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News Archive - October 2018

Smith Brothers celebrates diversity 29 October 2018

Smith Brothers Stores held its first ladies-only event, sponsored by Lowara, on the 4-5 October, with staff, suppliers and customers attending a relaxing two days at Bishopstrow Hotel and Spa in celebration of the growing numbers of women joining ...


Climalife sponsors junior Portishead Town football club 29 October 2018

Climalife, IDS Refrigeration has announced its sponsorship of a local football team, the Portishead Town FC Under 13 Girls....


Petra recruits southern sales manager 29 October 2018

Melissa Carden has joined chiller manufacturer Petra International Export UK as area sales manager for the southern sales territory in the UK. She brings with her a broad range of knowledge and experience within the air movement sector, with ...


Altenbokum steps ups for Petra 26 October 2018

With the launch of Petra International Export UK, Martin Altenbokum has been appointed as European development director....


BESA Conference to respond to ‘wake-up call’ 22 October 2018

After a year of extraordinary events and unprecedented change, the industry is preparing to gather at the Park Plaza Victoria hotel in London on 01 November to debate where we go from here....


Global climate tech forum launched 22 October 2018

A new organization, the Global Forum for Advanced Climate Technologies (globalFACT), has been created to be resource for information on advanced climate technologies and the role these technologies play in helping achieve lower global warming ...


TCUK to open new branch 22 October 2018

TCUK is opening a new branch in Stockport, near Manchester, to further enhance support for its growing customer base for Toshiba, Carrier and CIAT products in the North of England and Scotland....


ECEX issues free guide to HVAC system maintenance 22 October 2018

ECEX has launched a wide-ranging guide, HVAC system maintenance, a guide to effective equipment servicing, which explains how to ensure maintenance good practice, including how to draw up a maintenance policy, developing a maintenance strategy, ...


Chillventa: Day Three Roundup 18 October 2018

The third day at Chillventa was still busy with visitors, only winding down well after lunch....


Chillventa: Day Two Roundup 17 October 2018

This sixth Chillventa exhibition marks 10 years since the first event, and in this landmark year, the exhibition has exceeded 1,000 exhibitors. As of lunchtime today, footfall was on track to exceed 34,000 visitors from around the world....


Hi-line Industries is on the move 17 October 2018

Hi-line Industries has moved into a new, larger production facility in order to meet growing demand for its range of high efficiency compressed air purification equipment....


BESA Future Leaders chair wins top engineering award 17 October 2018

Reanna Evans of NG Bailey has been named as the CIBSE ASHRAE Graduate of the Year 2018....


Chillventa: Day One Roundup 16 October 2018

As Chillventa 2018 gets well underway, ACR News reports from Nuremberg on the highlights of the first day at the international exhibition....


Solstice refrigerants reduce climate impact of tumble drying technology 16 October 2018

Honeywell has announced that Arçelik has selected Honeywell Solstice N13 (R450A) refrigerant to replace legacy R134a refrigerant in a wide range of its Heat Pump Tumble Dryers....


Logic Certification introduces new F-Gas qualification 16 October 2018

Logic Certification (LCL) has launched a new F-Gas qualification designed in association with the Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Industry Board (ACRIB)....


BSRIA North appoints new business development executive 16 October 2018

BSRIA North has appointed Richard Nash as its new business development executive in a newly-created role....


Sauermann acquires sole KIMO distributor 13 October 2018

Sauermann Group has finalised the takeover of Nationwide Technical Products, the sole distributor of KIMO instruments in the UK and Ireland....


Dr Norbert Kämmer joins ASERCOM 13 October 2018

Dr Norbert Kämmer is joining the Association of European Component Manufacturers (ASERCOM) certification committee for air-cooled condensing units as senior delegate....


BSRIA reports on 'unpredictable' year for air conditioning 13 October 2018

Saziye Dickson, senior market research consultant, Worldwide Market Intelligence, BSRIA, has summarised this year’s air conditioning market as “unpredictable”....


Panasonic commences Aquarea production in Europe 13 October 2018

Panasonic Corporation has started residential air-to-water heat pump production at Panasonic AVC Networks Czech (PAVCCZ) in Pilsen, Czech Republic, as part of its efforts to enhance the air conditioning business in the European market....


New recruit at Kershaw Mechanical Services 13 October 2018

Cambridge-based building services firm, Kershaw Mechanical Services, has welcomed Rebecca Walpole to its Special Projects division....


Invest in building controls to reduce operational costs, says BCIA 13 October 2018

The Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA) is urging industry to invest in building controls at the design stage of a building in order to lower the overall operating costs in today’s commercial buildings....


CIBSE Young Engineers' Awards winners announced 13 October 2018

Reanna Evans of NG Bailey has been named as the CIBSE ASHRAE Graduate of the Year 2018, and Elementa as the CIBSE Employer of the Year....


Kimptons expands team 13 October 2018

Kimpton Energy Solutions, the diversified mechanical services contractor based in Bromborough, Wirral, has made two new senior appointments....


