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HVAC&R News is free! You can find a copy of our latest issue at these locations.

  • Actrol Parts
  • Airefrig Australia
  • Beijer Ref Australia
  • Cold Chain Group
  • Kirby
  • Daikin DDC
  • Polyaire
  • Reece HVAC
  • Totaline
  • Tradelink Plumbing

You can also look for HVAC&R News at these TAFEs:

 State  Institution  Department Postcode 
ACT Canberra Institute Of Technology   2601
NSW Bathurst College of TAFE Refrigeration Department 2795
NSW Nepean/Kingswood TAFE Refrigeration Section, Bldg N 2747
NSW Newcastle Campus of TAFE Refrigeration Section 2297
NSW Granville College of TAFE Refrigeration Department 2142
NSW Sydney Institute of Technology Refrigeration Department 2007
NSW Wollongong TAFE Refrigeration Department 2500
Qld Barrier Reef Institute of TAFE Refrigeration Department 4810
Qld SkillsTech Acacia Ridge Refrigeration Department 4110
Qld SkillsTech Bracken Ridge Refrigeration Department 4108
Qld TNQ Institute of TAFE Refrigeration Department 4870
SA Regency TAFE   5010
Tas TasTAFE Claremont Campus 7010
Vic Box Hill Institute Centre for Electrical & Refrigeration Trades 3128
Vic Chisholm Institute Plumbing and Mechanical Services 3175
Vic Holmesglen Institute of TAFE Plumbing Department 3148
Vic Holmesglen Institute of TAFE Engineering & Electrotechnology 3189
Vic RMIT School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering 3053
WA South Metropolitan TAFE Carlisle Campus 6939


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HVAC&R News reaches tradespeople in the fields of electrical and mechanical services, mechanical contractors, technicians, plumbing, service personnel, and installers.

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Mark Vender

03 8623 3000
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Matt Dillon

03 8623 3009
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Glenn Douglas
Advertising Executive

0411 839 667
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John McGrath
Advertising Executive

0419 556 108
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