Renewable energy announcement encouraging for engineering profession

Engineers Australia welcomes the Queensland Premier Campbell Newman’s proposed Strong Choices Innovation and Entrepreneurship Fund to support the development and commercialisation of viable new and emerging energy technologies. “This positive action will encourage research, development and innovation in Queensland and support the transition towards renewable energy sources, which is in line with community expectations,” said […]

Engineers Australia commits to a low-carbon future

First published in the Fifth Estate, Willow Aliento | 27 November 2014 Engineers Australia has put sustainability and climate change mitigation at the core of the profession, with the formal adoption of two new policies and a series of events on opportunities and challenges of living within our planetary boundaries at its recent 2014 convention. The new […]

Leading Companies

BlueScope Steel The BDAV is delighted that Bluescope Steel – under its Colorbond® brand – has sponsored the BDAV since 2002, and we highly value their support. A product of intensive research and design, Colorbond® steel is one of the most versatile building materials available. Australia’s leading design professionals attest to its virtually limitless design possibilities, and […]

BCA Section J Report

J1 Building Fabric roof and ceiling construction, roof lights, walls, floors. J2 Glazing shading, glazing. J3 Building Sealing chimneys & flues, roof lights, external windows & doors, exhaust fans, construction of roof, walls, floor. J5 Air-Conditioning & Ventilation Systems air-conditioning, mechanical ventilation, ductwork, time switches, heating & cooling systems. J6 Artificial Lighting & Power interior […]