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May 2008

 

 

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A town called Crown

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This month, HVAC&R Nation takes a look at  Australia's largest entertainment complex, Melbourne's Crown Casino. Behind the buzz of the casino floor, opulent hotels and glamorous restaurants is a remarkable engineering achievement. The Crown Entertainment Complex is Australia’s single largest site, and remains one of the largest civil engineering projects ever undertaken in Australia

 

Skills workshop: Refrigerant handling regulations Pt 3

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This month’s skills workshop will conclude our three-part examination of the Australia / New Zealand Refrigerant Handling Code of Practice 2007, by looking at the code’s provisions for retrofitting, decommissioning and refrigerant handling.

 

Top ten worst practices: cooling towers: a contractor's response

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In the April issue of HVAC&R Nation we published a feature written in conjunction with Australia’s leading light on the management of Legionella, Clive Broadbent AM. In the article, Broadbent lists the top ten worst practices he comes across in the field when designing and installing cooling towers. The article goes on to point out the best practice guidelines which should be employed in each case.


In the interests of giving a voice to the contractors we approached Eddie Park of contracting firm James L. Williams. We posed him Broadbent’s top ten worst practices and found out that employing best practice with the best will and intent is not always as straight forward as one might believe.

 

 

 

 

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