Polaris re-launches R22 retrofit solution

Sydney-based Polaris Technologies has re-launched a popular R22 retrofit option for HVAC systems. The Polaris “Intelligent Series” allows you to upgrade only the outdoor unit. Existing pipework and the indoor unit remain. Polaris Technologies director Tony Power, Affil.AIRAH, says that these systems are well proven in Australia. “A patented Australian technology based around the sophisticated […]

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Turney among best in the west

The HVAC&R industry has appeared in the 2019 40under40 awards with the nomination of Nicholas Turney, Affil.AIRAH, Managing Director of Eco Climate Solutions in the People’s Choice category. Established in 2002 by Business News, the 40under40 awards celebrate Western Australia’s 40 leading business entrepreneurs under the age of 40. According to the organisers, “the program […]


Charge limit increase imminent

The International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) has taken the next step towards increasing the charge limit of A3 refrigerants in commercial refrigeration equipment. As reported earlier this year, the change would increase the limit on A3 (flammable) refrigerants such as propane in commercial refrigeration equipment from 150g to 500g. This would enable hydrocarbons to be used […]