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News Archive - August 2008

Sahara kept cool by Hubbard Ice 28 August 2008
AN ARCTIC seal name Sahara, due to his tendancy to drift off to warmer climes, has been made to feel the UK is a cool place to live by ice machine distributor Hubbard Ice.

IQ Refrigeration appoints Ben Brown 27 August 2008
IQ REFRIGERATION, the recently launched specialist design and project management company, has appointed well-known industry figure Ben Brown to the senior management team

Searle bought by GEA 27 August 2008
THE International Cooling Group (ICG), which includes Searle, Dawmec and Raffel, has been acquired by GEA.

Langford bonds with AHT 22 August 2008
SALES professional Paul Langford has joined AHT Cooling Systems UK, the Austrian commercial refrigeration equipment manufacturer which bought Caravell UK in July.

Roadshow seeks acr technology to beat hospital bugs 21 August 2008
AIR conditioning and ventilation businesses which have technologies that could help prevent the spread of MRSA or other hospital bugs are being invited to attend an NHS roadshow.

ACR News Awards 20 August 2008
EARLY responses to the launch of the ACR News Awards 2009 suggest that next year's event will be the best ever.

Paris hosts refrigerants conference 15 August 2008
REFRIGERANT regulations and R22 phaseout are some of the main themes to be explored by the French HVACR industry at a refrigerants conference this October.

ENER-G buys Hungarian AC firm 15 August 2008
ENER-G, the Manchester-based sustainable energy firm, has bought Budapest’s Kipszer Klima Controll, an air-conditioning supplier catering to customers in central and northern Europe.

Carrier gets gold at Olympics with AC contract wins 15 August 2008
CARRIER Corp. has supplied nearly 70% percent of all the air-conditioning, ventilating and heating contracts for the Olympic Games venues in Beijing.

Ryan ACS becomes Vaillant distributor 13 August 2008
Ryan Air Conditioning Spares has become Vaillant’s main air conditioning distributor in the Manchester region.

World tastes Coca-Cola's Refrigerants Naturally work 12 August 2008
COCA-COLA, McDonalds and Ikea are three of the big names gearing up to face academics and suppliers to report what progress they have made towards phasing out HFC-use.

Refrigeration operators wanted for Cold Store study 08 August 2008
REFRIGERATED warehouse and cold store operators will be sent a free report on the performance of Europe's cold storage industry, if they respond to a sector study by August 29.

Air-conditioning appreciation days are here again! 06 August 2008
Only in America, one may argue, would a place in the calender be set aside to celebrate with Air-conditioning Appreciation Days, which runs from July 3 to August 15.

ACRIB urges industry to answer F-Gas consultation call 05 August 2008
THE ACR industry is being asked to help establish an effective UK registration scheme, by responding to DEFRA's F-Gas consultation.

An inspection calls... for a CIBSE conference 04 August 2008
THIS SEPTEMBER, CIBSE and the Institute of Refrigeration are hosting the joint conference "F Gas regulations and air conditioning inspection requirements: Reducing the cost by a combined response".

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Diary

25th IIR International Congress of Refrigeration
International Conference on Compressors and their Systems
TQ Environmental "Refrigerant & Gas Monitoring" Mark Scott
Hampshire Cool Talk Breakfast Briefing
Queen Mary University "Enhanced condensation heat transfer" Huasheng Wang