February 2015





Eye for detail
(full article)  

The replacement of an aging R22 refrigeration system storing potatoes became the catalyst for the first commercial implementation of a thermal storage solution years in development. Sean McGowan reports on an AIRAH Award finalist.

Open house
(full article)  

In 2006, the BCA set a new residential building energy efficiency standard of 5 stars, as rated by software tools accredited under the Nationwide House Energy Rating Scheme (NatHERS). Six years later, the CSIRO was asked to assess the standard’s impact. Sean McGowan reports on some of the findings.

Skills Workshop: HVAC Hygiene
(full article)  


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