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ACR News 2023 shortlist announced

After receiving an unprecedented number of entries, the judges deliberated and we are now proud to announce the finalists of this year’s ACR News Awards.

Listed below are the companies and some of the individuals up for an award:

Trainee of the Year

  • George Anderton - Oasis ( Midlands)
  • Heath Blakey - David Blakey Services
  • Alec Lovell - Arco Building Services
  • Corey Surtess-Smith - J & E Hall
  • Gareth Walsh - ICE AC

Wholesaler/Distributor of the Year

  • Cool Designs
  • CWB Wholesale
  • Derbyshire Refrigeration

Marketing Initiative of the Year

  • Area Cooling Solutions - iCOOL Virtual Reality
  • Mitsubishi Electric - Road to Net Zero Roadshow

Chiller Product of the Year

  • Carrier - AquaForce Vision
  • Mitsubishi Electric - Modular MECH-iS-GO7 & MEHP-iS-G07 chillers

Commercial Heat Pump of the Year

  • Carrier - Carrier AquaSnap
  • Mitsubishi Electric - Ecodan CAHV-R
  •  Swegon - BlueBox GEYSER Sky R0

Domestic Heat Pump of the Year

  • Clivet - Edge EVO 2.0 EXC
  • Daikin - Altherma 3 Low Capacity Monobloc

Environmental Initiative of the Year

  • SK Heating and Cooling in partnership with Chemours – Package for UK food distributors with Low GWP A2L refrigerant
  • Mitsubishi Electric in collaboration with BESA - Buildings As Safe Havens (BASH) Guide

Ancillary Product of the Year

  • CWB Wholesale - Hinton Equipment Flametech Lite Kit
  • Fieldpiece Instruments BV - SR47 Wireless Refrigerant Scale

Refrigeration Product of the Year

  • Area Cooling Solutions - iCOOL SE
  • Bitzer - Ecolite 2.0
  • Honeywell - Solstice N71 (R-471A)

Air Conditioning Product of the Year

  • CIAT - Vectios R-454B
  • Clivet Group UK - Split with Hydro-M
  • Daikin UK - VRV 5 Heat Recovery
  • Toshiba Air Conditioning - SHRM Advance VRF

Other categories where the winners will be revealed on the nigh tinclude the Alan Moor Award and the Diversity Award.

The ACR News Awards is an annual event which celebrates excellence in the air conditioning and refrigeration industry. This year it takes place on the last evening of HVACR Live, the 19th April 2023 at the Park Plaza London Riverbank.


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