August 2015





Grand theft auto
(full article)  

Theft of, and from, motor vehicles continues to be a problem around Australia, prompting motoring bodies, police and insurers to warn owners of the risks. And the HVAC&R industry’s fleet of trade and commercial vehicles are not immune, as Sean McGowan reports.

An open-and-shut case
(full article)  

During a trial to quantify the energy savings achieved by retrofitting doors to its refrigerated dairy display cases, a New Zealand supermarket chain saw an unexpected 42 per cent fall in energy consumption. However, what they did next was a surprise, reports Sean McGowan.

Skills Workshop: Space temperature set point and controls bands
(full article)  

Resetting and optimising the space or zone temperature set and points can reduce the energy consumption of the associated HVAC systems, without overly compromising the comfort of building occupants.


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