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ARC working to increase uptake of Green Scheme

The Australian Refrigeration Council (ARC) is promoting its Green Scheme Accreditation as an important tool to support the industry in transitioning to low-GWP refrigerants and a zero emissions future. “The Green Scheme is becoming the benchmark for industry and technicians while being formally recognised by various state governments as a means of demonstrating competence in […]

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“Look for the tick” campaign hits TV screens

The Australian Refrigeration Council (ARC) has launched its annual “look for the tick” advertising campaign on internet-based television services. Each year, the summer advertising campaign encourages people to contact local licensed technicians for air conditioning services. In a bid to reach a wider audience, ARC has added television commercials to its media mix. Starting in […]

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Celebrating milestones on World Ozone Day

World Ozone Day is being celebrated on September 16 with the theme “global cooperation protecting life on Earth”, in recognition of the 35th anniversary of the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer. On September 16, 1987, governments adopted the Montreal Protocol to control and reduce ozone-depleting substances, mainly chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) and halons. […]

Education

ARC offers free A2/A2L refrigerant training resources

The Australian Refrigeration Council (ARC) has released a set of free A2/A2L refrigerant training resources for registered training organisations (RTOs). The resources, developed in partnership with Refrigerants Australia and selected TAFE colleges, build on the unit of competency for A2/A2L refrigerants that the ARC created in 2018. They have been designed to assist RTO teachers […]

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ARC seeking field officers

The Australian Refrigeration Council (ARC) is recruiting field officers to help support the ARCTick national licensing scheme. Candidates should have RAC experience, communication and people skills, a positive “can do” attitude and a desire to help the industry to save the planet through the ARCTick licensing scheme. ARC chief executive officer Glenn Evans says the […]