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 17 Dec 2007

BRA publishes guide to refrigerant leak prevention

A good practice guide designed to reduce leaks of refrigerant from the UK's air conditioning and refrigeration systems has been published by the British Refrigeration Association. 
 17 Dec 2007

Ingersoll Rand to buy Trane for $10.1 billion

US HVAC giant Trane is set to be acquired by Ingersoll Rand, the owners of refrigerated display cabinet manufacturer Hussmann and transport refrigeration company Thermo King. 
 14 Dec 2007

Tutankhamun's treasures preserved by GF Holdings

Home to Tutankhamun's treasures, the O2 may not be the ancient Egyptian's final resting place, but from November until August next year, its building has been kitted out with tailored air-conditioning. 
 13 Dec 2007

CIBSE takes fresh look at refrigeration issues

A one day refrigeration conference promises to deliver its visitors the tools, techniques and legislation on refrigeration in the new year. 
 12 Dec 2007

Management change at DuPont Refrigerants

Pascal Faidy is the new sales and marketing manager for DuPont Fluoroproducts – Refrigerants for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). 
 11 Dec 2007

CARS and Kobol together seal exclusive deal

LEADING refrigeration component wholesaler CARS UK has signed exclusive UK rights to the Spanish-made Kobol range of monoblocks. 
 10 Dec 2007

China’s army kept under control by Brit firm Moducel

China’s world famous terracotta army has arrived in Britain and is being held with in a controlled environment at the British Museum by Moducel air handlers. 
 10 Dec 2007

Skaters get ice time from Cool Energy

SKATERS at 42 ice rinks across Europe have chiller rental specialist ICS Cool Energy to thank for creating a sub zero world this Christmas. 
 7 Dec 2007

Worthington Nicholls must write down £15.9m

Late on December 7, after the market closed, Worthington Nicholls' new board said it must write down its net assets to the value of £15.9m 
 6 Dec 2007

Primo buys fellow refrigeration supplier G H England

COMMERCIAL refrigeration supplier G H England has been bought by Primo Products, the refrigerated case importer and subsidiary of leading contractor Project First Engineering. 
 4 Dec 2007

Carrier slaps up to 5% price rise on its UK products

CARRIER Corporation has announced a price rise of up to 5% on all Carrier products in the UK, effective immediately. 
 4 Dec 2007

Star performance aids CO2 refrigeration lessons

STAR Refrigeration's engineers lent their expertise to create what they claim is the world's first carbon dioxide refrigeration e-learning course accredited by CIBSE. 
 3 Dec 2007

Alfa Laval Finnishes signing Fincoil acquisition

ALFA Laval, specialist in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling, has bought Finnish air heat exchanger firm Fincoil for £32m. 
 29 Nov 2007

Carrier invests $50m R&D base in India

Carrier Corp will invest $50m in India during the next three years to build a global R&D centre in the country. 
 27 Nov 2007

Danfoss warns UK public of fridge and freezer fire risk

THE Danfoss group is warning the public that domestic refrigerators and freezers with a Danfoss compressor produced in or before 1994 are a possible fire risk. 
 26 Nov 2007

AC skill preserves nation's written works

AIR-conditioning is a key contributor to the British Library's £20m Yorkshire depository designed to protect 7 million of the UK's written works. 
 26 Nov 2007

Bus fleet delivers low blow in Cardiff

CARDIFF'S schoolchildren may have to use their heads to avoid getting a headache from a low-fitted ac unit on the schoolbus. 
 21 Nov 2007

Mitsubishi urges pre-winter AC check ups to save energy

Mitsubishi Electric says regular check ups for heating and cooling systems will save money, energy and ensure they perform well through the winter. 
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