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News Archive - January 2019

Lee Bell to strengthen Fujitsu’s presence in Midlands 28 January 2019

Lee Bell has been appointed as area business development manager for Fujitsu General Air Conditioning (UK) in the Midlands, bringing over 25 years of HVAC sector experience....


TF Solutions joins Mitsubishi Electric network 28 January 2019

Mitsubishi Electric has added TF Solutions to its family of sales partners as a Value Added Reseller (VAR), expanding the firm’s coverage within the UK market....


Simon Marshall joins Humidity Solutions sales department 24 January 2019

Humidity Solutions has welcomed Simon Marshall into its sales department to promote its new Residential Humidifier/Cooler system....


UK construction dips as uncertainty intensifies 24 January 2019

The outlook for the UK’s construction industry has been downgraded, with growth prospects diverging by sector and Brexit-related uncertainty intensifying, according to the Construction Products Association’s latest forecasts....


DiversiTech acquires Stride Tool 21 January 2019

DiversiTech has acquired Ohio-based Stride Tool, a global original equipment manufacturer of American-made speciality hand tools known for their proven durability....


HND Interior Design students win trip to Clivet factory 21 January 2019

Fife College students Susan Crombie and Mercedes DeQuer have won a trip to Italy to visit the Clivet factory and learn more about heat pump systems....


SEC Group backs new Bill on project bank accounts 21 January 2019

Oldham East and Saddleworth MP Debbie Abrahams has proposed a Ten Minute Rule Bill calling for payments on government and public authority contracts to be made through a project bank account system. The Bill is fully supported by the Specialist ...


Condair makes senior sales apppointment 21 January 2019

Humidification specialist Condair has appointed Tony Fleming as its head of sales cluster for Northern Europe....


Kgroup becomes Koxka in strategic rebrand 18 January 2019

Industrial refrigeration specialist Kgroup has undergone a name change as part of its new strategic plan....


What’s in store for tradespeople in 2019 16 January 2019

2019 will be all about Brexit, whatever the outcome. The construction industry, along with the rest of the UK, is still awaiting clarity on what the future may hold and what it will mean for tradespeople and the wider construction industry....


Toshiba rolls out flammables training 13 January 2019

Toshiba Air Conditioning has launched its Flammable Refrigerant Training Programme for installers, designed to ensure safe handling of R32 and other flammable refrigerants during installation, servicing and ongoing operation....


HRS and IOR to hold Technical Breakfast Briefing 13 January 2019

The Hampshire Refrigeration Society (HRS) is inviting industry to its next meeting, to be held in conjunction with the Institute of Refrigeration (IOR) on Tuesday 29 January at the premises of acr training specialist Business Edge....


Karl Lowe shares plans for Dantherm Group 10 January 2019

Dantherm Group has appointed new Group Service vice president, Karl Lowe, to enhance service and spare parts across the firm's global offices....


2019 predictions for the refrigerant industry 10 January 2019

Following a drive towards the use of more efficient and environmentally friendly refrigerants in 2018, Brent Hall, group technical manager at ICS Cool Energy, reflects on the challenges and successes of the previous year and what lies ahead for the ...


CIAT UK opens two new training centres 09 January 2019

Two new training centres from CIAT UK have been established to update customers on the company’s latest air movement and air conditioning technology....


Kershaw rings in 2019 with two top level promotions 09 January 2019

Cambridge-based building services company, Kershaw Mechanical Services, has welcomed the New Year with two senior management promotions....


2019 brings new class of filter efficiency 08 January 2019

Leading filter manufacturer Camfil has welcomed the new classification for air filter energy efficiency introduced by Eurovent....


Terry Sharp is new BCIA vice president 08 January 2019

The Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA) has announced Terry Sharp as its new vice president....


Honeywell partners with Mexichem to distribute R448A 08 January 2019

Honeywell has entered into an agreement with Mexichem to distribute Solstice N40 (R448A) in the EU, following rising demand for the product due to F-Gas regulations and greater energy efficiency requirements....


Carel reports threefold increase in natural refrigerant projects 06 January 2019

For control solutions provider Carel, the number of CO2 projects with DC inverter technology has tripled since 2017, with the purchase of natural refrigerants instead of traditional gases making for a total saving of one million euros....


Sauermann grows UK team 06 January 2019

Sauermann Group has appointed Ian Mellor as business development manager and Sam Newman as its marketing and communications officer....


Modine granted Hot Gas Reheat System patent 06 January 2019

Modine Manufacturing Company has been granted a patent for the Hot Gas Reheat (HGRH) System option used in its Atherion Commercial Packaged Ventilation units....


Carrier chooses Opteon XL41 to replace R410A 06 January 2019

R454B, Chemours' next-generation refrigerant sold as Opteon XL41, has been selected by Carrier as the primary lower global warming potential (GWP) refrigerant to replace R410A in ducted residential and light commercial packaged products sold by the ...


Coolair completes contract for new David Lloyd studios 06 January 2019

Air conditioning installation specialist Coolair Equipment has helped fans of Europe’s hottest new fitness craze to keep cool....


Star Refrigeration launches Community Involvement Programme 03 January 2019

Star Refrigeration has reinforced its social credentials with the introduction of the Star Community Involvement Programme (SCIP), a formal corporate scheme which has been recently rolled out across the company to formalise its long-standing ...


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