Active Refrigeration

What we do

Active Refrigeration’s nationwide group operation delivers performance to our clients driven by our direct ownership, control and passion for commitment.

We continue to develop innovative refrigeration and natural refrigerant based cooling, freezing & heating solutions for a number of industries and markets across New Zealand, Australia and the Pacific Islands for commercial and industrial plant along with comfort air conditioning.

While the main drivers for the business continue to be service on demand, system engineering & design, project management & contracting, a solid commitment is in place for the continuous development of innovative technological Refrigeration focused systems surrounding Refrigeration System Analysis and Predictive System Asset Care (ASAP® & Active8®).


Active Refrigeration started as a privately owned company in Christchurch, New Zealand back in 2000. Since, Active Refrigeration has grown into a nationwide group employing over 90 trade qualified refrigeration engineers and apprentices amongst a total of 120 staff across the North and South Island. We love what we do –Refrigeration and Air Conditioning.  Even the founding directors Craig Duff and Graeme Green are still involved daily at a ‘hands-on’ level helping provide solutions and working alongside our staff as equals. We employ some of the highest qualified and skilled engineers from across New Zealand and abroad, each hand picked to suit both our culture and strong customer solution focus.

We specialise in the use of sustainable industrial and commercial refrigeration system solutions, air conditioning – comfort cooling & heating, sales, design, project management, service and system analysis; continuously striving to deliver the complete solution.

Our aim is not to be the biggest industry player; it is simply to be the best we can be, building long lasting business relationships with our clients and partners.


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