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Monday November 19, 2018

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Is Geo-exchange more Viable than Air-based Air Conditioning?
Buildings
Wednesday September 9 2015

Is Geo-exchange more Viable than Air-based Air Conditioning?

When it comes to air conditioning for buildings and in particular when it comes to air conditioning using air cooled direct expansion systems, every one degree...

Who is Responsible for Getting HVACR Right?
Buildings
Tuesday June 2 2015

Who is Responsible for Getting HVACR Right?

Air conditioning and refrigeration units are pervasive, and at present, there are over 50 million installations in Australia.

Phasing Down HFC Refrigerants
Buildings
Wednesday April 1 2015

Phasing Down HFC Refrigerants

It is important for stakeholders in the refrigeration and air conditioning (HVACR) industry to be aware of the phase down in the use of HFC refrigerants.

The 3for2 Concept: Efficient Office Building Design
Buildings
Wednesday March 25 2015

The 3for2 Concept: Efficient Office Building Design

The ‘3 for 2 Concept’ allows the construction of three floors within the standard space of two floors, without any impact on perceived floor-to-ceiling heights, which...

Air Con and Refrigeration Efficiency in the Built Environment
Green
Tuesday February 24 2015

Air Con and Refrigeration Efficiency in the Built Environment

There are major energy savings available from air conditioning and refrigeration (HVACR) in Australia, in the order of $10 billion per year.

Refrigeration, Air Con and GHG Emissions Reduction
Buildings
Monday February 2 2015

Refrigeration, Air Con and GHG Emissions Reduction

Despite the fact that air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC&R) is an important contributor to economic performance and the quality of life, its contribution to energy consumption...

The Need For and Sources of HVACR Energy Efficiency
Buildings
Tuesday January 27 2015

The Need For and Sources of HVACR Energy Efficiency

In the Australian Refrigeration Association's October newsletter, we described the opportunity for Australia to reduce the cost of HVACR energy use by $10 billion per annum.

New Technology Could Reduce Air Conditioning Needs
Buildings
Monday December 29 2014

New Technology Could Reduce Air Conditioning Needs

A reflective, ultra-thin panel, which can cool buildings without air-conditioning, is being hailed as an energy-saving breakthrough.

Was Air-Con a Factor in Docklands Apartment Blaze?
Buildings
Tuesday December 23 2014

Was Air-Con a Factor in Docklands Apartment Blaze?

Investigators speculate that construction-related factors may have played a role in expediting the rapid spread of a fire in a high-storey Melbourne apartment complex.