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 26 Jan 2010

Countdown to Transforming Technologies 2010

ACR professionals are gearing up to attend London's Transforming Technologies conference on March 3 and six days remain for visitors to get the early bird delegate rate. 
 20 Jan 2010

Copper tube makers launch heat transfer venture

A US and a German copper tube manufacturer have launched a joint venture to develop new heat transfer technologies. 
 20 Jan 2010

Brooks joins J&E Hall's sales role

FORMER Kooltech employee Amanda Brooks has been appointed J & E Hall’s southern area sales manager. 
 20 Jan 2010

Waitrose adds Bakewell tart scent to sniff out leaks

THE smell of Bakewell tarts is to be added to Waitrose's refrigeration gases to sniff out refrigerant leaks. 
 20 Jan 2010

Charity donation ends cartel proceedings

Investigations against Whirlpool International's president Paulo Periquito and other employees into their involvement in alleged anti-competitive activities by Embraco, have been suspended on the condition they donate to charity. 
 19 Jan 2010

Daikin, Mitsubishi and TEV share £3.75m heat pump deal

DAIKIN, TEV (Heat King), and Mitsubishi have secured contracts to provide some 2,500 air-to water heat pumps over the next two years to UK homes that are off the gas network. 
 12 Jan 2010

Early bird rate for Transforming Technologies extended

ACR professionals looking to pay less to attend London's Transforming Technologies conference on March 3, now have until January 31, to take advantage of its early bird delegate rate. 
 12 Jan 2010

Samsung aims to up ac sales this year by 50%

SAMSUNG Electronics aims to reap $2.7 billion (3.1 trillion won) in sales of air conditioners in 2010 - up 50% from last year. 
 11 Jan 2010

Fita-Seal franchisees sought for door seal woes

UK franchisor the Filta group is seeking franchise owners for Fita-Seal, its new refrigeration door seal replacement service launching next month. 
 6 Jan 2010

Fridge firm appeals Tamahere blaze sentence

MOBILE Refrigeration Specialists, the fridge firm fined in court last month, following the Icepak Coolstore fire in Tamahere, New Zealand, has appealed its sentence. 
 5 Jan 2010

Honeywell gets European patent for HFO-1234yf

HONEYWELL announced today that it has received a patent from the European Patent Office covering the use of its new low global-warming refrigerant, HFO-1234yf, in automobile air conditioning. 
 5 Jan 2010

LG AC sets $10 billion sales target for 2013

LG Electronics Air Conditioning today announced an aggressive new sales target of USD 10 billion by 2013. 
 4 Jan 2010

Frozen food market sees strong growth

THE frozen retail market is now worth more than £5.1 billion and continues to enjoy strong growth, according to new data for 2009. 
 31 Dec 2009

King is honoured

ANNE King, membership and marketing director of the Building Services Research & Information Association, has been awarded an MBE in the New Year's Honours list. 
 23 Dec 2009

From frankincense to fridges - camels bear cool answer

FORGET the three wise men and their 'precious' gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh, camels are now transporting medicine to remote African communities by bearing solar-powered refrigeration units on their backs. 
 21 Dec 2009

Bitzer celebrates 75th birthday with 10% growth hope

CELEBRATING its 75th birthday, compressor manufacturer Bitzer is forecast to enjoy a 10% growth rate in 2010. 
 21 Dec 2009

BRA makes UK fridge report available to all

THE British Refrigeration Association has commissioned reports on the UK fridge market for sponsoring members for years but has now decided to make the report available to all. 
 21 Dec 2009

2010 HCFC phaseout prompts Eurammon offer

PLANNERS of refrigeration systems can contact Eurammon for answers regarding the planning, approval and operation of systems that use natural refrigerants. 
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