SafeWork NSW is calling on businesses to put plans in place to keep workers safe during heatwaves.
Dr Greg Picker has been elected chair of the Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Industry Board at the annual general meeting of the ARC.
A new report has shown that raising the temperature of frozen food by just 3°C from -18°C to -15°C could cut carbon emissions by 17.7 million metric tonnes of CO2 a year.
Registration is now open for ARBS 2024, Australia’s premier exhibition in the air conditioning, refrigeration, and building services industry.
The WA government is seeking feedback on a draft management and supervision policy that will apply to registered engineers in the state.
The CSIRO has released a report highlighting steps the energy, transport, mining and heavy industries can take in the next 10 years to help Australia achieve its net zero targets by 2050. Funded by the Commonwealth Bank, the modelling demonstrates how each industry will need to transform its economic and social systems. According to the […]
On Thursday, November 23, RMIT held its Vocational Education Student Awards at the Capitol Theatre in Melbourne. The awards ceremony was the first of its kind, bringing together students from all streams of VE to celebrate the institute’s highest achievers in 2023. Deputy Vice Chancellor of Vocational Education and Vice President of RMIT University Mish […]
A group of 18 peak bodies from the HVAC&R and sustainable construction industries around the world has written an open letter to government representatives attending the COP28 summit in Dubai from November 30 to December 12. The letter urges governments to consider the significant carbon impact of the global building industry and the need to […]
The Australian Passivhaus Association has released an industry resource titled The Passivhaus Playbook that covers all things Passivhaus. Created in collaboration with Development Victoria and Introba, the Playbook started as a project to develop a practical approach to designing a Passivhaus project. CEO of the Australian Passivhaus Association, Alexia Lidas, says the successful delivery of a Passivhaus project […]
A breakthrough in developing a passive radiative cooling (PRC) material has been announced by researchers at City University of Hong Kong, with findings published in Science. Known as cooling ceramic, the material has achieved high-performance optical properties for energy-free and refrigerant-free cooling generation. The researchers say its cost-effectiveness, durability and versatility make it suitable for […]