NCC 2019 is currently open for public comment. For all items, except energy efficiency of commercial buildings, the public comment period for NCC 2019 closes Friday, April 13. For energy efficiency of commercial buildings, the public comment period closes Friday, April 20.
The European Commission has released an online consultation on the possible introduction of the inspection of stand-alone ventilation systems in Europe. Stand-alone ventilation systems are defined as ventilation systems whose sole function is to ventilate a building. Inspections can be considered a way to improve the performance of ventilation systems. Article 19a of the EPBD […]
The draft standard AS/NZS5141 for residential air conditioning is now open for a final round of public comment. Its official name is AS/NZS 5141 Residential heating and cooling systems – Minimum applications and requirements for energy efficiency, performance and comfort criteria. Slated for publication in December, it is a new standard that aims to raise […]
The Australian training package for electrotechnology – including refrigeration and air conditioning – is under review. Revised units are now available for public feedback. The project was originally intended to be a straightforward “transition” to reorganise the material in line with the Standards for Training Packages 2012 format. But it soon became apparent that the […]