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News Archive - May 2016

Hitachi appoints vice president and general manager Europe 26 May 2016

Hitachi Air Conditioning Europe SAS has appointed Enrique Flórez as vice president and general manager Europe, effective from 1 June.

Pump House holds charity Super Heroes Day 25 May 2016

Pump House is holding a Super Heroes Day today (25 May) to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Society.

Ziehl-Abegg invests €28m in EC production facility 25 May 2016

Ziehl-Abegg is investing €28m in a new EC production facility at the Hohenlohe Business Park in Baden-Württemberg, Germany, in response to increasing global demand for energy-saving fans and motors.

Integral helps East Midlands hospice 24 May 2016

Integral UK’s Refrigeration Division, based in Leicester, has been working with Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People in nearby Loughborough, as part of the company’s ongoing effort to support local and national charities.

BESA Yorkshire recognises talent 23 May 2016

Presentation of this year's Yorkshire Training Awards took place during the annual ball organised by the Yorkshire Region of the Building Engineering Services Association (the BESA) at the Majestic Hotel in Harrogate.

CDL plans to expand following distribution deal 23 May 2016

Cool Designs Ltd has revealed ambitious plan to expand following its appointment as a distributor for CIAT products.

Per Jonasson re-elected president of AREA 18 May 2016

Per Jonasson has been re-elected President of AREA for a further two years at the AREA General Assembly spring meeting in Dublin on 14 May.

Turkish association joins AREA 17 May 2016

SOSIAD, the Turkish Association of Refrigeration Industry and Businessmen, has joined AREA.

Dimplex helps to produce new air curtains guidebook 16 May 2016

Dimplex has played a key role in the production of a new air curtains guidebook.

Discounted conference places available 12 May 2016

Discounted places are now available to hear leaders in alternative refrigerants speak at the 12th Gustav Lorentzen Natural Working Fluid Conference, which takes place from 21-24 August in Edinburgh.

HRH Princess Royal opens new Airedale facility 11 May 2016

Her Royal Highness the Princess Royal officially opened Airedale International’s new state of the art manufacturing facility in Rawdon, Leeds, during a visit on 10 May.

Bitzer sponsors international youth football tournament 11 May 2016

Bitzer is once again sponsoring an international youth football tournament in Germany.

J S Wright wins £3.7m contract 10 May 2016

Building services provider J S Wright has agreed a deal worth more than £3.7m to provide a former north London hospital site with a sustainable residential future.

New CIBSE president delivers inaugural address 10 May 2016

John Field, the new president of CIBSE (the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers), has used his inaugural address to urge engineers to ‘talk the talk’ and fight for their place at the heart of modern life.


Dunham-Bush recruits regional sales manager for chiller division 10 May 2016

Dunham-Bush Ltd, one of the UK’s largest manufacturers of heat emitters and air conditioning equipment, has appointed Everett Bunt as regional sales manager for its Chiller Division.

Integral appoints service manager 10 May 2016

Integral UK, the independently owned mechanical, electrical and fabric property maintenance provider, has appointed Tim Dalton as service manager, as part of its continued expansion into the industrial refrigeration the industrial refrigeration and HVAC sectors.

TNG welcomes the next generation 09 May 2016

Independent mechanical and electrical engineering building services consultancy, TNG (formerly Henderson Green), has recruited two design engineers, expanding its team.

1966 World Cup win celebrated by Sir Geoff Hurst and HVACR experts 06 May 2016

Advanced Engineering teamed up with hat-trick hero Sir Geoff Hurst on the 50th anniversary of England’s famous 1966 World Cup Final win at their annual Golf Day.The specialist chemical manufacturer and brands distributor was joined by Sir Geoff on ...

Adcock achieves accreditations 05 May 2016

Adcock Refrigeration and Air Conditioning has been accredited with ISO 9001 certification from The British Assessment Bureau for installation, service and maintenance of refrigeration and climate control equipment.

Climate Center stocking R32 in every branch 05 May 2016

Climate Center is now stocking the industry’s leading alternative to R410A in all of its 45 branches nationwide.

Morrisons reports sales growth 05 May 2016

Morrisons has seen a 0.7% increase in like-for-like sales excluding fuel for the first quarter of the year — its second consecutive quarter of growth.

Scientists devise new method to build ultra-cold freezers 04 May 2016

Scientists at Brunel University London have engineered an innovative new method to build the next generation of freezers capable of reaching temperatures as low as - 180°C by using advanced cryogenically cooled heat pipe technology.

Sainsbury’s sees profits fall 04 May 2016

Sainsbury’s has reported a 13.8% fall in pre-tax profits to £587m for the 52 weeks to 12 March 2016, compared with £681m for the same period last year.

CIBSE releases new weather data for building designers 04 May 2016

CIBSE (The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers) has issued a new version of the weather data that is used by building designers in their calculation of heating and cooling requirements for buildings. 

The Bond Group announces retirement of MD 04 May 2016

The Bond Group has announced that managing director Chris Woollett is retiring after 25 years of loyal service.

Grimsby Ice Factory information on Facebook page 03 May 2016

The Grimsby Ice Factory now has a report of a recent conference held at Ironbridge Gorge Museum by the Association of Industrial Archaeology on its Facebook page.

Daikin sponsors Scottish Green Housing Forum 03 May 2016

Daikin UK is sponsoring the first Green Housing Forum to take place in Scotland.

AREA provides guidance on equipment for flammable refrigerants 03 May 2016

AREA, the refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump contractors association, has published a guide on equipment for low GWP flammable refrigerants.

Cloudfm offers 10-year warranty on Mitsubishi Electric equipment 03 May 2016

Facilities management provider Cloudfm can now offer a 10-year warranty on all Mitsubishi Electric equipment managed on behalf of its clients.

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