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Alinta Energy goes geothermal

Alinta Energy has revealed a major commitment to geothermal heating and cooling with the creation of Alinta Energy Geothermal. The new company division  was officially launched at the Fairwater housing estate in Sydney, where more than 800 homes will be served by geothermal heating and cooling in NSW’s first 6 star Green Star community. The development […]

Pacific HVAC Engineering

Pacific HVAC Engineering welcomes new shareholder

Pacific HVAC Engineering has welcomed a new shareholder to the business: Systemair AB of Sweden. The company’s two major Australian shareholders remain unchanged and continue to operate within the business. Pacific HVAC Engineering says it saw synergies between the international expertise, experience and knowledge of Systemair and itself. The synergies fit with the firms’ future […]


Conex Bänninger strengthens local presence

Conex Bänninger has appointed Nick Ryan, Affil.AIRAH, as Specification Manager for Australia and the South Pacific. Ryan has extensive experience within the HVAC&R sector, having worked for Conex Bänninger’s partner, the Reece Group, where he held positions in field marketing supporting key brands, business development and branch management. “I’m delighted to be joining the Australia […]


Mitsubishi Electric celebrates winning month

Mitsubishi Electric Australia has won four industry awards this month for outstanding products and service in 2018. The company’s refrigerators won the Canstar Blue 2018 Award for Customer Satisfaction. These awards commission market research companies to survey Australians on their experiences with products and services. Shoppers rate their satisfaction levels with particular brands, allowing Canstar to select winners in each […]


Airtek announces CO ventilation system

Airtek has announced the release of its CO ventilation product. The company specialises in building automation systems and control systems, using BACnet protocol that is BTL tested and approved. Airtek says the challenge was to produce an uncomplicated solution that would still be informative and cost effective. “The introduction of a multi-page, colour touch screen with […]


RDM opens new training and showroom facility

Resource Data Management (RDM) Australia has opened a new training and showroom facility. Located in Tullamarine, Melbourne, the showroom features the full range of RDM’s products and solutions. RDM develops, manufactures and distributes control and energy- management products and software for retail refrigeration, building management systems (BMS), energy management, HVAC and other control applications. Its global […]


Airzone air conditioning system

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Air-Conditioners Australia (MHIAA) has launched Airzone – a state-of-the-art zoning solution that it says delivers unrivalled temperature control. Airzone has been designed for both residential and commercial applications, and is compatible with MHIAA’s ducted series and VRF ducted systems. Unlike many ducted systems, it gives users the ability to individually control the […]


Mitsubishi Electric set for summer

The rush of new products for summer has started, and Mitsubishi Electric is front and centre. The Compact Ceiling Cassette has been designed for smaller locations and rooms where wall space is not available for mounted air conditioners. It also boasts clean, sleek styling that should suit new-build apartments, offices or restaurants. “It’s perfect for […]


Reader discount at Aitcool

Aitcool Australia is offering an exclusive 15 per cent discount to HVAC&R News readers – just use the discount code AIRAH15. Aitcool is the exclusive Australian distributor of Wenling Aitcool tools and equipment. “We are proud to be supplying industry-leading equipment to assist the trade,” says managing director Daniel Groves. “We specialise in R32-ready non-spark […]


Fantech upgrades Gorilla range

After launching the Gorilla X HVLS fan range last year, Fantech has introduced a number of upgrades to meet the demands of most applications. “Designed to save energy costs, improve comfort and increase productivity, the Gorilla X range of HVLS fans generate a gentle, slow-moving airstream that covers a large area,” Fantech says. “This makes them ideal for warehouses, manufacturing facilities, […]