Australia is a world leader in recovering, reclaiming and destroying surplus and unwanted refrigerants.

Because the performance of these systems improves dramatically as ambient temperature rises, they may provide an added sustainability benefit in reducing the risks of power grid failure.

Mechanical services plumbers typically use only 3 to 5 per cent silver solder, whereas RAC applications, which are much higher pressure, require 15 to 45 per cent silver solder.

Panasonic Australia product marketing manager, air conditioning, Jack Tey, said the company will sponsor the Leader in Energy Savings and Sustainability Award.

RACCA will be working with the Superior Training Centre to rollout the course nationally.

More than 1,000 outstanding Australians were recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours List this year.

Yurek said AHRI has undertaken testing and research to gain a better understanding of ignition risks.

Mick McKay has been promoted to the position of HVAC sales manager for Western Australia.

In his speech, Coulson acknowledged the importance of collaboration between education providers and industry to secure the future prosperity of the trades.

“Litigation is a real concern,” he said adding that the trend is to use some kind of A2L HFO.

Ley has been in parliament for 17 years representing the federal seat of Farrer which borders Victoria and South Australia.

It is estimated that the global phasedown will reduce emissions by up to 72 billion tonnes by 2050.

The 11,093sqm state-of-the-art 5-star Green Star energy rated building houses more than 80 Fujitsu General staff, and an 8,500 sqm distribution warehouse.

The system simultaneously delivers predictive HVAC maintenance capabilities including an easy-to-understand diagnostics dashboard that informs building managers ahead of time if a service issue is imminent, saving time and money.

Electromagnetic technologies are safer than gas-fired heating, more controllable and produce a more consistent output, the report said listing the benefits of infrared radiation, induction heating and dielectric heating.