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News Archive - January 2018

Star Renewable Energy's Dave Pearson wins Alan Moor Award 26 January 2018

Dave Pearson, director of Star Renewable Energy, received the Alan Moor Award at the ACR News Awards on 24 January....


Tackle your weak links at the Building Services Forum 26 January 2018

Recent headlines about cyber attacks highlight that even the biggest organisations can be vulnerable. But if you are a buildings or facilities manager, what are your building’s weak links? And how can you prepare?...


Carillion sub-contractors face huge losses 23 January 2018

A snap poll of Carillion engineering sub-contractors shows that many companies are facing huge financial losses from the collapse of the construction giant. That’s according to new data obtained by the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA)...


Condair launches flu awareness campaign 22 January 2018

Humidification specialist Condair is launching a 'Humidity Fights Flu' campaign to promote awareness that an indoor humidity level of 40-60 percent relative humidity (RH) is highly beneficial in combating airborne influenza infections....


Ingersoll Rand acquires ICS 22 January 2018

Ingersoll Rand has announced its acquisition of UK-based ICS Group Holdings (ICS Cool Energy). ICS Cool Energy will be part of the company’s Commercial Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning business....


Your one day pass to better building services 18 January 2018

In the fast-paced world of building services, keeping up with the latest technology and thinking takes time. But a new event – the Building Services Forum – provides information at your fingertips, in nine, information-rich CPD-accredited seminars ...


IOR announces winner of James Bond competition 18 January 2018

John Thompson of Turner Ltd has won of the Institute of Refrigeration’s unique James Bond competition....


Book your place at the IOR Annual Conference 18 January 2018

The Institute of Refrigeration Annual Conference will take place on 25 January at The HVAC and Refrigeration Show at London's ExCeL, offering the perfect opportunity to attend the conference before spending the afternoon exploring the show....


The HVAC & Refrigeration Show: deals, competitions and offers 18 January 2018

The show is less than a week away, and amongst the thousands of products on offer from leading brands, you will also find a number of exclusive discounts and competitions available from exhibitors....


European retailers could save millions with the right refrigeration 17 January 2018

Emerson has worked with the independent institute of air handling and refrigeration ILK Dresden to analyse the long-term cost implications of different refrigeration systems using low GWP refrigerants....


RABScreen to demonstrate new fitting system at HVAC & Refrigeration Show 17 January 2018

RABScreen is making its debut at The HVAC & Refrigeration Show and will be unveiling its latest easy-to-fit designs. Adding to a range of mounting options for its external screens used for all HVAC equipment and cooling towers is the new ...


Carillion collapse adds urgency to retentions issue 15 January 2018

The liquidation of construction giant Carillion could lead to potentially catastrophic losses for thousands of SMEs, according to the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) and the electrotechnical and engineering services trade body ECA....


Laying the foundation for the future of building services 15 January 2018

The inaugural Building Services Forum will take place on 08 February 2018 at The Building Centre, London....


Industry speaks out on Aldous Bill 12 January 2018

Both SEC Group and FETA have spoken out in support of the cash retentions Bill, which received its first reading in Parliament on 09 January....


Conex Bänninger to present >B< MaxiPro at HVAC & Refrigeration Show 12 January 2018

Conex Bänninger is set to exhibit its >B< MaxiPro, alongside other product innovations, at The HVAC & Refrigeration Show at London’s ExCel on 23-25 January....


Aldous launches Bill on retentions 08 January 2018

Proposed parliamentary legislation designed to dramatically reform the controversial practice of payment retentions in the construction industry was formally unveiled at a House of Commons briefing today....


Construction products sales expected to slow 08 January 2018

The UK’s £56.5bn construction product manufacturing industry is expected to slow this year as the sector lost its pace at the end of 2017, according to the CPA’s State of Trade Survey for 2017 Q4....


BESA Future Leaders get set for 2018 08 January 2018

BESA’s burgeoning Future Leaders group is set to hit the ground running in 2018. Group member and ACR News assistant editor, Charlotte Westwood, is following its progress....


The HVAC & Refrigeration Show is ready for launch 08 January 2018

From 23-25 January, market leaders from across the sectors will gather at London’s ExCeL, giving visitors a chance to source the latest products and solutions all under one roof....


Building Services Forum finds natural home 08 January 2018

Providing a hub for professionals and key decision makers in the building services sector, the brand new Building Services Forum will tackle the most prevalent issues faced by the industry....


Obituary: Ken Clements 04 January 2018

Ken Clements, regional sales manager with Climalife, passed away on 26 December 2017....


Climaveneta Powermaster integrates with Mitsubishi Electric 03 January 2018

Mitsubishi Electric has announced the absorption of Climaveneta Powermaster from 01 January 2018, with Climaveneta becoming a branded product family within the Mitsubishi Electric portfolio....


Contractors’ Group says 2018 should focus on '3P's' 03 January 2018

The Specialist Engineering Contractors’ (SEC) Group – representing the largest sector in the UK construction industry (by value) – is calling on the Government and industry to focus in 2018 on the '3 P's': procurement, payment and professionalism....


A-Gas director Sally Price retires 02 January 2018

A-Gas Group corporate development director, Sally Price, has retired after working for the company for 24 years. She joined the business in October 1993, only five months after A-Gas was founded, and was the second employee on its books. A-Gas now ...


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