AIRAH Awards
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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 […]

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Liquid tribute to James Harrison

A Geelong brewery has launched a new craft beer to celebrate the achievements of Australia’s refrigeration pioneer James Harrison. Harrison’s Rocky Point Dark Lager is a special release from the Southern Bay Brewery. According to general manager Michael Connell, the brew was suggested by the Geelong and Region Branch of the National Trust, which recently […]

James Harrison
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James Harrison exhibition opens in Geelong

Geelong Design Week is hosting an exhibition about James Harrison at Barwon Grange from Saturday, March 20 until Sunday, March 28. The exhibition is titled James Harrison’s Momentous Achievements – models, medals, memorabilia and explores Harrison’s life from 1816–1893. He was the first to create ice via mechanical means, and the founder of the Geelong […]

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AIRAH celebrates excellence in sustainability

As the annual AIRAH Awards draw closer, HVAC&R News will be showcasing the individuals and companies whose outstanding achievements have earned them a place in the final selection this year. The AIRAH Awards 2020 will be shown online on November 10, as part of AIRAH’s Outlook 2020 International HVAC&R Conference. The event celebrates outstanding achievements […]

Awards nominations
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Nominations open for the 2020 AIRAH Awards

The Australian Institute of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heating (AIRAH) is inviting nominations from industry leaders for the 2020 AIRAH Awards. AIRAH is celebrating its centenary in 2020, and this year the Awards gala dinner will be celebrated in conjunction with the Future of HVAC Conference during Outlook 2020. Each year the Awards recognise excellence […]

Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion finalists
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Meet our champions of diversity

The finalists were recently announced for the Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion award at the AIRAH Awards.  The award celebrates individuals and organisations that have shown leadership in their efforts, initiatives, policies, programs and practices to embrace and foster diversity and inclusion within their ranks. AIRAH’s professional development manager, Brendan Pejkovic, says AIRAH is proud to […]

Future Leader
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Meet our future leaders

AIRAH recently announced the finalists for its annual industry awards, and one category that always attracts great interest is the Future Leader. Sponsored by A.G. Coombs, the Future Leader award recognises emerging leaders in any facet of the HVAC&R industry, and may include engineers, designers and drafters, project managers and supervisors, tradespeople, commissioning and maintenance […]