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 15 Feb 2011

ACR News Awards - Judgement Day

THE judges convene tomorrow (Wednesday) to decide the shortlist of winners for this year's ACR News Awards. The companies who have successfully won through to the final will be announced here first, on this website, tomorrow afternoon. 
 15 Feb 2011

AHR organisers hit the jackpot in Las Vegas

AN IMPROVING US economy and an exciting new venue are said to be behind the success of the 2011 AHR Expo held at the beginning of this month. 
 11 Feb 2011

Chillventa changes dates

THE ORGANISERS of the Chillventa air conditioning and refrigeration exhibition in Nuremberg have changed the dates of the 2012 event. 
 11 Feb 2011

Now developers withdraw HFO chiller

A WEEK after announcing the introduction of a chiller to run on the new HFO refrigerants, the developers have withdrawn the product pending "further development work". 
 7 Feb 2011

Air on, Ayr off

HEAT pumps have had to clear many regulatory and funding hurdles to gain acceptance as a renewable technology, so it's perhaps appropriate that the product should lend its name to a steeplechase. 
 4 Feb 2011

Trio face jail for refrigerant release

IN WHAT is thought to be one of the first such cases of its kind, three thieves in Georgia, USA, convicted of stealing copper coils for scrap from air conditioning units, have pleaded guilty to additional charges of conspiring to release ozone-depleting substances. 
 3 Feb 2011

British companies stand by HFO chiller development

THE British companies behind the development of the first chillers to run on the new "fourth generation" HFO refrigerants are forging ahead with their plans despite claims from Danfoss Turbocor that its compressor has not been validated to use with these new gases. 
 2 Feb 2011

Graham Garner to retire

GRAHAM Garner, a former md of such well-known refrigeration names as Westward, Radfords and Carrier, is to retire after 39 years in the industry. 
 2 Feb 2011

Coldroom hardware from Oxford

OXFORD Hardware, the commercial catering and refrigeration hardware supplier, has been appointed exclusive UK distributor of the Italian Intertecnica range of coldroom latches and hinges. 
 31 Jan 2011

A-Gas and FSW sign new five year deal

REFRIGERANT supplier A-Gas has signed a new five year distribution agreement with national refrigeration and air conditioning wholesaler FSW. 
 28 Jan 2011

Trading Standards taking little action over the EPBD

LITTLE or no action is being taken to enforce the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive, according to accreditation company Quidos. The regulations require that all air conditioning systems with an effective rated output of more than 12kW must be regularly inspected by an energy assessor.
 28 Jan 2011

Jon Richardson to present the ACR News Awards 2011

RAPIDLY rising comedian Jon Richardson is to be the presenter at this year's ACR News Awards. 
 28 Jan 2011

Turbomiser chiller is the first with HFO refrigerants

THE ground-breaking Turbomiser chiller, which uses the oil-less Turbocor compressor, is to be made available using the latest "fourth generation" HFO refrigerants. 
 28 Jan 2011

Foster is top manufacturer

FOSTER Refrigerator was crowned Winner of Winners at the Engineering Employers' Federation Future of Manufacturing Awards last night. The Kings-Lynn-based commercial refrigeration equipment manufacturer also claimed the Environmental Efficiency Award. 
 27 Jan 2011

Kevin Glass appointed Bitzer UK md

KEVIN Glass has been appointed managing director of Bitzer UK Ltd. He replaces Mark Sowden who is leaving the refrigeration industry after three years in the role. 
 26 Jan 2011

True relaunches in the UK

US COMMERCIAL refrigeration manufacturer True Refrigeration has relaunched its business in the UK with a range of equipment specifically designed for the UK and Irish foodservice markets. 
 26 Jan 2011

Sales boost for LG but no bid for Goodman

LG Air Conditioning saw worldwide sales increase by 50.5% in the last quarter of 2010, compared to the same period in 2009. Full year sales reached $4.2bn, 12.2% higher than 2009. 
 26 Jan 2011

No registration, no deal, says air conditioning supplier

REFCOM has applauded the actions of suppliers of refrigeration and air conditioning who are refusing to do business with companies and installers who are not F-gas registered. 
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