Company Profile

Strathbrook Regional Services was founded in 2006 by Richard Butterworth and Michael Noller, purely to provide quality refrigeration and air conditioning services to the central western and far west of New South Wales.

Since then, Richard has grown the business to what is today, a successful, reliable and highly respected team of professionals providing their services to most towns and cities from Katoomba in the East to Broken Hill in the West, and from Young in the South up to Lightning Ridge and Tenterfield in the North.

Our head office and workshop is located in Dubbo, however to ensure we continue to provide a fast and reliable service we also have a team base in Orange, Bathurst and Armidale.

ARC Licence Number – AU11262

Recent Projects

Strathbrook Regional Services have recently been involved in the installations of coolrooms and air conditioning systems at;

  • Bracken House - Dubbo Aged Care facility - Dakin V.R.V Mechanical ventilation
  • Little Big Dairy - Dubbo Refrigeration
  • Barlu Kurli Pre School - Wilcannia - Dakin V.R.V Mechanical ventilation
  • Royal Flying Doctors - Dubbo Airport - Dakin V.R.V Mechanical ventilation
  • Bathurst Private Hospital - Bathurst
  • Armidale Airport
  • Wellington Correctional Center

These are only a few of the many projects we have completed around the central west of New South Wales.

Our Team

Here at Strathbrook Regional Services we firmly believe in good old fashioned teamwork.

As a family owned and operated business, Richard and Lisa understand the importance of family, friends and having a positive impact within the community.

We provide jobs for over 10 locals within various trade positions and administration and office support roles, along with supporting various local teams and charity's throughout the year.

Our Tradesman and service technicians are highly trained, well equipped and possess the confidence to tackle even the most complex installations and repairs. Our apprenticeship program offers First Class training to people wanting to enter the refrigeration trade, with several of our Tradesman having gone on to run their own airconditioning and refrigeration businesses.

Strathbrook Regional Services is closly affiliated with the Strathbrook Group

The group consists of:

Strathbrook Industrial Services P/L

Refrigeration contracting and service for industrial and commercial refrigeration systems. Design and construct service for specialized applications. With expertise in natural refrigerant systems such as Carbon dioxide (sub critical and super critical applications) for cold storage and freezing systems. Ammonia systems for blast freezers, water chillers, carbon dioxide condensing packages, and general refrigeration applications.

Strathbrook Electrical Services P/L

Electrical panel fabrication, design and construction of electrical systems for refrigeration, heating and cooling systems plus service to support the refrigeration works carried out by the Strathbrook Group.

B&C Refrigeration P/L

Manufacture and service of Aerowhip soft serve Ice cream machines.

Strathbrook Refrigeration Equipment

Manufacture of refrigeration packages for commercial and light industrial systems including micro charge ammonia chillers, Carbon dioxide refrigeration packages for sub critical and Trans critical applications. HFC Refrigerant packaged equipment for commercial cooling and cold storage applications. Ammonia and Carbon dioxide and general training equipment for the Australian TAFE colleges.


The Strathbrook Group of companies is currently engaged in installing new, and refurbishing existing Franklins and IGA, Coles and Woolworths supermarkets.

Service and Maintenance is carried out at a range of industrial and commercial sites including, Streets ice cream(Unilever), Coates Inks, Flint Inks, Fresh start Bakeries, Berri Juices, Buttercup Buns, Mauri foods, CCL (controlled climate logistics), De Costi sea foods, F Mayer Imports, Sydney West Area Health Services, Franklins Supermarkets, Nepean rubber and plastic, QANTAS Q catering, Club Marconi and many more.

Types of work carried out previously

General Refrigeration and air conditioning system service, design and construction including chilled water systems, glycol systems, brine systems, pumped carbon dioxide systems, direct expansion Carbon dioxide systems, small charge ammonia chillers, and ammonia /Carbon dioxide high stage systems, vacuum cooling systems, blood and chemical cryogenics systems, ammonia systems, Ice cream production hall A/C systems, marine systems, blast freezing systems, chocolate storage ware houses, boning rooms, micro charged critical charge ammonia systems, Ice rinks, pub & club refrigeration and beer systems, ice bank systems, Chester Jensen bakery chilled water system etc.