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 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.... 
 5 Dec 2019

Late payment poses problem

According to the chief executive officer of the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA), David Frise, the new government must do everything it can to solve the late payment problems that continue to undermine construction supply chains.... 
Karen Perry from Daikin, the new chairperson for the Ins IOR Women in RACHP.
 4 Dec 2019

New chair of The IOR’s Women in RACHP

Karen Perry from Daikin has recently become the new chairperson for the Institute of Refrigeration’s (IOR) Women in RACHP (WiRACHP) network. She follows in the footsteps of Samantha Buckell who held the position for the last three years.... 
 4 Dec 2019

Scottish apprentice wins bronze at SkillFRIDGE

Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) Scotland is celebrating the success of refrigeration apprentice Josh Collins at the national finals of the 2019 WorldSkills SkillFRIDGE competition.... 
 4 Dec 2019

CRO cards set to close

SKILLcard’s CRO card for engineering installation and maintenance engineer is closing with a phased timetable starting on 31 January 2020.... 
The WorldSkills business briefing was held on the morning of 21 November.
 2 Dec 2019

Making a difference through WorldSkills

The WorldSkills UK (WSUK) finals took place on 21-23 November at the NEC Birmingham. The competition finals included the SkillFRIDGE competition for RACHP apprentices, which saw seven apprentices compete for the Gold.... 
 28 Nov 2019

Survey on late payment

Nearly half of small business owners and managing directors had to stop their own pay due to the impact of unfair payment practices by their buyers, according to new survey findings from ECA and BESA.... 
 28 Nov 2019

Refrigeration society set up in South West

The new South West and South Wales Refrigeration Society was officially launched earlier this month during an Institute of Refrigeration Cool Talk Breakfast Briefing.... 
A GBSE Evaporator.
 27 Nov 2019

GB Controls reaches 50,000 milestone

Electrical control panel specialist GB Controls has manufactured and installed its 50,000th panel.... 
 26 Nov 2019

Toshiba’s training portal a UK hit

Since its launch last year over 2,000 installers have signed up to receive training on Toshiba's online training portal. It is available at all times of the day and enables subscribers to learn at their own and qualify for Toshiba’s seven year ... 
 26 Nov 2019

Stepping up to the decarbonisation challenge

The Heat Pump Association (HPA) has launched its vision report; ‘Delivering Net Zero: A Roadmap for the Role of Heat Pumps’. The report outlines the heat pump industry’s commitment and readiness to step up to the challenge of delivering the ... 
Guests received an attendance certificate to prove their active engagement and interest in personal and professional continuous improvement.
 26 Nov 2019

Training on alternative and natural refrigerants is success

Participants from several Balkan Countries gathered at Zagreb University in October to take part in the first free training workshop dedicated to alternative and natural refrigerants, officially accredited by the EU funded blended learning programme ... 
Charlie Mustow, junior design and projects engineer.
 26 Nov 2019

Coolair Equipment's latest hire

Maidstone-based Coolair Equipment has appointed Charlie Mustow to its installation team as the company continues to expand.... 
 22 Nov 2019

ASHRAE confirms non-flammable refrigerant for industry

Honeywell’s new stationary air conditioning refrigerant, Solstice N41, has received the official designation ‘A1’ for R466A by the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE).... 
 22 Nov 2019

Skills shortage grows in the construction market

An increasing labour shortage is now an undeniable trend in the construction market. Meanwhile, technological developments mean that products and systems are increasing in complexity and, on top of this, older generations of installers are gradually ... 
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