HVAC&R Innovation Index

October 21, 2020HVAC&R, Industry Knowledge, Innovation, Leadership

Are you an Innovation Maker? Are you interested in HVAC&R industry innovation? At Global IQ Group, we’ve been busy working on a passion project. We want to find out the level of innovation across the HVAC&R industry. We need your help. In an Australian first, Global IQ Group will be launching the Global IQ HVAC&R … Read More

Happy World Refrigeration Day to the Coolest People We Know

June 26, 2020HVAC&R, Leadership

Today, June 26 2020 is World Refrigeration Day. And like most other days in the year, many people in the HVAC&R industry will go about their day to day work without much applause or recognition. But today is different. In these unprecedented and uncertain times, it’s important to pause and reflect on the good work … Read More

Happy 100th Birthday AIRAH

March 30, 2020HVAC&R, Leadership

On 29 March 2020, Australian Institute of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heating (AIRAH) celebrated its 100th birthday. Congratulations to AIRAH on the thought leadership you bring to our industry. And like many quiet achievers, thank you for making stuff happen behind the scenes and supporting our members through this uncertain time in the essential services … Read More

UN Environment Programme Celebrates Women in HVAC&R Industry

October 10, 2019HVAC&R, Leadership, Women in STEM

We’re very proud of our co-founder Liza Taylor being selected in the most recent United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) publication “Women in Air-conditioning and Refrigeration”. OzonAction, in cooperation with UN Women, developed the publication to raise awareness of the opportunities available to women and to encourage and inspire other women to consider a career path … Read More

Nathan Groenhout leads innovation discussion at Future of HVAC Conference

September 12, 2019Entrepreneurship, HVAC&R, Leadership, Strategy

Our Director and CEO Nathan Groenhout led a panel session on Entrepreneurship, Disruption and Innovation at AIRAH’s Future of HVAC Conference in Brisbane. With over 200 conference attendees, Nathan shared his insights and recent learnings from Chicago Booth University and the Polsky Accelerator program. Together with panellists David Filipovic, CEO AirSmart; David Jones, CEO AirConstruct … Read More

Global IQ Group turns 1!

September 1, 2017Leadership, Strategy, Sustainability

Time certainly flies when you are having fun and what a journey it has been! The last 12 months has taken us from boardrooms around Australia to setting up graphic design in Jakarta to working with a client in the UK to commercialising new products in Guangzhou and even facilitating a design thinking workshop in … Read More

Growing a Sustainable Business

November 8, 2016Sustainability

I’ve worked with many organisations who use the ‘build it and they will come’ philosophy of innovation. Some worked. Some didn’t.One of the challenges in commercialising innovation is that many firms underestimate what’s needed to navigate the market. Too much time and effort is invested in the research and development phase, and not enough is … Read More

The Business of Tomorrow

October 1, 2016Leadership

We wanted to use our super powers to create the business of tomorrow.Having spent most of our careers in the corporate world, we found there were lots of ordinary people with extraordinary ideas. Ideas that could make a positive impact to the world…there was just one problem, no-one knew about them!“Together innovation, sustainability and business … Read More