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ARBS 2020 Industry Awards to be web-streamed

The ARBS 2020 Industry Awards will be presented as a virtual gala event via web stream on October 21. Hosted by Andrew Gill, this year’s event marks a decade of the ARBS Industry Awards. Award categories for 2020 include Young Achiever, Project Excellence, Product Excellence, Software/Digital Excellence, Outstanding Industry Education/Training and the Hall of Fame […]

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Kirby Apprentice Fund celebrates first birthday

On World Refrigeration Day in June, the Kirby Apprentice Fund celebrated its first anniversary. The fund accumulated $6,065 in donations with 83 HVAC&R apprentices registered across 63 companies. The fundraising efforts made by Kirby staff, customers and suppliers CPS, Supercool Group, Testo, Fieldpiece, HLP Controls, Danfoss, Emerson, Tesuco, Sauermann, VetoProPak and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, have […]

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Kirby introduces new chillers

Kirby has introduced the new Gree D-Series and Lennox eComfort chillers to its portfolio. The Gree D-Series chillers are suitable for new builds or retrofits to existing buildings. The models range from between 65kW and 249kW. The Gree D-Series Chillers are also reverse cycle. The modular design allows groupings of different units. Up to 16 […]

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Beijer Ref acquires ACD Trade

Global refrigeration wholesaler Beijer Ref AB has signed an agreement to acquire all shares in the Australian HVAC company ACD Trade. ACD Trade is a leading HVAC distribution company in Australia with around 60 employees. The company supplies the market with well-known brands and has a wide range of products, which includes both HVAC units […]

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Kirby launches Guardian range

Kirby has launched a new range of evaporators. According to the company, the Guardian range incorporates advanced engineering and innovative features to meet the future requirements of the refrigeration industry. The range is specifically designed for next-generation, low-GWP refrigerants, including R450A, R448A, R449A and R513A. Guardian evaporators feature the Series 9 coil design for additional […]

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Beijer Ref launches Freddox brand

Beijer Ref has introduced a new label to the HVAC&R market. Freddox will be exclusively distributed throughout all Beijer Ref businesses, including both the Kirby and Beijer Ref Australia networks across Australia. The brand will mark a variety of HVAC&R installation and parts lines with the initial release in Australia to include fire-rated pair coil […]

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Kirby launches Apprentice Fund

Kirby has announced the formation of the Kirby Apprentice Fund, established to support apprentices and strengthen the technical skills of the HVAC&R industry. The company plans to begin raising funds using a variety methods. The funds will then be used to provide trade tools and skills development training to industry apprentices. The fund will be launched […]