We are pleased to confirm the following sponsors and supporters of HB2012. We thank them for their support of the conference.

 

GOVERNMENT SPONSORS
Official Partner: Queensland Government
  With professional expertise in sustainability across a range of disciplines and agencies, the Queensland Government continues to deliver climate friendly built infrastructure through its Capital Works program.From football stadiums to schools and hospitals to community centres, the Queensland Government has the technical skills to ensure that world class energy efficient facilities, providing healthy and productive working and learning environments, are delivered for the benefit of all Queenslanders.

In addition, Queensland’s building standards encourage energy efficient design that reduces demand on infrastructure, complements the tropical climate, and reduces costs for residents.

The Queensland Government supports the advancement of a healthy and environmentally friendly built environment and is proud to contribute to the ongoing development of ecologically sustainable practices on its infrastructure projects.

Diamond Sponsor: US Environmental Protection Agency
 
CORPORATE SPONSORS
Platinum Sponsor: CETEC
  CETEC Pty Ltd is an independent enterprise consulting in technical, environmental and OH&S services for the built environment.CETEC’s core areas of expertise include:

  • Indoor air and indoor environment quality (IEQ/IAQ) investigations and assessments for occupant health, wellbeing and productivity.
  • Measurement of emissions from building materials
  • Building rating assessments for energy, IEQ, waste and water (ie NABERS)
Gold + Sponsor: Mycologia
  Mycologia is Australia’s leading (ISO Certified 9001) environmental consultancy and laboratory. With a nation-wide capability, Mycologia provides Indoor Air Quality and Mould Investigation Services through its Australia-wide network of investigators and consultants.Another focus is on providing quality mould training courses and concise, practical and scientifically based information to clients. Mycologia has maintained an unparalleled reputation for delivering quality information, advice and service.
 Gold + Sponsor: Investa
  Investa Property Group is a world leader in the development and implementation of real estate sustainability initiatives, with a long history of applying best practice sustainability in the management of its Funds, and the development and management of its properties. The recipient of countless environmental and sustainability awards, Investa was rated number one on the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) in both the real estate sector and the financial services super-sector prior to its de-listing in 2007.Investa was recently awarded the coveted ‘Premier’s Award for Sustainability Excellence’, as well as the ‘Built Environment Sustainability Award’ and the ‘Climate Change Leadership Award’ at the 2011 NSW Government Green Globes.
Gold Sponsor: QED Environmental Services
  “Linking Theory to Practice”QED are a multi-disciplined professional group that practice a variety of services within the built environment to ensure that occupants enjoy a micro environment that is not only comfortable, but more importantly, safe, healthy and productive.Principles of practice within QED involve the dissemination of scientific knowledge and the reconciliation of global concerns for sustainability and human health problems, arising from exposure to indoor air pollution.QED’s areas of expertise include;- Indoor air quality risk management (gaseous, particulate and biological contaminants)

  • Indoor environment and productivity assessment
  • Hazardous materials and asbestos management
  • Building Rating Assessments: NABERS and Green Star
  • Building air permeability (air leakage)
Silver Sponsor: Mycometer
  Diagnose fungal or bacterial contamination onsite in under an hour with Mycometer® technology.Robust, repeatable protocols (<10% RSD) provide validated criteria for delineating and documenting contamination on surfaces, bulk materials and in air both before and after remediation. Only EPA verified rapid technology for fungal and bacteria evaluation.Method documentation is also published by Harvard and others in peer reviewed scientific journals. Be confident in your data; Save time and money with this rapid microbiology, onsite technology.
Satchel Sponsor: GreenGuard Environmental Institute
The GREENGUARD Environmental Institute (GEI) was founded in 2001 with the mission of improving human health and quality of life by enhancing indoor air quality and reducing people’s exposure to chemicals and other pollutants.In keeping with that mission, GEI certifies products and materials for low chemical emissions and provides a free resource for choosing healthier products and materials for indoor environments.
Titanium Sponsor:  Robson Environmental
Robson Environmental Pty Ltd services clients throughout Australia and overseas from our office in Canberra. Robson Environmental is a customer service and quality focused multi-disciplinary consultancy established in 1990, providing OHS training, asbestos testing, risk management, risk assessment, occupational health and safety, Environmental expertise and services to residential, government, commercial and industry clients.Across all disciplines Robson Environmental can provide a “one stop shop” approach offering a range of comprehensive services.
 Bronze Sponsor Facilities Management Association of Australia
  Established in 1988, the Facility Management Association of Australia (FMA Australia) is the peak national body for facilities management, representing and supporting professionals and organisations responsible for the management, operation and maintenance of buildings, precincts and community infrastructure.FMA Australia provides a range of services including information and networking events, education, learning and professional development opportunities, industry research and development, professional standards development for skills and competency, and proactive partnering at all levels of government.

Supporters:

Queensland University of Technology
  Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is a highly successful Australian university with an applied emphasis in courses and research. Based in Brisbane with a global outlook, it has 40,000 students, including 6000 from overseas, and an annual budget of more than AU$500 million.Courses are in high demand and its graduate employment rate is well above the national average for Australian universities
Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology
IHBI – The Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation – is a collaborative institute based at QUT, devoted to improving the health of individuals through research innovation.We combine high quality health research with a commitment to social justice. This means that we do more than develop innovative solutions to health issues. We also apply our solutions to real world experiences to make sure that they are effective. Through our work, we seek to improve the health of individuals and of communities.
International Laboratory for Air Quality and Health
The International Laboratory for Air Quality and Health (ILAQH) is based in Brisbane, Australia and operates within the Queensland University of Technology (QUT).ILAQH undertakes research, postgraduate training and consultancy in the complex, interdisciplinary field of air quality and its impact on human health, with a specific focus on fine, ultrafine and nano particles. The three main aspects of ILAQH research activities are:

  • Comprehensive characterisation of indoor and outdoor air, including emission sources;
  • Integrated health and environmental risk assessments;
  • Strategies for controlling and managing air pollutants.
Australian Green Development Forum
 

 Endorsed by:

 ASHRAE
  ASHRAE, founded in 1894, is a building technology society with more than 50,000 members worldwide. The Society and its members focus on building systems, energy efficiency, indoor air quality and sustainability within the industry. Through research, standards writing, publishing and continuing education, ASHRAE shapes tomorrow’s built environment today.