Outlook
Events and conferences

Speakers announced for Outlook 2020

AIRAH has announced a stellar line up of speakers for the Outlook 2020 Conference, slated to take place in Sydney from November 8–10. The conference celebrates AIRAH’s centenary year by bringing together industry experts and practitioners to share the latest HVAC&R developments, trends and technologies. AIRAH’s Education and Technical Services Manager, Brendan Pejkovic, says Outlook […]

Buildings
News

Every building counts

The Property Council of Australia and Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) have launched a policy toolkit called Every Building Counts: A practical plan for emissions reduction. The plan sets out practical pathways for transforming Australian homes, workplaces and buildings into low carbon, high-performance structures while reducing emissions. It also includes 75 recommendations to federal, state […]

Events and conferences Legislation Updates

Raising the efficiency bar for homes

Expect new Australian homes to become more sustainable after an agreement at last week’s Building Ministers’ Forum (BMF) to enhance energy efficiency provisions for residential buildings in the National Construction Code (NCC). The Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council (ASBEC) has warmly welcomed the agreement. “The homes built today will still be operating in 2050 – […]