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News Archive - July 2015

Aspen Pumps invests in Pro Pipe Supplies Pty Australia 27 July 2015

Aspen Pumps Limited (“Aspen”), the global leader in condensate pumps, is pleased to announce its investment in Pro Pipe Supplies Pty (“Pro Pipe”), one of Australia’s leading HVAC (Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning) distributors.


NI Business showcases latest HVAC and heat hump equipment 24 July 2015

NI Ltd, has launched their new purpose built offices in Limavady. With nearly 25 years of industry experience, air cool engineering (NI) has consistently grown, to be one of Northern Ireland’s most reputable commercial air conditioning, heating and ...


Igloo turns up the heat with new superhero brand campaign 22 July 2015

Employees at refrigerated courier experts Igloo have been transformed into superheroes as part of its new brand campaign.The new campaign reflects a major investment by Igloo in its fleet of vans, IT infrastructure and customer service support.A ...


ACR Show promises a number of ‘industry firsts’ 22 July 2015

Organised by Datateam Business Media, The ACR Show returns to the NEC, Birmingham from 16-18 February 2016. It is the ONLY national exhibition for the refrigeration, air conditioning, ventilation, heating and heat pump sectors.Scandia Refrigeration ...


AMP expands training centre 20 July 2015

AMP Air, one of the UK’s leading independent air conditioning specialists, is investing in new training facilities and expanding its technical team to support growth.The Toshiba distributor is doubling capacity at its training centre in Welwyn ...


Dearman responds to EU vote on air quality 20 July 2015

The European Parliament’s Environment committee has voted in favour of beginning to agree a new National Emissions Ceiling Directive (NECD). This will establish new national emission ceilings up to 2030 for the six main pollutants; sulphur dioxide (...


Toshiba gives consultants and engineers R&D insight 20 July 2015

Leading consultants and engineers were given an insight into the latest developments in air conditioning technology at a recent event hosted by Toshiba at its Plymouth facility.It included a tour of the company’s European development support centre, ...


BSRIA and the gender pay gap 20 July 2015

Responding to David Cameron’s recent announcement regarding plans to tackle the gender pay gap “within a generation” – BSRIA agrees with this statement – but has concerns over the skills debate.BSRIA Chief Executive, Julia Evans, said: “It is ...


Pipe and Climate Center unveil next generation facility 20 July 2015

Customers, suppliers and members of the press have gathered at an exclusive event to mark the opening of Pipe and Climate Center’s new, purpose-built branch and fabrication facility in Basildon, Essex.Boasting one of the largest trade counters and ...


Distinguished service award for Brian Townsend 20 July 2015

Past president Brian Townsend has become only the eighth person in the 111-year history of the Building & Engineering Services Association (B&ES) to be awarded its Distinguished Service Award. 16 July 2015 – In making the presentation, B&...


BSRIA condemns council restructure 20 July 2015

Following the announcement of the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS) restructuring of the Construction Leadership Council (CLC), the scrapping of the Council's Delivery Group, and the abolition of the role of Government’s Chief ...


J & E Hall's names two new service centre managers 20 July 2015

J&E Hall has appointed two new service centre managers.J&E Hall’s new manager for its Manchester service centre is Mathew Noon. He joins the company from Space Engineering Services. Mr Noon will be responsible for sales and technical support ...


Epta acquires Knudsen Køling Denmark 20 July 2015

Knudsen Køling, a company specialising in the design, installation and maintenance of turnkey refrigeration and CO2 systems in Denmark has been acquired by EPTA in a bid to strengthen its position in Scandinavia.A well-established business, Knudsen ...


Brian Townsend receives Distinguished Service Award 16 July 2015

B&ES past president Brian Townsend has become only the eighth person in the association’s 111-year history to be awarded its Distinguished Service Award.


Toshiba provides an insight into latest air conditioning developments 16 July 2015

Toshiba recently hosted an event at its Plymouth facility giving leading consultants and engineers an insight into the latest developments in air conditioning technology.


New B&ES president highlights challenges and opportunities ahead 15 July 2015

According to newly elected B&ES president Jim Marner, a key role of the Building & Engineering Services Association (B&ES) is to help its members to face up to the challenges of the marketplace and to turn them into business opportunities.


B&ES elects Jim Marner as president 14 July 2015

The Building & Engineering Services Association (B&ES) has elected Jim Marner as president for 2015/16.


Munters to acquire HB Group 14 July 2015

Munters AB has signed a definitive agreement to acquire HB Group, an international company that specialises in customised hygienic climate control systems for the food and dairy industries.


B&ES appoints Paul McLaughlin as chief executive 13 July 2015

The Building & Engineering Services Association (B&ES) has named Paul McLaughlin as its new chief executive.


BR Network delivers more than £1bn of projects 13 July 2015

BR Network says that during the first five months of 2015 its Resource Centre has delivered projects with a combined value of more than £1 billion to specialist sub-contractors in the construction industry.


BSRIA responds to Budget announcement 13 July 2015

BSRIA chief executive, Julia Evans, has issued a response to last week’s Budget announcement made by Chancellor George Osborne.


Sauermann Group acquires KGF Group 13 July 2015

Sauermann Group, a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and commercialization of pumps for condensate removal, has acquired (through its French company Sauermann Industrie SA) the French family-owned KGF Group SA, significantly expanding its offer to HVACR professionals.


Waterloo supports injury free working environments 13 July 2015

Staff at Waterloo Air Products recently took part in an Injury Free Environment (IFE) training initiative delivered by Skanska UK.


Chemours doubles China-based HFO-1234yf supply 13 July 2015

Chemours Fluoroproducts has announced that it has doubled the supply of low-GWP Opteon YF (HFO-1234yf) refrigerant in Zhonghao, China.


Johnson Controls creates interactive learning lab 07 July 2015

Johnson Controls has devised an interactive teaching environment equipped with building management systems (BMS) called ‘The Box’ for the Sir Charles Kao University Technical College (UTC) in Harlow.


Manor Refrigerated Cabinets achieves record roll-out 07 July 2015

Manor Refrigerated Cabinets recently completed a £1.6m shelving and merchandise roll-out for a leading retailer.


Waterloo staff cycle to victory 06 July 2015

Staff from Waterloo Air Products have successfully completed a cycle ride from Belgium to London, to raise funds for Walking with the Wounded.


Chemours welcomes EPA ban on certain HFCs 03 July 2015

Chemours has applauded the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for publishing a Final Rule under the Significant New Alternatives Policy (SNAP) to ban certain hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs).


Ocado reports increase in new customers 01 July 2015

Ocado has reported a 15.7% increase in gross sales for the 24 weeks to 17 May this year to £511.9m.


RW Wholesale hosts away day 01 July 2015

RW Refrigeration Wholesale recently linked up with Mad Max adventures in Edinburgh to give their customers a day away from the office to remember.


FSW unveils new Edinburgh branch 01 July 2015

FSW, the national refrigeration and air conditioning wholesaler, has opened a new branch in Edinburgh.


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