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Charter Hall gets Comfy with new HVAC app

Charter Hall has become one of the early adopters of a new app, Comfy, which allows users to personalise workspace heating and cooling.

How HVAC can step up to a net zero world

Data centres sharing waste heat with the next-door swimming pool, super efficient facades, renewables, storage, phase-change materials, solar cooling, natural ventilation and personalised comfort control. Welcome to the future of net zero HVAC as predicted by experts.

How to choose the best windows for your building

They say windows are the eyes of a building – and your eyes are a window to your soul. To help your buildings’ windows best serve the needs of its occupants, the UK’s NHBC Foundation has released a special guide.

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Green Star rises to the decarbonisation challenge

November will see the launch of three radical new innovation challenges in Green Star ratings that will hopefully create the incentive for the building sector to outperform on carbon emission reduction.

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Should we make all buildings carbon negative?

How to make all buildings carbon negative is a policy aim currently being developed by the Welsh Assembly Government, which aspires to be a world leader on the path to…

A few billion more reasons to pursue healthy green buildings

The energy saving benefits of green buildings have long been understood, but new research from Harvard University has now put a dollar value on the climate and health benefits of reduced atmospheric pollution.