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News Archive - April 2015

Mechanical engineers want UK to remain in the EU 29 April 2015

According to a recent survey of 2,000 members of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 72% were in favour of the UK staying in the EU.

Adande welcomes cabinet minister to Lowestoft factory 29 April 2015

Adande welcomed Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Philip Hammond, and the Conservative MP for the local Waveney constituency, Peter Aldous to its Lowestoft factory last week (22 April).

FSW celebrates 50 years in business 29 April 2015

FSW marks its 50th anniversary this year and will be celebrating with a number of special events and promotions, culminating in a Gala Dinner in both the UK and Ireland in November.

FSW launches customer loyalty scheme 28 April 2015

FSW is launching the ‘Golden Rewards’ loyalty scheme to kick off its 50th anniversary celebrations.

Toshiba and BL Refrigeration link up for consultant training event 27 April 2015

Toshiba Air Conditioning recently joined forces with installer BL Refrigeration to host a two-day training event for consultants at Toshiba’s new state-of-the-art training centre in Manchester.

Manufacturing growth continues but exports remain sluggish 27 April 2015

According to the latest CBI Quarterly Industrial Trends Survey, the recovery in British manufacturing continued in the three months to April, but the speed of growth slowed and export orders remained sluggish.

EcoCooling becomes part of the Node Pole Alliance 27 April 2015

EcoCooling has joined the Node Pole Alliance, an active international network of more than 80 leading knowledge partners that have joined forces to build the data centres of the future.

Manufacturers optimistic for year ahead, says CPA 27 April 2015

Sales increased for the first quarter of 2015, the eighth consecutive quarter, according to the latest State of Trade Survey from the Construction Products Association (CPA). 

Pedal power promotes careers in refrigeration 27 April 2015

Visitors to the Big Bang Fair held at the NEC in Birmingham in March got a unique insight into the principles of refrigeration thanks to Dr Ed Hammond of ECH Engineering.

Sainsbury’s gives fridges a turbo boost 27 April 2015

Sainsbury’s has teamed up with Williams Advanced Engineering to give its store fridges a turbo boost.

Tesco reports biggest ever loss 22 April 2015

Tesco has reported a record pre-tax loss of £6.4bn for the year to the end of February - the biggest in its 96-year history and the worst ever recorded by a British retailer.

Advanced Air looks to drive forward R&D programme 21 April 2015

Advanced Air’s general manager Andrew Sargent recently launched the company’s new corporate style and has unveiled an ambitious strategy for developing extra business for innovative products.

Jet Environmental launches Outsourced Air 21 April 2015

Jet Environmental has a new division, Outsourced Air, which provides a service that lets businesses pay for temperature control and energy management in the same way that they buy other utilities.

Fujitsu makes appointment to distribution team 21 April 2015

Fujitsu has appointed Neil Panting to its sales team as distribution account manager south, working with the company’s distributors in London and the south of England, from Bedfordshire down.

New Airedale facility will cut lead times for Saudi customers 20 April 2015

Airedale International has opened a new storage and testing facility in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) with its local business partner, Saudi Temco.

HRP appoints new leader for heat pump team 20 April 2015

Graham Vail has joined HRP as national heat pump sales manager.

The Duke of York visits BSRIA headquarters 16 April 2015

As a part of its 60th anniversary celebrations, on 13 April BSRIA welcomed HRH The Duke of York to its Bracknell headquarters.

Space Air links up with Barclaycard Merchant Services 15 April 2015

Space Air is partnering Barclaycard Merchant Services (BMS) to offer greater flexibility with its payment system.

B&ES appoints Steven Smith to regional management team 14 April 2015

The Building & Engineering Services Association (B&ES) has boosted its regional management team with the appointment of Steven Smith as regional manager for the West and South West of England.

CPA predicts strong construction growth in 2015 13 April 2015

According to the latest forecasts from the Construction Products Association (CPA), construction output is forecast to increase by 5.5% in 2015.

Business given chance to ‘STEM’ skills shortage 09 April 2015

British industry is being given the chance to ‘Stand Up and Be Counted’ – in a bid to pass on vital knowledge and experience in the fight to ‘STEM’ the skills shortage.The STEM Exchange, pioneered by The Stem Alliance, is a new initiative ...

Cool Science wows at the Big Bang Fair 09 April 2015

Cool Science proved to be a big hit at the 2015 Big Bang Fair, the largest UK youth event which attracted over 75,000 young scientists and engineers, teachers, parents and STEM professionals.Cool Science had a prime location to showcase the RACHP ...

Young engineers gain insight at Leeds arena 08 April 2015

A group of building services students gained a unique insight into the vast hvac system serving the internationally renowned First Direct Arena (formerly Leeds Arena), as part of an event sponsored by Toshiba distributor Cool Solutions Distribution....

BSRIA CEO appointed to BRAC 08 April 2015

BSRIA chief executive Julia Evans has been appointed as a Member of BRAC with effect from the 1 April 2015, for a 3 year term.Ms Evans said of her appointment “I am delighted to become a Member of BRAC, I am looking to forward to making a ...

Exports drives 10% growth for ISD Solutions 08 April 2015

ISD Solutions has announced a second record-breaking year. Turnover is up 10% to £30 million for the year ending January 2015, with growth of 24%, 40% and 70% for the past five, six and seven years respectively.The company, which has ongoing ...

B&ES members help fight heart disease 08 April 2015

The Yorkshire Region of the Building & Engineering Services Association (B&ES) has participated in the fight against heart disease – the UK’s single biggest killer – by making a £3,000 donation to the British Heart Foundation (BHF).The money ...

Bitzer UK expands sales and support teams 08 April 2015

Bitzer UK has expanded its sales and technical support teams with a number of new appointments. These include that of Liam Davies as Sales Engineer, covering the whole of the UK. Liam's career has developed successfully and rapidly within the ...

Waterloo Air Products helps to mark 200 years 02 April 2015

To mark the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, staff from Waterloo Air Products plc will be among 200 cyclists riding the 200 miles travelled by Major Percy to bring London the news of the Duke of Wellington’s victory.

Climate Center names new manager 02 April 2015

Climate Center has appointed Peter Woods as technical services manager.

RefSols appoints new director 02 April 2015

Refrigerant Solutions (RefSols) has appointed John Kirkpatrick as commercial director.

DuPont refrigerants approved by Emerson Climate Technologies 01 April 2015

Emerson Climate Technologies has approved DuPont Opteon XP40 (R-449A) and XP10 (R-513A) for use in a wide range of its scroll and semi-hermetic compressors.

McQuay (UK) announces name change 01 April 2015

McQuay (UK) Ltd, the supplier of energy efficient ahu and chiller products, heat pumps, cooling systems, ventilation and air conditioning systems, has announced that, from today, 1 April 2015, it will trade under the new name Daikin Applied (UK) Ltd and Daikin Applied Service. 

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