2021 Media Releases

GIVING CHILDREN THE HEALTHY CLASSROOMS THEY DESERVE

Published on 13/12/2021
AIRAH is sharing a new resource to improve ventilation in schools and help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

AIRAH RELEASES INAUGURAL RESILIENCE CHECKLIST

Published on 6/12/2021
AIRAH has released the inaugural version of its AIRAH Resilience Checklist.

DR PAUL BANNISTER EARNS THE 2021 JAMES HARRISON MEDAL

Published on 18/10/2021
AIRAH is delighted to name Paul Bannister, F.AIRAH, as the 2021 winner of the James Harrison Medal.

AIRAH RE-LAUNCHES FAIRAIR WEBSITE TO PROVIDE INDEPENDENT INFORMATION ABOUT RESIDENTIAL AC

Published on 7/10/2021
AIRAH has unveiled the new, improved and updated FairAir website.

AIRAH JOINS PEAK BODIES CALLING FOR GOVERNMENT-ENDORSED VENTILATION GUIDANCE

Published on 28/09/2021
A coalition of nine industry peak bodies has called for the development of credible, government-endorsed, public information regarding the airborne transmission of COVID-19 and the importance of indoor air quality.

AIRAH'S APER PROGRAM APPROVED AS OFFICIAL PATHWAY FOR PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION

Published on 24/09/2021
The Queensland government has approved the AIRAH Professional Engineer Register (APER) program under its Professional Engineers Act 2002.

FINALISTS ANNOUNCED FOR AIRAH AWARDS 2021

Published on 22/09/2021
AIRAH has announced finalists across 12 categories for the AIRAH Awards 2021, highlighting the leaders of our sector and celebrating the vital work being done in HVAC&R and building services.

AIRAH LAUNCHES ARBS-FUNDED DIPLOMA IN SUSTAINABLE HVAC

Published on 15/09/2021
AIRAH has launched a new accredited course to build industry expertise in sustainable HVAC systems: the Professional Diploma in Sustainable HVAC Design and Operation.

BUILDING PHYSICS ANNOUNCES ENLIGHTENING PROGRAM, GOES VIRTUAL

Published on 14/09/2021
A range of informative speakers covering matters critical to building performance has been named for the Building Physics Forum 2021.

COMPELLING KEYNOTES NAMED FOR AIRAH'S THE FUTURE OF HVAC 2021

Published on 10/09/2021
Three compelling and thought-provoking keynote speakers have been announced for AIRAH’s Future of HVAC conference.

AIRAH STRENGTHENS INDUSTRY FOCUS ON FIRE SAFETY

Published on 20/08/2021
AIRAH has released two new Design Application (DA) manuals to provide vital knowledge about HVAC systems in buildings and fire safety.

PROGRAM UNVEILED FOR AIRAH'S BIG DATA AND ANALYTICS FORUM 2021

Published on 1/07/2021
The keynote and speaker program have been named for AIRAH’s Big Data and Analytics Forum 2021.

MISSION COMMISSION: AIRAH RELEASES DA04 and DA24

Published on 21/06/2021
AIRAH has released two new and updated Design Application (DA) manuals for commissioning. The two manuals are DA04 Air System Balancing – in HVAC; and DA24 Hydronic System Balancing – in HVAC.

RECOGNITION STARTS AT HOME, SAYS AIRAH

Published on 18/06/2021
Although the HVAC&R industry has found answers to some of the world’s greatest engineering challenges, there is one critical challenge it has not been able to overcome: lack of recognition.

STAYING COOL IN FRONT OF THE CHALLENGE AT REFRIGERATION 2021

Published on 31/05/2021
After a long, COVID-enforced break from large face-to-face events, AIRAH’s Refrigeration 2021 Conference at Marvel Stadium in Melbourne represented a chance to explore the latest developments from the world of refrigeration.

MAKING THE MOST OF AUSTRALIA'S RECOVERY BUDGET

Published on 13/05/2021
AIRAH notes the signs of recovery highlighted in the 2021–22 Federal Budget and commends the government for seeking to build on this momentum through a comprehensive suite of suite of stimulus measures.

SUCCESS BREEDS SUCCESS AT THE AIRAH AWARDS

Published on 7/05/2021
AIRAH is calling on the Australian HVAC&R industry to share its stories of excellence and innovation by nominating for one of the many accolades at the 2021 AIRAH Awards

REFRIGERATION 2021 EMBRACES HYBRID APPROACH

Published on 30/04/2021
AIRAH has announced the two-day Refrigeration 2021 Conference will be run as a hybrid event, with a modified live-streamed program to run alongside the live happening, slated for Melbourne over May 17–18.

AIRAH RELEASES SIXTH EDITION OF AIRAH TECHNICAL HANDBOOK

Published on 9/04/2021
AIRAH has released the sixth edition of its Technical Handbook. The Technical Handbook was first published in May 1989, and has long been considered the “go-to resource” for those working in the HVAC&R industry.

AIRAH NAMES PAUL JACKSON AS INCOMING PRESIDENT

Published on 29/03/2021
On Friday, March 26, AIRAH held its board elections for the 2021–2023 term and voted in Paul Jackson, F.AIRAH, as the new president.

BIG EMISSIONS REDUCTIONS THROUGH ACHIEVABLE ACTIONS SAYS AIRAH

Published on 17/03/2021
A new report highlights common faults in residential and commercial refrigeration and air conditioning equipment – and the considerable potential benefits of addressing them.

AIRAH HELPING NABERS TO SET COURSE FOR A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE

Published on 10/03/2021
AIRAH has signed a Memorandum of Understanding to continue as a stakeholder member of the NABERS Steering Committee.

SEEKING THE BEST OF THE BEST: THE AIRAH AWARDS 2021 CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

Published on 1/03/2021
Industry leaders, innovators and seekers of excellence are invited to apply for the premier accolades of the Australian HVAC&R world: the AIRAH Awards.

TIME TO INVEST IN A DEDICATED WORLD-CLASS QUARANTINE SYSTEM, SAYS AIRAH

Published on 17/02/2021
AIRAH has applauded the Victorian government’s plan to investigate building dedicated quarantine facilities for international travellers at risk of being infected with COVID-19, and is urging all Australian governments to follow suit.

AIRAH’s 2021 CONFERENCES CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Published on 15/02/2021
AIRAH has announced a comprehensive suite of conferences and forums for the 2021 calendar year.