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Tuesday October 16, 2018

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The Phase-down of HFCs Has Begun
Environment
Wednesday January 6 2016

The Phase-down of HFCs Has Begun

The Federal Government has formally announced that it intends to phase down the use of hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) refrigerants.

Natural Refrigerants Are the Future
Green
Friday September 11 2015

Natural Refrigerants Are the Future

Refrigerants are a primary determinant of HVACR energy efficiency and emissions.

The Why and How of HVACR Energy Efficiency
Buildings
Friday September 4 2015

The Why and How of HVACR Energy Efficiency

Why worry about HVACR energy efficiency? Because energy savings bring about big-time cost savings.

IAQ Compromised by Current Air Conditioning Systems
Buildings
Friday July 10 2015

IAQ Compromised by Current Air Conditioning Systems

Ignoring Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) is dangerous. In China, it is estimated that 3 million children under the age of five die from respiratory problems caused...

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...

Australia Has $10 Billion Opportunity in HVACR Savings
Buildings
Wednesday March 18 2015

Australia Has $10 Billion Opportunity in HVACR Savings

Australia could save as much as $10 billion per year through a more integrated approach to HVACR systems, an industry leader says.

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.