Interviews

Today’s equipment is 40% more efficient than a decade ago and 60% more efficient than 20 years ago.

More than 100 participants attended this year's event which featured the 2019 HVACR Leadership Awards.

The pre-insulated system is approximately 80% lighter than traditional steel systems.

Dr Evans said she was excited about her new role which formally begins on October 3, 2019.

With more than 30 years’ experience in ABB and having served most recently as ABB Australia’s chief financial officer, Slavko has a deep understanding of the local market and the challenges facing key industries.

Proposed additions to the $4.3 million first stage of construction include wider footpaths, tree planting, and trialling of misting units. In future stages, cool pavements are also expected to be trialled.

Around 50 staff will be working in the research centre developing technologically advanced solutions for CAREL customers in China and throughout the APAC region.

In recent years, the air conditioning industry has reached new heights in innovation which has led to smarter control interfaces and products.

Submissions on the most recent consultation paper, Green Star for New Buildings, will remain open until the end of this week.

Recognising that Australia has one of the hottest climates in the world, Wallace said its important to ask about critical temperature when selecting a refrigerant.

In relation to current energy storage trends, Morgan spoke enthusiastically about lithium ion batteries and the growing synergy between energy storage and renewables.

Tey also believes a new type of business leader is emerging in Australia. He said leaders are now more inclined to foster collaboration and work in an agile manner.

Known as the Cool Coalition, it can make a positive impact on climate change, help achieve sustainable development and save money.

As we approach the federal election in May, the question needs to be posed as to what role the federal government plays in ensuring the safety and amenity of buildings.

According to Yuji ITO, managing director for MHIAA, the company has been inspired by its customers.