Know what you want? Try our 'Supplier Directory' 

News Archive - July 2009

Use of expired CITB J01 certificates (valid on March 9) agreed 28 July 2009
BEARERS of a Construction Skills' CITB J01 certificate valid on March 9, 2009 which has since expired or is due to expire, can now use the qualification as an interim personnel certificate until July 3, 2011, the European Commission has ruled.

Reading's ThermaCom becomes UK distributor for Taiwan manufacturer 27 July 2009
READING's compressor remanufacturer ThermaCom has become the UK distributor for the Taiwan manufacturer's Rhymebus range of variable frequency drives for application across a range of fans, pumps and compressors.

INEOS Fluor to shut Runcorn plant 23 July 2009
IN LIGHT of the European ban on use of virgin R22 after the end of this year, UK refrigerant producer INEOS Fluor has announced that its plant in Runcorn is to close in November.

Mitsubishi to start Ecodan heat pump production in Scotland 22 July 2009
MITSUBISHI Electric will start production of its Ecodan air-source heat pump system at its manufacturing plant in Livingston, Scotland, this September.

Waitrose to eliminate HFCs from its stores 21 July 2009
WAITROSE is to eradicate HFCs from its stores in a move to hydrocarbon-based refrigeration equipment.

Counterfeit R22 and R134a refrigerant puts engineers at risk says DuPont 21 July 2009
DUPONT Refrigerants has expressed anger over the existence of potentially harmful counterfeits of R22 and R134a refrigerants in the Middle East and has set up a taskforce to help local authorities police the problem.

SIRAC workshop helps turn new ideas into commercial success 21 July 2009
SIRAC, the network for Sustainable Innovation in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, is organising a one day workshop to help turn new technology ideas into a commercial success.

New firm Cirrus Energi eyes up UK heatpump potential 16 July 2009
CIRRUS Energi is the newly-formed subsidiary of UK ground source heat pump supplier and installer Geothermal International.

Samsung training centre opened by Gallant 13 July 2009
SAMSUNG's first UK training centre has been opened in Mansfield by ac sales and marketing specialist Gallant Air Conditioning.

3D and HRP launches ac installer scheme 13 July 2009
3D and HRP has launched an accredited scheme for contractors installing air conditioning equipment made by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries.

'Eco' schools with no ac hit 38 degrees C 09 July 2009
THE design of three BSF schools in Bradford using natural and mechanical ventilation to minimise environmental impact have come in for criticism after pupils were reported to have collapsed during the recent heatwave.

Quidos approved as F-Gas company registration body 09 July 2009
DEFRA has agreed to make Quidos an approved F-Gas company registration body and uncertificated acr firms are being urged to apply for certification now.

July 4 deadline creates long line of illegal acr firms 06 July 2009
SOME 50% of companies in the acr industry are now trading illegally after failing to register for an F-Gas certificate before the deadline of July 4.

Business Edge plans to open new F-Gas training centre 02 July 2009
F-GAS training provider Business Edge is set to open a new training centre to cope with demand for F-Gas compliance training and certification.

TUC repeats call for maximum temperature 01 July 2009
THE current heatwave has prompted the TUC to repeat calls for a maximum temperature in the workplace.

RPW is stocking distributor for Panasonic Air Conditioning 01 July 2009
RPW has been appointed a stocking distributor of Panasonic Air Conditioning equipment.

ACR News is the number one magazine in the air conditioning and refrigeration industry. Don’t miss out, subscribe today!
Subcribe to ACR News


IOR London Dinner