General News

A.G. Coombs issues advisory note

After a very dry start to the year across much of mainland southeastern Australia, A.G. Coombs has issued an advisory note: Managing Resilient Buildings – Preparing for Dust Storms. “It is important particularly during the drier months in Australia to plan for extreme weather events such as dust storms,” the company says. “In September 2009 […]

Features

Thermal Delight podcast

The 99% Invisible website has produced a podcast dedicated to HVAC&R. The program starts with a brief history lesson and looks at the work of budding engineer Willis Carrier, who is credited with inventing modern air conditioning in 1902. It tracks the rise of air conditioning as a mainstream commodity, and its impact on building […]