2019-20 Federal Budget
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Industry responds to 2019–20 Budget

Although the 2019–20 Federal Budget has made no direct mention of HVAC&R, the Australian Institute of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heating (AIRAH) has called out some positives in the government’s recent announcement. This includes the focus on infrastructure; encouragement of women in engineering; funding to modernise the vocational education and training (VET) sector; and expansion of […]

Cape Paterson
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AIRAH on Air visits Cape Paterson

In the latest episode of the Australian Institute of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heating’s official podcast, AIRAH on Air, listeners can take a trip down to Cape Paterson. Located about two hours southeast of Melbourne, The Cape is a modern housing development leading the future of sustainable living. The new project looks to provide its residents with […]

Engineering Reimagined - Aurecon podcast
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Aurecon debuts Engineering Reimagined podcast

Global engineering and infrastructure advisory company Aurecon has announced its foray into podcasting with the release of Engineering Reimagined. In it, Aurecon employees interview experts on topics that are “changing our world”. The series will focus on people’s envisioning of the future, as well as their roles within it. “We want our audience, and ourselves, […]

Sustainable Development Symposium
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India to host Sustainable Development Symposium

The Asia-Pacific Sustainable Development Symposium has extended its calls for abstracts through to January 31. Supported by the United Nations’ One Planet Network and the Inter-University Sustainable Development Research Programme, the Symposium committee is seeking ideas, real-world experiences and case studies. These topics can relate to education for sustainability; built environment sustainability; circularity in the […]

Call for nomination for an AIRAH representative on Standards Australia committee EV-007
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AIRAH seeks EV-007 air quality representative

The Australian Institute of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heating (AIRAH) has put out a call for a representative on the Standards Australia committee EV-007 – Methods for Examination of Air. The scope of work for this committee is standardisation in the measurement of ambient air quality, indoor air quality and stationary source emissions. The committee’s […]

The Fern in Sydney is Australia's first high rise Certified Passive House
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Inside Sydney’s new Passivhaus apartments

A new breed of sustainable housing has landed in Sydney’s inner-city with the opening of The Fern. The 11-unit development from Steele Associates is Australia’s first certified Passive House high-rise project. It endeavours to “set a new standard in sustainable urban living where luxury, lifestyle and comfort co-exist.” “This is a significant milestone for construction […]