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News Archive - June 2019

Pacair celebrates 15 years as VAR 25 June 2019

A specialist in the design and supply of bespoke air conditioning and a Mitsubishi Electric Value-Added Reseller (VAR), Pacair has now been supporting customers with value added services for 15 years....


World Refrigeration Day 25 June 2019

Industry has embraced the inaugural World Refrigeration Day (WRD) with events happening all over the world....


SkillFRIDGE supports World Refrigeration Day 25 June 2019

The SkillFRIDGE RACHP apprentice competition will be hosting its penultimate regional heat at the Practical Refrigeration Training Centre in Burnley on 26 June, in a show of support for the inaugural World Refrigeration Day....


Skillcard updates health and safety requirements 24 June 2019

In the next of a series of moves to enhance the robustness of cardholder qualifications, CSCS and Skillcard are requiring all applicants to have satisfactorily completed the CITB health, safety and environment test or approved equivalent....


Waterloo launches web chat 24 June 2019

Waterloo Air Products, a leading UK manufacturer of ventilation grilles, diffusers, weather louvres and VAV systems, has added a live chat function for its website visitors....


Emerson sponsors World Refrigeration Day 24 June 2019

Emerson will be a sponsor of World Refrigeration Day on 26 June. Celebrated on the 195th birthday of physicist and engineer Lord Kelvin, this inaugural annual event is intended to raise awareness and understanding of the significant role that ...


SEC Group urges government to act fast on late payment 24 June 2019

The Specialist Engineering Contractors’ (SEC) Group has welcomed government’s efforts to address the practice of late payments in industry, but says there is more to be done to ensure implementation and enforcement....


Top 50 Women in Engineering revealed 24 June 2019

From the cooling sector, Jacinta Caden of Critical Project Services and Lisa-Jayne Cook of J & E Hall have made the Top 50 Women in Engineering list....


BCIA challenges industry to save energy 24 June 2019

The Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA) is encouraging people in the building controls sector to make one small change to their everyday lives to improve energy efficiency in buildings and create a more sustainable future....


Changes at the top at FETA 20 June 2019

The Federation of Environmental Trade Associations (FETA) has announced two changes to its senior officer roles....


Smart factory project seeks research expertise 17 June 2019

An ambitious partnership to create one of Scotland’s smartest factories is seeking two research engineers to help deliver the project over the next three years....


BSRIA welcomes net zero carbon commitment 17 June 2019

BSRIA has welcomed government's decision to commit the UK to a net zero target for greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 following recent recommendations from the Committee on Climate Change (CCC)....


Primalec appoints senior product manager 17 June 2019

UK producer of leak control and air conditioning service solutions, Primalec, has appointed Aaron Macfarlane as senior product manager, acr....


HRS to support World Refrigeration Day with special award 17 June 2019

The Hampshire Refrigeration Society will show its support for World Refrigeration Day, taking place on 26 June, by presenting a special award at its annual golf event on 18 July....


IOR Young Engineers hold first meeting 17 June 2019

The Institute of Refrigeration (IOR) Young Engineers’ Network met recently at Clade Engineering for an event which combined a site tour and opportunities for young RACHP engineers to make new contacts within their industry....


Mexichem joins fight against illegal refrigerants 17 June 2019

Refrigerant manufacturer and supplier Mexichem has become part of a new communications group for the European Fluorocarbons Technical Committee (EFCTC)....


HPA responds to 2050 carbon pledge 17 June 2019

The Heat Pump Association (HPA) has welcomed the government’s announcement that the UK will become the first major nation to commit to reaching a net-zero carbon emissions target by 2050, but warns that clear policy and a widespread adoption of ...


Daikin launches refrigerant reclaiming initiatives at partner conference 13 June 2019

At its D1 Partner Event, held on 13 June at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge, Daikin UK announced a series of initiatives focused on increasing the use of reclaimed refrigerants within the market and promoting a circular economy within building ...


Carrier confirms low GWP strategy 11 June 2019

Carrier has confirmed its refrigerant strategy in Europe by choosing HFO refrigerants with low global warming potential (GWP) for most of its commercial heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) product applications....


Incentive FM motorcyclists take on charity ride 11 June 2019

A group of intrepid motorcycle enthusiasts from the Incentive FM Group companies, together with guests, raised in excess of £5,000 as they took part in their inaugural charity motorcycle run....


SIRACH to host smart energy event 11 June 2019

Climate change is a hot topic and many governments now view greenhouse gas emission reduction as a priority, which is why SIRACH will soon be holding an event on a solution with the potential to address this matter....


Father and daughter team drives sales for ISD Solutions 11 June 2019

A father and daughter team has completed a stunning first year developing business in Scotland for cold store, firewall, cladding and single envelope specialist ISD Solutions....


Lodam becomes Bitzer Electronics 09 June 2019

Lodam Electronics, a specialist in the development of electronic control solutions for OEMs, will now operate under the name Bitzer Electronics....


Conex settles patent lawsuit with RLS 05 June 2019

Conex Universal (Conex) has now settled the patent infringement lawsuits filed against it by press fittings firm RLS....


HVACR Show 2020 goes live in April 04 June 2019

With overwhelming support from major industry brands, the HVACR Show - rebranded to 'HVACR Live' - is moving to 20-22 April 2020 which will align the show closer to Climate Action Week events being held at ExCel London next year....


New recruit at Pump House 03 June 2019

Lars Fitzner has joined Pump House as commercial manager....


Mitsubishi Electric chooses two Opteon refrigerants 03 June 2019

Mitsubishi Electric Hydronics and IT Cooling Systems (MEHITS), part of Mitsubishi Electric Group, has selected low global warming potential (GWP) Chemours refrigerants Opteon XL41 (R454B) for its multi- scroll platform and Opteon XP10 (R513A) for ...


Carel first quarter results show major growth since 2018 03 June 2019

Carel's first quarter results for 2019 until 31 March have revealed revenues of 80.10 million euros, up 19.5 percent compared to the first quarter of 2018....


Aermec grows sales team 03 June 2019

Aermec UK has strengthened its sales team with three new appointments as part of the company’s expansion strategy, which has gained strong momentum in the UK and Europe....


Tackling the UK productivity problem 03 June 2019

The HVAC & Refrigeration Show LIVE, scheduled for 20-22 April 2020, has released its June Briefing which reports on how the UK can learn from other countries to upskill and improve productivity....


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