June 2017


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A foot in the door
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As a school leaver, getting a start in the industry will be both one of the hardest and most important things you’ll do in your career. To help you ensure that first step is a successful one, Woolworths’ national installation manager Shaun Merry shares the company’s approach to apprenticeships with HVAC&R Nation. 

Chiller Queen
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A main chiller-plant upgrade combined with the addition of an AIRAH Award-winning controls system has breathed new life and energy efficiency into an iconic building located in Melbourne’s financial district.

Skills Workshop: Refrigerating systems and heat pumps
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Standards Australia has recently adopted and published the new refrigeration safety and environmental standard; AS/NZS 5149 Refrigerating systems and heat pumps – Safety and environmental requirements: Parts 1 to 4, replacing AS/NZS 1677.2:1998. The new AS/NZS 5149 standard is published in four parts, comprising over 160 pages of technical safety and environmental requirements. This month’s Skills Workshop provides an overview of the content of AS/NZS 5149.3:2016 Part 3 Installation site; and AS/NZS 5149.4:2016 Part 4 Operation, maintenance, repair and recovery. 


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