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  • Edward DeBono

    Challenge Conventional Thinking

    We thought it was a good time to be a little philosophical and reflect on the approach we take to energy master planning. “We need creativity in order to break free from the temporary structures that have been set up by a particular sequence of experience” Edward de Bono Many years ago Edward De Bono explained that […]

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  • Changes to NCC (BCA) Section J in 2013

    Changes to Section J – 2013

    Every year a new edition of the National Construction Code* (NCC) is issued on the 1st May. The new edition contains all the updates needed for the code across all sections. Since Section J was added in 2006, there have been amendments each year. Usually these have been minor with the exception of 2010 when […]

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  • Electric Car Charging Station

    Electric Car Charging Station

    Earlier this year we were surprised to spot an electric car charging point. It turns out it is the first public charging point in NSW and was a joint venture of The City of Canada Bay and the NRMA. It also had a car plugged in at the time. The same model electric car that […]

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  • Medical Sailing Ministries - Ready for 2013 voyage

    Ready for Departure

    For those of you following the Remote Area Medical Assistance project in Vanuatu we can report that the yacht ‘Chimere’ arrived safely in Sydney from Melbourne and is making final preparations for departure to Vanuatu. Application Solutions’ Managing Director, Andrew Latimer will be skippering the August leg of the voyage which will be based around […]

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  • Improving your NABERS rating

    Improving your NABERS rating

    It may come as a surprise to many that improving a building’s NABERS rating is not just about reducing energy use. It is about reducing emissions. Taking this into account changes thinking about which building upgrade to approve.   For example if you reduce electrical energy use by 20% you reduce emission by 20% also. […]

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  • Team UOW compete in Solar Decathlon China 2013

    New thinking for an old design

    We are always on the lookout for innovative solutions. When this project from Wollongong came along, we just had to have a second look. A team made up of people from the University of Wollongong, the local technical college TAFE Illawarra, and local industries put this project together. This team, aptly named Team UOW set out […]

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