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 25 Mar 2008

DuPont Refrigerants raises Suva prices

DUPONT Fluorochemical Refrigerants has announced a price hike for its Suva refrigerant blends in Europe, Middle East and Africa, effective with shipments on or after April 1, 2008. 
 25 Mar 2008

Vaillant secures first major AC distributor

UNITED REFRIGERATION has agreed to be the first main distributor of Vaillant air conditioning products in the UK. 
 20 Mar 2008

Manchester HEVAR debates F-Gas

WITH an industry facing a minefield of legislation and compliance targets, Manchester HEVAR (March 26-27) is delivering a packed seminar schedule at the start of play at Lancashire Cricket Club. 
 19 Mar 2008

ACRIB claims victory with F-Gas training deadline extension

The ACRIB F Gas Implementation group says it has been successful in persuading DEFRA of the need for three years to be allowed for compliance with the new F-Gas training requirements. 
 17 Mar 2008

Elco buys Fedders

ELCO, the Israeli parent company of French air conditioning manufacturer Airwell, is to purchase the troubled Fedders North America residential hvac business for a reported $13.25m. 
 17 Mar 2008

Arkema launches forane427a.com

ARKEMA has unveiled its website www.forane427a.com to promote Forane 427A, a 100% HFC which it says is one of the lowest GWP HCFC-22 retrofit solutions available on the market. 
 17 Mar 2008

Carrier to keep Charles and Camilla cool

CARRIER has secured the right to keep the public face of the future king of England and the Duchess of Cornwall cool -by ensuring the home of the royal couple's waxwork images is well air-conditioned. 
 14 Mar 2008

DuPont steps up to protect rights

REFRIGERANT producer DuPont has taken a further step to protect its intellectual property rights and protect customers from the potentially damaging effects of counterfeit refrigerants by instigating a labelling programme using its own 3D Izon technology. 
 12 Mar 2008

Industry breezes into Mostra Convegna

MILAN'S Mostra Convegna Expocomfort exhibition opened its doors this week to showcase HVACR products from around the world until March 15. 
 10 Mar 2008

Web talk covers precise growth of ac market

INDUSTRY professionals keen to hear about the growth of the precision air conditioning market in Europe can attend a web briefing on March 18. 
 10 Mar 2008

F-Gas helpline answers call to aid UK compliance

THE UK government has set up a helpline to deal with all queries about F Gas regulations. 
 10 Mar 2008

AC inspector courses run by CIBSE

To meet the requirement for Energy Performance Certificates, CIBSE is running courses this April to train energy assessors to conduct air conditioning inspections. 
 7 Mar 2008

Sun shines on Solitem's cool deal with MAN Ferrostaal

TURKISH firm Solitem has secured a distribution deal with German engineering firm MAN Ferrostaal to resell its zero-emission solar cooling systems. 
 5 Mar 2008

New sales face for FG Eurofred

FG EUROFRED, the UK face of Fujitsu air conditioning, has appointed the first members of its new direct sales team for contractor customers throughout the UK. 
 5 Mar 2008

Home of Turin shroud unveils Carrier's birthday bash

AIR-CONDITIONING manufacturer Carrier Corp, is throwing a party to celebrate the birth of its Italian subsidiary, one hundred years ago. 
 4 Mar 2008

Bitzer reshuffle sees new managing director

MARK Sowden is Bitzer UK's new managing director, his appointment part of a management reshuffle that also resulted in Steve Press joining the group as operations manager. 
 3 Mar 2008

Carrier Corp. buys Georgia Chiller

Air-conditioning manufacturer Carrier Corp. has acquired US-based ac contractor Georgia Chiller Services. 
 29 Feb 2008

Police hunt air coolers used to smuggle £1.5m worth of heroin

DETECTIVES investigating a failed attempt to smuggle more than £1.5m worth of heroin into the UK by hiding it within the packaging of several air coolers, want the industry to help find more of the units. 
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