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Honeywell announces “breakthrough” non-flammable AC refrigerant

Honeywell has announced a new non-flammable refrigerant called Solstice N41 for stationary air conditioning systems that it says could replace R410A, and could also potentially be a rival for R32. The HFC phase-down has prompted the search for alternatives to high global warming potential (GWP) gases such as R410A. At present, many original equipment manufacturers […]

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ARC’s free tool for trainees

The Australian Refrigeration Council (ARC) is offering a free digital temperature sensor to trainee licence holders undertaking the first year of a refrigeration and air conditioning apprenticeship. The initiative is aimed at supporting the training and development of future HVAC&R technicians. Kevin O’Shea, chair of the ARC RAC Industry Board, said that the idea was […]

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Rock gods in glass

Western Australian glass company Cooling Brothers has supplied DigiGlass panels that pay tribute to one of the greatest rock groups of all time – Led Zeppelin. The images of Jimmy Page and Robert Plant are a part of “Legends Corner” for Rock Art Building-01 in Melbourne – a permanent public art exhibition. The installation is […]

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Seeley International’s Breezair evaporative air conditioner has won the biggest contract in the world

Seeley International has successfully completed the world’s largest order for evaporative air conditioners, resulting in around 50,000 Australian-made Breezair air conditioners being installed in the tent city of Mina Valley, Saudi Arabia. Seeley International Founder and Executive Chairman, Mr Frank Seeley, AM FAICD, said the enormous bulk order of Breezair evaporative air conditioners by the […]

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Bitzer’s complimentary one-year warranty extension

Compressor specialist Bitzer has introduced a complimentary one-year individual warranty extension for its IQ products, extendable up to an overall guarantee of five years. For non-IQ products, specific warranty extension packages are now available in the 2018 official price list. All IQ products bought starting from January 1, 2018 benefit from the free one-year extra […]

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Recover $100 from Appion!

In a special deal running this month, Appion is offering a $100 trade-in on its G5Twin recovery unit. “The Appion G5Twin is still the most reliable and fastest recovery unit in real world conditions,” the company says. “While other manufacturers constantly try to replicate the Appion G5Twin, none have taken the time to understand the application of […]