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No lockdown for HVAC&R, says AIRAH

The Australian Institute of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heating (AIRAH) has written to federal, state and territory ministers and called on the government to clearly identify HVAC&R, building maintenance and support as essential services. As governments across Australia order non-essential services to shut down to stop the spread of COVID-19, AIRAH has signalled the need […]

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AIRAH releases HVAC&R Search Compendium 2020

HVAC&R Search Compendium 2020 is now in circulation. The Compendium is a hardcopy version of the online HVAC&R Search directory, and provides a comprehensive listing of companies operating within the country’s HVAC&R sector. It is produced by the Australian Institute of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heating (AIRAH). The HVAC&R Search Compendium 2020 complements its digital […]

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AIRAH announces 2020 Industry Nights

The Australian Institute of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heating (AIRAH) has announced the schedule for the 2020 Industry Nights. The 15 Industry Nights will take place across Australia, and give attendees the opportunity for networking and to see the HVAC&R industry’s latest innovations. Industry Nights are free to attend. AIRAH chief executive Tony Gleeson, M.AIRAH, […]

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AIRAH and ARENA announce dynamic Innovation Hub for Affordable Heating and Cooling (i-Hub)

Heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC&R) are notoriously energy-intensive, consuming a considerable percentage of Australia’s electricity and producing substantial emissions. The new Innovation Hub for Affordable Heating and Cooling (i-Hub) initiative, led by the Australian Institute of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heating (AIRAH) – in conjunction with CSIRO, Queensland University of Technology (QUT), the […]

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AIRAH publishes salary survey

AIRAH has completed its survey of salaries in the Australian HVAC&R industry, and the mood of respondents is generally upbeat. In total, 491 industry professionals from every state and territory completed the survey. “The data in this report provides a comparative analysis of the survey responses provided by all participants,” says Dr David Iacuone, who […]

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HVAC&R defies small business slowdown

A new report has found that Australian small businesses are in economic decline across all sectors – except for HVAC&R and plumbing. The findings are based on a comprehensive data review of the invoiced dollar amounts from over 29,600 Australia-based Invoice2go users over consecutive financial years (FY 2018 and FY 2019). This shows that businesses […]

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UN project celebrates women workers

Last year the United Nations called for women working in the HVAC&R industry around the world to share their stories. These have now been compiled in a special publication – Women in the Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Industry: Personal Experiences and Achievements. “If you ask the average person on the street who they think designs, manufactures, […]