December 2018







Two schools of thought
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Once marked for demolition, the RN Robertson building in the College of Sciences precinct of the Australian National University Acton campus in Canberra has been reinfused with light and life thanks to this adaptive re-use project. 
A night to shine

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The stand-out projects, people and products of the Australian HVAC&R industry took centre stage at the black-tie AIRAH Awards presentation dinner held at Melbourne’s Central Pier last month.

Law and order

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The University of Queensland’s iconic Forgan Smith building has been home to the state’s oldest law school since the end of World War II. As Sean McGowan reports, the Brisbane building’s recent re-imagining only strengthens the TC Beirne School of Law’s reputation within the Australian legal education landscape.

Air separation in hydronic systems

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This article discusses what forms of air can be present in closed-loop hydronic systems, explain how the air can get into these systems, determine what issues it may cause and, finally, review the common air management practices and air elimination equipment. 

By Vlad Mykhailov