UK GDP (gross domestic product) increased by 0.5% during quarter four, according to the latest report by the ONS (Office for National Statistics).
Henderson Green Ltd, the building services engineering consultancy based in Southampton, has been renamed TNG Consulting Engineers Limited.
Dr Andy Pearson, group MD of Star Refrigeration and president of US chiller manufacturer Azane Inc, was named an ASHRAE Fellow during the Society’s Winter Conference in Orlando last Saturday.
Star Refrigeration has appointed Dr Andy Pearson as group managing director.
Visitors to The ACR Show (16-18 February, NEC, Birmingham) are invited to take part in one or more of the Institute of Refrigeration’s short training "taster" sessions.
ADCAS (the Association of Ductwork Control Contractors and Allied Services) is calling on the construction industry to pay attention to quality when purchasing ductwork.
A new report by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) says that the Government’s policy to close all coal-fired power stations by 2025, combined with the retirement of the majority of the UK’s ageing nuclear fleet and growing electricity demand, will leave the country facing a 40-55% electricity supply gap.
DiversiTech Corp, a leading manufacturer and supplier of HVACR parts and accessories, has purchased Pump House, a premier supplier of ancillary HVACR products based in Nottingham.
According to the latest CBI Quarterly Industrial Trends Survey, manufacturing production and order books showed signs of stabilising in the three months to January, but there are limited signs of a recovery in exports.
Progman, a leading provider of MEP design solutions, has launched a free browsing library available at www.magicloud.com.
Building Engineering Services Training (BEST), the training provider and a subsidiary of the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA), has achieved accreditation to the matrix standard.
According to the latest State of Trade Survey from the Construction Product Association (CPA), during the fourth quarter of 2015 there was a slowdown in growth in the sales of construction products due to domestic weakness and a fall in export sales.
Samsung Electronics UK has entered into an agreement with GT Phelan to distribute the brand’s air conditioning equipment throughout Ireland from this month.
The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has successfully closed its 2010 Board Resolution on Refrigeration and has published its first-ever refrigeration booklet.
This year, the British Pump Manufacturers’ Association (BPMA) marks its 75th anniversary.
JAVAC has been appointed by Skillfridge as the tools suppler for its 2016 competition.
BSRIA has released a topic guide on Smart Technology.
Ziehl-Abegg has appointed another member to its executive board to further strengthen its team.
The business and assets of the hire & sale division of Rapid Climate Control (“Rapid”) have been sold to Ashtead Plant Hire Company Limited (“A-Plant”).
Carrier has been chosen by one of the world’s largest oil and gas companies to design and manufacture custom-made cooling units that address the complexities of process cooling on an oil rig.
Apprentices are being urged to make their views known to ensure that they and future generations receive the advice, training and career they deserve.
BSRIA is staging its Information Management in FM Event on Friday 5 February, from 9:30 until 13:30 in London and is urging industry members to attend.
LJJ has appointed Aaron Swain to the new role of mechanical operations manager at its central office.
Bosch Commercial and Industrial is entering the UK air conditioning market with the launch of a new Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) range.
Tecumseh Products Company has appointed François Bouillot as MD, to lead its European sales, marketing and logistics activities.
According to the latest UK Construction Market Survey by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) for the final quarter of 2015, the shortage of construction skills is pushing wages in the sector higher than the national average.
Tesco saw a 1.3% increase in UK like-for-like sales over the Christmas period for the six weeks ending 9 January.
Humidity Solutions has strengthened its sales team further with the appointment of Andy Munson as dehumidification sales manager.
LG Electronics has appointed Andy Reed as its new director of air conditioning and energy solutions, based at its head office in Brooklands, Surrey.
Sainsbury’s saw like-for-like sales (excluding fuel) fall by 0.4% for the 15 weeks to 9 January.
Morrisons has reported a 0.2% increase in like-for-like sales, excluding fuel, in its interim Christmas trading statement for the nine weeks to 3 January.
BSRIA has appointed June Davis as business manager for its northern operation effective from today (11 January).
The Institution of Engineering and Technology’s new flagship venue IET London: Savoy Place has officially opened its doors, following a £30m, two year redevelopment on London’s embankment.
Signalling a great start to the New Year, Gram UK has been shortlisted for the Refrigeration Product of the Year at the ACR News Awards.
The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA, formerly B&ES) has appointed Tim Rook to the new senior position of technical director and Jack Verber as technical assistant.
Dearman, the clean cold and power technology company, has announced that Park Vale Capital has committed to invest £16 million in the business.
Adcock Refrigeration and Air Conditioning has won a service and maintenance contract at the Emirates Spinnaker Tower in Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth.
Crowcon, a leading manufacturer of portable and fixed gas-detection equipment, is sponsoring the ‘Trail by Fire’ scientific expedition to the volcanoes of the South American Andes with the loan of Gas-Pro portable gas detectors.
The ACR News Awards takes place next month, on Wednesday 17 February at the Vox in Birmingham, a brand new venue which is conveniently located at the NEC where the ACR Show is also taking place. The ACR Show is known for its ‘fun factor’, with top ...
A team of experts at leading environmental engineering firm Max Fordham has compiled a list of predictions for the coming year, with a focus on reducing energy consumption and ensuring that building designers put the health and wellbeing of the people who use a building first.
According to the latest CBI Growth Indicator, economic growth across the private sector picked up in the three months to December 2015.
In response to increased sales and customer demand, RW Refrigeration Wholesale has doubled the size of its Bow branch in London.
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