News

ARC promotes fully licensed fridgies

The Australian Refrigeration Council (ARC) has released a video designed to educate consumers. The video explains the different licence types, and encourages consumers to find and use fully licensed air conditioning technicians. Running as part of the ARC’s summer campaign, the video seeks to raise awareness that fully licensed (or Certificate III) technicians are qualified […]

Legislation Updates

New residential AC standard

The installation and design of energy-efficient residential air conditioning is being given a helping hand following the publication of a new standard. AS/NZS5141, Residential heating and cooling systems – Minimum applications and requirements for energy efficiency, performance and comfort criteria will be published on November 26. Publication is the result of the combined effort of […]

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Branson backs Global Cooling Prize

Famous entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson has called on fellow innovators around the world to enter a new competition to develop more sustainable cooling technology. The Global Cooling Prize is a worldwide initiative created by the Rocky Mountain Institute to spur the development of radically more energy-efficient cooling technology. And today in New Delhi, India, applications […]

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Air conditioning efficiencies could double by 2040

Average air conditioning efficiencies could double by 2040, according to a new report from the International Energy Agency (IEA). The catch is that for this to be achieved, worldwide adoption of all best available technologies would need to take place. The report, Energy Efficiency 2018, suggests there is considerable potential for the energy consumption attributed […]

Products

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 […]