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News Archive - July 2019

A-Gas participates in soapbox race for charity 29 July 2019

Engineers from refrigerant specialists A-Gas, were in pole position to enter the popular Portishead Soapbox Derby to raise money for St Peter’s Hospice in Bristol....


JS Air Curtains sales team expansion 29 July 2019

JS Air Curtains has expanded its team with the appointment of Loredana Groza as its new technical sales advisor....


BSI amends standard for assessing acoustic impact 29 July 2019

Just how much industrial and commercial sound is acceptable and when does it become environmental noise? It’s a subjective area with many variables for assessors to consider, therefore ensuring consistency in the methods used for rating and ...


LRS programme for 2019/2020 29 July 2019

The London Refrigeration Society has confirmed its upcoming programme of events as it aims to increase membership and safeguard the future of the historic organisation....


Chemours supports industry with new insights 29 July 2019

The Chemours Company has developed three new white papers to support the HVAC industry in the transition towards more sustainable refrigerant solutions with reduced Global Warming Potential (GWP)....


IOR expands publications library 29 July 2019

In the last few months, the IOR Technical Committee and Service Engineers Section have issued a mixture of new guidance notes and updates to existing titles, to keep members up to date with the latest technical developments in the sector....


BESA urges members to sign climate pledge 29 July 2019

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has thrown its support behind historic industry-led declarations committed to tackling the ‘crises of climate breakdown and biodiversity loss’....


Samsung and Cars confirm distribution agreement 29 July 2019

Samsung, an industry leader in climate solutions and Cars Refrigeration, the UK’s leading supplier of refrigeration components, tools and equipment have announced a distribution agreement, effective immediately....


Datacentre survey highlights key issues 29 July 2019

Continuing unprecedented demand for new datacentres, fears around the shortage of skilled professionals, concerns about the future disruption of 5G, and the limited impact of Brexit are some of the key findings from the latest industry survey from ...


J S Wright team take on Snowdonia Challenge 29 July 2019

A team from Birmingham-based J S Wright has completed an arduous physical challenge through Snowdonia – raising more than £10,000 for charity....


Cars refrigeration appoints new business development manager 29 July 2019

Clare Greener has joined supplier of refrigeration components and equipment – Cars Refrigeration – as Business Development Manager amidst an exciting period of growth for the company....


ECA issues five-point plan for new government 29 July 2019

A five-point plan for the new government to improve the UK’s built environment has been set out by leading engineering services body ECA. The proposals include reforming cash retentions, reducing false self-employment, and preventing the use of ...


Guide to good commercial refrigeration practice updated 29 July 2019

Working in partnership, the BRA and IOR have revised Part two of the Guide to Good Commercial Refrigeration Practice series....


IOR calls for Rankine 2020 abstracts 29 July 2019

The invitation for authors interested in submitting papers for Rankine 2020 – Advances in Cooling, Heating and Power Generation – is now open until mid-September....


Fujitsu and TQ Environmental hold golf event 29 July 2019

Fujitsu General Air Conditioning UK and TQ Environmental Gas Detection Specialists, have teamed up to hold their first annual golf day at Hollins Hall Golf and Country Club....


Toshiba launches CPD programme 29 July 2019

Toshiba Air Conditioning has launched a new Continuous Professional Development (CPD) programme for consultants, installers and end-users wishing to update their knowledge on key technical and legislative topics....


Boris has chance to transform buildings 29 July 2019

The new government team led by Boris Johnson has an unprecedented opportunity to dramatically shift policy on the built environment and deliver higher standards of safety, sustainability and social justice, according to the Building Engineering ...


Bacharach EU office supports customers 29 July 2019

Bacharach has opened an office in Dublin, Ireland to provide continued expansion and growth across Europe....


Coolair Services partners Mitsubishi Electric 29 July 2019

Following its successful ISO9004 and ISO 14001 accreditations at the start of the year, Coolair Services has been awarded Mitsubishi Business Solutions Partner status after only 18 months of setting up its dedicated sales and installations ...


Chemours and Axima partner on use of Opteon XL 17 July 2019

After the successful adoption of Opteon XP40 (R449A) for retrofitting existing R404A systems, Axima Refrigeration France are investigating Opteon XL Low GWP HFO refrigerants for new equipment ahead of 2021....


BESA warns businesses of VAT changes 12 July 2019

From 01 October 2019 HMRC will introduce VAT Reverse Charging on the majority of construction related services. Companies who are VAT registered and Construction Industry Scheme registered will no longer pay VAT to the majority of their ...


TF Solutions inaugural golf day 12 July 2019

TF Solutions hosted its first Golf day at Wychwood park in Crewe on the 18 June 2019. Sponsored by Samsung raising money for The Donna Louise Children’s Hospice....


Dr. Jürgen Süß leaves Efficient Energy 11 July 2019

The shareholders of German refrigeration manufacturer Efficient Energy have today announced the resignation of Dr Jürgen Süß as chief executive....


New BESA president calls for social justice 09 July 2019

John Norfolk has been elected to serve as president of the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) for 2019/20....


Pump House holds annual fishing trip 08 July 2019

Pump House’s annual fishing event, hosted at Woodland View Fisheries on Wednesday 19 June 2019, raised £600 for the Maytree charity in honour of a previous employee, Luke Beard....


Rising temperatures increase commercial acr call-outs 08 July 2019

The hottest day of 2018 – 26 July – resulted in an 85 percent increase in commercial acr emergency call-outs....


Nusrat Ghani MP visits Aspen Pumps 08 July 2019

Nusrat Ghani, Conservative MP for Wealden, visited Hailsham-based Aspen Pumps Group recently, following the company’s third Queens Award for Enterprise....


Climalife hosts annual golf day 05 July 2019

Each year Climalife UK hosts a golf event for customers and colleagues in the cooling industry....


Airedale opens doors to data centre customers 05 July 2019

Air conditioning manufacturer Airedale International, held an open day last week for its data centre customers at its manufacturing plant in Rawdon, Leeds....


Aggreko urges heatwave contingency plans 05 July 2019

As Europe faces one of the worst heatwaves in its history, Aggreko has urged businesses to address their power and cooling equipment contingency plans....


Precision nears completion of factory investment programme 05 July 2019

Independent manufacturer Precision Refrigeration is nearing completion of its £250,000 factory investment programme, intended to prepare the business for future growth....


Wolseley extends cooling network 01 July 2019

Wolseley has expanded its network of cooling branches by adding 55 new locations to offer an express range of cooling products....


Mexichem condemns illegal refrigerant trade 01 July 2019

Leading refrigerant manufacturer and supplier Mexichem has urged governments across the EU to take action against the illegal refrigerant trade....


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