Public submissions close this week & next on draft changes to Australia’s national construction code relating to energy efficiency.
Green Building Council chief executive Andrew Eagles thanked the construction industry last night for an extremely robust response when the council sought feedback on its proposed upgrade of the Homestar standard.
235,000 homes have been insulated under the Government’s Warm up NZ: Heat smart programme, well above the original target of 188,500 set in 2009.
Published 18 September 2009 Philadelphia-based SRS Energy launched a solar-energy roofing tile at the American Institute of Architects’ annual national convention in April and has begun limited distribution through a partnership with US Tile, the biggest manufacturer of clay roofing tiles in the US. The Solé Power Tiles are dark blue, distinctly different from […]
Fine-tuning heat and cooling systems did it Colliers Jardine’s national manager of engineering & facilities management services, Val Moraes, has won an energy-wise award from the Energy Efficiency & Conservation Authority, mostly for chopping $400,000 from the annual energy bill at the National Bank Centre in Auckland. Mr Moraes said he took a scientific and […]