The search for better cancer treatments and cures is a step closer with the opening of the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre (VCCC), a purpose-built centre-of-excellence for cancer research, treatment. Education and care located in Melbourne’s prestigious Parkville Biomedical Precinct. The $1 billion, 130,000-square-metre centre is home to cancer research, clinical services and educational facilities for Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne Health and the University of Melbourne.
In 2013, an independent report highlighted that 70% of the #1.1 billion per annum productivity gains delivered by Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB) reforms were derived from the current performance-based code. This Technically Speaking article aims to summarise the steps required to submit a performance solution to the National Construction Code (NCC).
A new and more flexible Variable Air Volume (VAV) system is helping consultants and contractors take the next step in HVAC system efficiency whilst having the potential to save on capital costs.