Air Conditioning and Mechanical Contractors' Association of Australia (AMCA)
The Air Conditioning and Mechanical Contractors' Association of Australia (AMCA) is an organisation of air conditioning and mechanical services companies who have come together to represent and promote the industry along with the well being of the companies. It was founded in the 1960’s and is the only industry and employer association that is exclusively dedicated to the air conditioning and mechanical services industry.
Association of Building Sustainability Assessors (ABSA)
The Association of Building Sustainability Assessors (ABSA) represents building and design professionals who specialise in assessing the environmental impact of buildings.
Australian Acoustical Society (AAS)
The Australian Acoustical Society (AAS) was formed in 1964 to promote and advance the science and practice of acoustics in all its branches to the wider community and provide support to acousticians.
Australian Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE)
The Australian Business Council for Sustainable Energy Accreditation Scheme was created in 1993 to ensure a consistently high standard of Design and Installation practice around Australia. All personnel who hold accreditation with the BCSE have demonstrated their competence to design and install renewable energy systems in compliance with industry best practice standards and all relevant Australian Standards.
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is an independent statutory authority that formed in 1995. The ACCC promotes competition and fair trade in the market place to benefit consumers, business and the community. It also regulates national infrastructure industries. This link shows the ACCC's interest in the insulation industry. Other links on the ACCC website detail action taken against insulation manufacturers who have overstated R-values.
Australian Institute Of Architects (AIA)
Australian Institute Of Building Surveyors (AIBS)
The Australian Institute of Building Surveyors (AIBS) is recognised nationally and internationally as the peak professional body representing Building Surveyors in Australia The AIBS’s mission is to promote and develop the professional standing of Members, while contributing to health, safety and amenity of the built environment.
Building Products Innovation Council (BPIC)
The Building Products Innovation Council (BPIC) is the national body representing Australia’s building product associations. BPIC’s mission is to promote the most efficient and innovative use of building products within a nationally consistent regulatory environment and regards the Building Code of Australia as the pre-eminent national regulatory framework for building.
European Insulation Manufacturers Association (EUREMA)
The European Insulation Manufacturers Association was established in 1959 and represents the interests of all major mineral wool producers throughout Europe. Its members manufacture a wide range of mineral wool products for the thermal and acoustic insulation and fire protection of domestic and commercial buildings and industrial facilities.
Good Environmental Choice Award (GECA)
The Good Environmental Choice Label is the only environmental labelling program in Australia which indicates the environmental performance of a product from a whole of product life perspective for consumer goods. The label is awarded to products that meet voluntary environmental performance standards which have been created and assessed in conformance to international environmental labelling standards.