists of eight units, with detailed information about the workings of HVAC&R equipment and principles. Brendan Pejkovic, […]

Green Building Day
Events and conferences

Green Building Day 2019

Green Building Day is returning in 2019 to explore major industry trends, upcoming changes and innovations enabling sustainability outcomes. Green Building Day is the Green Building Council of Australia’s (GBCA) annual conference for its members and the wider industry. The conference is an opportunity to hear about a variety of projects, including commercial, industrial, social […]