Sustainable Buildings: Preparing for a Zero Emissions Future

The Stay Ahead of the HVAC Curve event series will present insights, knowledge and open discussion to help you meet the demands of clients looking for sustainable solutions, green building design, optimal energy efficiency, peak demand reduction and specialised commercial solutions.

 

Hear from leading and highly skilled professionals from HVAC, Sustainability Consulting, Commercial Property, Science & Technology and Government sectors to build on your knowledge on what is driving innovation and change as well as to share within your own organisation.

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These events are free of charge.
Seats are limited.

Melbourne

Melbourne Marriott

21st March, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm

Perth

 Hilton Perth

 

28th March, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm

Brisbane

 Novotel South Bank

3rd April, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm

Sydney

Kirribilli Club

4th April, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm

Adelaide

Pullman Hotel

11th April, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm

Download the event flyer for your state to learn more about our speakers and get full details on Event content.

Benefits to you

 

  • New knowledge and new connections with fellow consulting engineers, energy consultants, local government and commercial contractors in the HVAC industry

 

  • Discuss with leading HVAC engineers existing challenges and customer requirements

 

  • Ask direct questions to get answers for your customers and how to provide more value

 

  • Gain a complete picture of new HVAC solutions to create valuable commercial propositions to give your business an edge

 

  • Obtain Continuing Professional Development hours through AIRAH  and Green Building Council of Australia for your participation

These events are supported by:

Our Guest Speakers

Adelaide

Sydney

Perth

Brisbane

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Adelaide Symposium 2018

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Presenting:

 

• How to get to zero carbon in general

 

• The WA electricity grid, carbon factors and the future

 

Implications for:

     • building and HVAC design

     • retrofit

     • management and

        maintenance

Graham Agar

Director

Full Circle Design Services

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Presenting:

 

• Early stage design requirements in order to achieve a net zero building, technologies that could be used, other than relying on PV or offsets

 

• Resilience of heavily passively designed buildings and some of the benefits that can be leveraged in terms of peak demand and extreme events

 

 

Presenting:

 

• Perspectives and trends influencing the low carbon future

 

• Insights on the work being done by the CSIRO including industry roadmaps

 

 

Nicki Parker

Sustainability Manager

Norman Disney & Young

Jerad Ford

Manager Strategic Advisory

CSIRO

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Presenting:

 

• What do NABERS Commitment Agreements consist of and do they help bridging  the gap between design and real performance in operation

 

• Updates on changes to Commitment Agreement process in 2019: how will this impact the design teams

 

• Inclusion of Commitment Agreements as a new verification method for office buildings in BCA 2019

Adele Bouquerel

Senior Project Manager

NABERS

Alan Fok

Senior Sustainability Consultant

WSP

Phill Raso

WA CitySwitch Program Manager

City of Perth

Presenting:

 

• Energy, emissions and financial savings from expanding temperature set-points and dead-bands in offices, based on research from the University of Sydney, QUT and UNSW

 

• What occupants can do to improve their comfort whilst FM’s reduce greenhouse gas emissions

 

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Presenting:

 

Net Zero - from C-suite to you

 

How we all play a part in this Net Zero journey:

     • What are the drivers behind

        Net Zero

     • Where do we fit into in this

        journey

     • Case study of the steps that

        are taken by organisations

        working toward Net Zero

 

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Presenting:

 

• Changing sustainability requirements for buildings

 

• City progress towards Carbon Neutral Adelaide 2025 target

 

• Opportunities for HVAC professionals

Presenting:

 

The use of existing and emerging HVAC technologies, low-energy and GWP neutral refrigerants and the re-connection of the HVAC engineer with the building design process

Marnie Hope

Manager, Carbon Neutral Adelaide

City of Adelaide

Paul Davy

Director

dsquared Consulting

Presenting:

 

• Net Zero Energy Buildings: How Prepared is Australia? including case studies

 

• Designing for the Future Climate: A summary of the changes to HVAC demand in Australian locations based on future climate scenarios

Mark McKenna

Global Sustainability Group Leader

Norman Disney & Young

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Melbourne

Presenting:

• The likely impacts of the shift in energy source on HVAC systems

 

• Recommended options to reduce space heating loads by improving air tightness, incorporating passive design measures and expanding internal ambient set-points

 

• The viability of specifying alternate fuel technologies such as reverse cycle chillers and biomass boilers

Jack Wardale

Senior Mechanical Engineer

AECOM

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Presenting:

 

• Sustainability Victoria’s work in HVAC&R

 

• Financial subsidies for HVAC&R upgrades

 

• Top HVAC&R opportunities raised through energy audits

 

 

Nick Balgue

Manager, Sustainable Business

Sustainability Victoria

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further questions?
Contact Jackie Williams: 08 8328 3229 or jwilliams@seeleyinternational.com