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News Archive - February 2010

Ductwork company fined after worker falls through roof 25 February 2010
Eastern Hardware Ltd, a Lowestoft-based sheet metal fabrication company, has been fined £3,000 with £3,000 costs after one of its employees fell through a fragile roof while installing air conditioning ducting.

Ian Carroll heads up air conditioning at Climate Center 25 February 2010
Climate Center has appointed Ian Carroll as national sales manager - cooling

Eight days to go till Transforming Technologies 23 February 2010
MARCH 3rd is fast approaching and with it the Transforming Technologies conference for the acr industry.

Honeywell and BAM refute risky HFO-1234yf claims 23 February 2010
HONEYWELL and the German testing body BAM has hit back at claims that use of the refrigerant HFO-1234yf in mobile air-conditioning poses a flammability safety risk.

Catch-22 operation nets HCFC smugglers 23 February 2010
A US corporation and its president have been sentenced in Miami for illegally importing 418,654kg of R22.

March is on to Transforming Technologies 16 February 2010
THE Transforming Technologies conference on March 3, is proving a hit with professionals who are signing up to discuss the acr technologies of the future.

FGE Eurofred invests in Fujitsu training 16 February 2010
FGE EUROFRED announces investment in Fujitsu training facilities and courses for air conditioning installers and contractors.

Daikin's air conditioner wins global design award 16 February 2010
DAIKIN Europe NV has won the International Forum's product design award for its newly introduced designer heat pump room air conditioning fan coil unit.

2010 AHR Expo tops 28,582 attendees 16 February 2010
MORE than 28,582 contractors and other industry professionals attended the 2010 AHR Expo in Orlando on January 25-27.

JCW Air Conditioning bought by Four Seasons 15 February 2010
AIR conditioning specialist, the Four Seasons group has bought JCW Air Conditioning.

M&S plans to offer heat pumps later this year 15 February 2010
MARKS & Spencer is planning to offer UK householders domestic heat pumps later in 2010, as one of several home energy product solutions.

Danfoss wins 2010 AHR Expo product of the year 09 February 2010
DANFOSS' variable speed compressor for residential use, the Performer VSD, has been selected as the AHR Expo Product of the Year award.

Tesco uses C02 refrigeration in zero carbon store 09 February 2010
CO2 refrigeration is one of several green measures adopted in Tesco's new zero carbon store.

Grab your seats for Transforming Technologies- March 3 09 February 2010
AIR CONDITIONING and refrigeration specialists are securing seats at the Transforming Technologies conference on March 3, to hear about the new technologies changing the future of the industry.

Air-conditioning units used by drug smugglers 08 February 2010
A GANG has been jailed for a total of 16 and a half years for smuggling hundreds of thousands of pounds of drugs into the UK by hiding them in air-conditioning units.

Ball Valve Sight Glass Combination 03 February 2010
Thought to be the first of its kind, Henry Technologies has launched a range of ball valves complete with an integral sight glass and moisture indicator.

Ineos Fluor to be bought by Mexichem Fluor S.A. 03 February 2010
THE Ineos group is to sell its fluorochemicals business to Mexichem Fluor SA.

ACR experts gather for Transforming Technologies 02 February 2010
INDUSTRY experts are getting together for the Transforming Technologies conference on March 3, to talk about new technologies set to transform the efficiency, cost-effectiveness and future of air conditioning and refrigeration.

Skilled acr appentices sought for SkillFRIDGE 2010 02 February 2010
THE national refrigeration and air conditioning practical skills competition SkillFRIDGE 2010, is searching for the sector's best acr apprentices.

Bitzer UK moves to new HQ 01 February 2010
BITZER UK has moved to new headquarters in Milton Keynes.

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