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Dr Weng Poh, Associate Director, elected National President of the Society of Fire Safety, Engineers Australia

Weng Poh, the head of Umow Lai’s fire engineering team, was elected National President of the Society of Fire Safety, Engineers Australia, and November 2014. Weng started his involvement in fire engineering at BHP Research in the 1980’s when much of the pioneering fire testing and research was conducted in Australia. He was also extensively [...]

Umow Lai’s Matthew Webb wins Student of the Year Award

We congratulate Matthew, a biomimicry expert, based in our Melbourne office, for being named AIRAH Student of the Year. AIRAH CEO Phil Wilkinson, M.AIRAH, also  congratulated Matthew and the seven other Award winners.  “Recognising these achievements falls into AIRAH’s remit of promoting and leading the HVAC&R industry towards best practice.” The Award sponsors were Heatcraft [...]

Umow Lai’s Matt Webb Featured in Ecolibrium: Problem Solver

PhD Student and Umow Lai consultant Matthew Webb, M.AIRAH, is a finalist in the coming AIRAH Awards 2014.   Read the full Ecolibrium Member Profile.

Umow Lai wins two 2012 AIRAH Awards

Umow Lai Associate Director and Principal Fire Engineer, Dr Weng Poh, has won the coveted 2012 WR Ahern Award, awarded for the best technical paper by a member of the Australian Air-conditioning, Refrigeration and Heating Industry Association (AIRAH) published in the industry’s magazine, Ecolibrium. And Jessica Holz, a Sustainability Consultant based in the firm’s Brisbane [...]

By |August 15th, 2014|Categories: Staff|Tags: , |


Innova21 is home to the University of Adelaide's Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Science. The first building to be awarded a 6 star Green Star Education v1 rating, it incorporates a range of world-class sustainability features, as Sean Mcgowan reports.   Read the full Ecolibrium article.

It’s Now Official. Pixel is the Highest Rated Sustainable Building in the World

On 29 February 2012 it was announced that Pixel had received the world’s highest LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design*) rating from the US Green Building Council - the first building in Australia to earn this rating. “There are over 44,000 buildings in 120 countries around the world that have used the LEED rating [...]

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