News Archive - May 2006

AxAir has extra Ability 23 May 2006
AXAIR Climate has increased its product offering by signing a deal to distribute the Ability range of fan coils units.

VRF will still dominate 23 May 2006
THE UK head of the world's biggest volume producer of air conditioning products - LG - says that some sectors of the industry of are using 'scare tactics' over the forthcoming F-gas regulations.

Danfoss expands heat pump interests 23 May 2006
DANFOSS has increased its penetration into the heat pump market with the acquisition of Swiss company Steinmann Apparatebau AG.

Increase your financial awareness 23 May 2006
AS COMPANIES struggle to cope with low margins and strong competition, FETA is hold a series of free one-day Financial Awareness seminars in London, Birmingham, Leeds and Glasgow.

Daikin buys OYL for £1.1bn 18 May 2006
JAPANESE air conditioining manufacturer Daikin is to buy the Malaysian company OYL, owners of McQuay, J&E Hall and AAF, for a massive £1.1bn. The acquisition will make Daikin the second largest air conditioning manufacturer in the world.

Energy efficiency grant for IoR 08 May 2006
THE Institute of Refrigeration is one of a number of industry bodies to have received energy efficiency funding from The Carbon Trust. The Cold Storage and Distributions Federation, the Building Controls Industry Association and the IoR all received £20,000 towards promoting energy efficiency and carbon emission reductions.

Afram slams "green" hypocrisy 08 May 2006
NEIL Afram, the outgoing president of FETA, has hit out at the "green" pressure groups in his final address to the industry.

ADCAS president attacks Government over retentions 08 May 2006
THE new president of the ductwork contractors group ADCAS has slammed the Government over its failure to ban retentions.

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