2016 Events Archive

Minister Opens Refrigeration Chambers

12 December 2016

The Federal Minister for Industry, Innovation & Science, the Hon Greg Hunt MP, officially opened Vipac Engineers & Scientists’ new Refrigeration Test Chambers during a tour of their Port Melbourne laboratories. Minister Hunt also witnessed emission testing being carried out on Vipac’s dynamometer on a modified vehicle- especially pertinent since vehicle emissions is central to climate change policies.

Read more about the Minister’s Visit.

Inter-Noise 2016

21-24 August 2016

Proving our engineers are players on a global stage, Vipac’s experts Dr. Peter Teague and Vasos Alexandrou attended the world’s largest acoustic conference, Inter-Noise 2016, in Hamburg. Dr. Teauge and Mr. Alexandrou both delivered papers for the event.

Read more about Inter-Noise 2016 and the papers our engineers delivered.

Presenting at The Institute of Architects – Architectural Design & Wind Engineering: An Integrated Approach

25 August 2016

As part of The Australian Institute of Architects’ regular ArchiTECH presentations, Vipac delivered a presentation explaining how architectural design and wind engineering principles are inextricably linked. Our engineers blew away the misconception that wind testing is limited to high-rise buildings, drawing on projects ranging from a one-storey open space development, to a 6 Green Star rated, UDIA-awarded Convention Centre, to six high-rise towers joined by skywalks.

Guest Speaker at AusFenEx 2016 Conference

15 August 2016

One of Vipac’s building and infrastructure experts, Barry Harrington, was invited to speak at the AusFenEx 2016 Conference in the Gold Coast. He delivered a presentation titled ‘Taking the pane out of window manufacturing and installation’, leveraging almost 40 years of experience in the Built Environment in Australia and New Zealand.

Read more about AusFenEx 2016.

Vipac Information Evening, DR AS 5389:2016 What It Means To You

9 August 2016

Vipac was delighted to host an Information Evening on the new Australian Standard:

DR AS 5389: 2016 Space heating and cooling and ventilation systems – Calculation of energy consumption

This event provided invaluable insights and shed light on how the standard provides the industry with a methodology for evaluating energy savings.With unprecedented popularity due to the standard’s varied implications, the event attracted experts involved with solar hot water, building energy efficiency, star ratings, evaporative cooling and ventilation systems.

Read more about the DR AS 5389:2016 Event.

SAE-A Seminar & Facility Tour at Vipac

14 July 2016

The Society of Automotive Engineers- Australia (SAE-A) selected Vipac for a SAE-A Division & Facility Tour. We welcomed members of the automotive community to join our industry experts as they presented their findings, provided insights into technologies used and shared insider knowledge on automotive testing.

Read more about the Facility Tour.