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News Archive - January 2020

Incentive takes centre stage 29 January 2020

Incentive Tec, part of independent facilities services company Incentive FM Group, is celebrating after landing a significant new maintenance contract. Incentive Tec has been appointed by the Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG) to supply mechanical and ...


Samsung presents the future of climate solutions for living and working space 29 January 2020

The annual Climate Solutions Days 2020 took place in Lisbon, with customers, business partners and journalists learning about Samsung’s new products and solutions to transform indoor climates....


REFCOM welcomes greater ‘certainty’ as Brexit arrives 29 January 2020

An agreement between the EU and the UK to continue the mutual recognition of professional certification should put minds at ease throughout the refrigeration and air conditioning industry, according to the UK’s primary F-Gas register REFCOM....


Relocation expands Climalife's horizons 28 January 2020

Due to continuous growth, Climalife has moved to new offices in Bradley Stoke, Bristol....


Armstrong names Todd Rief chief executive 28 January 2020

SA Armstrong has announced that Todd Rief has joined the organisation as Chief Executive Officer....


Arcus creates European cold chain infrastructure platform 28 January 2020

Arcus Infrastructure Partners (“Arcus”), an independent fund manager focused on mid-market, value-add infrastructure investments in Europe, announced today the creation of, and a significant investment in, Constellation Cold Logistics (“...


Unico enters UK domestic AC market with Bell 28 January 2020

Bell Plumbing Supplies has been chosen as the exclusive UK distributor and training provider for US-based Unico Systems. The Missouri manufacturer of small duct heating, cooling and ventilation systems is looking to fulfil increasing demand for ...


Brymec expands with purpose-built Gatwick centre 27 January 2020

Building services company Brymec has expanded its presence in the market and moved into a state-of-the-art new site near Gatwick Airport....


A quiet payment revolution takes place in Wales 27 January 2020

Last year’s collapse of Welsh-based company Dawnus Construction has hastened progress towards protecting SME payments in Welsh construction....


Refrigeration equipment donated to Cambridgeshire Army Cadets 23 January 2020

Refrigeration manufacturer, Precision Refrigeration, launched a promotional campaign at Christmas offering registered charities free 'nearly new' fridges....


Obituary: Jane Simpson 23 January 2020

The manager of Thermofrost Cryo’s Manchester office, Jane Simpson, unexpectedly passed away over the Christmas break....


CCS becomes Capital Cooling's spare parts partner 22 January 2020

Capital Cooling Refrigeration has chosen Commercial Catering Spares (CCS), a member of the GEV group - a leading European spare parts business - as its UK spares partner....


Long term uncertainty holding back investment 22 January 2020

Total construction output in Great Britain is forecast to experience a slight decline of 0.3% in 2020, before a rise of 1.2% in 2021 according to the Construction Products Association’s latest Construction Forecasts. Political uncertainty and bad ...


New addition to Petra sales team 21 January 2020

Petra International Export (UK) has appointed Karl Kilford as technical sales manager....


Labour Peer introduces new payment bill 21 January 2020

In a move to deal with payment abuse following the Carillion collapse two years ago, Labour peer Lord Mendelsohn is introducing a new payment Bill....


Toshiba Carrier brings new manufacturing to Europe 21 January 2020

Toshiba Carrier Corporation has announced the establishment of a new manufacturing subsidiary in Gniezno, a mid-western city of Poland. The heating, ventilating and air-conditioning (HVAC) joint venture between Toshiba Corporation and Carrier ...


Fujitsu's new commercial manager 20 January 2020

Fujitsu General Air Conditioning UK has appointed Phil Deverick as commercial manager for the UK and Ireland....


Greener future with Aggreko 20 January 2020

Aggreko has cemented its position as a green supplier of temporary power, heating and cooling solutions after being certified to the Carbon Trust Standard and achieving ISO 50001:2018 certification....


The art of compression 20 January 2020

In March 2020 The Schaufler Foundation, together with the Technical University of Dresden and the Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences, will host the sixth Art of Compression colloquium....


