Finalists for the ARBS 2018 Industry Awards were announced recently following an evaluation of all nominations by a panel of industry experts.

ARBS 2018 is Australia’s only international air conditioning, refrigeration and building services trade exhibition.

The ARBS Industry Awards represent the pinnacle of achievement for HVAC&R and building services professionals. The nominations were assessed on the basis of various criteria such as leadership, sustainability, performance and innovation.

The award winners will be announced and honoured at a gala dinner to be held on Wednesday 9 May 2018 at the International Convention Centre (ICC) in Sydney.

ARBS Young Achiever Award

  • Laura Fortuna – Cold Logic
  • Firas Shawash – Exova-Defire
  • Jason Harrison – Airmaster Australia

ARBS Product Excellence Award

  • YORK YZ Magnetic Bearing Centrifugal Chiller – Johnson Controls
  • Firebox TM – Trafalgar Fire Containment Solutions
  • ACDHUM-LD – Air Change

ARBS Software/Digital Excellence Award

  • Tuggeranong Office Park Building Services Network – Airmaster Australia
  • Fujitsu General Online Parts Store – Fujitsu General Australia
  • Clarity – HydroChem

ARBS Project Excellence Award

  • F Mayer Refrigerated Cold Storage/ Distribution Centre – Strathbrook Industrial Services & Danfoss Australia
  • Spotlight Retail Group – SEDAC Building Energy Management System
  • ICC Sydney – A.G. Coombs Group & AECOM

ARBS Outstanding Industry Education/Training Award

  • Refrigeration & Climate Control Centre of Excellence – AMCA & Box Hill Institute
  • Professional Diploma of Building Services, HVAC&R – AIRAH
  • Mobile CO2 Training Unit – Danfoss (Australia) Pty Ltd

ARBS Outstanding Service & Maintenance Award

  • Airmaster Australia
  • A.G. Coombs Group Pty Ltd
  • City Holdings Australia

ARBS Hall of Fame 2018 (All will receive the award)

  • Stephen Gilchrist – CIBSE ANZ
  • John Bosci – AIRAH
  • Mark Padwick - AREMA
  • David Seedsman – AMCA
  • Warren Cole – RACCA