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News Archive - June 2018

HPA applauds 2018 emission conversion factor figures 28 June 2018

The Heat Pump Association (HPA) has welcomed the latest emission conversion factor figures released by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)....


Quartz and Versatile renew partnership 27 June 2018

Air conditioning unit manufacturer Quartz has signed a new partnership deal with technical distributor, Versatile, building on the successful partnership between the two companies over the last three years....


Honeywell unveils breakthrough refrigerant 27 June 2018

Honeywell has unveiled Solstice N41 (provisional R-466A), a non-flammable and lower global warming potential (GWP) refrigerant for use in stationary air conditioning systems....


SIRACH event to explore community heating and cooling 27 June 2018

The Sustainable Innovation in Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heat Pumps (SIRACH) Network, dedicated to the promotion of new technologies in the acr and heat pump sectors, is planning a free event focused on community heating and cooling at the ...


North West expansion pays off for HLA Services 25 June 2018

North East-based facilities management and building services specialist HLA Services is marking its 15th anniversary with a permanent base in Carlisle, following a raft of acr and ventilation services contracts in the North West....


Early bird rate for IIR HFO conference closes soon 25 June 2018

The early bird rate for the 1st IIR International Conference on the Application of HFO Refrigerants is scheduled to close at the end of June....


Frigologix joins EU CryoHub project 25 June 2018

The EU CryoHub project has announced that Frigologix, one of the leading cold chain specialists in France and in Belgium, has joined the project as an industrial partner and has agreed to become the site for the CryoHub technology demonstrator ...


Aqua heads North 24 June 2018

Temperature control specialist Aqua Cooling Solutions has moved into new office space at Thorpe Park business park in Leeds as part of an ongoing expansion strategy....


Hotchkiss operations director retires 19 June 2018

After a hugely successful 50-year career at Hotchkiss, operations director Chris Beadle has announced his retirement....


Suppliers unite for Toshiba distributor conference 18 June 2018

Toshiba Air Conditioning and CIAT UK suppliers from across the country gathered in Crewe recently for their distributors’ conference....


Software update from Bitzer 18 June 2018

The latest update of the Bitzer software allows customers to calculate performance data for even more components within the compressor specialist’s product range, with Bitzer also offering a reliable tool for users to select the appropriate ...


Bitzer's Ecostar places on Government's energy efficiency list 18 June 2018

Following detailed evaluation, Bitzer’s Ecostar condensing units have been accepted onto the UK Government’s Energy Technology List (ETL)....


BSRIA holds STEM event 15 June 2018

BSRIA recently welcomed a group of Year 9 and 10 students from schools in Reading to its world-renowned test facilities to promote a charity scheme which gives students invaluable and tangible experience for a career path in science, technology, ...


Carel makes stock exchange debut 15 June 2018

Carel listed on the stock exchange on 11 June, with an initial offering involved 35 million shares, representing 35 percent of the company’s share capital....


Toshiba launches online training for installers 15 June 2018

Air conditioning installers can now access high quality technical training online using a new portal developed by Toshiba Air Conditioning UK....


Coolair Equipment has £100,000 HQ makeover 15 June 2018

Air conditioning installation specialist Coolair Equipment has given its Manchester head office a £100,000 makeover....


Late payment 'tsar' to speak at BESA national conference 14 June 2018

The 2018 Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) Conference has started to take shape with high profile sessions already agreed on the technical implications for contractors of the Hackitt Review and how Brexit will affect the building ...


Build a successful future with BCIA 13 June 2018

The Building Controls Industries Association (BCIA) is calling on engineers, technicians, electricians and building services trades personnel to complement their existing knowledge and skill-set in the building controls sector by securing their ...


Mitsubishi Electric partners with Special Olympics GB 13 June 2018

Mitsubishi Electric has announced that it will become a new official partner of Special Olympics GB for the next two years....


FSW launches CO2 training with Business Edge 12 June 2018

FSW, in partnership with Business Edge, the specialist acr training centre, now offers a one-day CO2 training course concentrating on FSW’s new range of Profroid QuietCOOL CO2 packaged condensing units....


Updated technical guide from Waterloo 12 June 2018

The Green Book, the industry’s air diffusion technical guide from Waterloo Air Products, has been newly updated and improved....


Cool Projects strengthens service department 11 June 2018

Cool Projects has appointed Chris Trotman as service manager, and is developing its service offering by adding extra skills and resources....


Uncertainty prevails in construction sector 11 June 2018

ONS figures have shown that construction output increased 0.5 percent month-on-month in April, although output was 3.3 percent lower compared to April 2017, and on a rolling three-month basis contracted by 3.4 percent in the largest fall since ...


Camfil welcomes new particle filtration standard 11 June 2018

From 01 June, the international standard for particle filtration in buildings – ISO 16890:2016 – replaces previous test standards. According to Peter Dyment, UK technical manager at Camfil, this improved standard is necessary and timely because of ...


IOR's Cool Talks back in Milton Keynes this month 07 June 2018

The Institute of Refrigeration's (IOR) Cool Talks for service engineers is back in Milton Keynes on 21 June with a selection of new topical talks aimed to help service engineers and technicians keep up to date....


Martin Richards to lead 3D Plus operations 05 June 2018

Air conditioning distribution stalwart Martin Richards has joined 3D Plus as business director, heading up all UK operations....


Rick Bestwick extends blast freezing capacity 05 June 2018

Rick Bestwick, part of the Magnavale Group, has doubled its blast freezing capacity to become one of the largest providers in the UK....


Cool Designs is on the move after strong sales 05 June 2018

Toshiba and CIAT distributor Cool Designs has reported a record start to the year, with air conditioning sales up over 50 percent. To accommodate growth, the company has announced plans to relocate its headquarters to larger premises in the North ...


BSRIA reports global air conditioning recovery 04 June 2018

A recently published BSRIA market intelligence study has shown that the global air conditioning market is in recovery...


IOR puts HFOs under spotlight 04 June 2018

The first International Conference on the Application of HFO Refrigerants presents an ideal opportunity to learn about the experiences of the users of refrigeration, air-conditioning and heat pump systems with these new HFO refrigerants....


Apprenticeships top agenda at Fujitsu training launch 04 June 2018

On 30 May, Eastleigh College hosted a Fujitsu training launch and breakfast morning where the official opening of its new Fujitsu-sponsored training room coincided with a series of industry talks – with the new Trailblazer apprenticeship standard as ...


JD Cooling expands in South East 04 June 2018

The JD Cooling Group has opened a new regional office in the South East, complemented with the appointment of produce storage technology specialists James Tumber and Tudor Petcu....


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