The winners of the HVR Awards 2016 were announced at the Chelsea Harbour Hotel. London last night, with Mitsubishi Electric scooping the Commercial Air Conditioning Product of the Year for its City Multi Hybrid VRF. Daikin' s – VRV i-Series also ...
National Mentoring Day was launched to recognise the significant benefits of mentoring across the UK and takes place on October 27th each year.The RACHP industry mentoring scheme – Thermentor.org - piloted earlier this year is starting a fresh ...
The Government has announced a raft of new measures to help employers take on more apprentices including £60m to be spent on helping get young people from deprived backgrounds into work.
Pipe Center and Climate Center has made a number of senior appointments within its London and South East team.
Fujitsu, has joined forces with TF Solutions to open a new training facility dedicated to the air-conditioning sector at TF Solutions’ Burton-on-Trent branch.
Samsung Electronics has launched a new and innovative DVM Mobile App, developed for dealers, contractors and installers.
BSRIA has appointed Zoltan Karpathy as manager – intelligent buildings and homes – in its WMI Department, effective from 17th October 2016.
Hampshire-based specialist engineering firm Aqua Cooling was honoured by the international Institute of Physics (IOP) during a parliamentary reception at the Palace of Westminster on 18th October.
Toshiba has organised a programme of training courses around the country to help students prepare for their participation in the national SkillFRIDGE finals, which take place at the NEC in November.
CoolKit Ltd, the refrigerated vehicle specialist based in Burnley, is sponsoring the North West quarterly networking event for the NACC (National Association of Care Catering).
ASERCOM (the Association of European Refrigeration Component Manufacturers) and EPEE (the European Partnership for Energy and the Environment) jointly organised two events and shared a stand at Chillventa this year to discuss the role of the HVACR sector in Europe’s energy framework.
Increasingly strict building ventilation standards are making the task of achieving a good balance between healthy indoor air quality (IAQ) and lower HVAC power and energy consumption more challenging for building engineers worldwide.
BESA (the Building Engineering Services Association) is the latest organisation to sign a diversity pledge launched by the Mayor of London.
Advanced Engineering has appointed John Barraclough as its new sales director.
Refrigeration contractor Stonegrove Refrigeration has appointed Grahame Keeping as contracts and operations manager.
According to a report in the Telegraph, only 8.5 per cent of the UK’s engineers are women and 62 per cent of 11-21 year-old girls believe engineering and technology is just for boys.
Aggreko plc, the power generation and HVAC speciality rental company, and sulphuric acid alkylation technology licensor, DuPont, have teamed up to provide Aggreko temperature control, including chiller systems, to DuPont STRATCO sulphuric acid alkylation customers worldwide.
A new and innovative disposal service from A-Gas for waste refrigerant oil is proving popular with engineers.
Research conducted by industrial components and engineering services specialist Neutronic Technologies has revealed that 72% of people believe that not enough is currently being done to encourage children to study STEM subjects.
Delegates from more than 150 countries meeting in Rwanda reached what was described as a “monumental” deal by agreeing an amendment to the Montreal protocol on the phase out of the use of Hydrofluorocarbons (HFC), the gases used in air conditioning and refrigeration.
Foster Refrigerator is sponsoring one of its employees, Dean Rawnsley, to climb Mount Kilimanjaro, with his faithful companion, the Trekking Penguin, in aid of the Breast Cancer Unit at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King’s Lynn in February 2017.
Smith Brothers has launched an app which is available on Google Play and the Apple Store by searching for ‘Smith Brothers Stores’.
Fläkt Woods, a leading air technologies solutions provider for HVAC systems, and DencoHappel, a leading technology innovator in air treatment, air conditioning, filter technology and cooling process air, completed their merger on 13 October.
CIBSE (the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers) and ASHRAE (the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers) have signed a partnership agreement to mark the 40th anniversary of their relationship.
Since 2005, the International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR) has been organising a biennial conference focused on magnetic cooling in room temperatures, after a dedicated IIR Working Group was set up and the magnetocaloric effect produced by specific elements, such as gadolinium, was discovered.
CoolKit Ltd, the Burnley-based refrigerated vehicle specialist, is sponsoring the Lancashire heats of a competition to find the North West’s manufacturing stars of tomorrow.
Advanced Engineering has announced ambitious plans to support UK refrigeration apprenticeships, starting with a donation of AC&R equipment worth £15,000 to Eastleigh College.
FETA has continued to push the agenda on indoor air quality (IAQ) and general awareness surrounding this important topic is now growing at an increasing rate.
Compressor specialist Bitzer is publishing the 19th edition of its refrigerant report to coincide with Chillventa.
The Federation of Environmental Trade Associations (FETA) is calling on the Government to think carefully about any potential changes to agreed policies, regulations or directives, following the vote to leave the EU.
The IOR and Dean & Wood have organised a breakfast meeting for service engineers and technicians on 25 October where there will be practical advice from experts on new refrigerants.
The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) has applauded the Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) for its new resolution on refrigeration.
The Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA) has highlighted value engineering as one of the main causes of poor building performance and emphasises that working together is the best way forward for all stakeholders.
Due to the F-Gas Regulations there is now significant pressure to reduce the Global Warming Potential (GWP) of fluorocarbon refrigerants.
Nortek Global HVAC (UK) has today confirmed the closure of Eaton Williams.The company closed its doors and ceased production at its Edenbridge site on 30 September, and all employees will leave the business on 30 November. Production in Stoke-On-...
Daikin Applied UK has been working towards developing Building Information Modelling (BIM) for its bespoke air handling units and has announced the availability of the AHU BIM objects on the National BIM library.
BSRIA urged industry to take responsibility for indoor air quality (IAQ) when experts spoke at September’s AGM in London.
Tesco has seen its sales grow for the first half of the year to 27 August.
ACR News will once again be exhibiting at Chillventa from 11 to 13 October in Nuremburg, Germany. The entire team will be on hand to meet visitors and discuss industry news and events.The brand's flagship is the market-leading magazine with relevant ...
Eurovent Certita Certification has launched a new certification programme for Ventilation Ducts (DUCT).
Primalec has agreed a new partnership deal with Tabernacle Engineering (S) Pte Ltd at the Automechanika show.
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