ASERCOM releases new F-Gas statement 12 October 2018

In a statement on the F-Gas Regulation, the Association of European Refrigeration Component Manufacturers (ASERCOM) has reaffirmed its commitment to supporting industry in achieving the 2030 CO2 emission reduction F-Gas target....


Seeley International makes ETL in evaporative cooling first 11 October 2018

Seeley International has seen all three of its Breezair models listed on the Energy Technology List (ETL), a government list of energy-saving products used by businesses....


Coolair is first sponsor of local junior team 10 October 2018

Air conditioning and heating specialist Coolair Equipment has pledged its support for grass roots football after becoming the first sponsor of a junior team in the Midlands....


Key new appointment at Vertiv 09 October 2018

Critical infrastructure specialist Vertiv has appointed Joachim Fischer as its new channel sales director for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA)....


BSRIA weighs in on IPCC climate change report 09 October 2018

BSRIA has commented on the report issued by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), which has stressed the urgent need to keep global temperature increases under 1.5 degrees Celsius....


HRP rolls out ToolHUB 08 October 2018

The regeneration of HRP through investment from its parent company, Beijer Ref, continues with the roll-out of ToolHUB....


Engie puts one of Europe's largest chiller test beds into operation 08 October 2018

At a refrigeration capacity of up to six megawatts, Engie Refrigeration now has one of the most powerful test beds for chillers in all of Europe....


Construction manufacturers hope to end year on a high 08 October 2018

Construction products manufacturing returned to business as usual in Q3 after the weather-related pauses and subsequent catch-up in the first half of the year. Britain’s £56bn industry is cautiously optimistic that the year will finish strong, with ...


Bitzer UK announces new training dates 08 October 2018

Bitzer UK has announced its latest training programme, with courses on key compressor technology topics scheduled for the rest of this year and into 2019....


New dehumidifier sales manager at Condair 08 October 2018

Condair has appointed Julien Taschot as business development manager for its range of industrial and commercial dehumidifiers....


IOR and PHVACR sign collaboration agreement 08 October 2018

The Pakistan HVACR Society (PHVACR) and the Institute of Refrigeration (IOR) in the UK recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding which will form the basis for future collaborative work....


Ziehl-Abegg data credibility endorsed by AMCA 08 October 2018

AMCA, the not-for-profit association which monitors standards and certifications of ventilation technology systems worldwide, has given its endorsement of the consistent credibility of German manufacturer Ziehl-Abegg's data on air performance and ...


Eurovent publishes ISO 16890 air filter update 08 October 2018

Following its meeting during the Eurovent Summit in Seville, the Eurovent product group ‘Air Filters’ has published an updated version of its popular Recommendation 4/23 – Selection of EN ISO 16890 rated air filter classes for general ventilation ...


Stulz and Cloud&Heat plan global partnership 08 October 2018

The waste heat concept from Cloud&Heat is now available as an equipment option for the Stulz micro data centre solution, with Stulz extending its service and sales operation to the German company and assisting with its international expansion in ...


ICS Cool Energy guide hails cost benefits of free cooling 08 October 2018

According to a new E-Guide from ICS Cool Energy, free cooling has the potential to unlock year-round process cooling energy savings for industrial end-users, yet a combination of scepticism and a lack of awareness is limiting wider take-up....


BESA welcomes second boost for Apprenticeship Levy 05 October 2018

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has welcomed an unexpected improvement to the Apprenticeship Levy announced by the Chancellor of the Exchequer....


FSW UK and FSW Ireland launch new websites 05 October 2018

The start of October marked a day of celebration for both FSW UK and FSW Ireland as both companies announced the joint launch of brand new websites....


BSRIA appoints new global market intelligence manager 05 October 2018

BSRIA has announced the appointment of Anette Meyer-Holley as its new business manager of Worldwide Market Intelligence (WMI)....


Beijer Ref bake off raises funds for Macmillan 02 October 2018

Beijer Ref UK and Ireland recently held a bake off competition, donating the proceeds to Macmillan Cancer Support....


BESA president issues project delivery warning 02 October 2018

The president of the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has warned that major construction and infrastructure projects will not be delivered unless the industry changes the way it works....


Fujitsu heads North with new training room 01 October 2018

Fujitsu Air Conditioning UK held an open day on 12 September to formally open its new training room in the North of England....


ECEX appoints AHU specialist 01 October 2018

Ryan Hawken has been appointed as contracts manager at leading multi-specialist engineering contractor, ECEX....


Nuaire boosts XBC production with major investment 01 October 2018

A UK leader in commercial ventilation, Nuaire has reacted to increased demand for its flagship XBC heat recovery range with an investment of £1m into a state-of-the-art production line....


Fujitsu sponsors Soulstice charity golf day 01 October 2018

The inaugural Soulstice Golf Day held at The Shire, London course in Barnet saw seventeen teams play for the Andy Weekes Memorial Trophy to help raise money for the Saving Soulstice fund and Cherry Lodge Cancer Care....


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