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2020-09-08
Started in 2012, the Zak World of Façades conference series has grown to become a globally renowned event promoting new concepts, best practices, and current trends in the building envelope segment. Keeping the Australian architectural community connected with the latest trends in façade design and engineering, Zak World of Façades is pleased to announce the digital edition of their Australia series, with a series of keynote presentations, technical presentations, panel discussions, and workshops across this three-day affair.
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2020-08-28
In the future net-zero carbon buildings will be driven not only by social responsibility but by policy and changing codes and standards. Now is the time to take action. The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) ANZ Virtual Seminar – 2020 Vision for a 2030 Reality, brings experts from both sides of the Tasman to share exemplar case studies of regenerative and net-zero buildings and practices. It will also tackle future policy changes in Australia and New Zealand that building owners, managers ... Read more
2020-06-04

Today’s designs pursue lofty performance goals for people, place, and planet. How can analytics support these goals while minimizing cost and complexity?

Shaping the built environment involves a broad range of design considerations – from resource efficiency and green infrastructure to urban amenity and occupant satisfaction. Early intervention informed by targeted analytics can unlock high-performance design and protect stakeholders from costly retrofits, program delays, and reputation risks. Principa... Read more
2020-05-29
Facility Management Association of Australia (FMA) is the nation’s peak industry body for facilities management. FMA serves and promotes the interests of those who create, operate, and maintain Australia's built environment. A primary focus of FMA is to ensure that the needs of facilities managers are understood and considered in government and business policy formulation and decision-making. FMA's annual conference Ideaction.2020... Read more
2020-05-22

Around the world, companies are making pledges to rapidly decarbonize. Battery storage will help make those promises reality.

While the building industry continues to strive for Net Zero Energy goals, recent policies requiring all-electric building design are shifting the focus away from energy and onto carbon emissions. It is now more important than ever to consider how buildings will integrate with the carbon emissions goals with an ever-changing electrical grid. One key to grid integration i... Read more

2020-04-08

The term Net Zero is gaining traction globally – but what does it mean to be truly Net Zero?

Born from challenges of different local standards and approaches to this question, Elementa Consulting initiated the London Energy Transformation Initiative (LETI) in 2017 to change London’s Energy Policy, a system that was failing to keep up with a rapidly decarbonizing electricity grid. Through determination and collaboration, LETI’s 3-year journey led to publishing it... Read more
2020-03-27

District energy systems are gaining momentum across the globe.

As traditional “heating-only” systems no longer meet current needs, Integral Group has developed innovative, “next generation” district energy solutions that offer stellar environmental performance.

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