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News Archive - September 2008

Walter Meier concentrates on applied ac systems 30 September 2008
WALTER MEIER (Climate UK) is to focus on applied air conditioning systems and will stop supplying single split systems at the price-driven end of the market.

Promethean Power's first prototype displayed 30 September 2008
PROMETHEAN Power, the makers of a solar-powered refrigerator for use in the developing world, has unveiled its first prototype in the US this week.

Reclaim R22 levels too low says BRA 30 September 2008
RECLAIM R22 levels are still too low according to the British Refrigeration Association which has collected data on the amount of R22 recovered and either sent for destruction or reclaimed back for reuse.

GK Industrial predicts £13m turnover 30 September 2008
GK INDUSTRIAL expects to achieve a record turnover of £13 million for the year ending June 2009.

GK Industrial predicts £13m turnover 30 September 2008
GK INDUSTRIAL expects to achieve a record turnover of £13 million for the year ending June 2009.

Concentra at centre of ac crash investigation 29 September 2008
CONCENTRA, the main contractor at the centre of a building site accident is helping HSE officers establish how a woman was knocked to the ground by an air-conditioning unit which fell on her as she waited for a bus.

ACR industry flocks to London HEVAR's cool talks 24 September 2008
LONDON's Royal Horticultural Halls is buzzing with visitors keen to look at products from the building services industry and attend HEVAR's heating and cooling seminars at the two day exhibition London HEVAR.

Got to be in it to win it!- ACR News Awards 2009 23 September 2008
THERE is still time to enter the ACR News Awards 2009 with the deadline for entries for the industry's most prestigious awards more than a month away.

Haier and Air Creation join acr sponsors 23 September 2008
CHINESE air conditioning giant Haier and the newly-formed Mitsubishi Electric distributor Air Creation, a sister company of Dean & Wood, have joined a prestigious list of sponsors of the ACR News Awards 2009.

Camfridge enters Cleantech 100 23 September 2008
CAMFRIDGE has been named in the Cleantech 100 list, as one of Europe's leading Clean Technology companies.

Beijer to buy Carrier's wholesale business 22 September 2008
G & L BEIJER, the Swedish owners of UK wholesaler Dean & Wood intends to acquire Carrier's refrigeration wholesale distribution operations in Europe and South Africa through a new share issue to Carrier.

October brings higher refrigerant prices from DuPont 22 September 2008
DuPont has announced a 15% price rise for R22, a 20% price rise for ISCEON 9 series, a 4% price rise for R134 and is putting up the price of its blends by 9%.

WR Refrigeration expands with new industrial division 17 September 2008
REFRIGERATION contractor WR Refrigeration has launched an industrial division as part its expansion plans.

Refrigeration's role in the world's biggest experiment 16 September 2008
A CRYOGENIC refrigeration system capable of generating temperatures as low as -271 degrees Celsius is part of the world's biggest science experiment- the Large Hadron Collider.

Cooling & heating technologies in the spotlight 16 September 2008
AIR-CONDITIONING firms and professionals will cast their vote in the S-Factor on September 25, with sustainable technologies facing scrutiny from a panel of experts at London HEVAR.

Oceanair Distribution sold to investment group 15 September 2008
AC distributor Oceanair Distribution,which handles Sanyo, LG and Fujitsu equipment, has been bought by investment group Cripps Trust Corporation.

Klima-Therm and Cool-Therm in R22 chiller export business 12 September 2008
Klima-Therm and Cool-Therm have teamed up to start reconditioning and exporting R22 chillers to developing countries, including China and India.

ACR talks get experts talking at London HEVAR 08 09 September 2008
FOR the first time, London HEVAR 2008 (September 24-25), is hosting an acr seminar programme incorporating F-gas and other key legislation issues affecting the air conditioning and refrigeration market.

HRP donates ac systems to acr college 09 September 2008
THE HRP GROUP has presented the Grimsby Institute of Further and Higher Education with two air conditioning systems to help train the UK's future acr engineers.

China's Haier re-enters UK ac market 05 September 2008
CHINESE appliance manufacturing giant Haier is to re-enter the UK air conditioning market with a direct presence from February 2009.

Industry pumped up about Chillventa's heatpump village 04 September 2008
BIG brands are signing up to join Chillventa's "Industrial Heat Pump Village".

Scientists see the light...and make ice from it 03 September 2008
RESEARCHERS from San Jose university have created an ice maker that needs no electricity to run but relies only on the sun's rays to make ice.

Airedale ex-apprentice gets gold for 1st class study 02 September 2008
A FORMER trainee apprentice, who joined Airedale with only GCSEs under his belt, has gained a 1st Class Honours degree in Electronic and Electrical Engineering through part-time study.

Hoshizaki to buy refrigeration firm Gram Commercial 02 September 2008
JAPANESE firm Hoshizaki Electric has, through its subsidiary Hoshizaki Europe Holdings B.V., agreed to buy the Danish refrigeration manufacturer Gram Commercial A/S.

Dean & Wood distributes Parasense leak detectors 01 September 2008
REFRIGERATION parts wholesaler Dean & Wood has agreed to exclusively distribute Parasense's refrigerant leak detection system.

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