Güntner’s new strategic sales director 17 January 2020

Laurence Roy became head of Güntner’s wholesale business line in Europe on 01 December 2019. The autonomous Güntner business line, headed by Ms Roy, has been integrated into Güntner’s company structure in order to meet the increasing requirements of ...


Mexichem Fluor showcases new identity 17 January 2020

Mexichem Fluor has unveiled a brand-new corporate identity, Koura, to reflect the company’s bold new aspirations, global footprint and innovative and diverse nature of its businesses....


New organisational structures at Carel 17 January 2020

With the objective of improving customer service, Carel has set up a new organisational unit called ‘after-sales and service’, headed by Riccardo Bianchi, group head of after-Sales and service....


Belimo hits milestone 17 January 2020

Belimo celebrates reaching the milestone of delivering 100 million actuators worldwide, products that optimise energy efficiency in buildings without sacrificing comfort....


Toshiba celebrates carbon neutrality 17 January 2020

Toshiba Air Conditioning is celebrating seven years of being carbon neutral, after becoming one of the first HVAC supplier in the UK to achieve the coveted status. Natural Capital Partners presented an award to Toshiba for its commitment to climate ...


A new Coolair look for 2020 13 January 2020

One-stop air conditioning specialists Coolair Equipment has unveiled a new fleet and a new look for 2020 – its 40th year of operations....


Pump House becomes Bosch master distributor 13 January 2020

Pump House has become a Bosch ATP master distributor, stocking the full Bosch range of Robinair, Promax and TIF products from 10 Jan 2020....


Scotland to lead payment reform 09 January 2020

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has urged its members in Scotland to take part in the Scottish Government’s vital consultation about the practice of cash retentions. The Association hopes this will lead to landmark legislation ...


Beijer partners Cool Concerns for fourth term. 09 January 2020

Beijer Ref UK & Ireland has appointed Cool Concerns as its exclusive training and support partner for natural refrigerants for the fourth consecutive year....


Apprentices showed talent at SkillFRIDGE final 2019 07 January 2020

The finals were held at the NEC in Birmingham and spanned several convention halls, where hundreds of apprentices from a wide range of industries and came together to compete to be the best in their sector. The atmosphere was filled with the nerves ...


Fujitsu partners with AUK Distribution 07 January 2020

Fujitsu General Air Conditioning UK and AUK Distribution have formed a new partnership which commenced at the start of January 2020 and strengthens the recent collaboration between Fujitsu General Air Conditioning UK and Italian Group GI Holdings (...


Conex Bänninger invests in new acr training centre 07 January 2020

Conex Bänninger has invested in a new training centre at its international headquarters in Kingswinford, West Midlands....


WHO advocates for air quality 07 January 2020

The UK’s first World Health Organisation (WHO) advocate for air quality and health has joined the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) group for Health and Wellbeing in Buildings to progress her campaign to turn buildings into safe ...


TCUK honours SkillFRIDGE champions 03 January 2020

Toshiba Carrier UK (TCUK) has congratulated the participants and winners of this year’s SkillFRIDGE competition, which culminated in a hard-fought finals event at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC). SkillFRIDGE promotes exceptional industry ...


A-Gas urges reclamation as virgin R404A ban takes effect 02 January 2020

Following the ban on virgin refrigerants with a high GWP which came into effect yesterday, A-Gas is urging installers and end-users to make the switch to reclaimed refrigerants. From 01 January 2020 virgin refrigerants with a GWP of 2500 or greater -...


Uncertain year ahead for UK contractors 02 January 2020

The UK's contractors face an uncertain year in 2020 as HMRC presses on with its plans to roll out its IR35 reforms to contractors working in the private sector....


New government can get radical on air quality 02 January 2020

The new government has a fantastic opportunity to make radical changes to indoor air quality (IAQ) policies and tackle a growing health emergency in buildings, according to the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA)....


BES engineer wins national BESA award 02 January 2020

Martina Antalova, from BES, has been recognised for her achievements. She received a national award from the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA)....


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