Use a qualified technician to maintain your HVAC equipment

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Use a qualified technician to maintain your HVAC equipment

HVAC costs are a big expense for many businesses. That’s why you need to have your systems maintained on a regular basis.

There are a number of technicians who can provide this service.


Australian Refrigeration Council (ARC)

Step 9 - ARC LogoTo find an authorised business in your area, check out this searchable database from the Australian Refrigeration Council (ARC):

When you book a technician to install or fix your air conditioner, fridge or freezer, you can also check they hold a valid licence:


The Australian Institute of Refrigeration, Air-conditioning and Heating (AIRAH)

AIRAH is a specialist organisation which represents over 10,000 air-conditioning, refrigeration, heating and ventilation professionals across Australia. Members of AIRAH can help you with advice relating to:

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  • recommissioning
  • retro-commissioning
  • controls tuning
  • advice on equipment replacement.

When calling around, ask if the service provider is an AIRAH member or look for M. AIRAH on their business card. For more information about AIRAH, visit For advice on your cooling options and products, you can also use their website. 



Step 9 - EcoSmart LogoAn EcoSmart Electrician is a licensed electrical contractor who has undertaken additional training to become certified and accredited in energy efficiency.

They can give you professional assistance with your HVAC needs. You can search for a local EcoSmart Electrician by typing in your postcode at: 

Want to know more?

The Australian Refrigeration Council has published a free air-conditioning guide: