Copper vs Aluminium cables: which is best for electrical installations?
By Clyde Pellew, Principal Electrical Engineer Humans first started using copper some 10,000 years ago. For a long time it was the only known and…
DMA Engineers sponsor Excellence in Design Award at 2020 Retirement Living Awards
DMA Engineers Managing Director Russell Lamb has announced that DMA Engineers are sponsoring the Design Excellence Award at the 2020 Property Council of Australia National Retirement…
Longevity by Design wins Future of Ageing Award
Longevity by Design, the charrette co-founded by DMA Engineers and the University of Queensland Healthy Ageing Initiative to challenge the future of Senior Living Design,…
Landlords: are your residential developments meeting Queensland’s smoke alarm legislation?
By Clyde Pellew, Principal Electrical Engineer Just before midnight on August 2011, a fire started on the ground floor of a house in Slacks Creek…
Connectedness and sharing key to longevity as we age.
By Russell Lamb  This post first appeared in Leading Age Services Australia (LASA) FUSION magazine in July 2020. To view the original article, click here:…
Energy Efficiency: does your building comply with NCC 2019 Part J?
Did you know that all new developments must now meet the energy efficiency requirements of NCC 2019 Part J? The aim of NCC is to…
DMA Engineers to help kids keep cool at 28 Queensland schools
We’ll be helping Queensland kids keep cool after they get back to school! ❄️ As part of the Queensland Government’s Cooler Cleaner Schools Program (CSSP),…
Insights from the Queensland Safer Buildings Checklist Part 3 industry breakfast
Last week DMA Engineers and McCullough Robertson hosted a joint industry breakfast event to provide a forum for discussion about the next stage of the…
Combustible Cladding Crisis – No financial support from Queensland Government
By Koroush Keshavarz – Senior Associate, Principal Fire Engineer. Combustible cladding is no laughing matter. The dangers of highly flammable cladding were brought to the…
4 tips for hydraulics designs that will meet your building’s green goals (without breaking the bank)
By Rory O’Malley – Hydraulic Principal. A couple of weeks ago our hydraulic services team and the Sundale Garden Village project were awarded the 2019…