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Belimo’s new room units

Belimo has released a range of passive and active room sensors and room operating units for measuring temperature, humidity and indoor air quality. The new range has been especially designed for visible areas of the room. According to Belimo, the units offer a timeless design for the architect; quick installation for the installer; easy commissioning […]

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REHVA publishes COVID-19 guidance

The Federation of European Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Associations (REHVA) has published a guidance document for building services in areas with a coronavirus disease outbreak. The document is targeted at HVAC professionals and facility managers working in commercial and public buildings. It provides practical recommendations for preventing the spread of coronavirus through HVAC and […]

Education News

$1.3bn coronavirus aid package for apprentices

The government has committed $1.3bn in wage subsidies to help small businesses retain apprentices displaced by the coronavirus downturn. As part of Australia’s COVID-19 response, the subsidies will support small businesses with funding of up to $21,000 ($7,000 per quarter) for every apprentice. The intention is to help small businesses get back on track after […]

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Study on spread of COVID-19 in air conditioned bus

The coronavirus could be transmitted over a longer distance than previously thought, especially within an enclosed air conditioned environment, according to a study by a team of Chinese government epidemiologists. The research by the Hunan-based team throws into question the official guidelines from China’s health authorities on COVID-19 prevention to keep “a safe distance” of […]

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LGBTQI+ inclusion in engineering

Aurecon, Pride in Diversity and Engineers Australia have jointly launched a new community in Sydney to promote LGBTQI+ inclusion in engineering. Interengineer will be an independent industry group designed to promote LGBTQI+ inclusion through networking and advocacy activities, says the media release. The group’s formation would allow for additional support and resources towards the engineering […]

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AIRAH releases HVAC&R Search Compendium 2020

HVAC&R Search Compendium 2020 is now in circulation. The Compendium is a hardcopy version of the online HVAC&R Search directory, and provides a comprehensive listing of companies operating within the country’s HVAC&R sector. It is produced by the Australian Institute of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heating (AIRAH). The HVAC&R Search Compendium 2020 complements its digital […]