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Roadmap to safe and quality insulation

The governments of New South Wales and Victoria, along with Insulation Australasia (IA) and the Insulation Council of Australia and New Zealand (ICANZ) are developing an industry-led roadmap to ensure that insulation is installed in Australia in a manner that is safe and delivers quality outcomes. The project team consists of the Energy Efficiency Council […]


Thermofin solutions in new cold storage facility

Basil McKinley Consulting and Mayekawa Japan, along with Tri Tech Refrigeration Australia Pty Ltd, were awarded a project to undertake the component selection, installation and commissioning of a new cold storage and distribution centre in Sydney. The undisclosed client is a large multinational membership-based retailer that wanted to build their own cold storage warehousing and […]


IPD acquires Control Logic

The IPD Group, a privately owned Australian company with a national footprint servicing the electrical industry, has acquired Control Logic. The acquisition brings together two major suppliers of industrial solutions across the electrical, power distribution and automation sectors. IPD’s core focus is power distribution, power monitoring, industrial control, renewables, test and measurement. The company services […]

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ARBS 2020 Industry Awards to be web-streamed

The ARBS 2020 Industry Awards will be presented as a virtual gala event via web stream on October 21. Hosted by Andrew Gill, this year’s event marks a decade of the ARBS Industry Awards. Award categories for 2020 include Young Achiever, Project Excellence, Product Excellence, Software/Digital Excellence, Outstanding Industry Education/Training and the Hall of Fame […]

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Advanced training in Green Star performance

The Green Building Council Australia (GCBA) will be running an advanced course to equip attendees with expertise in the Green Star – Performance rating tool. The “Green Star Advanced: Performance” course is part of GBCA’s continuing professional development (CPD) program. The online course represents the second step to gaining the Green Star Associate (GSA) or […]


Fujitsu General runs cricket-themed promotion

Fujitsu General’s summer promotion of their new multi and ducted air conditioning systems will run from October 1 to November 30. The ‘Whole home comfort just got smarter’ promotion will be based around a cricket commentary-inspired theme, featuring brand ambassador Mark Taylor, and Lisa Sthalekar, an Australian cricket commentator and former captain of Australia’s international […]


Smartair releases electronic VAV Diffuser

Smartair Diffusion has launched the SMARTEMP Helical Vari-Swirl, an electronic VAV diffuser with patents-pending cyclone swirl technology. The high-capacity, low-pressure-drop electronic VAV swirl diffuser has a low-profile, side-entry connection box, and a variable geometry cyclone damper that increases discharge velocity when throttled, maintaining throw even when turned down to 15 per cent. The features include: […]