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 Riccardo Bianchi, group head of after-Sales and service for Carel.
 17 Jan 2020

New organisational structures at Carel

With the objective of improving customer service, Carel has set up a new organisational unit called ‘after-sales and service’, headed by Riccardo Bianchi, group head of after-Sales and service.... 
 17 Jan 2020

Belimo hits milestone

Belimo celebrates reaching the milestone of delivering 100 million actuators worldwide, products that optimise energy efficiency in buildings without sacrificing comfort.... 
David Dunn, Toshiba’s managing director for new equipment sales.
 17 Jan 2020

Toshiba celebrates carbon neutrality

Toshiba Air Conditioning is celebrating seven years of being carbon neutral, after becoming one of the first HVAC supplier in the UK to achieve the coveted status. Natural Capital Partners presented an award to Toshiba for its commitment to climate ... 
James Walton from Citroen hands keys to Helen Sharratt.
 13 Jan 2020

A new Coolair look for 2020

One-stop air conditioning specialists Coolair Equipment has unveiled a new fleet and a new look for 2020 – its 40th year of operations.... 
 13 Jan 2020

Pump House becomes Bosch master distributor

Pump House has become a Bosch ATP master distributor, stocking the full Bosch range of Robinair, Promax and TIF products from 10 Jan 2020.... 
 9 Jan 2020

Scotland to lead payment reform

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has urged its members in Scotland to take part in the Scottish Government’s vital consultation about the practice of cash retentions. The Association hopes this will lead to landmark legislation ... 
Howard Noble, Beijer Ref UK & Ireland and Stephen Benton, Cool Concerns look forward to another successful year.
 9 Jan 2020

Beijer partners Cool Concerns for fourth term.

Beijer Ref UK & Ireland has appointed Cool Concerns as its exclusive training and support partner for natural refrigerants for the fourth consecutive year.... 
The SkillFRIDGE finalists with Jacinta Caden, Mark Forsyth and Ian Fisher.
 7 Jan 2020

Apprentices showed talent at SkillFRIDGE final 2019

The finals were held at the NEC in Birmingham and spanned several convention halls, where hundreds of apprentices from a wide range of industries and came together to compete to be the best in their sector. The atmosphere was filled with the nerves ... 
L-R: Darryl Smith - Managing Director AUK, Andrew Reah - Operations Director AUK, Ian Carroll - Chief Operating Officer Fujitsu General Air Conditioning UK
 7 Jan 2020

Fujitsu partners with AUK Distribution

Fujitsu General Air Conditioning UK and AUK Distribution have formed a new partnership which commenced at the start of January 2020 and strengthens the recent collaboration between Fujitsu General Air Conditioning UK and Italian Group GI Holdings (... 
 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 ... 
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