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AFPRO delivers HQ85 A+ bag filter

The HQ85 A+ bag filter from AFPRO Filters is designed for use in air treatment cabinets, air conditioning systems, public areas, and as a pre-filter in cleanrooms and the pharmaceuticals industry. Made from both polymer and glass fibres, the unit’s medium structure are assembled in a galvanised steel or aluminium frame. “Although these filters will […]

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New online store for HVAC mounting solutions

The Con-form Group has launched a new online store for DIY HVAC mounting solutions: shop.con-formgroup.com.au According to the NSW-based supplier of metal and concrete roof types, the online store serves as a one-stop-shop for lightweight mechanical plant platform solutions. Materials are all sourced and manufactured in Australia. In addition, Con-form says the store offers a […]

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Kestrel offers HVAC&R a lift

Helicopters traditionally used in aerial firefighting now offer opportunities for heavy lift users, including those working in the HVAC&R industry, says local aviation operator, Kestrel Aviation. With fire seasons between the northern and southern hemispheres now starting to merge, Kestrel is moving into domestically based larger capacity aircraft to provide the services which have traditionally […]

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COVID-19 outbreaks prompt hospital HVAC audit

The Victorian Health and Human Services Building Authority has commissioned engineering assessments of the HVAC systems within wards dedicated to suspected and confirmed COVID-19 patients at 20 hospital sites over the next eight weeks. The assessment will work with health services to verify airflow rates, effectiveness of ventilation strategies adopted by hospitals, and any adjustments […]

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Retriever offers software for managing field technicians

Assigning the right field technician to the appropriate job based on their corresponding expertise and job location is an ongoing challenge for many HVAC businesses. Retriever Communications has developed field service management software that the company says can help streamline operations to run more efficiently, improve customer service and keep workers safe. “The increased transparency […]

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Germany pledges €500m for COVID-safe HVAC systems

The German government has announced a funding program worth up to €500 million (Au$836 million) to support the “Corona-compatible conversion” and upgrading of HVAC systems in public buildings. Lately, much attention has focused on how HVAC systems can mitigate the risk of COVID-19 spreading in indoor spaces. This includes measures such as increasing fresh air […]