July/August 2019


 

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New tricks
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Australia’s HVAC&R industry benefits greatly from the diversity of its workforce. Sean McGowan talks to technicians taking up their tools later in life – and investigates how mature-age apprentices could help solve our skills shortage.

Snakes on a drain
 (full article)  

Reptiles, insects, rats, birds and the occasional larger visitor – Aussie HVAC&R technicians never know what they’ll find when they’re called out for a service. 

Skills Workshop: Managing noise in ductwork systems
(full article)  

This Skills Workshop looks at how noise is generated in ductwork systems and transmitted to the air conditioned or adjacent spaces. It also looks at strategies you can use to reduce ductwork noise.  


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