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 6 Aug 2008

Air-conditioning appreciation days are here again!

Only in America, one may argue, would a place in the calender be set aside to celebrate with Air-conditioning Appreciation Days, which runs from July 3 to August 15. 
 5 Aug 2008

ACRIB urges industry to answer F-Gas consultation call

THE ACR industry is being asked to help establish an effective UK registration scheme, by responding to DEFRA's F-Gas consultation. 
 4 Aug 2008

An inspection calls... for a CIBSE conference

THIS SEPTEMBER, CIBSE and the Institute of Refrigeration are hosting the joint conference "F Gas regulations and air conditioning inspection requirements: Reducing the cost by a combined response". 
 31 Jul 2008

Alfa Laval buys German heat exchanger firm

HEAT exchanger manufacturer Alfa Laval has acquired Pressko AG, a German firm specialising in heat exchangers. 
 31 Jul 2008

Foster Refrigeration nominated a Green Leader

FOSTER REFRIGERATION is named a semi finalist in Barclays' green business awards. 
 30 Jul 2008

Munters buys Belgian firm for £7.7m Euros

MUNTERS, the US humidity specialist has agreed to purchase Belgium-based commercial air-conditioning manufacturer Toussaint Nyssenne. 
 29 Jul 2008

"Double bubble" technology boosts chiller efficiency

NANOTECHNOLOGY used in a refrigeration lubricant additive could significantly boost the energy efficiency of chillers, according to US research. 
 29 Jul 2008

RDM buys Taiwanese manufacturer

REFRIGERATION controls firm Resource Data Management (RDM) has bought Taiwan-based component and electronics manufacturer, FYC Co Ltd. 
 24 Jul 2008

Inspection clock ticks for buildings with over 250kw ac output

AC SYSTEMS with a rated output of more than 250kw must be inspected before January 4, 2009 and the government's "Guide to air conditioning inspections for buildings" is required reading for firms. 
 24 Jul 2008

Academic heat pump news at SIRAC 08

Researchers will unveil advances in heat pump technology at the Sustainable Innovation in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning conference, this September. 
 23 Jul 2008

IQ Refrigeration -the new firm on the RAC block

IQ Refrigeration is the new RAC design and project consultancy launched by husband and wife team Jacquie and Bob Russell to offer end users and the trade sustainable cooling technologies. 
 23 Jul 2008

NRW unleashes cool spare parts firm ESP

REFRIGERATION and air conditioning wholesaler NRW has unveiled its new spare parts business, ESP. 
 22 Jul 2008

Wood be good - if a competant engineer did it

Graham Hendra is general manager of LG UK's Air Conditioning division. Here Graham casts his technical eye over the daft and the dangerous work unearthed by readers.
 
 21 Jul 2008

Turton brings Coolfactor to North

COOLFACTOR, the air-conditioning firm bought by heating firm PH Jones last March, has a new managing director tasked with growing the business in the North. 
 21 Jul 2008

NHS looks for ac solution to beat bugs

AIR-CONDITIONING and ventilation firms may have the answer when it comes to stopping the spread of MRSA and other hospital bugs and are invited by the NHS to get their products tested. 
 18 Jul 2008

HRP Group unveils acr school

A TRAINING centre offering air-conditioning and refrigeration courses is up and running at HRP Group's Slough premises. 
 16 Jul 2008

Daikin Europe makes 1.9bn turnover

DAIKIN EUROPE NV has announced a 1.9bn euro turnover in 2007, up from 1.5bn euro the previous year. 
 15 Jul 2008

Mitsubishi announces 5% price rise

AIR-CONDITIOINING manufacturer Mitsubishi Electric is raising the price of its City Multi VRF equipment by between 3-5% to cope with the global rise in the cost of manufacturing. 
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