General Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Industry news from Australian and International sources.

Refrigerants a hot climate issue

Why refrigerants are a hot climate issue

The synthetic chemicals flowing unseen through air conditioners and refrigerators could be a major climate change risk, say industry experts. Australian companies can save billions on energy bills and cut cooling-related emissions by half if they switch away from synthetic hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) refrigerants to natural ones such as carbon dioxide and ammonia, said industry leaders on […]

HVAC&R for a greener future

ARA spotlights natural refrigerants in Sydney

Australia is on the verge of an HVAC&R revolution to natural refrigerant technology but it will take collaboration from the whole industry to make it happen. “We’re at a cliff edge with carbon emissions – HFCs take us way over,” warned Tim Edwards, president of the Australian Refrigeration Association (ARA), in his opening address at […]

2016 HVACR Energy Efficiency Seminar

The ARA seminar on Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (HVACR) held on Tuesday, April 5 attracted a wide range of HVACR stakeholders. The importance and opportunity for energy efficiency presented at the event was compelling with a series of new technology announcements and proof of performance across many HVACR sectors. You can access this important information from B2BForums and […]