HVAC’s evolution and why it needs to look to the next generation

In the past three decades, Australia’s HVAC industry has seen a quantum evolution, but according to University of Wollongong professor Paul Cooper, there’s a real risk of a talent deficit looming in the near future.

Sustainable House Day shows budget is no barrier to green homes

The full spectrum of low-impact, low-carbon homes – everything from new builds through to eco-upgrades to existing dwellings – will be on show this Sunday for the Alternative Technology Association’s nation-wide Sustainable House Day event.

New guide from the CEFC and takes the guesswork out of clean energy tech

IN BRIEF: A handy guide has just been released to help Australian property owners choose the right distributed energy solutions to suit their needs. Developed by the Property Council of Australia and the Clean Energy Finance Corporation, the new guide looks at a broad range of technologies, including solar PV, heat pumps and demand management systems, […]

SAHMRI 2.0 strives for LEED Gold

The same architects behind the striking pinecone-inspired facade of the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) building are on track to deliver a neighbouring facility that also puts energy efficiency at the heart of its design.

First look inside Australia’s tallest timber tower

Lendlease has released images of the inside of its engineered timber office building under construction at 25 King Street Brisbane, which is set to become Australia’s tallest engineered timber building when complete.

Dexus commits to net zero 2030 target

Exclusive: At a panel event on energy in Sydney last Friday, Paul Wall,head of group sustainability and energy at Dexus, let slip that his company had jumped aboard the net zero challenge with a commitment to achieve this by 2030.

Is new Bloomberg HQ world’s greenest building?

Business and financial news company Bloomberg has officially opened its £1 billion (AU$1.72b) European HQ in London, a building it has labelled the world’s most sustainable.

Frasers nabs first 6 Star industrial rating

Frasers Property Australia has become the first company to get a 6 Star Green Star rating for an industrial property, with its supersite on the aptly named Efficient Drive in West Park Industrial Estate, Truganina, 22 kilometres west of Melbourne.

Monash’s innovation incubator is green inside and out

City of Monash’s Eastern Innovation Business Centre is not just a sustainable building, it is also nurturing a whole new wave of entrepreneurs, innovators and green-minded enterprises.