Surpassing sustainable design An inspiring establishment that pushes the boundaries of sustainable design to create a structure that not only minimises environmental impact but actively contributes to the restoration and renewal of the surrounding ecosystem Purruna Spencer Newton Centre is Scotch College’s newest well-being and sports centre located on its campus ...
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Electric, eco-friendly and extra capacity! This post takes us to an industrial hub in NSW, where a global company that produces household staples, health and personal care products, operates a cutting-edge manufacturing facility. At the heart of its production line are two massive 50,000 litre tanks that store chemical fluid and ...
The goal of net zero emissions is a global movement and the built environment has a huge role to play. Buildings contribute about a quarter of the country’s total emissions and, compared to other industries, they provide the most attractive opportunities to drive down this number. Emissions from heavy industries ...
Using sustainable heating solutions to achieve carbon-neutral buildings. In June 2022, the Australian government formally committed to a higher greenhouse gas reduction target of 43% below 2005 levels by 2030 and pledged to support a 30% global reduction in methane by 2030. This is in line with the global target ...
One of Melbourne’s best ovals just got better! A successful transition from instantaneous gas heating to a fully electrified high efficiency CO2 Heat Pump delivers this Net Zero initiative. The prefab skid frame package designed and supplied by Automatic Heating enabled a quick and easy changeover. Thanks to Lucas Cruttenden at ...
Luxury living embraces carbon neutral solutions. With a remarkable 8 star energy rating across all 91 apartments, future proofing was an important objective for 10 Lilydale Grove, Hawthorn. Automatic Heating’s contribution was to provide a cutting edge heating system using Revere CO2 heat pumps and Thermex thermal storage tanks to ...
Nightingale Village — Australia’s first carbon neutral residential precinct! Great to be part of this exciting development showcasing such amazing talent and collaboration. To see the social, environmental and financial sustainability principles of the Nightingale Housing model applied collectively on such a scale is truly inspirational. Nightingale ParkLife Austin Maynard Architects have ...
The challenges in finding the right hot water heat pump solution involve much more than the equipment. For projects requiring carbon neutral heating or hot water systems, it helps to work with a supplier that has the ability to design and engineer a solution that will achieve the desired ...
Community, Sustainability and Urban Living! Designed by DKO and Breathe, Breese Street by Milieu represents a compelling opportunity for sustainable living. With a collection of 57 one, two and three-bedroom apartments, Breese St supports the enjoyment of daily life in harmony with our environment. Inspired as always by community, sustainability ...
What are the key considerations when specifying heat pumps? In this series we unpack common questions raised in the search for carbon neutral heating solutions. This month, we explore the process to electrify projects and the journey to specifying heat pumps for domestic hot water and space heating. One ...
A National Heritage listed iconic landmark, Shine Dome in Canberra, ACT is currently the focus of a multidisciplinary research team who are researching and developing optimal approaches for the conservation and sustainable management of Shine Dome. The team which includes The University of Canberra, the Australian Academy of Science, GML ...
Need to deliver a carbon-neutral built environment? Delivering carbon neutral buildings can raise concerns regarding specifying new heating technologies. In this series, we address questions commonly asked by mechanical engineers and consultants requiring sustainable project outcomes. Nightingale Housing founder, Jeremy McLeod discusses the pathway to a carbon-neutral built environment. ...
Cobargo, a small township in rural New South Wales, was ravaged by devastating bush fires on New Year’s Day 2020. Watching the tragic events unfold from Melbourne, Jeremy McLeod and his team at architecture firm Breathe, felt compelled to act. Reaching out to a local RFS fire chief in ...
Always on the winning side! Whether or not you played on the side that won, when the game is over, you’re going to feel rewarded when you head to the change rooms at Eynesbury Recreation Reserve. Hot water, and plenty of it, is on tap, thanks to a high temperature Revere ...
Director and co-Founder of Breathe Architecture and Nightingale Housing, Jeremy McLeod is at the forefront of sustainable design. Automatic Heating is pleased to partner with Nightingale Housing to deliver sustainable heating hot water systems that are highly efficient and fossil fuel free. “Nightingale buildings have to be carbon ...
An invitation to Hydraulic Engineers and Aged Care Facility Managers. Take the opportunity to reimagine hydronic heating without natural gas or LPG and explore the possibilities offered by heat pumps. Kudos to Menarock LIFE for their wise move in upgrading LPG fired boilers to Revere CO2 Heat Pumps at their 90 ...
Project Overview TEd Building at Monash University– a unique building and learning experience Set to be the new home of Engineering and Information Technology schools of Monash University Clayton Campus, the Woodside Building for Technology and Design is envisioned to be a state-of-the-art living laboratory, housing 30 teaching spaces and ...
Heat pumps can be classified based on parameters like heat source and system configuration. Among the various types of heat pumps available in the market today, however, the two major types that are mainly used for heating of building interiors and domestic hot water in Australia are Air-source Heat Pumps ...
CO2 heat pumps are rapidly becoming available in a wide variety of configurations and from a wide range of suppliers. In this final article, we use the Revere™ CO2 heat pumps available from Automatic Heating to demonstrate the key performance features of CO2 heat pumps. CO2 Heat Pump ...
The story of heat pumps, from early refrigeration experiments in the 1700s to modern energy-efficient solutions, is a remarkable journey of innovation and improvement. Let’s delve into this fascinating history. The history of heat pump, and refrigeration in general, goes back a long way and have been studied since the ...
The evolving refrigerant market reflects our growing environmental consciousness. From ozone-damaging CFCs and HCFCs to global-warming contributing HFCs, the quest for sustainable options continues. This article delves into this significant journey towards environmental responsibility. The refrigerant market has been subject to significant changes over the past 40 years because of ...
Heat pumps redefine energy efficiency. They harness power not just to generate heat, but to move it, achieving an output that remarkably surpasses the input energy. Let’s delve deeper into this game-changing concept. Normally when we think of efficiency, we think of a percentage, i.e. of the energy we put ...
An Introduction to Heat Pumps A heat pump is a device that is primarily used to transfer heat from a lower ambient temperature into a higher temperature system. Its function is, in essence, pumping heat from one place to another, that is why it is called a ‘heat pump’. This ...
Project Overview Revere™️ CO2 Heat Pump in action! Combining the cutting-edge technology of Automatic Heating’s Revere™️ CO2 heat pump technology with first class, WaterMark-approved stainless steel hot water storage tanks, this customised hot water heating solution provides efficient and reliable supply of hot water for 28 showers as well as ...
Commercial Heat Pumps for Hot Water and Heating Hot Water Heat Pumps provide a highly efficient means of heating hot water for many commercial and industrial applications. Achieving an average COP of 4.2 means that the energy efficiency of Heat Pumps is over 4 times that of conventional water heaters. Being ...
Future-proof your Heating with Revere® CO2 Heat Pumps With renewable energy technology developing at an exponential rate, electricity is fast becoming the preferred heating energy source for smart buildings and smart property owners. Solar power systems are already able to deliver huge savings for commercial power ...
Project OverviewBoasting an enviable position in one of Melbourne’s finest waterside locations, the eyecatching Yarra’s Edge Tower 1 was one of the first completed apartment towers to grace the south bank of the Docklands. The project Conveniently situated a stone’s throw from Melbourne CBD, Yarra’s Edge Tower 1 is the first ...