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News Archive - September 2017

BESA announces restructure 29 September 2017

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has reorganised its management and staff in order to focus resources on increasing value to members.


Deadline to enter ACR News Awards extended 27 September 2017

The deadline for entering the ACR News Awards 2018 has been extended to 30 September 2017.


BSRIA Briefing to address tomorrow's challenges in today's buildings 25 September 2017

Tomorrow’s challenges in today’s buildings is the theme of the BSRIA Briefing to be staged at the Brewery, London, on Friday 17 November 2017.


Toshiba terminates AMP distribution agreement 25 September 2017

Following the purchase of distributor AMP Air Conditioning by Panasonic, Toshiba Air Conditioning UK has cancelled its distribution agreement with AMP.


Children key to solving UK's productivity puzzle 25 September 2017

Recent figures show that this decade has been Britain’s worst for productivity for over 200 years, attributed in part to the ongoing skills shortage.


Silver anniversary at manufacturer thermowave 20 September 2017

thermowave, founded in 1992 as a sister company of Güntner near Berga in Saxony-Anhalt, celebrates its 25th anniversary in September 2017....


Foster-a-thon Duathlon team keep their cool for hospital 20 September 2017

Employees from leading commercial refrigeration specialist, Foster Refrigerator took part in a Foster-a-thon duathlon challenge to raise funds for the Breast Cancer Care Unit at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King’s Lynn....


Hargreaves Ductwork appoints former BESA president as managing director 20 September 2017

Hargreaves Ductwork, a provider of complete HVAC solutions, has appointed Andy Sneyd to the position as managing director....


Ritchie Engineering appoints UK sales manager 20 September 2017

?Ritchie Engineering Company, a leader in service tools for the HVAC&R professional, has announced that Adam Radford has joined the company as UK and Ireland sales manager...


University of Birmingham to host world’s first clean cold congress 19 September 2017

In what is said to be the world’s first international congress dedicated to clean cold, academic experts will join leaders from industry and government to map a global response to ever-increasing global demands for cooling....


Bosch appoints new a/c sales manager 19 September 2017

Bosch Commercial and Industrial, has appointed Daniel Lilley as UK air conditioning sales manager, as it looks to further expand its offering in the commercial HVAC sector....


CIAT and Toshiba at Twickenham for grand finale 18 September 2017

CIAT’s 2017 International Roadshow finished its UK leg in style with an event at Twickenham Stadium, attended by leading heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) contractors, installers, end users and building services consultants from ...


Obituary: Maurice King 15 September 2017

Bitzer UK has paid tribute to Maurice King, a long-serving employee and industry stalwart, who has died aged 72.


A-Gas buys US company Diversified Pure Chem 15 September 2017

A-Gas has acquired Texas-based refrigerant gas reclaimer and supplier, Diversified Pure Chem.


A-Gas opens £1 million refrigerants separator 15 September 2017

A new £1 million refrigerant separator has been opened by A-Gas at its Portbury plant near Bristol.


Nominations sought for J&E Hall International Gold Medal 15 September 2017

The Institute of Refrigeration is calling for nominations for the J&E Hall International Gold Medal.


IOR Annual Dinner 2018: booking now open 15 September 2017

The countdown for the highly anticipated 2018 IOR Annual Dinner has begun, with bookings for the event now open.


Bitzer UK marks RSL’s half-century as distributor 15 September 2017

Bitzer UK has marked RSL Ireland’s 50-year milestone as a distributor of its products with a presentation at the company’s Dublin headquarters.


CIBSE launches Society of Digital Engineering 14 September 2017

Recognising the increasing percentage of engineering tasks being conducted in a purely digital environment, the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) has launched the Society of Digital Engineering (SDE).


Fujitsu terminates contract with AMP 13 September 2017

Fujitsu Air Conditioning UK has announced that it has ended its distribution agreement with AMP.


2017 HRS Christmas golf day announced 13 September 2017

The Hampshire Refrigeration Society's Christmas golf day is taking place on Tuesday 12 December at the prestigious Old Thorns Hotel, Golf and Country Estate in the heart of the Hampshire countryside....


BCIA Management Committee welcomes three new members 11 September 2017

The Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA) has announced the addition of three new members to its Management Committee.


SIRACH to hold cryogenic cooling event 11 September 2017

SIRACH will be holding an event, 'Applications for Cryogenic Cooling', on 12 October at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory.


New construction orders lowest in three years 11 September 2017

Office for National Statistics (ONS) figures have shown that new orders in construction have fallen to the lowest they have been in the past three years.


Daikin UK signs distribution agreement with Oceanair UK 11 September 2017

Daikin UK has signed an agreement appointing Oceanair UK as a UK distribution partner, effective from September 2017.


Mark Farmer and BBC guru to headline BESA conference 11 September 2017

Mark Farmer, who led last year’s hard-hitting review of construction’s labour and financial woes, will deliver a keynote address at the BESA National Conference in London on 19 October.


Advanced Engineering equips tomorrow’s engineers 11 September 2017

Advanced Engineering has donated £12,500 of new tools and equipment to Eastleigh College in Hampshire.


Submission deadline for IIR Conference fast approaches 08 September 2017

The abstract submission deadline for the first IIR International Conference on the application of HFO refrigerants is 02 October 2017....


TQ Environmental expands business 08 September 2017

TQ Environmental, a leading supplier of leak detection equipment has expanded its headquarters in response to growing demand for its products....


Top six SkillFRIDGE competitors announced 08 September 2017

The SkillFRIDGE competition has toured the UK searching for the best apprentices and trainees studying up to Level 3 RACHP, and we can now reveal the six competitors who have come out on top in this year’s hotly contested series....


SEC Group Scotland speaks out on supply chain payments 05 September 2017

On 18 April 2016, Scottish contracting authorities with large annual procurement budgets became statutorily bound to declare how they intended to ensure 30 day payments along their supply chains.


Register now for The HVAC & Refrigeration Show 2018 05 September 2017

Registration is now open for the UK’s only national exhibition for the refrigeration, air conditioning, ventilation, heating and heat pump sectors.


Tesco partners with Cosaf for extensive energy savings 05 September 2017

Cosaf, expert in leading-edge HVAC systems for the retail, pharmaceutical and grocery sectors, has announced a ground-breaking partnership with Tesco, the UK’s largest grocery retailer.


Panasonic acquires AMP 01 September 2017

Panasonic Corporation has today announced its completed acquisition of A.M.P. Air Conditioning (AMP), one of the largest independent air conditioning distributors in the UK.


Earn CPD hours with Waterloo 01 September 2017

Designers, specifiers, contractors, consultants and building engineers looking to earn CPD hours can now book a place on Waterloo Air Products’ course, ‘An Introduction to Air Distribution’.


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