Irfan Hai, Senior Head Teacher of Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning,
says the 2017
GreenDay event – organised with EBM-Papst – is at Turner
NSW Ultimo on Thursday 27 July.
“Speakers from industry and government will share their insights on
the drivers for energy efficiency for HVAC&R systems, with
presentations of case studies, project insights, discussions on
broader government and state agendas, and a site tour,” says Irfan.
for the free event with catering sponsored by EBM-Papst.
"There will also be a presentation by students from the TAFE NSW
Associate Degree of Renewable Energy regarding the Stand-alone Solar
Air-Conditioning System which was built with the help of a
research grant of $20,000 from the ARBS Foundation Board.
"The testing facility is located in the mezzanine area of the
Refrigeration section where system monitoring is taking place. Energy
from solar panels is stored in batteries, and operates the
air-conditioner in peak load times – 12 hours a day. Our industry
partners have donated all the equipment for the project and our
Associate Degree students have been involved since the design phase of
“We have all worked together to ensure that there is cross
collaboration and transparency in all aspects of the project.”