November 2014





Efficiency is no mirage
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Built during the 1980s development boom that transformed Queensland’s Gold Coast, the Sheraton Mirage Resort and Spa is one of the region’s standout luxury holiday destinations. A recent multi-million-dollar refurbishment has now returned the resort to its former glory, and clever design has also improved its energy efficiency. Sean McGowan reports.

Square savings
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As a multi-faceted public space precinct, Melbourne’s Federation Square faces a unique set of environmental and operational challenges. But, as Sean McGowan reports, through the careful management of its cooling tower system the site is on target to reduce water consumption by 26 per cent.

Skills Workshop: Residential AC noise issues: Part 2
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