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News Archive - June 2009

Sanyo launches installer scheme for its ECO C02 heatpump 30 June 2009
SANYO has introduced an approved installer scheme for its ECO C02 high efficiency heat pump-based heating system.

Quidos set to join F-gas scramble 30 June 2009
WITH only a matter of days until the July 4th deadline, training provider Quidos is said to be in discussions with DEFRA to become an F-gas certification centre to rival REFCOM.

WR Refrigeration gets 2079 accreditation 29 June 2009
WR REFRIGERATION has achieved City & Guilds accreditation for 2079 Refrigerant Safe Handling as a training provider, and claims to be the first commercial refrigeration contractor to do so.

Register now! 26 June 2009
THERE is to be no amnesty for refrigeration and air conditioning firms who fail to register under the F-gas regulations by July 4. With just a week to go now to the deadline, companies are being implored to register with REFCOM immediately.

Register for F-gas – even if paperwork isn't complete 26 June 2009
WITH just a week to go to the F-gas company registration deadline, ACRIB has repeated calls for companies (including sole traders) to ensure that they sign up in time.

ACRIB highlights F-Gas FAQ'S 23 June 2009
ACRIB has launched a series of F Gas Regulation Frequently Asked Questions based on information from DEFRA's F Gas Support service.

Emerson buys Vilter Manufacturing 23 June 2009
EMERSON Climate Technologies has bought Vilter Manufacturing, a compressor maker based in Wisconsin, for an undisclosed sum.

HFCs picked on and squeezed as 'low hanging fruit' in climate battle 23 June 2009
A NEW scientific paper claims that HFCs, if left unchecked, could contribute to 45% of global CO2 emissions by 2050.

German car makers U-Turn on CO2? 19 June 2009
GERMAN car manufacturers may be withdrawing their backing for CO2 as the refrigerant of choice for use in car air conditioning systems.

Daikin buys Hamilton's F-Gas management tool 16 June 2009
DAIKIN Airconditioning UK has bought from F-GAS compliant LEO service management software from Hamilton Hall for an undisclosed sum.

Managed Support Services buys Delrac 16 June 2009
MANAGED Support Services, formerly known as Worthington Nicholls, has bought air conditioning firm Delrac Services for an undisclosed sum.

UK hosts international fridge conferences in 2010 16 June 2009
THE UK refrigeration industry has a chance to showcase its innovations in cold chain and sustainable refrigeration when two major international refrigeration conferences come to the country in March 2010.

Andrew joins Andrews Air Conditioning Services 15 June 2009
ANDREWS Air Conditioning Services (AACS) has a new divisional director, tasked with integrating more closely its fixed air conditioning with the group's hire division.

REFCOM banks on "short-term" F-Gas amnesty 12 June 2009
REFRIGERATION and air conditioning firms required by law to register themselves under the F-Gas regulations are expected to receive a "short-term" amnesty past the July 4 deadline.

REFCOM reaches agreement with DEFRA as deadline looms 11 June 2009
REFCOM has signed an agreement with Defra (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) confirming its appointment as a mandatory F gas company certification body.

Quidos gears up for June's ac assessor classes 09 June 2009
BATH-based firm Quidos has announced more dates and locations for its Level 3 Air conditioning assessor training.

Learn about Gas Essentials on June 22 09 June 2009
ACR professionals, heat pump contractors and bosses who have questions about how F Gas refrigerant rules affect them -can attend a talk on the subject on June 22.

City Refrigeration puts down roots in Australia 09 June 2009
GLASGOW-based facilities management firm City Refrigeration Holdings UK, has big plans to have a 'substantial presence' in Australia and has established a subsidiary called City Facilities Management (Aus) Pty Ltd.

Samsung signs HRP as distributor 08 June 2009
Samsung has signed up wholesaler HRP as a distributer, in a bid to capture a major slice of the UK air conditioning market.

Industry called to F Gas compliance seminar 02 June 2009
CONTRACTORS keen to find out about their legal obligations concerning F Gas regulations can learn more about it at a half day seminar co-hosted by ACRIB and the HVCA.

CIBSE Certification scheme recognises IOR members 02 June 2009
CIBSE Certification now recognises membership of the Institute of Refrigeration (IOR) as equivalent to CIBSE membership for entry onto its accreditation scheme for air conditioning assessors.

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