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July 2010

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State of the HVAC&R nation

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According to an international report released in April, the worldwide air conditioning market suffered a sharp drop last year as the global recession hit hard. With its recovery expected to be a slow one, Sean McGowan investigates whether the Australian market suffered a similar fate, and what we can expect going forward.

 

The future of housing opens its doors

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It could be a stepping stone to a future of low energy: low carbon residential housing. Australia’s first Zero Emission House (AusZEH) designed for the mass housing market officially opened in late April, and as Sean McGowan discovers, the surprise is not that zero emissions has been achieved, but rather how affordable it is.

 

HVAC&R Skills Workshop: Backflow prevention

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Backflow prevention refers to the stoppage of an unwanted reverse flow of water from a potentially polluted source into the drinking water supply.

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