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News Archive - July 2018

BSRIA to stage new building services course 30 July 2018

BSRIA has issued a new one-day industry course, Building Services Explained, aimed at people who manage, operate, or maintain buildings....


Construction output to drop for first time in six years 30 July 2018

The UK’s construction industry is expected to experience a moderate fall in 2018, following five years of consecutive growth....


Conex Bänninger makes key new appointment 30 July 2018

Conex Bänninger has hired Mike Lucken as its new regional technical sales manager for the South East, strengthening its UK OEM and acr team....


BCIA asks industry: how are you handling the heat wave? 26 July 2018

The Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA) is urging the industry to ensure that they are fully clued up on the best ways to tackle growing demands in commercial buildings to ensure optimum comfort for occupants during the summer heatwave....


Sanhua acquires Arkansas supplier ATI 24 July 2018

Sanhua Holding Group has completed the purchase of American Tubing International, a Springdale, Arkansas manufacturer of copper and aluminium assemblies for the HVACR industry....


FETA welcomes government response to EAC F-Gas report 24 July 2018

The Federation of Environmental Trade Associations (FETA) has welcomed the government’s response to the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) report on the UK’s progress on reducing F-Gas emissions, but has highlighted areas where it believes greater ...


Fujitsu hosts Women in RACHP career day 23 July 2018

Women from across the country and a range of industry roles gathered at Fujitsu’s Elstree headquarters for the latest Institute of Refrigeration (IOR) Women in RACHP Career Development Day, arranged to coincide with this year’s International Women ...


BSRIA appoints commercial director 23 July 2018

BSRIA has appointed Krystyna Dawson to the newly-created role of commercial director, effective from 03 September 2018....


Skillcard swoops to stop registration fraud 23 July 2018

The operators of one of the construction industry’s largest skills certification registers have moved swiftly to close a loophole that had left the scheme open to abuse....


The ACR News Awards 2019 is in full flow 18 July 2018

With the 2019 ACR News Awards opening for entries last month, those that want to be in with an opportunity to win are encouraged to put forward their award-worthy cases. Entries are to be submitted by completing the online entry form before Friday ...


Toshiba hits the road after R32 move 17 July 2018

Toshiba Air Conditioning has held a series of customer events across the UK and Ireland to launch its move to R32 refrigerant for split and multi-split air conditioning systems....


Cooling colleagues feel the heat at Climalife golf day 17 July 2018

Each year, Climalife UK hosts a golf event for customers and colleagues in the cooling industry; this year’s event, held at the Windmill Village Hotel Golf Club in Coventry, took place on 27 June....


Bitzer and Beijer Ref extend partnership 16 July 2018

Wholesaler Beijer Ref and compressor specialist Bitzer have renewed their partnership agreement for the upcoming three years, in a move which ensures the worldwide growth and presence of both companies....


Daikin helps to stabilise R410A prices 16 July 2018

Daikin Airconditioning UK has launched two service packages to guarantee the cost of R410A refrigerant, set at a fixed fee until 31 March 2019 when purchased together with new VRV systems....


New condensing units certification programme from ASERCOM 16 July 2018

The Association of European Refrigeration Component Manufacturers (ASERCOM), has reorganised its certification programme for condensing units....


New recruit at CB Refrigeration 14 July 2018

CB Refrigeration has hired cooling industry expert Nick Franzen to help support in the creation of new business initiatives....


Aqua strengthens Southern engineering team 13 July 2018

Hampshire based engineering company, Aqua Cooling Solutions, has appointed an additional sales and applications engineer to the team....


Bacharach announces Neutronics acquisition 12 July 2018

Bacharach, a leading specialist in HVACR gas instrumentation and energy management solutions, has acquired refrigerant and gas analyser provider, Neutronics....


New marketing lead at Aspen Pumps 12 July 2018

Aspen Pumps, a leader in design, manufacture and distribution of condensate removal pumps and acr ancillaries, has appointed Kelly Butler as group marketing director....


BESA praises Levy change 11 July 2018

The government’s decision to ease restrictions on how Apprenticeship Levy funds are distributed has been welcomed by the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA)....


Emerson revamps online presence 10 July 2018

Emerson has launched new websites for numerous businesses within its Commercial and Residential Solutions division in Europe....


Foster marks half century with search for longest standing fridge 10 July 2018

UK refrigeration expert Foster Refrigerator is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, and is calling on customers to get involved by sharing stories of their experiences with Foster products over the last half century....


Brymec appoints valve specialist 10 July 2018

Brymec has appointed Paul Wightman as product development manager specialising in the company's valve ranges....


World Refrigeration Day announced as June 26 09 July 2018

Industry trade associations and professional bodies from across the globe have come together to establish June 26 as World Refrigeration Day, which will be celebrated the world over as an annual event....


Surprise message from Alan Sugar at Royal Society dinner 09 July 2018

A dinner held at the Royal Society to celebrate the inventor of the Dearman engine, Peter Dearman, was surprised with a message from Lord Alan Sugar....


Industry reacts to Construction Sector Deal 06 July 2018

The government’s newly announced Construction Sector Deal has been broadly backed by a number of industry bodies....


Refrigerant Week to see Danfoss focus on low GWP refrigerants 06 July 2018

As the price of high global warming potential (GWP) refrigerants increases and regulations become tougher, Danfoss is continuing its annual Refrigerant Week initiative to help industry professionals and decision-makers make the transition to low GWP ...


Well-being: the new bottom line 03 July 2018

Property experts gathered in London for Clean Air Day on 21 June, to explore well-being in the built environment during a Carbon2018 breakfast seminar....


Engie strengthens position on heat pumps with strategic acquisition 03 July 2018

Engie Refrigeration has acquired the CO2 high temperature heat pump activities from the insolvency assets of Hafner-Muschler Kälte- und Klimatechnik, including all patents and rights to all trademarks and names....


BSRIA makes key new appointment 03 July 2018

BSRIA has appointed Nick Blake as its new principal consultant – facilities management in its Sustainable Construction Group....


Atkins commits to gender diversity 02 July 2018

Atkins, part of the SNC-Lavalin Group, has demonstrated its commitment to addressing gender imbalance in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) careers, partnering with STEM Returners to offer professional internships to engineers ...


Danfoss offers guidance on EcoDesign opportunity 02 July 2018

While much of EcoDesign is based around CE marking and ability to sell refrigeration solutions, there is much more to be gained by approach EcoDesign and HVACR product development in a holistic way, says Danfoss, which is prepared to offer compliant ...


SMEs need support to navigate HFC phase-down, says Emerson 01 July 2018

Less than half of SME food retailers in France, Germany and the UK have started the transition from harmful HFC-based refrigerants to cleaner refrigeration alternatives required by EU regulations, according to survey data released by global ...


Dawsongroup expands use of Opteon XL40 in portable cold room fleet 01 July 2018

The Chemours Company has announced that the Opteon XL40 (R454A) low global warming potential (GWP) HFO-based refrigerant has been selected by Dawsongroup for its range of cold storage solutions for the European market....


Humidity Solutions attends Devatec production facility opening 01 July 2018

In June, Humidity Solutions attended the opening of a new factory in Normandy, France, for its supplier, Devatec....


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