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News Archive - February 2020

Climalife UK celebrates official opening of Bristol office 28 February 2020

After 23 years based in Avonmouth, Climalife UK took the decision to purchase a modern the three-storey building in Bradley Stoke, North Bristol....


IOR recognises outstanding industry individuals at 2020 dinner 28 February 2020

IOR members haves been celebrating the achievements of individuals working in diverse roles in refrigeration, air-conditioning and heat pumps at the 2020 IOR Annual Dinner which honours professionals at different stages of their career....


SMEs suffer payment issue related mental health problems 28 February 2020

Nearly four in 10 small and medium-sized businesses (37 per cent) across all industry sectors are encountering mental health issues among staff due to unfair payment practices, according to a new YouGov poll....


A new Advanced look 26 February 2020

Chemicals specialist Advanced Engineering has launched new-look branding which reflects the name by which the company is more commonly known, simply 'Advanced'....


Carvalho to lead Bundy Group expansion 26 February 2020

AMERICAS: Bundy Refrigeration, a world leader in the design, manufacture and supply of innovative heat transfer and fluid carrying cooling system components for the refrigeration and household appliance industry, has appointed Wenceslau Carvalho as ...


Mostra postponed until September 25 February 2020

As monitoring the coronavirus Covid-19 outbreak and taking into account the directives issued by the relevant Italian Health Authorities, Reed Exhibitions Italia has decided to postpone the Mostra Covegno Expocomfort and Biomass Innovation Expo....


Installers visit Panasonic heat pump factory 25 February 2020

A group of installers from the UK and Ireland recently visited Panasonic’s factory in Pilsen, Czech Republic to see the company’s latest heat pump production facility. The factory started production of Panasonic’s Aquarea Air Source Heat Pumps in ...


Airedale manager on Eurovent Middle East board 25 February 2020

Leeds based Airedale International, the leading air conditioning manufacturer and solutions provider, has announced the appointment of Export Manager Asim Ansari to the board of influential trade association Eurovent Middle East. The appointment was ...


CSA, making buildings work 25 February 2020

Scheduled for 31 March the first ‘Making Buildings Work’ conference has won the backing of both Ashford Environmental Services and Media Control – two of the leading names in commissioning. Organised by the Commissioning Specialists Association (CSA)...


CESA becomes FEA 19 February 2020

Following membership research and a long period of consultation, the foodservice equipment industry’s leading trade association is changing its name. CESA (the Catering Equipment Suppliers Association) officially becomes FEA, the Foodservice ...


Rising stars in refrigeration 19 February 2020

British refrigeration manufacturer Williams says that the apprenticeship scheme is having a big impact on the company. At its King’s Lynn headquarters Williams currently has seven apprentices on various courses and levels – and says the diversity ...


National Refrigerants wins with Beijer Ref UK 19 February 2020

National Refrigerants has taken the title of Beijer Ref UK Supplier of the Year. The accolade was announced at the Beijer Ref dinner, held annually in Stockport....


 Jet Environmental sees growth despite uncertainty 18 February 2020

Leading temperature control specialists Jet Environmental have revealed an optimistic picture for the future of the business as Britain leaves the European Union, with a 4% increase in revenue during 2019 following double-digit increases in the ...


JS Wright appoints new mechanical project manager 18 February 2020

Leading building services provider JS Wright has strengthened its project management team after appointing Ashley Batty as mechanical project manager....


SEC Group calls on Government to enhance Building Regulator's powers 17 February 2020

As the board charged with implementing the new Building Safety Regulator meets this week and Government begins to frame its legislation, a leading UK construction body has called for enhanced powers for the Regulator....


Cliff Gills to head up industrial refrigeration sales at Bitzer UK 17 February 2020

Bitzer UK has appointed Cliff Gills to the position of Industrial Refrigeration Business Line Manager, with responsibility for the company’s industrial refrigeration portfolio....


Williams appoints new installation and service support manager 17 February 2020

King’s Lynn-based Williams Refrigeration has appointed Craig Wells as its new installation and service support manager....


Camfil celebrates 10th anniversary 17 February 2020

SWEDEN: Camfil is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its pioneering Tech Centre in Trosa, south of Stockholm in Sweden. The technical centre covers an area of 2,500 square metres. It has five laboratories - a HVAC particle lab, a HEPA lab, a ...


Coolair celebrates 40th anniversary 13 February 2020

There are celebrations all round at Coolair Equipment as the one-stop air conditioning specialist celebrates its 40th anniversary....


Transtherm hires first R&D engineer 13 February 2020

Transtherm Cooling Industries has confirmed its first research and development-specific appointment since acquiring an additional manufacturing facility last year....


New HVAC sales director for Lennox EMEA 13 February 2020

Lennox has announced that Paulo Andrade has been appointed as the new HVAC sales director for Lennox EMEA. He will continue the Lennox strategy, focusing on technologies diversification, while keeping customer focus at heart....


Changes at the Scottish SEC 07 February 2020

The Scottish arm of leading construction body Specialist Engineering Contractors’ (SEC) Group has made two new appointments, welcoming a pair of experienced industry professionals to senior roles within the organisation....


BESA Training announces new leader and new direction 07 February 2020

The training arm of the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has appointed Helen Yeulet as its new director following the departure of Tony Howard....


Samsung welcomes new starters to the climate solutions team 07 February 2020

Samsung has kick-started 2020 by announcing the growth of its sales team, appointing three regional and account managers to the team: Andy Burt as Southern regional sales manager, Andy Burrows as Northern regional sales manager and Ian Press as ...


Registration for HVACR Live is now open 06 February 2020

HVACR professionals can now register for free tickets to the only dedicated national event for the heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration sectors, HVACR Live....


BESA streamlines Skillcard 06 February 2020

The industry must modernise the way it presents evidence of professional competence to satisfy increasingly demanding clients, according to the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA)....


Fieldpiece Instruments welcomes new chief executive 05 February 2020

Fieldpiece Instruments has recently appointed Cameron Rouns as its chief executive officer....


Code of Practice on skills, qualifications and training updated 05 February 2020

The Institute of Refrigeration (IOR) and British Refrigeration Association (BRA) have just released the second edition of the joint IOR BRA Commercial Code of Practice: Skills, Qualifications and Training....


Keysource appoints head of delivery 05 February 2020

Keysource, a leading global data centre specialist, has appointed a senior professional with extensive experience within critical environments including data centres and the financial trading sector....


Third student awarded the Koura Alasdair Sinclair Scholarship 05 February 2020

The University of Manchester has announced that Melissa Pace is the third student to receive the Koura Alasdair Sinclair Scholarship....


France Air Group finalises acquisition of SIG Air Handling 05 February 2020

The France Air group has completed its acquisition of SIG Air Handling, a division of the British group SIG....


ASERCOM tackles the time for change 05 February 2020

Nearly 80 participants met in Brussels on 23 and 24 January 2020 for this year’s annual general meeting of ASERCOM. The changes in the refrigeration and air conditioning industry resulting from the F-Gas and Ecodesign Regulations were the central ...


UK’s best on Road to Shanghai includes RACHP apprentices 03 February 2020

WorldSkills UK has now named the 137 apprentices and students who will join its talent programme for the ‘skills olympics’, including two apprentices from the RACHP industry who competed at the SkillFRIDGE 2019 final. The skills olympics will next ...


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