AIRAH and Standards Australia ran a seminar series in February and March 2017 around Australia on the recently adopted and published refrigeration safety and environmental standards.

AS/NZS ISO 817:2016 Refrigerants – Designation and safety classification which replaces AS/NZS 1677.1:1998 and AS/NZS 5149 Refrigerating systems and heat pumps – Safety and environmental requirements: Parts 1 to 4, which replaces AS/NZS 1677.2:1998.


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The Refrigeration Standards Update webcast is now available. Once you register and pay you will be sent your unique login and password.

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This webcast recording was taken from the Brisbane seminar held on Tuesday, February 14, 2017. It covers:

Outline of webcast


Refrigeration Standards Update - Welcome and introduction

David Jenkins M.AIRAH, Chair

1 minute 59 seconds

Standards Australia - Overview

Ron Pulido, National Sector Manager at Standards Australia

12 minutes 29 seconds

AS/NZS ISO 817:2016

Kevin Lee, M.AIRAH

1 hour 11 minutes 6 seconds

AS/NZS 5149.1:2016 Part 1: Definitions, classification and selection criteria 

Kevin Lee, M.AIRAH

32 minutes 1 second

AS/NZS 5149.2:2016 Part 2: Design, construction, testing, marking and documentation

Kevin Lee, M.AIRAH

5 minutes 30 seconds

AS/NZS 5149.3:2016 Part 3: Installation site

Kevin Lee, M.AIRAH 

6 minutes 17 seconds

AS/NZS 5149.4:2016 Part 4: Operation, maintenance, repair and recovery

Kevin Lee, M.AIRAH

16 minutes 27 seconds

Presenter – Kevin Lee, M.AIRAH

Kevin Lee, M.AIRAH, has a strong technical background in the refrigeration and air conditioning industry, with nearly 40 years of local and overseas experience in manufacturing, product design and regulatory compliance. Kevin is a former director and chair of the Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Industry Board, former chair of the Standards Australia technical committee on refrigeration safety requirements, and represented Australia as a technical expert on the International Standards Organisation (ISO) technical committee for refrigeration safety. Kevin was chair of the joint industry and government task group that authored the Flammable Refrigerants Safety Guide.


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