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News Archive - February 2018

Pentland Parts launches new spares guide 26 February 2018

Pentland Parts, the spares division of Pentland Wholesale, has published a new spares guide....


Hampshire Refrigeration Society to host Technical Breakfast Briefing 26 February 2018

Following the success of its previous programme of Technical Breakfast Briefings, the Hampshire Refrigeration Society is inviting guests to a repeat event on Tuesday 06 March....


Professor Eckhard Groll gets the J & E Hall Gold 26 February 2018

Professor Eckhard Groll, who has made significant contributions in the field of positive displacement compressor analysis, is the 2018 winner of the Institute of Refrigeration J & E Hall Gold Medal....


Winner of Brymec Press Challenge announced 26 February 2018

Brymec has revealed the winner of its Brymec Press Challenge, which was recently staged on the company's stand at the HVAC & Refrigeration Show 2018....


IOR to sponsor INWED 2018 26 February 2018

The Institute of Refrigeration has announced that it will be sponsoring International Women in Engineering Day 2018, taking place on 23 June this year....


Johnson Controls competition winners revealed 26 February 2018

The winners of the Johnson Controls EasyParts competition have been announced....


Engage your brand with the next generation 26 February 2018

A growing demand for efficient and reliable refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump services and a predicted skills shortage mean it is vital to engage a new generation of engineers and inspire those already involved in the industry via skills ...


Host of new appointments at Vertiv 23 February 2018

Vertiv, formerly Emerson Network Power, has announced multiple additions to its executive team as it accelerates into its second year as a private company....


ASERCOM names new leader 22 February 2018

The Association of European Refrigeration Component Manufacturers has filled its top management position, naming Wolfgang Zaremski as the new president....


New recruit joins A-Gas Rapid Recovery from US 22 February 2018

Jake Short has been appointed business development manager for A-Gas Rapid Recovery in the UK., having joined the business from its American sister company....


Double appointment for Fujitsu 21 February 2018

Fujitsu Air Conditioning UK has made two new appointments to maintain growth and build on its market share, with John Thompson as area business development manager and Gary Stanley as distribution account manager for the North....


Green Point hosts screw compressor workshop 20 February 2018

Engineers from Pennine Environmental Services recently undertook a one-day training course in the latest screw compressor technology, organised by Green Point UK, Bitzer’s compressor remanufacturing arm....


Strong growth reported by Ziehl-Abegg 20 February 2018

Fans and drive technology manufacturer Ziehl-Abegg has posted a 12 percent increase in global turnover, with employee numbers at an all-time high and record sales of 540 million euros....


Show your support for the leaders of tomorrow 20 February 2018

An extra 182,000 people with engineering skills are required each year leading up to 2022, but there is currently an annual shortfall of 55,000....


Conex Bänninger grows turnover from OEM solutions 16 February 2018

Conex Bänninger has considerably grown its OEM tube solutions revenue within the last five years, highlighting the company’s expertise, value and manufacturing skill within this discipline....


Students use latest products at Eastleigh College 16 February 2018

Eastleigh College refrigeration and air conditioning students are the first in the country to benefit from equipment donated by Blue Diamond Pumps....


New business development manager at First Choice 16 February 2018

First Choice Group has appointed Julian Fisher as its new business development manager, tasked with developing relationships with customers and manufacturers to support the growth of First Choice Group across all areas of the business....


Carrier Rental Systems relocates to aid expansion 16 February 2018

Carrier Rental Systems has moved its south England headquarters to new premises at West Drayton, near Heathrow in West London, as part of a strategic development plan....


CIBSE Scotland to host building services growth conference 15 February 2018

The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers in Scotland will bring together building services engineers from across the country on Tuesday March 20 at a conference focusing on growth opportunites across the Scottish building services ...


Hard-hitting retentions plan issued to Government 15 February 2018

An action plan intended to finally put the issue of cash retentions in construction to bed has been issued to the Government by leading engineering services bodies BESA and ECA....


