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 10 Jul 2014

M&S head of Plan A set to address BSRIA Briefing 2014

Munish Datta, head of Plan A and facilities management at Marks & Spencer, discusses the challenges and rewards of retrofitting to improve energy efficiency, ahead of his presentation at the BSRIA Briefing 2014: Smart ways to better buildings
 2 Jul 2014

Airedale International provides backdrop for report launch

On 1 July Airedale International hosted an event to launch Lord Adonis’ report entitled Mending the Fractured Economy: Smarter State, Better Jobs
 26 Jun 2014

Carrier Rental Systems completes major chiller project in Northern Ireland

Carrier Rental Systems (CRS) has helped to deliver a major chiller replacement project at a Londonderry hospital. 
 19 Jun 2014

Education and technology experts call for strategic framework for technology in schools

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, European Electronique and The Education Foundation, the UK’s independent education think tank, have launched a new report that examines the future of technology within education. 
 9 Jun 2014

Hushon prepares for surge in demand as deadline nears for R22 phase-out

Hushon is gearing up for an anticipated increase in demand for replacement air conditioning as the deadline for R22 phase-out approaches at the end of this year. 
 4 Jun 2014

Rapid growth expected in adoption of HFO-1234yf

DuPont Chemicals & Fluoroproducts has announced that it estimates nearly three million vehicles worldwide will use HFO-1234yf as a refrigerant by the end of 2014. 
 2 Jun 2014

ECEX urges people to prevent Legionnaires outbreaks this summer

June marks the anniversary of the widespread Legionnaires outbreak which affected 50 people throughout Edinburgh hospitals in 2012. 
 19 May 2014

SMI assists with South Pole mission

Legendary explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes has praised a Midlands company’s ‘amazing’ thermal insulation equipment which helped to protect his team on an ambitious trek across the South Pole. 
 28 Apr 2014

Smart tips on HVAC energy saving

New technologically advanced air conditioning systems can play a major part in helping facilities management professionals/building operators to achieve considerable savings in the face of ever-increasing energy bills in commercial/public buildings. 
 3 Apr 2014

Can we keep the lights on? A BSRIA and ECA event review

There has been much media speculation on the continuity of the UK’s electricity supply with the possibility of usage getting to within 2% of capacity, meaning the very real prospect of power outages and ensuing consequences. 
 1 Apr 2014

Less than a quarter happy with office temperatures

Less than a quarter of office workers find the temperature in their office comfortable, a survey indicates, with more than a third suggesting they take at least 10 minutes out of work each day due to temperature alone.Office temperature is often a ... 
 31 Mar 2014

LG Comfort Cooling believes in going the extra mile

LGCC, under director Jez Smith, is a long-standing VRF expert that has been successfully partnering LG since 2005. 
 26 Mar 2014

Andrews Chiller Hire prevents lost production at nuclear power station

When one of the UK’s largest nuclear power stations started losing supply of its process cooling water a call went out immediately to Andrews Chiller Hire. 
 17 Mar 2014

R22 – still a sizeable business opportunity

There’s a straightforward £200 million opportunity waiting for contractors, according to HRP group sales director Ralph Alliston. 
 23 Aug 2012

Battle to save historic ice factory

AN HISTORIC ice factory and its 80-year-old refrigeration equipment have become the subject of a preservation battle. 
 1 May 2010

Precision Air Conditioning: When close is not close enough

THROUGH simultaneous variable control of temperature, humidity, fan speed and capacity, the latest precision air conditioning can typically provide operators with a 30% increase in system efficiency compared with previous generation close control systems, according to Airedale project coordinator Adam Yarrington. 
 1 May 2010

Service and maintenance: The write way to make the job flow

REFRIGERATION and air conditioning engineers are not normally employed on the basis of their administrative capabilities. Keeping up to date with new technology is difficult enough without having to keep up with the mundane but vital service and maintenance paperwork that goes with it. 
 1 May 2010

Editorial: Carbon dioxide: don't suffocate the facts

IT'S an old refrigerant whose time has come again; the gas of choice for supermarkets that is being recommended for a host of other applications, writes Neil Everitt, editor of ACR News 
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