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Sustainability Month kicks off 1 September 2021

DMN’s online festival of sustainable building design: ‘SUSTAINABILITY MONTH’ kicked off today. The four-week, 13-part program features technical and non-technical webinars presented by leaders in sustainable building design.

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NCC zeros in on energy efficiency

The most significant update to the National Construction Code (NCC) in more than a decade will increase the required thermal performance of homes from the current level 6-stars NatHERS to the equivalent of 7 stars, according to a draft update release

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‘DMN TALK’ podcast breaks new ground in sustainable building design in Australia

The first episode of ‘DMN TALK’ – “Builder, Designer & Assessor: Why early collaboration is key to sustainable building design” – features a three-way conversation, between a builder, building designer and an energy assessor, exploring..

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Design intersects with Building Science

Late last October, the AIRAH Building Physics Conference was held in Melbourne.

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Creating a smooth finish and clean lines

Steeply pitched gable roofs, strikingly clean & straight lines plus simple cladding and pared-back wall finishes in neutral colour palettes are the hallmarks of a typical Scandi Barn home.

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NatHERS Certificate updates

NatHERS Administrator have completed major updates to the NatHERS Certificate to improve its usabili

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HELPING BUILDING DESIGNERS TO REALISE THEIR VISION

Great news for building designers, with the renewal of a sponsorship deal between AWS and Design Matters National (DMN) – a partnership that has already spanned more than 15 years..

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Island Block & Paving is excited to join Design Matters National as a sponsor

Victorian Area Manager Jackson Thurlow said, “I am excited to show the Design Matters National Members our expansive product range in particularly our Sustainable Products for the Future range..

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WA Building Designers vote to join forces with Design Matters National

MEDIA RELEASE - WA Building Designers vote to join forces with Design Matters National

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NT Building Designers vote to join forces with Design Matters National

MEDIA RELEASE - NT Building Designers vote to join forces with Design Matters National

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2020 Design Matters National 25th Annual Building Design Awards

Building Designers take it to the next level at 25th Annual Building Design Awards

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