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A snapshot look at Legionella Legislation in Queensland. An article written by Warren Keep, AHSCA
Information about WaterMark products. Approved products carry the watermark symbol so as to be easily identifiable as a product that has been tested and meets the stringent Australian standards pertaining to that product.
Information and advice about Licence Endorsements. An endorsement entitles you to perform specific types of work not covered under your existing licence.
Aldi Tap Contaminates Water
TESTS on water run through a cheap Aldi tap from China have found up to 15 times the maximum allowable level of lead.
Amendments to Orientation of Collectors for Solar Heated Water Systems
MPAQ was advised of a change to AS/NZS3500.4: 2015 which was adopted on 1 May 2016. At this time it was discovered that the orientation of solar panels were now being required to face within 45 degrees of true north, rather than east or west as is often the practice. Not every house has that roof orientation. Not every household wants their solar hot water system facing north.
Updates and important information from the Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC).
When a heatpump water heater is removed or replaced, what is being done with the old unit? A few members have posed the question to the MPAQ Technical Team as how to properly dispose of the refrigeration units that contain refrigerant gasses.
Purchase an Ultra Premium Backflow Test Kit and recieve your first 12 month calibration FREE of charge!
Occupational versus Contractor Licensing
There is confusion in the industry in relation to ongoing issue relating to the requirements to hold occupational and contractor licences for the performance of plumbing and drainage work. What is the difference?
Gas Awareness Sessions
The Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy’s Petroleum and Gas Inspectorate is conducting Gas Awareness Sessions for gasfitters during May and June this year.