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Buildings Alive joins RACE for 2030 CRC bid

Buildings Alive has signed on as an industry partner to a major energy innovation research initiative application: the Reliable Affordable Clean Energy for 2030 Cooperative Research Centre (RACE for 2030 CRC). The vision of the RACE for 2030 CRC is to conduct...

We’re hiring – opportunities to join us

Our business is growing, and we have a number of opportunities to join us on our journey to optimise the energy and environmental performance of large, complex buildings. We’re currently looking for: a communications and marketing lead a building systems...

The smartest way to keep tenants happy during extreme weather

No matter where you live, you’ve probably just endured a blistering few months of extreme weather. At times during the past week, we’ve seen temperatures exceeding 40°C (105°F) in southern parts of Australia and almost 40°C (-40°F) below freezing in parts of North...

What is a target range ?

Just as there is no such thing as a ‘perfect building’, there can be no such thing as a ‘perfect model’ of a building’s electricity use (or water, gas, etc.). At Buildings Alive we are obsessive (some might even say perfectionist!) about modelling, but we also...

Managing energy efficiency in summer

It is getting warmer and humid and we have already experienced some extreme weather conditions in Australia in late October/early November. It is a good time for facility managers to think about how to optimise building energy performance for summer – the...