WELCOME DRINKS RECEPTION
WELCOME & INTRODUCTION
Patrick McInerney discussed the latest developments regarding Australia’s HFC phase-down as well as the different ways the government and industry could improve communication and collaboration.
Marc Chasserot discussed the latest natural refrigerant trends in China, the U.S., and Europe in light of the Kigali agreement including the European F-gas regulations, Japan’s subsidies, and California’s refrigerant bans.
TRAINING ON NATURAL REFRIGERANTS
Matt Allfree discussed the short comings of training in New Zealand including the issue of low uptake of safety courses and lack of awareness of standards.
Kim Lumburg discussed the need for improved training infrastructure and government support for an independent and specialized trade group representation. Kim also announced the launching of the App Mates Rates for Fridgies.