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June 2008

 

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Riding in style: the evolution of automotive air conditioning

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At the turn of the century, the only way to provide comfort cooling in an automobile was by ventilation. In the earlier days of motoring with open-body automobiles, no special provisions were required. This changed in 1908 with the gradual introduction of the closed-body automobiles.

 

Skills workshop: Insulation part 1

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This month’s skills workshop is the first in a three-part series covering insulation. Over three months guest contributor Blair Freeman from Fletcher Insulation, will highlight compliance issues (including the sustainability in Part J of the Building Code of Australia), types of insulation, specification detailing and installation issues in flexible and rigid ductwork, pipework and equipment applications.

 

Skillaroos set to take on world's best

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While the nation's sporting elite are busy preparing themselves for gold at the Beijing 2008 Olympics, another group of young elites were also in competition at last month's ARBS Exhibition in Melbourne, writes Sean McGowan.

 

 

 

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