Until now there has been no researched advice on the safest way to work with vehicles using flammable refrigerants.

A local recipient of SE Ventures' funding and incubation support has been Clipsal Solar, headed up by Preeti Bajaj.

Daikin Australia began in 1969 with three staff and today boasts 1,500 employees and is a local manufacturer with Australian Made certification.

Not only are RAC technicians the highest earners they also topped salary growth with pay rises topping 7.7% since 2016.

One of the lead authors of the guidelines, Brian Holuj of the UN's United for Efficiency initiative (U4E), said it is an ideal tool for governments.

Beggs has always gone above and beyond driving change and long lasting improvements to the Australian HVACR industry.

Outside of her career as a mechanical engineer Holz is a keen student of sustainable design, climate science and biodiversity conservation.

King works closely with Facility Managers and believes the current consolidation of services presents opportunities for the HVAC industry.

In 2005 Smith returned to Darwin and started her own business, About Airconditioning.

His reputation in the workplace can be attributed to his problem solving abilities, he has a knack for fixing long standing and irritating issues that most people would delegate to the 'too hard' basket.

He also has a showroom on one of Adelaide's busiest roads and employs more than 10 technicians and apprentices.

Commenting on the biggest challenges facing industry in the next few years, Ferlin said its unfortunate HVACR has such a low public profile.

Schultz isn't new to HVACR he has worked in the industry for the past 34 years including 10 years as national sales manager at BOC Gases.

At the end of this year Honeywell will be releasing R-466A which is an A1 replacement for R-410A.

Sales of small single split system air conditioners in 2018 have seen annual sales soften for the first time since the Cold Hard Facts series began in 2006.