The Australian Residential Energy Rating Conference will be held from May 28–29 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Melbourne. The plenary sessions will provide a deep understanding of the current housing environment, the commercial benefits of energy efficient housing, current and potential policy and regulation, the reality of delivering high performance dwellings and what the future may hold. A targeted series of parallel sessions will provide the latest on a range of technical issues relevant to all participants involved in wider aspects of delivering cost effective energy efficient buildings.
GBCA (Green Building Council Australia) is holding seminars about air tightness practices for existing and new buildings in Melbourne and Sydney in September. Air tightness is a big challenge that building performance faces. Ensuring that a whole building is well-sealed creates measurably better performance for both energy efficiency and control of the indoor environment. The […]
The National Clean Technologies Conference and Exhibition is being held on the Sunshine Coast from May 29–31. The conference will focus on all clean technology (cleantech) growth areas including energy, waste, water, built environment and transport. There will be a particular focus on commercialisation, creating effective business clusters, the potential of the circular economy, innovation case […]
One of the world’s leading experts on dampness and health in buildings, Terry Brennan, will be in Australia this month. The visit comes at a time of heightened interest in mould and moisture in buildings and the underlying building science. A recent parliamentary inquiry highlighted the link between biotoxin-related illnesses and mould. It also called […]