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News Archive - June 2011

United Refrigeration named new Panasonic distributer 30 June 2011
UNITED Refrigeration has been named as a distributor of the complete range of Panasonic air conditioning and heating products in the UK.

Companies fined over legionella risk 29 June 2011
FINES and costs totalling nearly £250,000 have been imposed on two UK companies for putting people at risk of exposure to the legionella bacteria.

Office temperatures still a source of staff complaints 29 June 2011
A NEW study into workplace temperatures has revealed how poor air conditioning maintenance and control is having an effect on productivity, employee wellbeing and staff morale.

Luvata announces expansion into India 28 June 2011
LUVATA, a producer of coils and coolers for commercial and industrial applications, has announced the expansion into India through its Heat Transfer Solutions division to meet the growing refrigeration demands in the region.

DuPont reaches out-of-court settlement over sale of R-422D 28 June 2011
A settlement has been made concerning the unauthorised sale of patented R-422D retrofit refrigerant by Spanish refrigerant reseller Eccogas.

Daikin appoints first renewables partner 28 June 2011
IBD Distribution has been appointed by Daikin as its first "renewables partner" in the UK.

Hitachi Europe expands UK direct sales with Samurai chillers 21 June 2011
HITACHI Europe has expanded its UK direct sales operation to include the Samurai range of chillers.

Advanced Engineering to distribute range from Imperial 21 June 2011
US hvac toolmaker Imperial has signed a deal to distribute its Stride range in the UK through Advanced Engineering.

BRA short course in retail CO2 servicing and maintenance 21 June 2011
A course in CO2 servicing and maintenance has been developed by British Refrigeration Association (BRA) and Institute of Refrigeration (IOR) members.

Mexichem Fluor acquires R-125/R-134a plant in Japan 20 June 2011
MEXICHEM Fluor has acquired the former Showa Denko HFC plant located at Kawasaki, Japan.

Rangemoor makes renewable technology deal with Sanyo 20 June 2011
HEATING equipment supplier Rangemoor has entered a supply agreement with Sanyo Air Conditioners to supply the latter's range of low carbon energy products.

Big names back new ACR Show 20 June 2011
WITH 10 months to go before its launch, three big-name sponsors - LG Air Conditioning, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Panasonic - have signed up to support of the Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Show (ACR Show), being held at the NEC, Birmingham next March.

Leading EU companies call for carbon cuts 14 June 2011
OVER 70 European companies have signed up to a declaration calling for the European Union to move its targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 30 per cent by 2020 from 1990 levels.

Mitsubishi Electric establishes subsidiary in Vietnam 14 June 2011
MITSUBISHI Electric has formed a subsidiary company in Vietnam to coordinate sales of air conditioning systems and home appliances.

Conference calls for more natural refrigerants training 14 June 2011
A MAJOR European conference on renewable energy has repeated calls for more engineers to be trained in the use of CO2 in refrigeration systems.

Investigation launched into ac accident in Frankfurt 13 June 2011
THE German Federal Aviation Authority is investigating an incident on Saturday in which a helicopter dropped an air conditioning unit from the top of the 186m-high Trianon building in the heart of Frankfurt's financial district.

Climate Center to supply Toshiba air conditioning 10 June 2011
CLIMATE Center has signed a wholesaler agreement with Toshiba Carrier UK to supply air conditioning equipment across the UK.

US to test hydrocarbon drop-in for R22 online 07 June 2011
TESTS on the energy savings potential of a US-developed hydrocarbon refrigerant blend HCR188C2 as drop-in replacement for R22 in 50-ton air conditioners (ACs) are due to start in the United States.

Absorption sales to reach $924.2 million by 2017 06 June 2011
A new report from Global Industry Analysts (GIA) suggests the worldwide market for absorption chillers is forecast to reach $924.2 million by the year 2017, prompted by rising environmental concerns, requirement for low cost, high efficiency cooling systems and need for cutbacks in spiraling electricity charges.

LG joins the ACR Show line-up 01 June 2011
LG is the latest big name to join the growing team of exhibitors for the forthcoming ACR Show 2012.

G & L Beijer to distribute Toshiba products in 11 European countries 01 June 2011
SWEDISH wholesaler G & L Beijer is to become a Toshiba heating and air conditioning distributor in 11 European countries.

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High spring temp creates early demand for ac hire 01 June 2011
Following one of the warmest Springs on record, air conditioning hire company Andrews Sykes reports a sharp increase in enquiries compared to recent years.

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