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News Archive - June 2014

Johnson Controls launches customer and learning centre in Denmark 26 June 2014

Johnson Controls has officially opened its new customer and learning centre in Aarhus, Denmark.

Carrier helps to preserve masterpieces in the Sistine Chapel 26 June 2014

Carrier and the Governate of the Vatican City State are to begin the installation of a landmark heating, ventilating and air-conditioning (HVAC) system for the Sistine Chapel, specially designed to address the challenges of protecting Michelangelo’s masterpieces against deterioration.

Electricians' group publishes new guidance 24 June 2014

New guidance has been published by a collaborative group representing electricians, which outlines the skills and competences required for individuals to carry out electrical installation work within dwellings in England and Wales.

Toshiba introduces BIM solution for air conditioning projects 23 June 2014

Toshiba Air Conditioning has developed a complete Building Information Modelling (BIM) support solution for consultants, contractors and designers.

IET launches campaign to boost women engineers 23 June 2014

 Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) is launching a new campaign to encourage companies of all sizes to look again at their approach to recruitment and retention and to ensure they are doing everything possible to attract more women into engineering roles.

Compliance expert urges action as spotlight falls on TM44s 23 June 2014

Inteb, the low energy and sustainability services provider is urging coffee shop owners to get their legally required air conditioning certification in place.

BSRIA launches guide to the selection of control valves 23 June 2014

BSRIA’s has introduced the new Selection of Control Valves in Variable Flow Systems guide (BG 51/2014) to help designers avoid problems with the selection and application of control valves and will assist with the design of energy efficient variable flow systems.

Success for IoR Northern annual golf day 18 June 2014

The Institute of Refrigeration (IoR) Northern annual golf day this year was the biggest ever.

Kent company marks 30 years 18 June 2014

Complete Cooling Systems is celebrating 30 years of trading success, having helped stars including Robbie Williams, Lily Allen, Kylie Minogue, Bryan Ferry and Duran Duran to keep their cool with their air conditioning, ventilation and heating systems.

Experts challenge conventional thinking on cooling 18 June 2014

Data centre and design build specialist Keysource has published two white papers revealing the findings of an industry experts’ round table.

Atmosphere Cooling launches new manufacturing division 17 June 2014

Refrigeration maintenance company Atmosphere Cooling has launched its new manufacturing division, Ark Manufacturing.It aims to offer high quality, engineer-designed, packaged units for the UK refrigeration industry.

Bitzer to boost sales and support operations in Malaysia 16 June 2014

Bitzer is expanding its footprint in Malaysia to support the country’s cold chain.

CIBSE offers new guidance on climate change and thermal comfort design 16 June 2014

CIBSE (the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers) has added TM49: Design Summer Years for London, to its range of guidance.

Hydratech unveils new website 09 June 2014

Hydratech, the specialist formulator and manufacturer of heat transfer fluids, inhibited antifreeze, glycols and pipework system protection products has launched a new look website at

BCIA launches professional assessment 09 June 2014

BCIA (the Building Controls Industry Association) in conjunction with National Electrotechnical Training (NET) has launched the Building Controls Professional Assessment (BCPA), an assessment of occupational competence for apprentices and practising operatives in the controls industry.

Tesco sees further fall in sales 04 June 2014

Tesco has seen like-for-like sales fall by 3.7% over the past three months - the third consecutive quarter decline - according to its First Quarter Interim Management Statement 2014/15.

Ingersoll Rand opens new Czech manufacturing site 04 June 2014

Ingersoll Rand has inaugurated its new state-of-the-art facility for manufacturing, light assembly and distribution of Trane and Thermo King climate control systems in Ovcáry-Kolín, in the Czech Republic.

CIBSE publishes guidance on building design in arid environments 04 June 2014

CIBSE (Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers) has launched a new publication called Building for extreme environments: Arid.

EAL names new chairman 04 June 2014

EAL, the specialist awarding organisation, has announced that it has appointed John Hiller as its new chairman with immediate effect.

World Skills UK squad selection for refrigeration 03 June 2014

The WSUK Squad Selection Competition for skill 38 - Refrigeration will take place at the Central College Nottingham from 10 to 12 June 2014.The competition is designed to test the practical skills and knowledge along with problem solving skills ...

DCI Refrigeration’s CO2 facility chosen as training venue 03 June 2014

Eastleigh College has chosen DCI Refrigeration’s state-of-the-art CO2 test plant and training facility as the venue for its industry training courses for the greener refrigerant.

FSW launches new Isleworth branch 02 June 2014

National refrigeration and air conditioning wholesaler, FSW, has opened a new branch in Isleworth, London.

Carrier centralises operations and appoints new MD 02 June 2014

Carrier has centralised its UK operations and is introducing several new products this year.

HygroMatik names new regional sales manager 02 June 2014

HygroMatik has appointed Neil Thomas-Preston as its new regional sales manager and will now expand its reach in the northern regions.

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