Health and Wellbeing
Legislation Updates Public Comment

Health and Wellbeing regs up for review

The Victorian Public Health and Wellbeing Regulations 2009 are scheduled to expire in December 2019 after 10 years of operation. New regulations have now been drafted, along with a regulatory impact statement (RIS). According to A.G. Coombs’ strategic development director Bryon Price, F.AIRAH, the primary area of interest for buildings and facilities relates to the […]

Products

Kirby to distribute Viper products

Kirby has announced a partnership with the SuperCool Group of Companies for the national distribution of Viper HVAC&R maintenance chemicals. The range includes Viper coil cleaners, as well as the original Big Blu micro leak detectors and application tools. More products will be offered over time. All Kirby branch and field staff have been given […]

Events and conferences Products

KSB announces pump management seminar

Pump specialist KSB Australia is hosting a seminar in Adelaide to highlight a new range of monitoring and automation products. “Be among the first to learn about innovative new ways to manage your pump assets,” says the company. “Gone are the days of reactive maintenance. Partnering with KSB Australia and our new technologies means you’ll spend less time trouble-shooting and […]

Ventilation pipes
Public Comment

Introducing stand-alone ventilation systems

The European Commission has released an online consultation on the possible introduction of the inspection of stand-alone ventilation systems in Europe. Stand-alone ventilation systems are defined as ventilation systems whose sole function is to ventilate a building. Inspections can be considered a way to improve the performance of ventilation systems. Article 19a of the EPBD […]

Public Comment

Calling maintenance maestros

AIRAH (the Australian Institute of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heating) has released a draft revision of the highly regarded Application Manual AIRAH DA19 HVAC&R maintenance that is now available for industry/public review and comment. If you have an interest in the maintenance and performance of heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC&R) systems and equipment […]