New Zealand’s 2nd transcritical CO2 supermarket has opened i

10/01/2013 In less than one month, two New Zealand supermarkets featuring transcritical (TC) CO2 refrigeration technology have opened. The Foodstuffs store at Newlands, Wellington, will enable a performance comparison of the CO2-only system with a hybrid (CO2/R134a) cascade system installed at another Foodstuffs store nearby operating under the same climatic conditions.   Preliminary simulat...


Hisense Increasing Appliance Market Share in Fiji

Jan 9, 2013 Hisense refrigerator market share had grown to 11% in Fiji, according to annual sales data from the company’s agent in--country, Courts. This makes the brand on of the top--three brands fo...


Installing air-conditioner at Brolga costs a cool $200,000

4th Jan 2013 The Brolga Theatre’s new air-conditioning unit arrives in Maryborough. A NEW state-of-the-art air-conditioner is being installed at Maryborough’s Brolga Theatre in a $200,000 project. Br...


Your Air Conditioner Costs You $500+ A Year

Jan 3th 2013 As the summer heat continues, many of us turn to air conditioning, but that’s an expensive decision. According to consumer advocate CHOICE, a large air conditioning system will add $530 a year to your power bill, while a ceiling fan will cost $30 a year to run. That $530 figure relates to a large air conditioner; a smaller single room unit will still cost around $290, CHOICE estimat...


Risk of blackouts in heatwaves up due to air conditioner num

December 16, 2012 FAMILIES face greater risks of blackouts during extreme heatwaves this summer because of a record number of household air conditioners. Consumers have been hit with massive power bi...


Air conditioning, running water and restrooms out of action

3rd Dec Shoppers looking to escape the scorching heat in Brisbane’s largest shopping centre today have found air conditioning, water and restroom access restricted. While some businesses have continu...


2.11 Australia

According to IMF statistics, Australia’s real GDP grew 2.0% in 2011, lower than the 2.5% growth of 2010. A drop in new construction was largely offset by sales in the replacement market.   Accord...


Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2013

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Brookfield and Johnson Controls to merge Australian and New

Global companies create new entity targeting A$18 billion outsourced property services market in Australia and New Zealand SYDNEY, 22 November 2012 -- Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (NYSE: BAM, TSX...


Woolworths' purchase of largest refrigeration firm sparks co

22.11.2012 AUSTRALIA: Competition concerns have been raised in Australia following the purchase of the country’s largest commercial refrigeration company by Australia’s largest supermarket chain. The news that retailer Woolworths’ has acquired Austral Refrigeration, from the receivers of the collapsed Hastie Group has led to competition enquiries according to The Australian Financial Review. Aus...


Portable air conditioners are a breeze

22.11.2012 Portable air conditioners from Dimplex will make those summer days disappear on a cool breeze with a range that has plenty to offer in innovative features and contemporary design. A Dimple...