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News Archive - March 2018

Steven Booth takes helm at Guardian Water Treatment 29 March 2018

Guardian Water Treatment has announced the appointment of Steven Booth as its managing director....


Be a part of the future 26 March 2018

The RACHP industry can often be hidden, but modern life would be impossible without it and SkillFRIDGE helps to ensure that the sector has a workforce with the skills to enable it to contribute and innovate in an increasingly technology-driven world....


Save the date: eurammon Symposium 2018 26 March 2018

On 28 and 29 June, operators, planners, system engineers and an interested trade audience will all come together in Schaffhausen, Switzerland, for the 2018 eurammon Symposium....


Dearman growth continues 23 March 2018

Zero emission tech innovators at Dearman are in the process of hiring up to 40 new staff as the company continues grow and it prepares for the roll-out of its liquid nitrogen technology....


Cooltherm forms exclusive partnership with Geoclima  21 March 2018

After 25 years of working together, the partnership between Cooltherm and Geoclima is now exclusive....


BESA hails Chancellor’s payment and training pledges 20 March 2018

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has welcomed promises made by the Chancellor of the Exchequer to tackle late payment and support apprenticeships....


Eddy Capraro joins Humidity Solutions 19 March 2018

Humidity Solutions has appointed Eddy Capraro into its technical services department, where he will play a key role in delivering projects and supporting customers....


SBS expands into North East 19 March 2018

After seeing successful growth throughout 2017, SBS has expanded into the North East of England....


Panasonic announces full switch to R32 in 2018 16 March 2018

For 2018, Panasonic has announced a full switch to R32, consolidating all its residential and commercial air-conditioning ranges, including its newly designed RAC floor consoles, split, multi-split and cassettes, to be compatible with this eco-...


Women in RACHP event unites industry and education 16 March 2018

At the Institute of Refrigeration’s most recent Women in RACHP Network event, education and industry came together to discuss how representation and participation in the RACHP sector can be increased....


Hubbard bolsters commercial refrigeration team 16 March 2018

Hubbard Products has made three new appointments to its Commercial Refrigeration division, as part of its aim to develop commercial refrigeration solutions to support the Daikin Group throughout Europe....


BESA appoints new chief executive 16 March 2018

David Frise has been appointed as the new chief executive officer of the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA)....


Beijer Ref and Mitsubishi Heavy embark on joint venture 16 March 2018

A joint venture has been formed between Beijer Ref AB and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Air-Conditioning Europe (MHIAE). The new company is the result of Beijer Ref having obtained the rights to distribute Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ air conditioning ...


BSRIA reacts to Hammond's Spring Statement 15 March 2018

Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond gave his Spring Statement to Parliament yesterday, and BSRIA has issued its response....


Over 60 trade bodies back Aldous Bill 13 March 2018

Industry has rallied behind Peter Aldous MP’s efforts to reform damaging payment practices and abuse in the construction industry....


Construction sees weak start to 2018 12 March 2018

ONS figures have shown that construction output fell by 3.4 percent in January, in the worst monthly performance since June 2012....


Trade workers among UK's happiest 12 March 2018

Trade workers are some of the UK’s happiest workers, according to new research....


REAL Alternatives 4 LIFE releases new learning resources 12 March 2018

A set of free, newly updated learning materials have now been made available from the REAL Alternatives 4 LIFE project....


Institute of Refrigeration publishes updated refrigerant safety manual 12 March 2018

For 2018, the Institute of Refrigeration has updated its Safety Code of Practice for Non Flammable, Lower Toxicity Refrigerants (Group A1)....


Confidence prevails across engineering services 09 March 2018

According to findings from the sector-wide ‘Building Engineering Business Survey’, 80 percent of engineering services firms reported that turnover increased or remained steady during the final quarter of 2017....


Cold Store Group invests for growth 09 March 2018

Following a review of the marketplace and the finalising of its strategic business investment plan, Cold Store Rentals has decided to launch two further enterprises....


First Brymec-funded well project completed 09 March 2018

The Kidoko well in Uganda – the 635th well to be drilled by charity Fields of Life – has been completed thanks to funding from the charitable arm of building services supplier, Brymec....


JCI-Hitachi establishes Glasgow office 09 March 2018

Johnson Controls–Hitachi Air Conditioning has set up a new office in Glasgow to strengthen Hitachi Air Conditioning direct sales support for its Scottish customer base....


FETA warns against A2L for retrofit 06 March 2018

Following recent instances in which R410A has been completely removed from an air conditioning system and the system simply recharged with R32, FETA has issued a warning against this practice....


Paralympic medallist thanks Star Refrigeration 05 March 2018

Team GB’s wheelchair curling team has set off for the 2018 Winter Paralympics in PyeongChang, and skipper Aileen Neilson is feeling more confident than ever. Not only has the team recently reached the final of the British Open, but the athletes have ...


BESA gains End Point Assessment registration 05 March 2018

The Building Engineering Services Association has been appointed as a Registered End Point Assessment Organisation (RoEPAO), which allows it to assess new training standards in England....


New recruit at Coolair 05 March 2018

Coolair Equipment has strengthened its growing Midlands operation with the appointment of Mark Furlong as project and sales engineer....


Panasonic celebrates double anniversary at Mallorca convention 05 March 2018

In February, Panasonic hosted a three-day celebratory convention in Mallorca. 2000 customers and 200 press from 42 different countries attended to mark 100 years since Panasonic was founded and 60 years of heating and cooling innovation....


Jon Belfield is new BCIA president 05 March 2018

Jon Belfield has been appointed as the new president of the Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA), stepping up from his position as vice president and taking over the role from former president Malcolm Anson....


Fujitsu opens training room at FSW Southampton 05 March 2018

Fujitsu Air Conditioning UK has donated a selection of its latest, high quality equipment to one of its longstanding distribution partners, FSW....


HVAC installers and plumbers skeptical of Amazon benefits 05 March 2018

A report has found that the majority of the HVAC installers and plumbers would hesitate to purchase their products from Amazon, and the most open to doing so are HVAC installers and plumbers in the UK....


Kershaw Mechanical Services welcomes new operations director 05 March 2018

Cambridge-based building services firm, Kershaw Mechanical Services, has appointed Luke Ashton as its new operations director.


Align your brand with the highest standards of excellence 05 March 2018

The demand for services from the RACHP sector continues to grow as air conditioning and refrigeration becomes even more vital to modern day life, but the escalating skills shortage threatens the future of the industry....


Team Coolair cycles Southeast Asia to raise over £80,000 01 March 2018

Intrepid clients, consultants and employees of Midlands air conditioning installer, Coolair Equipment, put the wind in their wheels to raise £80,846 for a cancer charity....


Aermec unveils new website 01 March 2018

Aermec UK's new website is now live, offering a more user-friendly experience with improved navigational tools and functionality to enable customers to readily access its product portfolio....


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