Key topics

The sector will continue to assess its primary themes.

It will also maintain a list of emerging hot topics which will act as point of reference in theme selection.

Emerging hot topics include but are not limited to:

  • positive energy buildings
  • demand side management for smart grids
  • fire systems and other such emergency systems
  • off site and prefabricated manufacturing including:
    • prefabricated wiring systems
    • power distribution systems
  • ICT – building environment control systems utilising Internet protocols, multiple network systems integration
  • environmental approaches to building design and refurbishment
  • sustainable energy systems within buildings
  • building management including asset management life cycle costing
  • design installations and surge protection