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News Archive - April 2008

Griffiths awarded heatpump MCS 30 April 2008
A KETTERING-based air-conditioning firm has gained accreditation for its work installing heat pump technology into energy-efficient buildings.

Bitzer sales firm comes to Japan 28 April 2008
COMPRESSOR manufacturer Bitzer has launched a sales business in Japan.

Project First buys Denman FM 25 April 2008
RAPIDLY expanding contractor Project First has bought the Denmans Facilities Maintenance business from the administrator.

CIBSE/ASHRAE talks sustainability 23 April 2008
THE CIBSE/ASHRAE Conference 2008, on April 29-30, plans to show the industry how it can navigate new legislation, cost, staff and sell sustainability.

Coolfactor brought to PH Jones 21 April 2008
AIR CONDITIONING firm Coolfactor has been bought by heating services provider PH Jones

Bitzer unveils 2008 training courses 18 April 2008
RECIPROCATING and screw compressor training is available in Bitzer UK's 2008 training offering.

ICS and Tricool move in together 18 April 2008
ICS' head office in New Milton and Tricool's manufacturing facility in Fareham are moving to a new site in Totton, near Southampton.

Split and Sky's the limit for Daikin and Climate Center 17 April 2008
WOLSELEY's Climate Center began supplying Daikin’s Split and Sky Air systems from May 1.

Ice rinks feel the chill of R22 phase out 16 April 2008
MANY ice rinks faced with the need to change over from R22 may be forced to close due to the cost.

ENER-G buys Ground Source Solutions 15 April 2008
SALFORD's sustainable energy firm ENER-G has acquired 80% of Nottiingham-based renewable cooling firm Ground Source Solutions.

Azerbaijan expo beckons HVAC industry 14 April 2008
REED Exhibitions is launching a brand new air-conditioning and refrigeration exhibition in Azerbaijan to cater to growing demand for building services in the region.

Danfoss acquires British heat pump company 14 April 2008
DANFOSS has bought the majority stake in Sheffield-based firm Eco Heat Pumps, which markets heat pumps in the UK.

Ingersoll-Rand's Trane purchase approved 11 April 2008
THE European Commission has cleared, under the EU Merger Regulation, the proposed acquisition of Trane by Ingersoll-Rand (both US companies).

Daikin and Wolseley to cut UK's CO2 emissions 08 April 2008
Daikin UK and Wolseley have signed a three year contract to supply local authorities and housing associations with renewable heating technology to meet CO2 emission reduction targets.

New look is a breath of fresh air for Air Serv 07 April 2008
AIR-CONDITIONING and refrigeration franchise, Aire Serv has invested more than £20,000 on re-branding its vans to reflect the firm's expanding global network.

10,000 Euros for ASERCOM's green thinker 03 April 2008
TEN THOUSAND Euros is up for grabs for the best energy-saving idea proposed for use in refrigeration and/or air conditioning.

Daikin signs deal with Chinese manufacturer 02 April 2008
JAPANESE air conditioning manufacturer Daikin has signed a collaboration agreement with Chinese manufacturer Gree.

Frigoglass finds SFA a Turkish delight 02 April 2008
REFRIGERATION manufacturer Frigoglass has bought a majority share in Turkish drinks cooler maker SFA.

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