DA19 HVAC&R Maintenance

Now in its fourth edition, DA19 has been the definitive reference for HVAC&R maintenance in Australia for more than 20 years. It is used throughout the Australian property, facility management and HVAC&R maintenance industries and has been developed with considerable industry engagement.

This 208-page Design Application manual features important updates relating to: energy efficiency; system sustainability; asset management; the digitisation of maintenance (smart maintenance); and more.

The hard copy of DA19 may be purchased at the AIRAH member rate ($110 regular) or non-member rate ($440).

Non-members can combine their hard copy order of DA19 with an AIRAH membership at a special rate of $460. Please click here for more information on this package.

AIRAH members also receive exclusive, free access to the online edition of DA19.

  Digital access  Hard copy
AIRAH Members
FREE $110
Non-members N/A $440
New member package
FREE $460

GST included 

Order the hard copy  |  Hard copy + AIRAH membership  package

 *Combined hard copy and new AIRAH member pricing on DA19 comes with a one-year AIRAH membership at the Affiliate level. With your hard copy order, you will also receive complimentary access to digital versions of AIRAH’s DA manuals (DA01, DA02, DA03, DA08, DA09, DA11, DA13, DA15, DA16, DA17, DA18, DA19, DA20, DA27, DA28 and DA29), plus the member rate for all subsequent DA hard copy orders placed within a year of your initial order. Following your purchase, you will be contacted by a member of the AIRAH staff to confirm your membership details.

User guide

AIRAH, with support from the ARBS Education & Research Foundation, has developed Specifying a Maintenance Package with DA19 – an online user guide to complement the update to DA19. It is designed to assist building owners and managers to better understand the steps they need to take when using DA19 to specify their maintenance needs.

The DA19 user guide is endorsed by the Property Council of Australia (PCA), the Facility Management Association (FMA) and the Air Conditioning and Mechanical Contractors Association (AMCA).



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AIRAH has partnered with field-servicing software provider Uptick to offer DA19 HVAC&R Maintenance as an integrated online solution. The first of its kind, the partnership will allow Uptick to provide AIRAH’s DA19 inspection checklists, routine maintenance frequencies, and asset-class taxonomy to its premium customers.

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Seminar series

In late 2019, AIRAH presented a half-day seminar series highlighting the key changes to DA19’s 2019 edition, how to use the manual in everyday practice and why maintenance of HVAC&R systems is so important.

This seminar covered information relevant to mechanical services designers, mechanical services contractors, equipment manufacturers and suppliers, maintenance contractors, facilities managers, building owners, regulatory authorities and certifiers.

The seminar series took place in 2019 in Hobart (October 15), Melbourne (October 16), Brisbane (October 22), Canberra (October 23), Sydney (October 24), Perth (October 29) and Adelaide (October 30).

Registration included a hard copy of the new DA19 manual.


DA19 related resource

AIRAH runs a variety of face to face, distance learning and online training courses covering technical areas of HVAC; sustainability; refrigeration; and water treatment. Click here for details

AIRAH hosted a series of Streamline sessions on DA19 HVAC&R Maintenance. To access these four webinars, please click here.
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