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 8 Feb 2022

Women in RACHP – a day of practical engineering

The IOR’s Women in RACHP Network will be hosting a training day on 8 March for anyone working in, or who has an interest in, the refrigeration air conditioning and heat pump sector.... 
 7 Feb 2022

BESA urges employers to take apprenticeship pledge

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has called on employers to pledge they will take on at least one apprentice this year in a bid to plug the industry’s alarming skills gap and ensure it has the right talent to address future ... 
 7 Feb 2022

Actuate UK backs industry prequalification Standard

Actuate UK, the voice of Building Engineering Services, warn that skills shortages are hampering ambitions to deliver net zero emission buildings. While the number of Engineering Services apprentices starting out in England in 2022 is back to pre-... 
 7 Feb 2022

BCIA announces new additions to management committee

The Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA) has announced three new additions to its Management Committee; Stacey Lucas, Matt Brown and Simon Patman.... 
 7 Feb 2022

New ops manager for A-Gas Rapid Recovery

Jake Matthews is the new Operations Manager for A-Gas Rapid Recovery in the UK. He was formerly employed at the company’s refrigerants’ reclamation and separation plant on the A-Gas site at Portbury, near Bristol.... 
 4 Feb 2022

ACR News Awards: Seats selling out fast

The ACR News Awards dinner is taking place at the Chelsea Harbour Hotel on Thursday 17 March 2022. The final shortlist has been judged and the winning entries will be announced at the celebration dinner.... 
Williams launches EcoDesign Multidecks.
 2 Feb 2022

 Green, lean, made to be seen: Williams launches new Gem Multideck

New versions of Williams Refrigeration’s Gem Multidecks are designed to minimise energy consumption while maximising the eye-catching display that has made them such a big seller. The new models are TUV certified, fully EcoDesign- and MEPS-... 
James Warburton.
 2 Feb 2022

Pastorfrigor expands within commercial refrigeration industry

Pastorfrigor GB, the Essex based commercial refrigeration business, is reporting a rise in the sales of energy efficient multidecks ahead of the expected energy price hike announcement on 1 April 2022. The company has also appointed commercial ... 
 2 Feb 2022

High temperature heat pumps chosen for school decarbonisation project

CIAT heat pumps are being used in a ground-breaking project by a multi-academy school trust to decarbonise heating across several schools. The project is anticipated to reduce carbon emissions by more than 9,000 tonnes over the lifetime of the ... 
 1 Feb 2022

Panasonic HVAC creates welcoming environment for high end cosmetic retailer

A popular high-end cosmetic retailer recently opened new stores at two of the UK’s largest shopping centres, Lakeside Retail Park and The Centre at Milton Keynes. Both stores have been fitted out with Panasonic HVAC systems to deliver customer ... 
 1 Feb 2022

Turntide Technologies launches Turntide for Strategic Machines

Turntide Technologies (“Turntide”), developer of breakthrough technologies for electrification and sustainable operations, today announced the launch of Turntide for Strategic Machines™ to the global market, a customizable full-stack hardware and ... 
Example of ice rink with EnergiVault.
 1 Feb 2022

Ground-breaking energy storage solution uses Bitzer screw compressors as ‘battery charger’

EnergiVault, being developed by O-Hx, is designed to support decarbonisation of industrial processes, and commercial and residential buildings using stored 'coolth' as a source of energy.... 
 31 Jan 2022

Nominations for the J&E International Gold Medal are now open

Do you know someone whose technical achievements would be worthy of joining a list of prestigious innovators? The IOR is now accepting nominations for the J&E International Gold Medal, an internationally respected award, which recognises the ... 
Jonas Caino.
 28 Jan 2022

Critical cooling specialists to launch four ground-breaking data centre cooling solutions in one day

Airedale, the critical cooling specialists, has announced the forthcoming launch of four ground--breaking data centre cooling solutions, all to be unveiled at their virtual Cooling Innovation Day event, to be held on 01 February 2022.... 
 28 Jan 2022

Pinder Cooling and Heating appoints new operations director

Bradford-based commercial refrigeration and air conditioning specialist, Pinder Cooling and Heating has appointed Gillian Kirtland as its new operations director.... 
 28 Jan 2022

Maurizio Orlandi new chairman of Eurovent PG-RDC

The Eurovent product group ‘commercial refrigeration equipment’ has elected its new chairman and vice-chairman. Maurizio Orlandi has become the group chairman. He will be supported by the re-elected vice-chairman Jesus Beraza.... 
 27 Jan 2022

Mitsubishi Electric releases new CPD guide on Multi-Residential Buildings, with supporting webinar

Mitsubishi Electric has released its latest CPD guide, ‘Multi Residential Buildings: Heating, Hot Water and Ventilation’, to provide clear information on some of the UK’s most pressing building challenges.... 
 22 Dec 2021

Industry urged to ‘change the conversation’ about skills

The building engineering sector will not be able to address its skills shortages if it keeps trying to replicate the past, according to several leading industry figures.... 
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