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News Archive - August 2014

ASERCOM + EPEE Symposium shows the refrigeration industry the way into the future 26 August 2014

The refrigeration industry is facing decisive changes. EU reforms such as the redefinition of energy efficiency objectives and the associated new ecodesign standards along with the F-Gas Regulation make it essential to keep abreast of regulatory ...


Making chilled specification easier 22 August 2014

SAS International’s chilled ceiling solutions, the company announced today, now have independently verified Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs), offering customers a simpler reference point for specification when it comes to responsible ...


Mitsubishi expands in SW 21 August 2014

Mitsubishi Electric’s operations have grown so much in the South West region that the company is expanding into new offices within Bristol’s northern business district. Vantage Court is within easy access of the M4, M32 and M5 and takes over from ...


ACR News Awards call for entries 21 August 2014

The industry’s leading event for the air conditioning and refrigeration industry is now open for entries. There are nine categories for which nominations can be entered:Training Initiative of the YearEnvironmental Initiative of the YearMarketing ...


Chillventa Congressing – high-calibre technical programme delivers expert know-how 21 August 2014

Preparations are in full swing as Chillventa enters its fourth round. From 14 to 16 October 2014, the exhibition halls in Nuremberg will once again play host to the international gathering of the refrigeration, air conditioning, ventilation and heat ...


Manufacturing outlook still strong 21 August 2014

Expectations for manufacturing output growth in the next three months are strong, despite an easing of pace over the past quarter, the latest CBI Industrial Trends Survey shows.While nine sectors surveyed reported that the pace of growth had slowed ...


GCSEs: reform rather than remove engineering course 21 August 2014

As thousands of young people today receive their GCSE results, the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) is warning that the Government proposal to remove GCSE Engineering could make the skills crisis an even bigger cause of concern for UK ...


RDM appoints BDM 19 August 2014

Resource Data Management (RDM), the controls and remote monitoring specialist, has appointed Graeme Ross as BMS development manager to support the company’s aggressive global growth strategy.Mr Ross was previously operations manager at Schneider UK. ...


Toshiba installer selected for WorldSkills 19 August 2014

Chris Bailie, of Toshiba Air Conditioning accredited installer BL Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, has been selected for Squad UK to compete for a place in the refrigeration and air conditioning section of the WorldSkills championships, being ...


Cost increases hinder construction despite growth 19 August 2014

The latest Construction Trade Survey, published today, highlights that activity rose in the second quarter of 2014 across all areas of construction, including building contractors, SMEs, specialist contractors, civil engineers and product ...


Johnson Controls launches European Customer and Learning Center 19 August 2014

Bruno Nicolas, vice president and general manager Building Efficiency of Johnson Controls, welcomed his guests to a customer event themed ‘Maximize profits through operational improvement’ which officially launched the Customer and Learning Center ...


BIM requires feedback 19 August 2014

CIBSE’s BIM Steering Group – in partnership with a number of industry bodies and professional engineering institutions – has developed a Building Information Modelling (BIM) initiative, Product Data Templates (PDTs), designed to fast-track the flow ...


Elta named as inspiring company 19 August 2014

The Elta Group has been named in the London Stock Exchange Group’s (LSEG) list of the most exciting and dynamic small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs)?in the UK. The landmark report, entitled “1000 Companies to inspire Britain”, seeks for the ...


London Refrigeration Society updated calendar 14 August 2014

The London Refrigeration Society has updated its calendar of events through to Spring 2015.10 September 2014 - Roger Paluzek of Humidity SolutionsDe-humidification in low temperature environments 9 October 2014 - Warren Clark of Hitachi The latest ...


Carbon Trust to review refrigerated display cabinets 11 August 2014

The Carbon Trust is carrying out research to examine the continued need to support Refrigerated Display Cabinets under the Enhanced Capital Allowances (ECA) scheme.RDC equipment has been listed on the ETL since 2003, and the Carbon Trust is now ...


Airedale recruits area sales engineer 07 August 2014

Airedale International has appointed Rob Rhodes as area sales engineer for the North West alongside Paul Golding who has covered the area for 14 years.


Pipe Center and Climate Center cyclists raise money for Help for Heroes 06 August 2014

A team from Pipe Center and Climate Center took to the roads earlier this month for a 60-mile charity cycle ride through Worcestershire.


Dean & Wood launches online catalogue 06 August 2014

Dean & Wood, part of the Beijer Ref refrigeration and air conditioning wholesaling giant, has launched its online catalogue.


Construction sector set to grow 04 August 2014

The Construction Products Association’s Summer Forecasts, released today, highlight that the construction industry will grow about 10.0% and contribute nearly £11bn to the UK economy over the next two years alone. Key highlights include:...


Manor Refrigerated Cabinets unveils new corporate identity and website 04 August 2014

Manor Refrigerated Cabinets has launched a new corporate identity as part of strategic growth plans and has a new website at www.manrefcab.co.uk.


Small manufactureres report continued growth 04 August 2014

Hiring rises at record rate in JulySmall and medium-sized manufacturers reported another strong quarter of orders and output growth in the three months to July, according to the CBI’s SME Trends Survey.Domestic orders and output both rose strongly, ...


All change at the top for Thermofrost Cryo 01 August 2014

Philip Sloper, managing director of wholesale distributor Thermofrost Cryo Plc, will retire on 01 October 2014, after 35 years with the company. Fellow directors Alan Wright and Steve Mace, who between them have 43 years’ service with the company, ...


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