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Chemours suspends supply of R404A and R507A

Chemours has suspended the supply of refrigerants with a high global warming potential (GWP) in the European Union, including R404A (GWP 3,922) and R507A (GWP 3,985). The move supports the European Union F-Gas Regulation to lower-GWP alternatives and prepare for the next quota phase-down in 2021. On January 1, 2020, a prohibition came into effect in […]


MHIAA wins Choice award

Capping off its 20th anniversary year, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Air-Conditioners Australia (MHIAA) has once again been recognised as the Best Brand of Air Conditioners by leading consumer advocacy group Choice. The award is based on test reviews of over 140 split system air conditioners and the results of the annual reliability and satisfaction survey completed […]

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Cold Logic signs MoU

Australian refrigeration specialist Cold Logic has signed an exclusive memorandum of understanding with UK naval refrigeration supplier Ernest West & Beynon. Ernest West & Beynon is currently supplying the provision cooling systems for BAE Systems UK Type 26 class, which is the baseline design for Australia’s Hunter class. Cold Logic is delivering state-of-the-art upgrades to […]

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Oomiak opens KL office

Australian industrial refrigeration specialist Oomiak is expanding into the Asian market. The Adelaide-based company has opened a Malaysian office in Kuala Lumpur in response to growing demand from South East Asia. “We’ve experienced a significant increase in demand from the Asian market for high quality industrial refrigeration systems, so opening an office in the region […]

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The new successor to R410A?

The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) has given Honeywell’s new stationary air conditioning refrigerant R466A (also known as Solstice N41) the official designation A1 – non-toxic and non-flammable. The classification could be a key factor for manufacturers deciding which refrigerant to use in their systems in the medium-term. As a result of […]


Hitachi Zone Controller

Hitachi has introduced Zone Controller, a proprietary solution equipped with a built-in 24V transformer to complement its ducted line-up. According to the company, the system improves user comfort and allows for greater energy savings. Zone Controller offers control of up to eight zones individually, connection of up to five temperature sensors with sensor assignment and […]