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What does the new NCC Clause A2.2(4) mean for your building’s fire safety engineering design?
In Australia in February 2018, the Building Confidence Report was released. The report highlighted the lack of clear guidance for performance solutions in the existing…
VIDEO: Reduce drain blockages with vacuum drainage.
Can drainage go uphill without causing blockages? It sure can! Recently our Hydraulic design team visited a vacuum drainage manufacturer and Rory O’Malley took this video…
Selecting light fittings for your next project? Check the LLMF for longer term savings.
Selecting lighting fixtures for construction projects can be a complex task. The number of product choices in the market is constantly increasing, but comparing these…
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),…