Blockchain refrigerant tracking tool in line for award

New Zealand HVAC&R professional body CCCANZ has earned a nomination in the prestigious RAC Cooling Industry Awards for its HVAC&R F-Gas Collaboration Project, which uses blockchain methodology. The group has been shortlisted in the “Environmental Collaboration of the Year” category, which recognises the importance of partnerships and collaborations in the refrigeration and air conditioning sector […]

Outcomes Summit
Events and conferences

i-Hub Outcomes Summit

The Innovation Hub for Affordable Heating and Cooling (i-Hub) is holding the i-Hub Outcomes Summit online and in Sydney on Tuesday, May 17 from 12 noon–5pm. i-Hub brings together leading universities, researchers, consultants, building owners, and equipment manufacturers to create a connected research and development community in Australia. Taking place in conjunction with AIRAH’s Refrigeration Conference […]

DA04 and DA24
News Products

New DA manuals focus on commissioning

The Australian Institute of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heating (AIRAH) is releasing two Design Application (DA) manuals focusing on air distribution systems and hydronic water systems. DA04 Air System Balancing – in HVAC is a new release in AIRAH’s collection of technical resources. The manual discusses the testing, adjusting and balancing (TAB) of air distribution systems […]


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 – 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 […]