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News Archive - October 2017

London calls for help on IAQ 30 October 2017

The deputy mayor of London has called for help from building engineering specialists to improve air quality in buildings....


Refco celebrates 45 years 30 October 2017

Refco recently celebrated its 45th anniversary with an event held in its home country of Switzerland....


Coolair awarded elite partner status by Mitsubishi Electric 30 October 2017

Coolair Equipment has boosted its reputation for outstanding quality after being awarded a new industry leading accreditation....


Survey examines retail response to HFC phase-down 30 October 2017

One year after the global Kigali amendment, new survey findings from Emerson and international polling company ComRes have examined how European retailers are navigating away from HFCs towards lower global warming alternatives....


First Choice unveils new app 27 October 2017

First Choice Group has launched a new version of its highly acclaimed app, adding impressive features which will provide customers with quicker and cleaner access to parts and information....


BESA Conference: pollution, politics and productivity 27 October 2017

The first Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) national conference and awards event took on a wide range of political, technical and business issues at a top London hotel last week....


HVR Awards winners revealed 27 October 2017

Last night, the very best within the heating and ventilating industry gathered to celebrate the successes of the past twelve months at the eighth annual HVR Awards, held at London’s Chelsea Harbour Hotel....


Bitzer UK announces new training programme 25 October 2017

Bitzer UK has announced its latest training programme, with courses on key compressor technology topics scheduled for the rest of this year and into 2018....


Emerson undertakes organisational restructure 25 October 2017

Emerson has announced a new organizational structure for its Commercial and Residential Solutions business in Europe....


ECR Italy wins top Bitzer distributor award 24 October 2017

Bitzer's EMEA Distributor Award has been awarded to ECR Italy, following the Bitzer EMEA Distribution Conference in Leipzig, Germany at the end of September....


CPA releases third quarter survey 23 October 2017

UK construction product manufacturers are expecting slower growth in sales and activity as cost rises and slowing construction output continue to weaken market conditions....


CBI survey shows decline in manufacturing activity 23 October 2017

According to the CBI quarterly Industrial Trends Survey, growth in manufacturing activity softened in the three months to October this year....


Daikin UK appoints new commercial director 23 October 2017

Daikin UK has appointed Iain Bevan as its new commercial director for Heating and Renewables....


Coolair to sponsor Timperley Hockey Club 20 October 2017

Manchester-based Coolair Equipment has teamed up with one of the region’s oldest hockey clubs, sponsoring the Men's First Team....


Join industry professionals at the 2018 Building Services Forum 20 October 2017

Tickets are now available to purchase for the inaugural Building Services Forum....


CIAT launches new range 20 October 2017

CIAT has launched a new range of DX air conditioners in a major expansion of its building services offering....


Who wins? You decide 18 October 2017

Voting for the ACR News Awards 2018 is now open and industry members can have their say by casting their votes to determine who will be crowned the winners....


Catering Equipment Professional boosts team 18 October 2017

Catering Equipment Professional, a UK-based supplier to distributors of premium catering brands, has appointed Richard Brown as its commercial business manager....


Clivet to improve service with UK merger 16 October 2017

Clivet has merged its UK businesses, Clivet UK and Clivet Aircon, to form Clivet Group UK....


Construction dependent on infrastructure and house building 13 October 2017

Most construction firms are going to notice the impact of subdued economic growth, rising inflation and falling real wages over the next two years, with both infrastructure and house building key to sustaining growth....


Conex Bänninger boosts UK team 12 October 2017

Conex Bänninger is pursuing further growth by appointing two highly experienced regional technical sales managers in the South East....


Brymec digs deep for charity 12 October 2017

A charitable foundation run by building services components supplier, Brymec, has teamed up with Fields of Life to build the first of many wells which will deliver clean water for villages and communities in East Africa that currently have to walk ...


Construction no longer a 'man's job' 12 October 2017

According to a female associate director at Birmingham’s Building Services Design (BSD), education is the key to showing that the construction industry is no longer seen as exclusively a ‘man’s job’....


Asercom releases statement on F-gas Regulation 12 October 2017

Asercom has published a statement regarding compliance with EU F-gas Regulation....


SMI makes key appointment 12 October 2017

Thermal insulation specialist Seymour Manufacturing International (SMI) has made a key new appointment as it seeks to build on a recent run of record-breaking sales...


Pacair expands across Midlands 11 October 2017

Air conditioning supplier Pacair has opened a new office in Birmingham to cover the Midlands region, extending the company’s reach....


IET collaborates with ITN Productions to launch programme 10 October 2017

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and ITN Productions have launched a news and current affairs-style programme ‘Engineering the Next Generation,’ which explores the challenges, careers and future of modern engineering in the UK....


Daikin UK opens new Altherma Heating Contact Centre 10 October 2017

Ready for the winter season, Daikin UK has opened a new Altherma Heating Contact Centre which will be operating for extended hours, six days a week, to deliver comprehensive support for homeowners across the UK in response to the increasing demand ...


Navigating the shift to clean cold 10 October 2017

A new report from the University of Birmingham, commissioned by Emerson to coincide with the one year anniversary of the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol, has highlighted the significant challenge facing the European retail industry as it ...


IIR International Conference – deadline for abstracts extended 10 October 2017

There is still time to submit your abstract for the 2018 inaugural IIR International Conference on the Application of HFO Refrigerants, with the deadline having been extended 20 October 2017.


MEP Hire open day in Bristol 09 October 2017

A new MEP Hire branch is opening in Bristol, next door to SBS Bristol.


Honeywell to sponsor first IIR Conference 09 October 2017

The Institute of Refrigeration (IOR) has announced that Honeywell will be a platinum sponsor for first IIR Conference on the Application of HFO Refrigerants....


Fujitsu to host open day 09 October 2017

Fujitsu Air Conditioning will be hosting an open day this month at its head office in Elstree, Borehamwood.


Familiar face re-joins Waterloo 05 October 2017

After 14 years, Waterloo Air Products has welcomed back Nick Beal as a technical sales agent, working with the team in the South East.


Future leaders key to industry improvement 05 October 2017

Companies must give their young engineers space and time to think, innovate and share their ideas in order to help the industry solve its productivity problems, according to the president of the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA)....


Introducing Calorex’s new brand identity 03 October 2017

Calorex has unveiled its new company logo as part of the ongoing evolution of its brand....


New partnerships, new insights 03 October 2017

The HVAC & Refrigeration Show, taking place at ExCeL London from 23-25 January 2018, is set to shine a spotlight on ‘well buildings’ as part of its highly anticipated Industry Insight Series....


Armstrong  celebrates sustainability achievements 03 October 2017

Armstrong Fluid Technology’s sustainability initiative is celebrating a highly successful fourth year, with significant energy and carbon savings achieved for customers through its HVAC solutions, as well as reductions in electricity, gas and water ...


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