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ARBS 2022 Awards finalists announced

Ahead of ARBS 2022 in Melbourne on August 16–18, the finalists have been revealed for the ARBS 2022 Industry Awards. A panel of industry experts evaluated and selected the finalists based on various criteria such as leadership, sustainability, performance, and origination. The award winners will be announced and honoured at a gala dinner on Wednesday […]


Vale Warwick Stannus

Long-time industry stalwart Warwick Stannus, M.AIRAH, passed away on Sunday, April 24, 2022. With a strong background in both consulting and contracting in the HVAC&R industry, Stannus is recognised for his work in developing industry standards and his 19-year career at A.G. Coombs. He started working at A.G. Coombs in 2003 in the newly created […]


A.G. Coombs issues advice on commercial HVAC refrigerants

A.G. Coombs has produced an update on its advice about refrigerant use for commercial HVAC systems. “As the world grapples with rising temperatures caused by the emission of greenhouse gases, refrigerants are under renewed scrutiny,” A.G. Coombs says. “Common refrigerants are classified as greenhouse gases, which can be hundreds or even a thousand times worse […]

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Spotlight on sustainability

The AIRAH Awards 2021 winner of the Excellence in Sustainability award will be announced this Thursday at the 2021 gala dinner in Sydney. The award, sponsored by Superior Training Centre, recognises Australian initiatives that have made clear improvements in the sustainability of HVAC&R systems or the HVAC&R industry. The initiatives may be new air conditioning […]

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AIRAH Awards countdown – Excellence in Innovation

In the lead-up to the AIRAH Awards 2021 gala on February 17, HVAC&R News is profiling the finalists in different award categories. The Excellence in Innovation category, sponsored by Mitsubishi Electric, is open to all individuals, companies, corporate bodies, institutions and government authorities. It recognises significant Australian improvements in the areas of HVAC&R achieved through […]

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Finalists announced for AIRAH Awards 2021

AIRAH has announced the finalists for the 2021 AIRAH Awards, highlighting the leaders of the HVAC&R and building services industry across 12 categories. Due to the uncertainty around ongoing COVID-19 restrictions, AIRAH made the decision to reschedule the Awards Gala to Thursday, February 17, 2022 (to be held at Doltone House, Pyrmont Point, NSW). In […]