Education News

Woolies’ WRD success

The first World Refrigeration Day (WRD) took place on June 26, and businesses and organisations around the world hosted activities to celebrate the occasion. One standout event in Australia was Woolworths’ public plant room open day. Woolworths’ refrigeration team, with support from AIRAH, RACCA, RMIT University and TAFE NSW, gave participants a tour of two […]


Expert advice on air filtration

The extensive suite of Design Application (DA) manuals published by the Australian Institute of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heating (AIRAH) is receiving some important updates. To keep up with changes in the sector, AIRAH and its network of expert members periodically update the DA manuals and publish new editions. The latest of these is DA15 […]

What is HVAC&R?

What is HVAC&R?

The Australian Institute of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heating (AIRAH) has produced a flyer to help promote the HVAC&R industry. AIRAH Executive Manager – Government Relations and Technical Services, Phil Wilkinson, F.AIRAH, says the nature of the HVAC&R industry means that people don’t have to think about it. “We do our best to be hidden […]


HVAC&R salary survey

AIRAH (the Australian Institute of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heating) has created a short survey to benchmark salaries in the HVAC&R sector. The survey only takes a few minutes to complete, and any input will provide AIRAH with the information it needs to effectively advocate for the industry. AIRAH CEO Tony Gleeson, M.AIRAH, says this […]

Events and conferences

Coming CIBSE events

CIBSE is hosting a number of events in June and July taking place around Australia and dedicated to a variety of subjects. In Western Australia there are events dedicated to hydronic system control and to emerging engineers. New South Wales is playing host to seminars on biophilia for engineers and a networking event. In South […]

Events and conferences

HVAC&R Emerging Trends Symposium

Perth is preparing for an HVAC&R extravaganza on June 13 with the Emerging Trends Symposium and AIRAH Industry Night. AIRAH’s annual Industry Night – dubbed by some as the ARBS of the west – has always been well-attended. But in recent years exhibitors and attendees have requested it be expanded to include presentations and more spaces […]