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 5 May 2009

HFC cuts receive US backing

THE US government looks set to back calls for a curtailment of the use of HFC refrigerants in what is being described as a 'phase-down'. 
 1 May 2009

New survey echoes R22 concerns

MANY R22 refrigerant users will be left high and dry next year according to the British Refrigeration Association (BRA). 
 30 Apr 2009

US calling for HFC reductions?

THE US government is said to be preparing to back calls for reductions in HFCs. 
 29 Apr 2009

Dean & Wood adds top trio

ACR wholesaler Dean & Wood is continuing its big brand strategy by adding Copeland brand products, KUBA and AIA to its equipment offering. 
 28 Apr 2009

Oceanair to hook contractors with training expert

OCEANAIR Distribution is running carbon dioxide technology training courses, teaching contractors how to install Sanyo's ECO CO2 heat pump system and Martin Hook is heading up the training. 
 28 Apr 2009

Hazardous waste rule changes impact firms

THE Hazardous Waste (England and Wales) Regulations 2005 have been amended -effectively increasing the number of acr companies exempt from hazardous waste producer registration. 
 27 Apr 2009

Denmark's Flex Coil A/S bought by Evapco Europe

DANISH acr coil maker Flex Coil A/S, has been sold to cooling tower manufacturer Evapco Europe, a subsidiary of Evapco Inc. 
 24 Apr 2009

Daikin Industries admits 'inappropriate accounting'

JAPANESE air conditioning manufacturer Daikin Industries has admitted that its profits had been inflated by a total of £23 million (3.3 billion yen) through inappropriate accounting over the 10 years through March 2008. 
 22 Apr 2009

Aspen rewarded for export success

SUSSEX-based Aspen Pumps has been rewarded for its export success with a Queen’s Award for Enterprise award. 
 21 Apr 2009

Downturn hits US manufacturers

THE current economic climate is reflected in the latest financial figures from major ac manufacturers on the other side of the Atlantic. 
 17 Apr 2009

Daikin CO2 unit picks up award

WITH other Far East ac manufacturers bringing CO2 systems into the UK how long before market leader Daikin follows suit? 
 14 Apr 2009

Rising ACR star sought at SkillFRIDGE semi-finals

THE search for the UK’s brightest acr star is underway with the semi-finals of SkillFRIDGE 2009 taking place on April 22-23. 
 14 Apr 2009

Fridge magnate stuck in jail

GU CHUJUN, the man responsible for introducing Greencool refrigerants to the UK back in the 1990s, has had his appeal against a 12-year sentence for embezzlement rejected. 
 14 Apr 2009

Putting the freeze on energy use

THE UK frozen food industry could be saving over 10% on its refrigeration energy costs with relatively little capital investment, according to a report from the British Frozen Food Federation (BFFF). 
 8 Apr 2009

US class actions mount against compressor firms

THE compressor manufacturers facing allegations of price fixing in Europe, Brazil and the USA face potentially massive fines and costs if found guilty. 
 8 Apr 2009

15 EU states say they can meet July's F-Gas deadline

FIFTEEN EU member states say they will have an F-Gas certification system running by the July 4 deadline. 
 6 Apr 2009

Business still trading, says IQ boss

JACQUIE Russell, managing director of IQ Refrigeration has denied reports suggesting that IQ Refrigeration, the commercial refrigeration project management consultancy subsidiary formed last year, will cease to trade at the end of April. 
 2 Apr 2009

EU votes for EPBD amendments

ALL buildings built after December 2018 will have to produce their own renewable energy on-site, says the European Parliament's industry committee, amending the 2002 Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD). 
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