Ventilation In A Post-Covid Built Environment

A New Standard For A New Normal: Ventilation In A Post-Covid Built Environment

As Australia adapts to “a new normal”, the building industry is engaged in an important conversation to improve sustainability, promote better and safer design and prioritise occupants’ well-being above all else. Stronger and stronger scientific evidence and experts’ suggestions...Read More
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Why Low Air Infiltration Matters in Specifying Energy-Efficient Windows

Why Low Air Infiltration Matters in Specifying Energy-Efficient Windows

Safetyline Jalousie explains why architects and builders should specify high free air windows with low air infiltration to ensure energy efficiency in commercial built environments.   Australia is famous for its diverse weather conditions and climate zones, which make balancing...Read More

Australians Support for Australian Made has Increased Again

A recent survey from Australian Made and Roy Morgan has identified a significant change in consumer behaviour towards Australian made products. Consumers are ‘voting with their feet’, marching towards Australian-made products following the global COVID-19 pandemic....Read More

How COVID-19 Will Transform Architecture

  Architecture has always evolved to respond to developing human needs and create better environments that benefit human life. For example, London constructed underground sewer systems in response to cholera outbreaks in the 19th century. The city was then built to have...Read More

How Indoor Air Quality Control Affects Student Academic Performance

As much as we have known about the dangers of outdoor air pollution, the scientific community has also continually written about how indoor air quality should be a concern, especially in schools. Students spend most of their day inside classrooms where they are also exposed to...Read More

Arthur Phillip High School (And the Lessons You Can Learn From this Landmark Education Project)

Vertical schools are on the rise in Australia and Safetyline Jalousie was involved with one of the pioneers in this space. There is a definite trend towards the development of vertical schools in Australia. This trend mirrors what we’re seeing in the cities in regards to...Read More

Why Indoor Humidity Control Regulations are Important in Public Spaces

While it is not always apparent, indoor humidity in public buildings plays an important role in health and safety. Whether in a house, strata, restaurant, school, office or hospital, there is a considerable risk in people’s health if there are no regulations in place. Unchecked...Read More

Victoria’s New Energy Efficiency Scorecard (And the Groups That Benefit from It)

For sustainable development, Australia’s local and national governments are introducing a host of energy efficiency initiatives. Victoria’s Energy Efficiency Scorecard is a recent one that you should know about. The world has finally become fully aware of the fact that Earth’s...Read More
Harristown State High School Classroom With Louvre Window

What is Hybrid Ventilation? What are the Benefits for Schools?

Air quality has a much bigger impact on academic performance than one might think. A good ventilation system can improve the productivity of both teachers and students. When it comes to academic performance, people take many factors into account. Work ethic, habits, and even...Read More
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