True BLU air filters from Airepure

Australian air-filtration expert Airepure has released two new air filters for commercial HVAC systems: the BLU Hybrid 100 and 300. According to the company, the hybrid filter media is synthetic with humidity and microbial resistant properties, making the products suitable for humid, tropical and coastal areas. “Featuring a unique three-layer filter media design that effectively […]


Refrigeration Efficiency Masterclass announced

Sustainability Victoria has announced a series of free workshops for business owners and operators to learn how to make their refrigeration systems more efficient, with a special focus on walk-in coolrooms. The walk-in coolroom segment has attracted plenty of attention lately. Cold Hard Facts 3 – still in draft form – estimated that the number […]


Video thrills with HVAC&R!

AIRAH has produced a video that celebrates and promotes the essential role played by the HVAC&R industry in the Australian economy and everyday life. AIRAH CEO Tony Gleeson says that although it plays a pivotal role in contemporary life, the sector remains below the radar. “Despite employing 170,000 Australians in a range of occupations and being […]


BlueScope signs landmark solar energy deal

On Friday, July 20, Australian steel manufacturer BlueScope signed a seven-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with ESCO Pacific’s Finley Solar Farm. The deal was coordinated by Schneider Electric. The direct agreement will enable ESCO Pacific to start building the farm later this year. It will comprise 500,000 solar panels across a 300ha site located 100km […]


Cool podcasts from Danfoss

Danfoss is producing a series of educational podcasts on refrigeration. Hosted by Jens Andersen, a professional with over 40 years’ experience in the cooling industry, the series is aptly titled Chilling with Jens. It reflects the growing popularity of podcasts for educational content. Many people are finding that their vehicle or even their train carriage […]


Heatcraft offers CO2 training

Heatcraft’s first round of industry CO2 training will begin this month. It is open to refrigeration contactors and consultants who are interested in specifying, selling, installing, commissioning and servicing CO2 systems. According to Heatcraft, the content will provide “first-hand experience for all participants to gain an understanding of CO2 refrigeration technologies, providing hassle-free installation, start-up […]