Australian Institute of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heating (AIRAH)

AIRAH (the Australian Institute of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heating) has a long and proud history of representing an industry of professionals, who are of fundamental, and increasing, importance to the comfort, health and safety of the community. Formed in 1920, AIRAH is recognised by government and industry bodies for its expertise across a wide range of issues in the area of engineering services for the built environment.

AIRAH encourages world’s best practice within the industry. Through continuing professional development, accreditation programs and a wide range of technical publications, AIRAH has earned a reputation for developing the competence and skills of industry practitioners so that they can better meet society’s evolving health, safety and environmental demands.

As the leading specialist membership association for air conditioning, refrigeration, heating and ventilation professionals, AIRAH represents over 10,000 professionals across Australia.

Our partnership

AB Phillips work closely with AIRAH to implement a tailored insurance, risk and financial services offering to AIRAH members.  AIRAH members that decide to work with us can have all of their insurance, risk and financial service requirements managed through their AB Phillips Account Manager, eliminating the need for multiple suppliers. We provide AIRAH members with tailored business insurance policies and financial services at exclusive rates.

Insurance program

We  offer AIRAH members a comprehensive Business Insurance program which is tailored specifically to the air conditioning and heating industry including some specifically tailored policy extensions for members. 

  • Man with a Van – A package of covers that include the vehicle, its contents, tools and materials on site and liability.
  • Engineers / Inspectors – Combined Public Liability and Professional Indemnity cover with higher limits.
  • Manufacturers and Importers – Inclusion of an Errors & Omissions extension to Public & Products Liability. Product Recall available as required.  The exposures of a plant failure in a large installation such as high rise buildings or public buildings is huge and we can help manage that risk and protect the business. Professional Indemnity for engineering, design, ventilation control, infection control etc.
  • Tailored solutions - for medium to large organisations still overlaying the benefits we can provide as partner to your industry.

We also offer AIRAH Members bespoke packages to meet their HR, Workers Compensation, Fleet, and Financial Services requirements. 

Find out more

If you are a member of the Australian Institute of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heating find out what AB Phillips can do for your business.  
Call us for an obligation free discussion on 1300 242 136 or email

Find out more about AIRAH by visiting their website