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 16 May 2011

Defra asks for input on greenhouse gases emissions

Businesses and investors are being asked for their views on the most effective way to improve the reporting of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. 
 16 May 2011

Two more die in legionnaire's outbreak in Glasgow

Health officials are now treating the situation in Glasgow as an outbreak following the deaths of two more people, bringing the death toll to three. 
 16 May 2011

WR Refrigeration gains F-Gas certification

ALL WR Refrigeration engineers have successfully completed F-Gas certification three months ahead of the mandatory deadline. 
 16 May 2011

CIBSE leads Part L review

CIBSE is leading the non-domestic working group advising the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) and Building Regulations Advisory Committee (BRAC) on the planned changes to Part L for 2013. 
 10 May 2011

Logicool strengthens Hitachi technical expertise

SIMON Holden is the latest addition to the expanding team at air conditioning distributor Logicool. 
 10 May 2011

Capital Cooling to distribute Pastorfrigor

EDINBURGH-based Capital Cooling is to distribute the commercial refrigeration products of Italian manufacturer Pastorfrigor and its sister company Pastorkalt. 
 9 May 2011

Joint ACRIB / SKILLcard for refrigerant handling launched

The engineering services SKILLcard and the Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Industry Board (ACRIB) have launched a joint ACRIB/SKILLcard scheme. 
 6 May 2011

MicroGroove Technology plan June webinars

Sponsored by the International Copper Association, the free webinars will describe the recent developments in the use of smaller-diameter, inner-grooved copper tubes in coils for air conditioning & refrigeration applications. 
 6 May 2011

Public health inquiry into rise in legionnaires' disease in Scotland

A sudden increase in cases of legionnaires' disease in Glasgow has prompted a public health investigation. 
 6 May 2011

G & L Beijer report 13% sales increase

G & L Beijer, the Swedish refrigeration and air conditioning business, saw sales rise by 13% in the first quarter of this year. 
 6 May 2011

New staff and engineering department at Space Air

Daikin distributor Space Air conditioning has recruited numerous staff across departments as part of a realignment of responsibilities at the company. 
 6 May 2011

Rhodia returns record profits as take-over looms

SOLVAY'S bid for Rhodia is likely to be concluded towards the end of July, Rhodia chief executive Jean-Pierre Clamadieu has revealed at a press conference to announce record first quarter profits. 
 28 Apr 2011

Miami man pleads guilty to R22 smuggling

A 34-YEAR-OLD man in Miami has pleaded guilty to knowingly importing approximately 278,256 kg of illegal R22. 
 28 Apr 2011

Emerson sees the light

Spectroline's UV leak detection dye is reported to have been approved for use with Emerson's Copeland compressors, making it the only third-party additive approved by Copeland. 
 27 Apr 2011

FSDF celebrates 100 years

THE Food Storage & Distribution (FSDF) celebrates its centenary this year with a celebration lunch, golf day, and culminating in a centenary conference in September. 
 26 Apr 2011

Coca-Cola creates Igloos in India

TO help customers cool-off in India this summer Coca-Cola have come up with the Brrr experience, placing artificial igloos in shopping malls across the country to give patrons the chance to cool off in an icy-cold atmosphere. 
 26 Apr 2011

Solvay's bid reflects buoyant market

SOLVAY's recent €6.6m bid for fellow refrigerant manufacturer Rhodia could be a precursor to further such deals this year, according to financial analysts, as the sector experiences increased profitability and continued consolidation. 
 26 Apr 2011

ACR Show tipped as a sell-out

THE ACR Show is well on course to sell out. With a year to go to the industry's new exhibition, the ACR Show sales team has broken through the 1500 m2 barrier. 
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