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ACR News Awards 2023 winners announced

Designed to celebrate excellence and innovation in the air conditioning and refrigeration industry, the ACR News Awards 2023 took place on the 19 April at the Park Plaza, London Riverbank and hosted by comedian Rhys James.

The glittering award ceremony began with the award for Trainee of the Year, which was won by Gareth Walsh from ICE AC. The next category was the Wholesaler/Distributor of the Year and that was awarded to Derbyshire Refrigeration. 

The third category of the evening was Marketing Initiative of the Year for which the Road to Net Zero Roadshow by Mitsubishi Electric took home the trophy. The Chiller Product of the Year was awarded to the Aquaforce Vision by Carrier. 

Next in the award programme was the Commercial Heat Pump of the Year which was won by Swegon for its BlueBox GEYSER Sky R0. The winner for Domestic Heat Pump of the Year was awarded to Daikin's Altherma 3 Low Capacity Monobloc. 

Environmental Initiative of the Year came next, and the winner was the Buildings As Safe Havens (BASH) Guide by Mitsubishi Electric in collaboration with BESA. Next was the award for Ancillary Product of the Year and the trophy was awarded to the SR47 Wireless Refrigerant Scale by Fieldpiece. 

After this was the Refrigeration Product of the Year which was taken home by Bitzer for its ECOLITE 2.0. The next category was the Air Conditioning Product of the Year, which was awarded to Daikin UK for the VRV 5 Heat Recovery. 

The Diversity In Industry accolade was awarded to the brilliant Lisa-Jayne Cook from GEA Group.

The final award of the evening celebrates the unsung heroes of our industry. The Alan Moor Award was awarded to David Paget. 

We would like to say well done to all of the ACR News Awards winners and finalists, as well as extend our thanks to everyone who attended. The evening was full of entertainment, great networking opportunities and delicious food and drink at a spectacular venue. 

The gallery for the event is now live on the ACR News Awards website


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