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HVAC&R Trade Exhibition and Industry Conference April 2014

The Institute of Refrigeration, Heating and Air Conditioning Engineers Inc. (IRHACE), Climate Control Companies Association (CCCA) and Refrigerant License New Zealand (RLNZ) announce details of their annual trade exhibition and industry conference.

The Waipuna Hotel and Conference Centre will host the event from Thursday 3 April until its completion Sunday 6 April.

The trade exhibition and conference will be officially opened by the Hon Mr Maurice Williamson National MP for Pakuranga, which will take place at the networking function Waipuna Hotel and Conference Centre Auckland, Thursday 3 April.

Themed: A celebration of 80 years – “History and Future 80th Anniversary of IRHACE and 50th Anniversary of HVAC”.

The conference will cover topics and technologies including but not limited to:

The History of HVAC, Magnetic Refrigeration, Indoor Air Quality, Airflow Efficiency, Alternative Refrigerants, Passive Fire Protection, Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS), Energy Performance Contracting, Navigating Business Education and more.

“This year’s conference promises to deliver an excellent line up of both national and international speakers on topics that are relevant and informative. Sixteen speakers, two streams both technical and business running concurrently on Friday 4 April”, says Paul Town, Executive Officer for the associations.

The trade exhibition is an annual event held in conjunction with the HVAC&R conference for the Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Industry in New Zealand. The display will feature 37 trade exhibits with a variety of technologies, products and trends bringing together all participants of the industry from manufacturers and suppliers right through to the decision makers, buyers and end users. The trade exhibition is free to attend and open from:

Thursday 3 April 9am-3pm and Friday 4 April 9am-5pm (no registration is required)

The conference will also host a dedicated trade exhibitors evening, the Wallie Askew Apprentice Work Skills competition, functions, partners tour, technical tour and AGM’s.

To register for the conference please visit or


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