Events and conferences

Courses in WUFI hygrothermal analysis

Building envelope expert Pro Clima is running three online training sessions in June on WUFI, a program for calculating the coupled heat and moisture transfer in building components, in one and two dimensions, developed by the Fraunhofer Institute for Building Physics. Analysis of the coupling of heat and moisture is known as hygrothermics. Hygrothermal analysis […]


IOR joins Cool Coalition

The Institute of Refrigeration (IOR) has joined the Cool Coalition – a UNEP-led initiative that supports the UN sustainable development goals and Paris Agreement through action on cooling. The move will see the IOR working with other organisations such as the International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR) and the European Partnership for Energy and the Environment […]


Small businesses score $5m energy saver bonus

The Victorian government has launched the Small Business Energy Saver Program through Sustainability Victoria. The initiative will offer $5 million in bonuses to small businesses across the state to support their transition to a low-cost, energy-efficient business model. Victorian small businesses with 19 full-time employees or fewer can receive up to $2,000 to install energy-efficient […]


Liquid tribute to James Harrison

A Geelong brewery has launched a new craft beer to celebrate the achievements of Australia’s refrigeration pioneer James Harrison. Harrison’s Rocky Point Dark Lager is a special release from the Southern Bay Brewery. According to general manager Michael Connell, the brew was suggested by the Geelong and Region Branch of the National Trust, which recently […]