The latest issue of Australia’s only independent publication servicing the HVACR and climate control sectors, Climate Control News, is out now, and is packed with all the latest industry news.

Hot off the press, the Climate Control News May/June 2024 issue is now on its way to you in the mail, and is also available online for your convenience.

Kicking things off with our massive 100-page preview of ARBS 2024 (page 25), which is set to be the biggest and most diverse event yet. We start by previewing the upcoming event (page 26); and then we hear from ARBS Exhibition CEO Amanda Searle (page 27). We have the event’s floorplan (page 28); and the complete list of exhibitors (page 30) for your convenience. And then, we cover all the latest ARBS-related news, highlight product announcements to expect, and get all the details on the seminar programs on offer (starting from page 32).

Then, over to the Women in HVACR Showcase, where CCN, in partnership with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Air Conditioners Australia (MHIAA), launched the very first Women in HVACR Showcase last year (page 20); a refrigeration technician becomes one of three tradespeople selected by the Tradeswomen Australia (TWA) Community Foundation to be part of a promotion on a Melbourne tram (page 20); MHIAA’s senior sales advisor Graham Hamilton confirms plans to once again sponsor the Women in HVACR Showcase for 2024 (page 22); Australia’s chief scientist Dr Cathy Foley explains why the country is not getting the full value of its investment in STEM education (page 24); and Engineers Australia is calling for the adoption of 11 recommendations made in the final report of the Pathway to Diversity in STEM Review (page 24).

In our regular section, In Focus, industry welcomes the government’s plans to make Australia a renewable energy superpower by utilising local talent and upskilling the workforce (page 18).

And as usual, we take a look at the biggest News making the rounds in the industry recently, both local and international. In this issue, we highlight: Midea acquires Arbonia (page 8); Carrier invests in liquid cooling (page 8); Australian Refrigeration Council recommends refrigerant analysers (page 10); Distech ANZ expands market reach (page 10); New HQ for ebm-papst (page 14); Fee-free TAFE exceeds targets (page 14); Chemours appoints new CEO (page 16); Daikin acquires BKF Klima (page 16); Rapid Locking System opens training centre and showroom (page 16); and Phononic launches new APAC headquarters (page 16).

Check out our latest issue here and enjoy the read.