Events and conferences

The next generation of HVAC service and integration

CoolAutomation is running a webinar on Tuesday, September 28 focusing on the latest developments in HVAC service and integration. In the webinar, former Daikin dealer David Aquilina will introduce participants to a set of devices and demonstrate how to easily integrate HVAC systems into a home automation system.  He will also present new cloud-based remote […]


New course focuses on sustainable HVAC

AIRAH has released a new accredited course that delves into sustainable heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems and operations. Created with the support of the ARBS Foundation, the Professional Diploma in Sustainable HVAC Design and Operation is a modular online program that offers an advanced level of professional development for HVAC&R and building services […]


Vale Jack Laracy

Distinguished AIRAH life member Jack Laracy passed away peacefully on July 11 in Queensland, his home state. “It is with much sadness that we share the news of the passing of an AIRAH legend, Jack Laracy,” says AIRAH CEO Tony Gleeson, M.AIRAH. “Jack was a leading educator with Queensland University of Technology (QUT) and impacted […]


New beginning for AMCA Australia

AMCA has officially switched from its previous state-based structure to operate as a single national industry association under the name AMCA Australia. The move comes following a comprehensive, three-year review of all association activities, upon which the organisation decided the time was right for AMCA state-based entities to formally join forces. “Over recent years, members […]


Is this the HVAC system of the future?

A research collaboration between architecture firm BVN and the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) has created a 3D-printed air-diffusion system that has the potential to slash embodied carbon and installation costs – and disrupt the status quo of mechanical services. The Systems Reef 2 (SR2) is an alternative to traditional ductwork that is 3D printed […]


RectorSeal offers PRO-Fit for HVAC systems

RectorSeal is encouraging technicians to put away the torch and flaring tool during their next HVAC system installation and use PRO-Fit instead. According to RectorSeal, PRO-Fit Quick Connect push-to-connect fittings efficiently connect copper and coated aluminum linesets for unitary and ductless HVAC units. “Because no brazing or flaring is needed, HVAC refrigerant lines can be […]