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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 […]

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Finalists named for AIRAH Awards 2020

The finalists of the 2020 AIRAH Awards have been announced. The annual awards show organised by the Australian Institute of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heating (AIRAH) will be held as a virtual event on November 10. The finalists were selected following an independent judging process. Nominations submitted by the Australian HVAC&R community were judged and […]

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Passive House Virtual Conference 2020

The Australian Passive House Association is holding the South Pacific Passive House Virtual Conference from October 12–16, 2020. The conference will explore the importance of good design, and will include presentations from international keynotes and local experts. To be held alongside a virtual trade show, the event has been planned to offer multiple opportunities for […]

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Webinar on possible updates to flammable charge limits

“Cool & Safe: Climate-friendly cooling is just one step away” is a free one-hour webinar on September 30 about the proposed update to the international standard for the use of flammable refrigerants in room air conditioners. It is organised by Environmental Action Germany and independent consulting firm HEAT, in cooperation with German development agency GIZ […]

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Australia must catch up, say buildings physics experts

Australia is lagging behind the rest of the developed world when it comes to sealing, thermal performance and control of moisture in our buildings. That was the consensus at AIRAH’s Building Physics Virtual Forum, held on September 17. But the event also highlighted the opportunity to improve by using our local expertise and learning from […]