A/C Fundamentals - Part 1​


What is air conditioning? 
Full air conditioning implies the control of temperature and humidity levels within a conditioned space.

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Pedal power promotes careers in refrigeration

Visitors to the Big Bang Fair held at the NEC in Birmingham in March got a unique insight into the principles of refrigeration thanks to Dr Ed Hammond of ECH Engineering.


Sainsbury’s gives fridges a turbo boost

Sainsbury’s has teamed up with Williams Advanced Engineering to give its store fridges a turbo boost.


Tesco reports biggest ever loss

Tesco has reported a record pre-tax loss of £6.4bn for the year to the end of February - the biggest in its 96-year history and the worst ever recorded by a British retailer.

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Cool-Therm rolls-out Cloud-based remote monitoring and diagnosis

Cool-Therm Ltd, a pioneer in the development of the ultra-efficient Turbomiser chiller, is now able to monitor and diagnose chiller performance via the Cloud and GSM, with major potential benefits for engineers and end users.


Reznor launches its first packaged heating and cooling unit

Reznor, a leading UK supplier of gas-fired warm air heating and ventilation systems, has launched its first packaged HVAC unit.


Dutch retailer converts systems to new DuPont refrigerant

As part of a programme to cut its carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, a Dutch retailer is converting the refrigeration systems in some 200 of its supermarkets to the new Opteon XP40 (R-449A) refrigerant from DuPont.

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New Airedale air handling unit shortlisted in DCS Awards

Leeds-based cooling specialist Airedale International is nominated for two more trophies in this year’s DCS (Data Centre Solutions) Awards which will be announced in London on 14 May 2015. Shortlisted in the ‘Datacentre Power & Cooling Product of the Year’ and ‘Datacentre Energy Efficiency Product of the Year’ categories, the AireFlow™ indirect adiabatic air handling unit (100-440kW) has an achievable PUE below 1.1. 24-Apr-2015

Imperium- i

Temperature control specialist ICS Cool Energy has recently enhanced their energy efficient A-rated chillers and heat pump range. Their new imperium-i, imperium-FC and the high temperature heat pumps all guarantee class A efficiency and effective low noise operation, utilising the low ozone depleting refrigerants R407C and R134a. 21-Apr-2015

Mastercool Tools from First Choice

Specialist Refrigeration Tools available for Next Day Delivery from First Choice Refrigeration Spares Ltd. 21-Apr-2015
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