Oceania

2014.06.22

Australia’s Strict MEPS Giving Boost to Energy-efficient ACs

Panasonic--showcased its new products for 2014, featuring multi splits range. The company also introduced a number of products such as the new deluxe wall controller for ducted and VRF, which help to ...

2014.06.20

Australia’s Strict MEPS Giving Boost to Energy-efficient ACs

-- A report of ARBS 2014 in Melbourne   As the mornings and nights cool down and fall leaves rustle around the beautiful European-style architecture of Melbourne, the heat could be felt inside th...

2014.06.22

Australia Getting into Gear to Shift to R32

ARBS 2014 was recently held in Melbourne, where Daikin and Fujitsu General displayed a wide selection of R32 room air conditioners (RACs). Australia, which has some of the most stringent Minimum Energy Performance Standards (MEPS) in the world, appears to have begun transitioning to RACs that use new refrigerant R32.   Based on information JARN obtained on the ground at ARBS, Daikin showed a ...

2014.06.10

How natural refrigerants will shape the future

03 Jun 2014 ARA interview Australian Refrigeration Association (ARA) president Tim Edwards outlines the role of natural refrigerant-based technology (NRBT) in the development of the HVACR industry in ...

2014.06.08

NZ looks to improve refrigerant recovery

4th June, 2014 NEW ZEALAND: In an effort to improve on a refrigerant recovery rate of just 5%, New Zealand has released a discussion document on options to improve waste management.   Environment...

2014.06.10

Video pushes flammable refrigerant safety

12th June, 2014 AUSTRALIA: The Australian refrigeration and air conditioning institute AIRAH has produced a video to promote the safe use of flammable refrigerants.   The video promotes the Flamm...

2014.06.03

How to keep refrigerant costs down

02 Jun 2014 A special presentation on how to keep refrigerant costs down will be presented at the CCN Live Conference on August 13, 2014.   The presentation will be delivered by Michael Bellstedt...

2014.05.26

Daikin Releases R32 RAC in Australia

In 2013, Daikin has launched its Ururu Sarara 7 range of split system air conditioners in Australia. The Ururu Sarara 7 (2.5 kW) is the first air conditioner in Australia to achieve a 7-star ‘Super Ef...

2014.05.26

2.8 Australia

Australian VRF market scale is estimated at 8,900 units in 2013. The commercial VRF market is expected to remain flat while the residential market, especially for mini VRF, should grow at least 15% fo...

2014.05.26

1.8 Australia

The population continues to grow in Australia and interest rates remain low. Residential development is improving in New South Wales, and with generally hot summers and short, cold winters, Australia’...

2014.05.22

Australia: hydrocarbon advantages mean they here to stay

20 May 2014 The use of hydrocarbons offer a number of advantages in addition to climate benefits, including greater energy efficiency, faster pull-down time and reduction in head pressures. A number o...

2014.05.12

Australia: hydrocarbon advantages mean they here to stay

09 May 2014 The use of hydrocarbons offer a number of advantages in addition to climate benefits, including greater energy efficiency, faster pull-down time and reduction in head pressures. A number of Australian end-users have experienced these performance benefits, and their associated cost savings, leading to a growing demand for information and training on hydrocarbon technologies.   Comp...

 
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