Kirby sales and marketing manager, Brett Hedge, said tradies are on the frontline of the industry and deserve to be recognised.

MHIAA is proud to once again be partnering with CCN for the HVACR Leadership awards for 2019.

Technology, processes and people change at rapid speed in today’s 24/7 world, so striving towards an excellence mindset can certainly help our industry stay ahead of the game, Azzam said.

HVAC segment manager, ABB Drives, Paul Burrows, said the category resonates strongly with the company's own focus on nurturing and recognizing the talents of young people.

Daikin Australia has sponsored the Woman of the Year in HVACR Award since its inception.

It is important to showcase the very best that the industry has to offer.

More than 20 'industry disrupters' are set to transform the design, installation, usability and service of chillers and air conditioning equipment in coming decades.

Power believes that at the end of the day customers want value, performance, and to understand what they have purchased.

The lead news story in that issue was Daikin's VRV assault on the commercial air conditioning market with the launch of its R407c VRV Plus System.

Bradwell said a high Australian dollar has seen net imports increase and local manufacturing become less competitive. "This is why the first agenda item for team meetings is: What do we do well and what can we do to improve?"

Employment growth in the industry has largely been constrained to NSW and Victoria for the last decade. These two states account for 94% of nationwide growth.

Around 11.4 per cent Australia's emissions can be attributed to households, and with construction continuing at a steady pace, the AHD Portal can pinpoint where energy efficiency efforts are on track, and where they may need increased focus.

The Cube Comfort Monitor can vary in size from individual desktop cubes to miniaturized whole-of-office systems that sit in the corner of a room. It is a low-cost way of collecting data.

The trial will provide a template for other smart cities in the future.

As well as creating 200,000 more university places, Labor wants to spend $200 million on rebuilding TAFE campuses and workshops across Australia.