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2013.04.11

Utilities may cut air-cons on hot days

Daniel Mercer, The West AustralianUpdated April 10, 2013 Energy-guzzling household devices such as air-conditioners and pool pumps could soon be designed so they can be turned down or switched off by ...

2013.03.17

Australian Institute invites comments on draft code for flam

04 April 2013 The purpose of the draft code is to provide practical guidance on how to manage health and safety risks associated with the design, manufacture, installation, commission, service, use, d...

2013.04.04

Panasonic offering $200 rebate on winter Air Con purchases,

03/04/2013 To encourage air conditioner sales during winter -- typically out-of-season -- Panasonic Australia is giving consumers a refund of up to $200 off their power bills on selected models purcha...

2013.03.31

Australian Institute issues draft code for handling flammabl

28 March 2013 Australia: Faced with the rising popularity of flammable refrigerants, the Australian Institute of Refrigeration Air-conditioning and Heating (AIRAH) has issued a draft code of practice for handling these gases. AIRAH ceo Phil Wilkinson says the rising popularity of flammable refrigerants demands a national, over-arching set of guidelines. "Whether you’re talking about hydrocarbons...

2013.03.12

No air conditioning on the Mornington Peninsula

11 March 2013 Residents on the Mornington Peninsula are being asked to cut their use of air conditioners in forecast hot conditions today because of a power problem in a local substation.   Electricity supplier, United Energy, says technicians are working to fix the problem that cut power to around 1,500 homes at Sorrento, Portsea and Blairgowrie.   United Energy spokesman, Stuart Allott...

2013.02.28

Supercomputer to use geothermal cooling

26 February 2013 An Australian ‘petascale’ supercomputer is to use geothermal cooling to counter water supply issues.   Australia’s Square Kilometer Array Pathfinder (ASKAP) telescope is to incor...

2013.02.18

SOLAR AIR CONDITIONING

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2013.02.21

Future is Uncertain for Electrolux Fridge Plant In Australia

Feb 18, 2013 Just days after new investment plans were laid out to support manufacturing high-efficiency refrigerators at the Electrolux plant in Orange, NSW, Australia, the company has announced that...

2013.02.08

Funding readily available for Australian businesses to repla

06 February 2013 In November 2012 Fast Freeze International was awarded a grant of $225,418 (?171,646) to construct a larger and much more efficient and reliable freezer warehouse using an ammonia refrigeration system. The story is a prime example how easy and worthwhile it is for small and medium size Australian businesses using refrigeration to take advantage of the opportunities on offer in the...

2013.01.03

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...

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