• National Energy Performance Strategy

    17 Apr 2024 / By: ARBS
    The Australian Government has just unveiled its National Energy Performance Strategy, injecting new vitality into the nation's pursuit of sustainability and energy efficiency. A critical component of this strategy is the allocation of $15.2 million in funding until 2026, specifically aimed at develo
  • AIRAH SEEKS ENGINEERS’ VIEWS ON PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION

    1 Dec 2023 / By: ARBS
    AIRAH has opened a survey to assess how HVAC&R building services engineers around the country are being impacted by the introduction of professional registration schemes. In particular, the peak industry body hopes to gauge the degree to which the qualifications requirements of the schemes are l
  • Australian Shift: Restricting High-GWP Refrigerants by 2024

    18 Oct 2023 / By: ARBS
    The Australian landscape for heat pump equipment has largely been unrestricted in terms of the Global Warming Potential (GWP) of refrigerants. This status quo is set to undergo a dramatic shift. From 1 July 2024, the Australian government will prohibit the import and manufacture of small air conditi
  • US EPA Announces Major HFCs Reduction by 2036

    18 Oct 2023 / By: ARBS
    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has unveiled on 6 October 2023 new restrictions to significantly phase down the usage of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), aiming for a 40% reduction by 2024 and an ambitious 85% reduction by 2036. This move aligns with the American Innovation and Manufacturin
  • ARBS 2022: AN OVERWHELMING SUCCESS!

    5 Oct 2022 / By: Amanda Searle
      Australia’s only international air conditioning, refrigeration and building services trade exhibition, ARBS 2022 held from the 16-18 August in Melbourne, continues to receive positive feedback from exhibitors and visitors alike, having exceeded expectations for attendance.  
  • DOORS CLOSE ON ARBS 2022 

    19 Aug 2022 / By: Amanda Searle
    ARBS 2022, Australia’s only international air conditioning, refrigeration, and building services trade exhibition has closed after a bumper three days in Melbourne, with total visitor numbers in excess of 7,400.   Visitors explored the largest show of its kind in Australia with over
  • ARBS 2022 INDUSTRY AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED

    19 Aug 2022 / By: Amanda Searle
    ARBS 2022, Australia’s only international air conditioning, refrigeration and building services trade exhibition announced the ARBS 2022 Industry Award winners at a gala event held on Thursday 17 August at the Crown Palladium in Melbourne. The ARBS awards, now firmly entrenched as the pinnacle
  • CONGRATS TO THE ARBS 2022 STAND WINNERS

    17 Aug 2022 / By: Amanda Searle
    Announcing the ARBS 2022 stand winners, congrats to everyone who went to incredible lengths to make their display look fabulous!  The level of effort and commitment to make your displays look great is amazing! Well done everyone!   Best Large Custom Stand MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES
  • DAY ONE AT ARBS 2022

    17 Aug 2022 / By: Amanda Searle
    What a day that was!  Thousands of visitors through the door.  Sold out seminar programs.  Mark Winterbottom appeared at Actron Air’s stand.  Mark Taylor spotted at Fujitsu’s stand.  Wonder Woman and Thor at Beijer’s stand. And a BBQ to end all BBQs at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, complet