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Australia: Why apartments are failing the heat stress test

14 Mar 2017, Univ of Melbourne

If a heatwave hit Melbourne and the power blacked out, most apartment buildings would bake, with indoor temperatures exceeding international health standards, according to a new analysis that calls for Australia to adopt standards to protect occupants against heat stress.





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