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 7 Oct 2008

Building a case for ac in eco buildings

THE QUESTION of how air-conditioning can be built into more sustainable buildings and how the quest to go green impacts ac design and installation is to be discussed in an IOR conference in the capital on October 20. 
 7 Oct 2008

Mitie man is Wii winner

BOB GATTING, a former employee at Mitie Air Conditioning, will be enjoying a Nintendo Wii with his grandchildren this Christmas after winning the ACR News prize draw. 
 7 Oct 2008

Mock The Week's Hugh Dennis presents ACR News Awards 2009

THE COOLEST comedian on Mock The Week, the satirical comedy show, will step from the BBC2's tv studio to join acr professionals at the ACR News Awards stage this February. 
 30 Sep 2008

GK Industrial predicts £13m turnover

GK INDUSTRIAL expects to achieve a record turnover of £13 million for the year ending June 2009. 
 30 Sep 2008

GK Industrial predicts £13m turnover

GK INDUSTRIAL expects to achieve a record turnover of £13 million for the year ending June 2009. 
 30 Sep 2008

Walter Meier concentrates on applied ac systems

WALTER MEIER (Climate UK) is to focus on applied air conditioning systems and will stop supplying single split systems at the price-driven end of the market. 
 30 Sep 2008

Promethean Power's first prototype displayed

PROMETHEAN Power, the makers of a solar-powered refrigerator for use in the developing world, has unveiled its first prototype in the US this week. 
 30 Sep 2008

Reclaim R22 levels too low says BRA

RECLAIM R22 levels are still too low according to the British Refrigeration Association which has collected data on the amount of R22 recovered and either sent for destruction or reclaimed back for reuse. 
 29 Sep 2008

Concentra at centre of ac crash investigation

CONCENTRA, the main contractor at the centre of a building site accident is helping HSE officers establish how a woman was knocked to the ground by an air-conditioning unit which fell on her as she waited for a bus. 
 24 Sep 2008

ACR industry flocks to London HEVAR's cool talks

LONDON's Royal Horticultural Halls is buzzing with visitors keen to look at products from the building services industry and attend HEVAR's heating and cooling seminars at the two day exhibition London HEVAR. 
 23 Sep 2008

Got to be in it to win it!- ACR News Awards 2009

THERE is still time to enter the ACR News Awards 2009 with the deadline for entries for the industry's most prestigious awards more than a month away. 
 23 Sep 2008

Haier and Air Creation join acr sponsors

CHINESE air conditioning giant Haier and the newly-formed Mitsubishi Electric distributor Air Creation, a sister company of Dean & Wood, have joined a prestigious list of sponsors of the ACR News Awards 2009. 
 23 Sep 2008

Camfridge enters Cleantech 100

CAMFRIDGE has been named in the Cleantech 100 list, as one of Europe's leading Clean Technology companies. 
 22 Sep 2008

Beijer to buy Carrier's wholesale business

G & L BEIJER, the Swedish owners of UK wholesaler Dean & Wood intends to acquire Carrier's refrigeration wholesale distribution operations in Europe and South Africa through a new share issue to Carrier. 
 22 Sep 2008

October brings higher refrigerant prices from DuPont

DuPont has announced a 15% price rise for R22, a 20% price rise for ISCEON 9 series, a 4% price rise for R134 and is putting up the price of its blends by 9%. 
 17 Sep 2008

WR Refrigeration expands with new industrial division

REFRIGERATION contractor WR Refrigeration has launched an industrial division as part its expansion plans. 
 16 Sep 2008

Cooling & heating technologies in the spotlight

AIR-CONDITIONING firms and professionals will cast their vote in the S-Factor on September 25, with sustainable technologies facing scrutiny from a panel of experts at London HEVAR. 
 16 Sep 2008

Refrigeration's role in the world's biggest experiment

A CRYOGENIC refrigeration system capable of generating temperatures as low as -271 degrees Celsius is part of the world's biggest science experiment- the Large Hadron Collider. 
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