October 2017


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Pump it up
(full article)   

Heat pumps have been used in industry for the past decade or more. Although the use of high-temperature heat pumps in Japan is commonplace, it is almost unheard of in Australia. However, with rapidly escalating gas prices, the highly efficient production of heat has brought heat pumps to the attention of the local food-manufacturing sector. 

Why can't we be friends? 
 (full article)  

For decades, argy-bargy has existed between two of the HVAC&R industry’s most important players: refrigeration and air conditioning mechanics, and mechanical services plumbers. HVAC&R Nation attempts to bust the myths and misunderstandings that continue to raise their heads.

Skills Workshop: Managing risks to health and safety 
(full article)  

This guide reviews the model WHS Act and associated regulations particularly with respect to its application to, and impact on, the heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVAC&R) industry. 


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