March 2018





It’s a small world 
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Australia’s first 5-star Green Star commercial strata office building gives small businesses the opportunity to enjoy the benefits of sustainable, energy-efficient office accommodation that until now have remained the domain of the top end of town. 
Kitchen exhaust filtration design (part one) 

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In the first half of a two-part series on kitchen exhaust design, we discuss kitchen exhaust filtration, and Australian standards compared to benchmark practices within the US.  

Melbourne’s moment 

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Nominations are now open for the 2018 AIRAH Awards, which celebrate the HVAC&R industry’s outstanding achievements, individuals, and projects.

Q&A: Andrea Voigt 

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At the Refrigeration 2018 Conference, experts from around the globe will descend on Sydney to discuss the HFC phase-down and other key industry issues.

Common good 

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As one of the key venues for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games to be held next month, the Gold Coast Sports and Leisure Centre has been designed to accommodate a range of sports, with both the short and long term in mind.

Reducing energy use in older large buildings

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This article is about energy-reducing measures attempted and carried out in three large office buildings in Chicago. The larger the building, the greater the amount of energy needed to provide comfort for the occupants and meet power demands of modern business.

By David Arnold, PH.D.