Events and conferences

IAQ legend to speak at AIRAH forum

The Australian Institute of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heating (AIRAH) has announced world-renowned indoor air quality (IAQ) expert Max Sherman as the keynote for its Building Physics Virtual Forum slated for September 17. Sherman’s presentation, titled “Build tight and ventilate right. It’ll be OK”, will look at some of the challenges faced by airtight high-performance […]

Plant
Features

Plants and IAQ: an ongoing debate

Late last year, doubts were cast over whether plants actually improve indoor air quality (IAQ) after new research was published in Nature’s Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology. Ronald Wood PhD, BSc, from Innovative Plant Technology, has taken issue with the study in an article published in Ecolibrium. He says that a “literature review with […]

Products

Testo 400 arrives in Australia

Testo has launched a new range of indoor air quality (IAQ) instruments on the Australian market: the 400 series. “Testo’s 400 solution is an all-encompassing answer to airflow and IAQ questions,” says the company. “It combines smart technology, intuitive user features and diverse applicability in one sophisticated instrument.” Probes are designed so they can be […]

Call for nomination for an AIRAH representative on Standards Australia committee EV-007
Legislation Updates

AIRAH seeks EV-007 air quality representative

The Australian Institute of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heating (AIRAH) has put out a call for a representative on the Standards Australia committee EV-007 – Methods for Examination of Air. The scope of work for this committee is standardisation in the measurement of ambient air quality, indoor air quality and stationary source emissions. The committee’s […]