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World Refrigeration Day is now in its second year.

Safety was a big concern with fears untrained technicians are working with new-generation refrigerants without the correct training.

This new approach not only up-ends building assessment tools, it integrates assessment and measurement with design.

Australian Refrigeration Council CEO, Glenn Evans, said the scheme will also cover both new and second-hand assets, like vans and equipment.

The WELL Health-Safety Rating is the first of many anticipated outcomes informed by the work of the IWBI COVID-19 Task Force that will be introduced in the coming months. .

New Energy Nexus CEO, Danny Kennedy, said even though clean energy startups faced an uphill battle against the status quo of Australia’s fossil fuelled economy, the financial benefits are worth the hardships.

The call to extend support measures to trainees and apprentices was also supported by TAFE Directors Australia and the Australian Industry Group (Ai Group).

Dr Whaley said the current minimum of six-star energy rating for new homes is well below most other developed nations, and does nothing to encourage owners, builders and developers to embrace really efficient housing design

It is almost criminal that one quarter of Australia's production of fruit and vegetables are never eaten.

Daikin has sponsored the Woman of the Year Award since its inception because we believe it has had a positive impact in recognizing and advancing the careers of women in the HVACR industry, Tosh said.

ABB runs apprenticeships for various technical disciplines right throughout its many sites and workshops across Australia.

Temperzone has returned as the sponsor of the Tradie of the Year Award to recognise technicians that are dedicated to their craft.

Farrelley said leadership today requires flexibility, and the skills to adapt to technology and an environment that is changing at an unprecedented rate.

MHIAA continues to value and highly regard the work of each contractor and are honoured to be supporting this award for the third year in a row, the company said.

Climate Council senior researcher, Tim Baxter, said the government is dreaming if it thinks carbon capture and storage is a legitimate form of reducing emissions.

The training video series includes a set of three short videos, each explaining a different aspect of the recovery process.