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News Archive - December 2017

Beehive celebrates half century 22 December 2017

Family-run company Beehive Coils will soon be celebrating 50 years in business....


Trade bodies unite on retentions 22 December 2017

23 trade associations, including BESA and ECA, have signed an open letter to demand action on the issue of cash retentions in the construction industry....


ICS Cool Energy advocates low GWP refrigerants 20 December 2017

With the cost of refrigerant gases rising at an unprecedented rate, ICS Cool Energy is encouraging refrigerant users to consider lower global warming potential (GWP) alternatives....


ACR News Awards 2018 finalists announced 20 December 2017

The finalists of the most hotly contested awards in the air conditioning and refrigeration sector, the ACR News Awards, have now been determined via a two-part process....


Petra to enter European market 20 December 2017

Petra Engineering Industries Company, a leading designer and manufacturer of high-end commercial and industrial air conditioning equipment based in Jordan, has announced plans to expand into European markets, starting with the UK in early 2018....


Bitzer introduces warranty extension packages 19 December 2017

Bitzer has introduced a complimentary one-year individual warranty extension for IQ products, extendable up to an overall guarantee of five years....


Labour frontbench calls retentions abuse scandalous 18 December 2017

The Labour Frontbench Business Team has referred to the abuse linked to the practice of cash retentions in the construction industry as “scandalous”....


Fläkt Woods in productive partnership with Essex University 18 December 2017

An ongoing partnership between the University of Essex and Fläkt Woods has helped to create a new range of industrial fans, powered by an electronically commutated (EC) motor which is now rolling off the company’s production line in Colchester....


Retentions Bill has potential to boost apprenticeships 18 December 2017

A new parliamentary Bill, being introduced under the Ten Minute Rule by Peter Aldous MP, has the potential to deliver thousands of new apprenticeships, according to the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA)....


Open day success for Fujitsu 18 December 2017

Fujitsu's recent open day, held at its training facility and head offices in Elstree, Hertfordshire, attracted over 100 attendees....


Aspen Pumps shortlisted for ACR News Awards 18 December 2017

Condensate removal pumps and accessories specialist, Aspen Pumps, has been named as a finalist in the ACR News Awards 2018....


Restructure at AMS Technologies 18 December 2017

In a move to drive growth, AMS Technologies has appointed Klaus Maier to the newly-created role of vice president, sales....


BSRIA inspires tomorrow's engineers 14 December 2017

BSRIA has launched its Inspiring Tomorrow’s Engineers publication which was written by workplace student: Emma Hardacre. This report considers engineering careers over a wide selection of industries and how to choose the appropriate career path and ...


Thermotech to relocate as growth continues 13 December 2017

Thermotech Group is moving to a new head office following continued growth in its customer base and employee numbers....


Fujitsu donates equipment to college 13 December 2017

Fujitsu Air Conditioning has demonstrated its commitment to industry training by donating thousands of pounds worth of high quality equipment to Eastleigh College in Hampshire....


Aermec appoints new sales director 13 December 2017

Aermec UK has bolstered its sales team with the appointment of James Prosser as sales director....


Hubbard Systems owner undertakes major restructure 12 December 2017

HTG Trading, owner of Hubbard Systems and Taylor UK, has announced that it will be making major changes to its senior management structure....


Midea launches first 10-year warranty in the UK with FG Europe 12 December 2017

FG UK is launching a ‘Mi Partner’ programme offering 10-year warranty on Midea products, which gives the original installer the opportunity to offer the same level of care during a long-term maintenance as they did during installation. FG UK is also ...


Holborn Building Services secures new contract 11 December 2017

Holborn Building Services has secured a contract to undertake planned and reactive maintenance on air conditioning systems in sites operated by West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS)....


Incentive FM wins Camelot project 11 December 2017

Incentive FM Consultancy is currently delivering an intensive consultancy project for Camelot, the licensed operator of the National Lottery....


Continued decline in construction output 08 December 2017

ONS figures have shown that construction output has continued to fall....


BSRIA to speak at HVAC & Refrigeration Show 2018 08 December 2017

BSRIA will be speaking at and supporting The HVAC & Refrigeration Show, being staged from 23-25 January 2018 at ExCeL, London....


Ziehl-Abegg reaches half billion turnover 07 December 2017

Driven by energy-saving products, Ziehl-Abegg has increased its turnover at a faster rate than forecast to reach half a billions euros....


The latest on The HVAC & Refrigeration Show 2018 06 December 2017

The biennial HVAC & Refrigeration Show, the only national exhibition for the refrigeration, air conditioning, ventilation, heating and heat pump sectors, will take place next month....


A-Gas unveils revamped logo 06 December 2017

A-Gas has revealed its new logo which includes the tagline, 'Together We Can'....


Hubbard Systems boosts sales team 06 December 2017

Following its appointment by the Ali Group as UK distributor of the Comenda warewasher range, Hubbard Systems is expanding its sales and customer support team....


Hitachi announces partnership with Secon 01 December 2017

Hitachi Air Conditioning Europe is continuing to expand its distribution network with the appointment of solar thermal and renewables specialists, Secon....


Aspen celebrates storming 25th year 01 December 2017

Aspen Pumps, one of the UK's market leaders in condensate removal pumps and accessories, is celebrating a highly successful 25th anniversary year....


Bitzer and Maersk sign 10-year contract 01 December 2017

Bitzer has announced a new decade-long agreement to extend its collaboration with Maersk Container Industry (MCI)....


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