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Refrigeration in the Global Economy
Energy
Wednesday January 13 2016

Refrigeration in the Global Economy

In a recent paper, the International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR) presented dramatic data on the size and function of all kinds of refrigeration worldwide.

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.

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.

Refrigerant Phase-Out Requires Planning to Reduce Risk
Buildings
Friday May 29 2015

Refrigerant Phase-Out Requires Planning to Reduce Risk

The phasing out of R22 refrigerant equipment is a reality, but by looking proactively at alternatives and assessing priorities in terms of costs, benefits and service...

What Does the Montreal Protocol Mean for Australia?
Environment
Thursday May 21 2015

What Does the Montreal Protocol Mean for Australia?

Science is continuing to find new connections between global warming and the ozone hole ‒ and skin cancer ‒ especially here in Australia. That’s why fulfilling...

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 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.

Will Natural Refrigerants Become the Norm?
Environment
Saturday November 1 2014

Will Natural Refrigerants Become the Norm?

Big changes are underway for the refrigerants industry worldwide.