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 26 Nov 2020

Specialist fluid protects world famous ship against the most extreme environments

An exceptional ship that will take UK scientists deep into the heart of the ice-covered polar seas will have Hydratech’s fluid at the heart of its heating and cooling system.... 
Gérald Cavalier.
 24 Nov 2020

The Cold Chain: A logistical challenge for the Covid-19 vaccine

Gérald Cavalier, president of the Science and Technology Council of the International Institute of Refrigeration, president of the French Association of Refrigeration and president of the Cemafroid Tecnea Group shares his perspective on the pivotal ... 
 17 Aug 2020

Future-proof with redundancy – yet still cost-effective

Production standstill – a dreaded worst-case scenario across all industries, plastics processing included. Security of production was therefore one of the most important aspect when Woco Eisenacher Kunststofftechnik set up its new production site. ... 
 6 Aug 2020

Lu-Ve supplys CO2 system for Russia's biggest cold store

? LU-VE Group has supplied the machines for the refrigeration of the biggest food storage warehouse in Russia, cooled by CO2. The Italian multinational has been awarded the order for the design and installation of the CO2 cooling system by merchant ... 
 4 Aug 2020

Air con – perfect for the garden office

When Steve Martin – a public relations consultant working on his own and renting a serviced office in a nearby town - decided that he wanted to work from home, he built a purpose-designed small office in his garden – so he still had to go to work in ... 
 4 Aug 2020

Union Industries acts fast on supply of rapid roll freezer door

Union Industries, the UK’s leading manufacturer of high-speed industrial doors, has supplied and installed one of its innovative Eiger fast acting rapid roll freezer doors within three weeks of receiving the order.... 
 4 Aug 2020

Isentra helps Brakes reduce carbon emissions

CO2 refrigeration specialist Isentra has helped Brakes, the UK’s leading foodservice wholesaler, reach a new milestone in its goal to reduce carbon emissions by 30% by 2025.... 
 4 Aug 2020

Covid magnified the skills gap, but sped up possible solutions

The Covid-19 crisis exacerbated the existing skills gap in the building services sector, but also created new opportunities and accelerated potential solutions, according to the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA).... 
 4 Aug 2020

Carrier offers new CPDs on chiller efficiency

Carrier is offering three new Continuous Professional Development (CPD) courses focusing on chiller efficiency and compliance in relation to the latest European and UK regulations.... 
 21 Jul 2020

Panasonic adds Indoor Air Quality to its portfolio of CIBSE Accredited CPD Courses

The issue of indoor air quality has never been more important as businesses across the nation open up their premises again. Panasonic has recently seen increased demand from building services engineers for its CIBSE-accredited CPD courses, and the ... 
 20 Jul 2020

Underfloor a/c system brings increased design freedom to refurb

An innovative underfloor air conditioning system from AET Flexible Space has allowed architects to highlight key architectural features in a new high-concept refurbishment in the heart of central London. The 77 Coleman Street development, designed ... 
 20 Jul 2020

Wiltshire County Council upgrades with Carrier chillers

Carrier water-cooled screw chillers, with a combined cooling capacity of more than 1.4MW, are providing high efficiency, reliable cooling at Wiltshire County Council’s headquarters.... 
 10 Jul 2020

Europe’s first smart city quarter powered by Panasonic

Panasonic has started to install its CO2-saving energy solution for the smart city project, Future Living Berlin. The urban beacon is an important project in the company’s wider smart cities portfolio, which contribute to its focus on the ... 
 6 Jul 2020

Food retail gets A1 maintenance with HSBC support

Bristol-based A1 Engineering, which manufactures, installs and maintains environmentally friendly refrigeration systems, has secured a £2 million finance facility from HSBC UK to keep UK food retailers operational and safeguard the business amid the ... 
 3 Jul 2020

REAL Alternatives 4 LIFE influences skills for low GWP refrigerants across Europe

Three years ago the European Commission announced that it would be co-funding a project to develop EU wide training on low GPW alternatives refrigerants as part of its LIFE climate action programme. REAL Alternatives 4 LIFE was the project and it ... 
 26 Jun 2020

Sainsbury's celebrates engineers on WRD

David Pilbeam, Sainsbury’s head of innovation - As part of my role in the Sainsbury’s property team one of the things I am responsible for is the engineering and innovation related to our refrigeration systems. I am a relative newcomer to the world ... 
 26 Jun 2020

Scotland backs six new apprentice routes

Apprentices in Scotland have six new routes to specialist qualifications thanks to the work of the building engineering sector’s leading skills organisation.... 
 26 Jun 2020

Celebrate our engineers this World Refrigeration Day

Mark Forsyth, Managing Director, Coriolis International and WorldSkills UK Training Manager: This World Refrigeration Day (Friday 26 June 2020) will be different but no more less important. The Coronavirus pandemic has put a stop to many of the ... 
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