Events and conferences

NZ dates confirmed for 2023 future:gas roadshow

The future:gas organisers have confirmed venues and dates for the New Zealand leg of the 2023 refrigerant seminar roadshow. With the seminar series already under way and travelling across Australia, Papua New Guinea and Vanuatu until September, the dates for Auckland, Wellington and Dunedin have been confirmed as July 25, 26, and 27. The series has been organised to […]

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future:gas roadshow returns to talk refrigerants

Tickets are now on sale for 17 industry-supported refrigerant education events aimed at those working in the stationary HVAC&R sector: the future:gas roadshow. “A lot of change has emerged in the world of refrigerants since the highly successful future:gas refrigerant seminar roadshows of 2016a and 2017,” say the organisers. “So it’s time for another. “Refrigerants […]

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Does R134a alternative hold promise for Australia?

US refrigerant manufacturer Koura has launched R456A, an alternative to R134a for automotive aftermarket applications. R456A has a global warming potential of 626 – about half that of R134a. According to Koura, trials have shown R456A to be compatible with existing R134a automotive air conditioning systems while maintaining “high-quality, efficient performance”. The development comes as […]

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Future:Air ready to roll

More major industry organisations have thrown their support behind the Future:Air seminar series, running throughout Australia next week. Associations ARBS and Refrigerants Australia have now joined AREMA and AMCA in supporting Future:Air. The seminar series will deliver information to help prepare businesses that own, manage or repair chillers and large air conditioning equipment for the […]

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Order of Australia for HVAC&R leader

Olivia Newton-John and Kylie Minogue may have grabbed the headlines in this year’s Australia Day Honours, but there was also recognition for a big name in the HVAC&R industry: Steve Anderson. Executive Director of Refrigerants Australia from 1987–2014, the initiator of the ACRtick program, and one of the key figures in establishing Refrigerant Reclaim Australia […]