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 15 Sep 2009

A cool blast from the past

ACR News readers can sit back and enjoy what could be described as a Masterclass from 1939. 
 15 Sep 2009

Air conditioning accessories unveils Sanyo heatpump training

Sanyo distributor Air Conditioning Accessories has launched training for the company's carbon dioxide-based heatpump technology. 
 14 Sep 2009

Ryan-Jayberg to distribute Bonnet Névé

RYAN-Jayberg has signed an agreement with the Italian commercial refrigeration equipment group EPTA for sole distribution of Bonnet Névé products within the UK. 
 8 Sep 2009

IOR to unveil Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Institute

A NEW specialist group named the Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Institute (ACHPI) is being launched on September 11, offering technical guidance for those who install, service or maintain air conditioning and heat pump equipment. 
 8 Sep 2009

Supermarkets in MP talks to cut HFCs use

CLIVE Efford, the MP who introduced a bill proposing government work towards banning HFCs from supermarket refrigeration, has set up a meeting between retailers and government to discuss the issue. 
 8 Sep 2009

Unpaid staff raises concerns for coil maker's future

THE jobs of 80 acr factory workers are at the heart of talks between bosses and staff at ACR Heat Transfer, which despite a strong order book has left staff unpaid, according to a trade union official. 
 3 Sep 2009

Daikin buy blows away air filter competition

DAIKIN Industries is set to acquire Japan's largest air filter manufacturer Nippon Muki for around £33m. 
 2 Sep 2009

Judge loses cool and threatens to jail ac workers

UK air conditioning contractors finding work hard to come by might at first be jealous of news that their US counterparts are being provided with work by court order. However two US engineers in Florida might not agree. 
 1 Sep 2009

Carrier purchases air purification firm StrionAir

CARRIER has bought StrionAir, a US manufacturer of air purification systems, for an undisclosed sum. 
 1 Sep 2009

Alfa Laval acquires South Korean heat exchanger firm

HEAT exchanger manufacturer Alfa Laval has bought 90% of the shares in the South Korean company Leader Heat Exchanger (LHE). 
 28 Aug 2009

AC firm buys SIAS maintenance division

AIR CONDITIONING firm Energy Technique has bought the maintenance division of SIAS Building Services, saving some SIAS workers' jobs. 
 28 Aug 2009

Icelandic bank Kaupthing plans to buy Huurre Group

THE Finnish authorities have cleared the way for Icelandic bank Kaupthing to take overall control of refrigeration services company Huurre Group Oy. 
 25 Aug 2009

Carrier sells off International Cold Storage firm

INTERNATIONAL Cold Storage, a US walk-in coldstore business owned by Carrier Commercial Refrigeration, has been acquired by Rainey Road LLC, the owners of two US competitors. 
 25 Aug 2009

Luvata to open US coil coating plant

LUVATA, a global coil manufacturer, is set to open a factory in Florida to provide HVACR coil protection against corrosive environments. 
 25 Aug 2009

Industry debates GWP-related tax on HFCs

A DEBATE on whether or not a tax on HFCs based on its Global Warming Potential (GWP) would benefit the acr industry is to take place this October. 
 25 Aug 2009

Italian process chiller firm buys rival

THE process chiller manufacturer Frigosystem Group, based in northern Italy, has acquired its business rival Corema. 
On Tuesday, the Yorkshire Post broke the story of Kathy Cullingworth of Normanton, West Yorkshire who was woken in the early hours of the morning by an explosion 'like a bomb'.
 21 Aug 2009

Are our fridges safe?

SERIOUS questions are being asked about the safety of domestic fridges after a number of frightening explosions, have left a trail of devastation in homes across the UK. 
 18 Aug 2009

New guidance on permitted use of recycled HCFCs

THE availability and price of reclaimed HCFCs after December 2009 is 'very uncertain' warns F-Gas Support, following reports of large industrial firms reserving stocks of reclaimed R22 and being prepared to pay almost any price. 
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