AIRAH celebrates its 101st birthday

AIRAH has celebrated its “Centenary plus one” by sharing a special edition of its official journal, Ecolibrium, and by unveiling the complete list of its 100 Faces. On March 29 in 1920, the The Victorian Institute of Refrigeration was incorporated by guarantee. Forty years later, it changed its name to the Australian Institute of Refrigeration, […]

James Victor Harrison

Vale to Harrison’s grandson

The heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC&R) industry owes much to James Harrison (1816–1893). He emigrated to Australia from Scotland in 1837 and later developed the first successful large-scale ice making machinery sold to industry. He also founded The Geelong Advertiser, was an editor at the The Age and was a member for the town of […]