Mark MacLean, Affil.AIRAH

Refrigerants – Where is it all heading?

MacLean will provide an overview of the evolution of refrigerants, from different types to their properties. Each refrigerant type will be summarised, mapping the various types and classifications. 

MacLean will provide an insight on the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol, as well as Australia’s Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Legislation Amendment Bill in 2017. Possibilities of changeover from HCFC-based refrigerants to HFC or HFO-based refrigerants are also covered. At the end of the session, attendees will be able get absolute clarity on the function, selection, merits and demerits of various refrigerants in terms of design of the system and their components.

About MacLean

MacLean is Daikin Australia’s National Product Manager for its Applied Solutions. An industry veteran with over 40 years’ experience in Australia and abroad, MacLean is known for his excellent market knowledge, strong chiller and systems expertise, leadership skills, and analytical abilities. 

From initial commencement as a refrigeration mechanic apprentice, MacLean has progressed through a broad range of the HVAC&R and electrical service sectors through to management roles. After undertaking additional qualifications in mechanical engineering, MacLean has extended his capabilities in product and application support roles with several of the major OEMs.
Driven by his passion for the HVAC&R industry and the raising of its professional profile, MacLean has actively been involved with education through delivery of training and presentations.