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Getting natural with Michael Kauffeld

In a recent trip to Australia for AIRAH’s Refrigeration 2019 conference, Prof. Dr. Michael Kauffeld of Germany’s Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences shared his expertise on natural refrigerants. In his keynote presentation, Kauffeld detailed the HFC phase-down and what’s coming next for refrigeration, particularly with regards to natural refrigerants such as CO2, ammonia and hydrocarbons. Following his […]

Events and conferences

Speakers announced for Refrigeration 2019

AIRAH has announced a compelling list of speakers for the Refrigeration 2019 conference, which will take place over March 25–26 in Melbourne. Headlining the event are international keynote speakers Professor Dr Michael Kauffield and Andrew Pansulla from the US. They are at the top of a list of 25 expert speakers delivering presentations across the two […]

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Focus on flammable refrigerants

The HFC phase-down has seen increasing use of refrigerants with lower GWP but higher flammability such as R290 (propane) and R32. In turn, this has raised major concerns about the safe use of these gases. According to the Heads of Workplace Safety Authorities (HWSA), recent workplace fire incidents involving flammable refrigerant gases have “directly contributed […]

Events and conferences

Call for presenters: Refrigeration 2019

AIRAH’s Refrigeration 2019 conference has been confirmed for March 25–26, and the organisers are now accepting submissions from presenters. Long established as a key event for the Australian refrigeration industry, the conference will be held in Melbourne next year. The 2018 conference attracted three international keynote speakers and over 140 delegates, and the organisers are […]