November 2012




Shearing shed blues

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Sheep growers in Victoria’s western district are facing a scenario not experienced for many years – shearing shed condensation. As Sean McGowan reports, wet sheep housed in shearing sheds are creating a high-humidity environment that reduces the sheds’ ability to dry out and impacts on the productivity of shearing operations.

Putting the squeeze on R-values

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In 2006, R-values were introduced into Section J of the Building Code of Australia to set a minimum standard for thermal insulation of duct and pipe for energy efficiency in commercial buildings. As Sean McGowan reports, because insulation thickness can challenge the space that’s available, compliance is proving to be increasingly difficult.

HVAC&R Nation Skills Workshop: Managing the financial and associated risks of the refrigerant levy

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  Editorial: You gotta be on the mound to throw a fastball

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