Refrigeration Skills Workshops

 
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Sep 1, 2018 – This skills workshop provides methods of sizing the suction line, with an example.
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May 1, 2018 – One of the best methods of connecting parts together in a refrigeration system is to use welded (brazed) joints. This type of joint is used to connect tube to tube, or tube to fitting. It is leakproof, permanent and gives maximum strength.
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Sep 1, 2017 – Variable head-pressure control and variable inter-stage pressure control (VIPC) are strategies which aim to improve a plant’s energy efficiency by optimising both the head pressure and the intermediate-stage (inter-stage) pressure of the refrigeratio
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Jun 1, 2017 – Standards Australia has recently adopted and published the new refrigeration safety and environmental standard; AS/NZS 5149 Refrigerating systems and heat pumps – Safety and environmental requirements: Parts 1 to 4, replacing AS/NZS 1677.2:1998. The
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Mar 1, 2017 – AIRAH has taken over responsibility for the Australian Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning (ARAC) Manuals Volumes 1 and 2, lauded since its original release in 1988 as the country’s primary resource for training the refrigeration and air conditioning
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Nov 1, 2016 – Refrigerant leaks are one of the most widespread mechanical problems in the HVAC&R industry. Frustrating for customers and service techs alike, these leaks cost the industry billions, with the figures set to rise as the price of refrigerants increase
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Jul 1, 2015 – R22 is on its way out in Australia, and for those running systems on that particular refrigerant, a management plan is essential.
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Jun 1, 2015 – If there is one key message for owners and operators of R22 equipment it is this: phase-out is a reality. It is happening now and needs to be managed
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Sep 1, 2013 – This month’s Skills Workshop explains how you can help your clients save money, save energy, increase efficiency and reduce environmental emissions while increasing your business.
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Feb 1, 2013 – Since July 1 2012, as part of the federal government’s Clean Energy Future Plan, synthetic greenhouse gas (SGG) hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) refrigerants attract an “equivalent carbon price” based on their global warming potential (GWP).
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Nov 1, 2012 – The information in this Skills Workshop was taken from AIRAH’s HFC Refrigerant Levy factsheets, which were produced with support from the Australian Government Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities.
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Aug 1, 2012 – Last month’s Skills Workshop looked at defining Australia’s “working bank” of refrigerant, and where losses were occurring. This month’s Skills Workshop looks at how to protect that working bank, and the time and money invested in it.
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Jul 1, 2012 – This Skills Workshop looks at defining Australia’s “working bank” of refrigerant, and where losses occur.
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Sep 1, 2010 – Although refrigeration was invented for the preservation of food, there are many other commercial uses to which it has been applied.