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News Archive - June 2020

Cooling sustains life, says EPEE on WRD 26 June 2020

EPEE, the European Partnership for Energy and the Environment, published its #CountOnCooling video about the cold chain and how cooling sustains life on World Refrigeration Day (WRD)....


Pastorfrigor GB sponsors WRD 26 June 2020

World Refrigeration Day is an international awareness campaign to raise the profile of the refrigeration, air-conditioning and heat-pump sector and focuses attention on the significant role that the industry and its technology play in modern life ...


Scotland backs six new apprentice routes 26 June 2020

Apprentices in Scotland have six new routes to specialist qualifications thanks to the work of the building engineering sector’s leading skills organisation....


New report shows why cold chain matters 26 June 2020

The Cold Chain Federation has published a new report demonstrating the critical importance of the cold chain to UK food supply, food safety and reducing food waste....


Crisis makes world even more dependent on cooling 25 June 2020

Society has become even more dependent on cooling technologies during the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA)....


Star celebrates as WRD sponsor 24 June 2020

Star Refrigeration is one of the official sponsors of World Refrigeration Day, an international celebration of the industry - also called ‘The Coolest Day of the Year’....


IoR calls for new members 24 June 2020

With public meetings and work place attendance still limited at the moment and yet so many people still needing to access technical information, on line training and networking, the IOR is making some temporary changes to our membership processes to ...


BESA and SFG20 support the UK BIM Alliance 24 June 2020

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) and its widely used facilities management solution SFG20 have become affiliates of the UK BIM Alliance....


BESA mourns ‘tireless servant’ Norman Mitchell 22 June 2020

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has paid tribute to one of the air conditioning and refrigeration industry’s leading figures, Norman Mitchell....


Carel launches healthcare website 22 June 2020

Carel has launched a website devoted entirely to healthcare. With three different sections, the site highlights the close relationship between relative humidity control and air quality, and consequently personal well-being....


Mostra postponed until March 2022 19 June 2020

In February, Reed Exhibitions postponed MCE – Mostra Convegno Expocomfort 2020 from March to September as a result of Covid-19. With the situation still ongoing, the exhibition has been postponed again until March 2022....


Star supports career celebration for INWED 19 June 2020

Star Refrigeration is supporting International Women in Engineering Day by sponsoring a celebration of women working in the UK refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump sector....


Same quality, new name for IOR Service Engineers’ Section 19 June 2020

Over 20 years ago the IOR launched a section to provide good quality information for service engineers – a move to address practical skills and recognise the importance of the service section. Today however, we have to recognised that the section ...


Focus on opportunities not barriers, say female engineers 18 June 2020

More positive messages about the success of women in engineering would encourage greater numbers of recruits, a group of female engineers told an industry meeting last week....


The IOR celebrates WRD with #rachpheroes campaign 18 June 2020

The acr industry has been working hard to keep essential services running in vital sectors including supermarkets and hospitals and to help in their local community in recent months, and the Institute of Refrigeration (IOR) has launched a campaign ...


IOR unveils priorities to deliver net zero cooling and heating 17 June 2020

The Institute of Refrigeration (IOR) has published a statement to deliver net zero cooling and heating. With the UK Government drawing up plans for a low carbon response to help the economy emerge from the lock down, cooling and heating will have a ...


TF appoints new refrigeration manager 16 June 2020

TF Solutions has appointed Adam Radford as refrigeration manager, a key role in the company's planned refrigeration growth....


IOR celebrates WRD with the launch of four initiatives 16 June 2020

World Refrigeration will be held on 26 June and the IOR is planning to launch no less than FOUR exciting initiatives over the next two weeks to celebrate....


Magna becomes approved contractor for schools 16 June 2020

Warwickshire based Magna IM has been appointed by Crescent Purchasing Consortium to become an approved contractor of maintenance work to schools across the West Midlands....


Adande Refrigeration returns to full operation 11 June 2020

Adande Refrigeration's manufacturing facility is fully operational once more but still continues to protect customers and staff through its precautionary safety and social distancing measures....


Isentra aims to help world cool with CO2 11 June 2020

A refrigeration consultant has launched Isentra, a new company aimed at helping the world adopt CO2 refrigeration as a more environmentally sustainable alternative to standard contemporary refrigerants....


Cold Chain Federation welcomes re-opening of Government energy scheme 11 June 2020

The Cold Chain Federation has announced its support for the Government’s move to allow more businesses to join its Climate Change Agreement (CCA) scheme. The voluntary scheme currently provides members of the cold storage CCA with a collective £10 ...


Women engineers will be key to recovery according to BESA 10 June 2020

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) is calling for renewed focus on improving gender diversity across engineering to help deliver the economic recovery....


IOR Northern Regional Branch Dinner cancelled 10 June 2020

LG sponsors World Refrigeration Day 09 June 2020

LG is again a supporter of the World Refrigeration Day campaign this year, having been a sponsor twelve months ago in its inaugural year....


Chillventa cancelled due to Covid-19 05 June 2020

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic with its effects on the global economy, has prompted NürnbergMesse to cancel Chillventa 2020 and hold a virtual event in its place....


Heating industry coalition consults on heat pump qualification criteria 04 June 2020

A coalition of heating Industry bodies with particular interests in Low Carbon Heating Systems today published two consultations on qualification criteria for low carbon heating system training courses....


SEC calls for rapid action following Industry Recovery Plan 04 June 2020

The Specialist Engineering Contractor’s (SEC) Group has welcomed publication of the Construction Leadership Council (CLC) Industry Recovery Plan Roadmap to Recovery. SEC Group wants to see an industry and government response which ensures rapid ...


BESA and ECA update COVID-19 site safety guides 04 June 2020

Engineering services bodies BESA and ECA have released a joint sector guide on work-related travel and updated their guides on working in close proximity and in areas of increased risk of transfer of COVID-19, such as healthcare settings....


JD Cooling and UK FPN Lincs deliver on last ‘clap for key workers’ 04 June 2020

Lynn-based JD Cooling Group joined other members of UK FPN Lincs, a network of fresh produce companies, in support of the last ‘clap for key workers’ at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King’s Lynn....


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