SEACE holds first sales conference in Berlin 12 February 2018

Amsterdam-headquartered Samsung Electronics Air Conditioner Europe (SEACE) hosted its first sales conference in Berlin on 18-21 January....


Fri-Jado offers 3D design service 12 February 2018

Uxbridge-based foodservice and food retailing equipment provider, Fri-Jado UK, has introduced a consultancy service for the design of its Custom Counters....


New F-Gas course from Logic4training 12 February 2018

To help installers get to grips with F-Gas Regulation and comply with the legal requirements for working with fluorinated gases, Logic4training is offering a Level 3 F-Gas course....


IOR to host Women in RACHP event 12 February 2018

Bookings are now open for the Institute of Refrigeration’s Women in RACHP Networking Breakfast, taking place on Wednesday 14 March from 08:30 – 11:30am....


Construction output down for third consecutive quarter 09 February 2018

ONS figures have shown that construction output fell by 0.7 percent in the fourth quarter of 2017. This was revised up from the preliminary estimate of -1 percent published last month, but marked the third straight quarter of decline....


Major brands unite under Reznor 09 February 2018

HVAC names Ambirad, Airbloc, Benson, and Reznor have been brought together under a single brand, Reznor....


Three double winners at CIBSE Building Performance Awards 09 February 2018

Three organisations were double-winners at this year’s CIBSE Building Performance Awards, with the results announced on February 6 at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London....


Scaffolding Association joins SEC Group 09 February 2018

The Specialist Engineering Contractors’ (SEC) Group has welcomed the Scaffolding Association into its membership....


Moore Blatch advises ICS shareholders on sale 07 February 2018

Moore Blatch’s corporate and property teams have advised the shareholders of ICS Group Holdings (ICS Cool Energy) on the sale of the group to Ingersoll-Rand. ICS Cool Energy will become part of Ingersoll Rand’s Commercial Heating, Ventilation and ...


Panasonic wins Environmental Project of the Year 05 February 2018

The Greystones Marina Village which features Panasonic’s Aquarea Heat Pumps has won the ACR News Environmental Project of the Year award....


Samsung opens London showroom 05 February 2018

Samsung Climate Solutions has opened a central London showroom at The Building Centre....


Midea and FG Europe meet networking objectives 05 February 2018

Following the December 2017 UK press launch, Midea and FG Europe started 2018 in a big way with a 100 sq m stand at The HVAC & Refrigeration Show at London's ExCeL....


Construction outlook poor for 2018 05 February 2018

The construction industry has braced itself as the demise of Carillion and a decline in public housing repair work are expected to hit the sector in 2018. Growth is expected to remain flat – at best – according to the Construction Products ...


Bitzer's Ecoline+ is Refrigeration Product of the Year 05 February 2018

Bitzer’s Ecoline+ transcritical carbon dioxide-based compressor range received the Refrigeration Product of the Year Award at the 2018 ACR News Awards....


Key issues tackled at ASERCOM Annual Convention 05 February 2018

Around 100 participants attended the ASERCOM Annual Convention on 12 January 2018 in Brussels to discuss key industry issues, including new standards, market monitoring and cyber security....


Highlights from The HVAC & Refrigeration Show 2018 05 February 2018

The biennial HVAC & Refrigeration Show took place at London’s ExCel from Tuesday 23 to Thursday 25 January, and proved to be a huge success....


Construction leaders demand action on retentions 05 February 2018

The National Federation of Builders (NFB), alongside other trade federations with members most likely to be affected by the collapse of Carillion, is continuing the push for action on retentions....


Stellar performance from Haier in 2017 05 February 2018

2017 figures from market research institution, Euromonitor, have revealed Haier as the number one brand of major household appliances for the ninth consecutive year....


BRA releases second edition PURR report 05 February 2018

The British Refrigeration Association (BRA) has produced a second edition of its PURR report, which it announced at this year's HVAC & Refrigeration Show....


Mitsubishi win acknowledges content-based approach 05 February 2018

Mitsubishi Electric’s blog site, The Hub, received industry recognition by winning the Online Initiative of the Year category at the ACR News Awards....


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