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March 2008

 

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A-Z of sustainable building

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Sustainable building, or green building is about constructing as if you care what sort of planet you leave behind.  Develop an awareness of your materials and their life cycle, give priority to the environmental footprint, and understand that consumption of fewer resources can still satisfy the need for habitation.

 

Environmental buzzwords abound; many times we nod sagely when faced with one, then let it travel, still without comprehension through to the keeper.  This is not an exhaustive list, but we hope you find something between A and Z that you didn’t know before!

 

Skills workshop: Refrigerant handling regulations Pt 1

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Over the next few months, skills workshop will explore the Australia/New Zealand Refrigerant Handling Code of Practice 2007.  The first part of this three part series looks at Part 1 - self contained low-charge systems.

 

 

 

 

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