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News Archive - February 2014

Ferroli's chief technical officer celebrates silver jubilee 26 February 2014
Ferroli's chief technical officer Rob Steeley celebrated his 25th year with the company on 7 February.

Airedale boosts Projects team 24 February 2014
Airedale International has strengthened its Projects team, in preparation for planned growth in its HVAC Services Division.

Stephen Gill Associates expands into Asia 24 February 2014
UK award winning ACR consultant Stephen Gill Associates has opened two new associate offices in Malaysia this week and has revealed plans to launch offices in Thailand and India next month.

ACR Show 2014 hailed a success 22 February 2014

The ACR Show 2014, which took place at the NEC in Birmingham last week, proved to be a resounding success despite the extreme weather conditions affecting many parts of the UK. Final visitor numbers are currently subject to ABC audit, however, ...


CBI finds strong growth in manufacturing sector 22 February 2014

According to the latest Industrial trends Survey from the CBI, manufacturing order books remained robust and output growth accelerated in February.


BSRIA chief executive named honorary professor 22 February 2014

BSRIA chief executive Andrew Eastwell has been appointed Honorary Professor in the School of the Built Environment at Heriot Watt University. Through a long and distinguished career at BSRIA, Mr Eastwell has gained a wide range of industry knowledge ...


BSRIA chief executive named honorary professor 20 February 2014
BSRIA chief executive Andrew Eastwell has been appointed Honorary Professor in the School of the Built Environment at Heriot Watt University.

CBI finds strong growth in manufacturing sector 20 February 2014
According to the latest Industrial trends Survey from the CBI, manufacturing order books remained robust and output growth accelerated in February.

ONS statistics show continued construction recovery 19 February 2014
According to figures from the Office for National Statistics published on 14 February, construction output in Q4 rose by 0.2% compared with Q3 and was 4.4% higher than a year earlier.

New contracts director at Kershaw Mechanical Services 19 February 2014
Kershaw Mechanical Services has recruited Andrew Digby as new contracts director.

Fujitsu Air Conditioning appoints product and marketing co-ordinator 19 February 2014
Stephan Lang has been appointed Fujitsu Air Conditioning's product and marketing co-ordinator for residential air conditioners.

ACR industry's big night of celebration 13 February 2014
In the glittering and atmospheric surrounds of the National Motorcycle Museum, an audience of well over 500 guests from across the air conditioning, refrigeration and end-user sectors attended the ACR News Awards 2014 last night (12 February).

ACR Show visitors undaunted by weather conditions 13 February 2014
Despite extreme weather conditions affecting many parts of the country, the ACR Show continued to attract a high level of visitors, with the organisers reporting another strong attendance on the second day of the show.

ACR Show off to a flyer with first day visitor numbers up 12 February 2014
In spite of the challenging weather conditions, the number of visitors attending the first day of the ACR Show 2014 was up 7per cent on the previous event, the organisers have announced.

DuPont Refrigerants successfully closes illegal counterfeit case 12 February 2014
DuPont Refrigerants has announced a successful settlement with TA Fresco in a case involving the packaging and sale of counterfeit illegal DuPont Suva 134a.

Daikin Europe unveils VRV IV heat recovery system at the ACR Show 12 February 2014
Daikin Europe has launched the VRV IV heat recovery system, which it says represents the biggest leap in climate control efficiency since the inverter compressor.

Stiebel Eltron appoints new sales manager 12 February 2014
Renewable energy specialist Stiebel Eltron UK has appointed Tony Preston as sales manager for the Midlands and South Yorkshire regions.

HRP and BOC renew distribution deal 10 February 2014
HRP and BOC have signed a new long-term agreement through which HRP will distribute BOC gases to the refrigeration and air conditioning industries.

BRE publishes guidance on building controls and energy management 10 February 2014
BRE has published two information papers intended to help non-technical clients and building occupiers to specify building controls to provide a comfortable climate with the lowest possible energy consumption.

Countdown begins to the ACR Show 2014 10 February 2014
The ACR Show 2014 opens its doors to visitors tomorrow in Hall 9 at the NEC, Birmingham.

AMP celebrates 25 years 10 February 2014
Independent air conditioning distributor, AMP, is celebrating its silver jubilee year and has unveiled expansion plans.

Humidity Solutions recruits new sales manager 10 February 2014
Humidity Solutions has appointed Roger Palamarczuk as sales manager.

Airedale celebrates long serving staff 10 February 2014
Airedale International has been celebrating the hard work and loyalty of its long-serving employees who have reached milestones of between 10 and 35 years of service.

Construction activity rises for third consecutive quarter 10 February 2014
Construction activity rose in the fourth quarter, according to the latest Construction Trade Survey published today (10 February) by the Construction Products Association (CPA).

Winners of training awards announced 10 February 2014
This year's Building Services Engineering Industry Training Awards were presented at the Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff, on 3 February.

Cool-Therm launches new air conditioning consultancy 06 February 2014
Cool-Therm has launched a new company dedicated to the design and management of specialist low carbon, high efficiency air conditioning systems and energy audits.

BSRIA announces new BIM training course 04 February 2014

BSRIA is launching a new training course on 23 April that will help clients to develop a BIM implementation plan. Increasingly, companies are looking at how BIM can help them to achieve their business aims. BIM can be a mechanism for making high ...


Hydratech reports record sales 04 February 2014
Hydratech, the manufacturer of secondary refrigerants and inhibited antifreeze solutions for the HVAC, refrigeration, process cooling, power and renewable energy sectors, has seen significant increase in demand for its specialist heat transfer fluids, posting record sales for the last quarter.

IoR aims to boost awareness of refrigerant leaks at ACR Show 03 February 2014
The Institute of Refrigeration is launching an info-blitz at the forthcoming ACR Show 2014 to raise awareness of the vital importance of cutting refrigerant leaks from refrigeration and air conditioning systems.

A-Gas launches new global branding 03 February 2014
A-Gas is unveiling a new global brand identity designed to reflect the company's dynamic and technological innovation while providing an instantly recognisable brand.

Stephen Gill Associates shortlisted for Stevie Award 03 February 2014
Refrigeration consultant Stephen Gill Associates has been named a finalist in the Consulting Practice of the Year category at the eighth annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service in the USA.

Toshiba launches new training programme 03 February 2014
Toshiba Air Conditioning is offering an extensive programme of new training courses, including modules on practical installation and commissioning skills and updates on key legislation impacting the industry.

BSRIA announces new BIM training course 03 February 2014
BSRIA is launching a new training course on 23 April that will help clients to develop a BIM implementation plan.

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