2020 Media Releases

AIRAH'S BIG DATA AND ANALYTICS FORUM FINDS NEW HOME IN THE DIGITAL REALM

Published on 29/06/2020
Many events planned for this year have adapted to the COVID-19 pandemic by moving to virtual formats. Yet few seem as uniquely suited to the online world as AIRAH’s Big Data and Analytics Forum, slated for August 6.

AIRAH WELCOMES INVESTMENT IN TERTIARY STEM EDUCATION FUNDING

Published on 25/06/2020
Mooted federal government investment in tertiary science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education has been applauded by the Australian Institute of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heating (AIRAH).

SOLID SUPPORT FOR AIRAH POSITION STATEMENT ON HVAC&R LICENSING IN AUSTRALIA

Published on 19/06/2020
Earlier this year, the Australian Institute of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heating (AIRAH) ran an online survey to collect input on its position statement for HVAC&R licensing in Australia.

CENTENARY SPECIAL: NOMINATIONS EXTENDED FOR THE 2020 AIRAH AWARDS

Published on 11/06/2020
Nominations for the Australian HVAC&R industry’s most prestigious awards have been extended until Friday, July 17.

AIRAH AND IRHACE SIGN MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING

Published on 3/06/2020
The Australian Institute of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heating (AIRAH) and the Institute of Refrigeration, Heating and Air Conditioning Engineers of New Zealand Inc. (IRHACE) have inked a Memorandum of Understanding.

AIRAH RELEASES DA12 ENERGY EFFICIENCY IN COLD ROOMS

Published on 18/05/2020
As part of the regular refreshing of its technical offering, AIRAH has released its new Design Application (DA) manual: DA12 Energy Efficiency in Cold Rooms.

RESTARTING HIBERNATING HVAC SYSTEMS IN COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS

Published on 14/05/2020
AIRAH, the Property Council of Australia, and the FMA are calling on building owners and facilities managers to commence careful planning for the safe reopening of commercial buildings and workplaces across Australia.

ENERGY EFFICIENCY COUNCIL’S LUKE MENZEL JOINS i-HUB STEERING COMMITTEE

Published on 5/05/2020
Energy Efficiency Council (EEC) CEO Luke Menzel has been appointed to the Steering Committee of the Innovation Hub for Affordable Heating and Cooling, or i-Hub.

AIRAH ENCOURAGES QUEENSLAND TO KEEP RAISING THE BAR ON LICENSING

Published on 1/05/2020
AIRAH commends the Queensland government’s new licensing system, and supports the plan to make it even stronger by closing an important loophole.

WESTERN AUSTRALIA TO BE LEFT BEHIND

Published on 24/04/2020
AIRAH questions the value of the Western Australia government’s plans to change its building regulations and extend the provisional use of the National Construction Code 2016 until May 2021.

UNOCCUPIED BUILDINGS MUST STILL BE MAINTAINED, SAYS AIRAH

Published on 8/04/2020
AIRAH has highlighted the importance of maintaining HVAC and other building services – even if premises are temporarily unoccupied.

AIRAH LAUNCHES ARPENG PROGRAM TO SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION OF ENGINEERS

Published on 7/04/2020
As Australia introduces new professional registration schemes for engineers, AIRAH has launched the AIRAH Registered Professional Engineer (ARPEng) accreditation program for Mechanical Engineer – HVAC&R professionals.

GENDER EQUITY FOR AIRAH BOARD AS NEW DIRECTOR ELECTED

Published on 27/03/2020
For the first time in its storied 100-year history the AIRAH board has achieved gender equity following the election of Mikaila Ganado, M.AIRAH, to the national board of directors.

NO LOCKDOWN FOR HVAC&R, SAYS AIRAH

Published on 25/03/2020
AIRAH has written to federal, state and territory ministers and called on the government to clearly identify HVAC&R, building maintenance and support as essential services.

CENTENARY SPECIAL: NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR THE 2020 AIRAH AWARDS

Published on 6/03/2020
Industry leaders and those aspiring to leadership are invited to apply for the premier accolades of the Australian HVAC&R world: the AIRAH Awards.

YOUR CHANCE TO SHINE IN AIRAH’S CENTENARY EVENTS CALENDAR IN 2020

Published on 27/02/2020
As part of its centenary celebrations this year, AIRAH is inviting speakers to submit proposals for Outlook 2020, the Big Data and Analytics Forum 2020, and the Building Physics Forum 2020.