Products

RLS launches new website

RLS, the US-based manufacturer of the RLS Rapid Locking System line of press-to-connect fittings for the HVAC&R industries, has launched a new website for the Australian market. A new product catalogue and other marketing materials are also part of the marketing roll-out. The new website – at rapidlockingsystem.com.au – explains the potential advantages of using […]

Winter Conference
Events and conferences

ASHRAE Virtual Winter Conference

The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) is holding the winter conference online from February 9–11 (EST). The conference will feature eight tracks (streams), with 40 live presentations and over 80 on-demand sessions; which will be available for 18 months. There will also be virtual technical tours, social events, meet-ups, networking opportunities […]

HVAC Maintenance
Events and conferences

Webinar on improving HVAC maintenance in the mid-tier

The Australian Institute of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heating (AIRAH) is hosting a webinar about HVAC maintenance and repair in mid-tier buildings on Tuesday, September 15. According to the Opportunity Knocks report, mid-tier buildings account for about 80 per cent of office buildings and about 50 per cent of floor space in Australia. “These buildings […]

Products

Hats off to HVAC&R

Next time someone asks for an example of HVAC&R in our lives, you can now point to an Australian icon – the Akubra hat. Akubra recently installed a JetSpray humidification system from Condair to humidify its forming area. This contributes to the finish on the rabbit fur felt during the manufacturing process, and helps ensure […]

Cyber attack
News

Hackers target HVAC

Forescout Research Labs has released a report that uncovers the 10 riskiest Internet of Things (IoT) devices in 2020 – and number two on the list is HVAC systems. The Enterprise of Things Security Report explores the top device attack vectors for hackers to gain access to enterprise networks. Forescout Research Labs analysed data from […]

News

Licensing survey results now online

Earlier this year, the Australian Institute of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heating (AIRAH) ran an online survey to collect input on its position statement for HVAC&R licensing in Australia. The position statement, developed by AIRAH’s Refrigeration Special Technical Group, will define the Institute’s stance on HVAC&R licensing in Australia, and will serve as an advocacy tool for […]