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 7 Jan 2020

Conex Bänninger invests in new acr training centre

Conex Bänninger has invested in a new training centre at its international headquarters in Kingswinford, West Midlands.... 
Nathan Wood (left), BESA Chief Executive David Frise (centre), and Rosamund Adoo Kissi-Debrah (right) at the 2019 BESA National Conference.
 7 Jan 2020

WHO advocates for air quality

The UK’s first World Health Organisation (WHO) advocate for air quality and health has joined the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) group for Health and Wellbeing in Buildings to progress her campaign to turn buildings into safe ... 
CIAT UK’s Paul Smith (right) congratulates this year’s SkillFRIDGE champion Sidney Copus of Space Engineering, following his success in the finals of the national competition at the NEC.
 3 Jan 2020

TCUK honours SkillFRIDGE champions

Toshiba Carrier UK (TCUK) has congratulated the participants and winners of this year’s SkillFRIDGE competition, which culminated in a hard-fought finals event at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC). SkillFRIDGE promotes exceptional industry ... 
 2 Jan 2020

A-Gas urges reclamation as virgin R404A ban takes effect

Following the ban on virgin refrigerants with a high GWP which came into effect yesterday, A-Gas is urging installers and end-users to make the switch to reclaimed refrigerants. From 01 January 2020 virgin refrigerants with a GWP of 2500 or greater -... 
 2 Jan 2020

Uncertain year ahead for UK contractors

The UK's contractors face an uncertain year in 2020 as HMRC presses on with its plans to roll out its IR35 reforms to contractors working in the private sector.... 
 2 Jan 2020

New government can get radical on air quality

The new government has a fantastic opportunity to make radical changes to indoor air quality (IAQ) policies and tackle a growing health emergency in buildings, according to the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA).... 
Left to right: Mike Gunn, Martina Antilova (BES) and Elizabeth Donnelly, chief executive of WES.
 2 Jan 2020

BES engineer wins national BESA award

Martina Antalova, from BES, has been recognised for her achievements. She received a national award from the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA).... 
 19 Dec 2019

Chemours suspends high-GWP refrigerant supply

The Chemours Company will be suspending supply of high GWP refrigerants R404A and R507A in the European Union as of 01 January 2020 to support the market transition driven by the European Union F-Gas regulation to lower GWP alternatives.... 
Apprentice James Hamblin.
 19 Dec 2019

>B< MaxiPro takes cool spot at SkillFRIDGE

Trainee air conditioning and refrigeration installers got to grips with Conex Bänninger’s >B< MaxiPro press fittings when they took part in the annual SkillFRIDGE competition, forming part of WorldSkills UK Live at Birmingham’s NEC from 21-23 ... 
 19 Dec 2019

Inflexion invests in Aspen Pumps Group

Inflexion, a mid-market private equity investor, has agreed to back Aspen Pumps Group, replacing 3i.... 
Companies such as Aspen Pumps have donated toys to More Radio to support vulnerable children charities.
 19 Dec 2019

Local companies give big to Christmas toy appeal

For the fourth year running, Radio Station ‘More Radio’ has been working closely with local businesses for its Christmas toy appeal.... 
TCUK's Jon Skelding presenting at Bath University.
 19 Dec 2019

TCUK leads CPD training for Bath University

Toshiba Carrier UK (TCUK) is leading a series of Continuous Professional Development (CPD) training courses at Bath University to update building engineers and facility managers on important changes in legislation and technology.... 
 13 Dec 2019

BESA urges new government enact reforms

The new government has been congratulated on its general election victory by leading engineering services trade bodies, the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) and the Electrical Contractors' Association (ECA).... 
A CO2 awareness training day was held at Panasonic UK HQ.
 13 Dec 2019

CO2 commercial refrigeration training

A specialist commercial refrigeration and CO2 awareness training day was held at Panasonic UK HQ in Bracknell with distributor Hawco and some of its customers.... 
 13 Dec 2019

Eurovent fully endorses the European Green Deal

On 11 December, the European Commission presented the European Green Deal, an ambitious package of policy measures geared towards making Europe the first climate-neutral continent by 2050.... 
 12 Dec 2019

Ingersoll Rand's new climate company

Ingersoll-Rand has introduced its pure-play climate company, along with the new company name, strategy and executive leadership team.... 
 12 Dec 2019

EPEE welcomes European green deal

The European Partnership for Energy and the Environment (EPEE) has welcomed the communication on the European Green Deal (EGD) published by the European Commission.... 
Guest speakers from the Climalife's November customer event.
 6 Dec 2019

The changing world of refrigerants

The Climalife IDS refrigeration team welcomed customers, partners and guests to Chesford Grange in Warwickshire for a customer event focussing on the changing world of refrigerants.... 
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