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 16 Nov 2007

Nickl wins European Natural Refrigeration award

THE brainpower of student Jörg Nickl succeeded in fuelling his path towards claiming the European Natural Refrigeration award. 
 14 Nov 2007

Cooling views sought for skills review

THE views of HVAC professionals are wanted to revise the cooling industry's national occupational standards (NOS) and S/NVQs. 
 13 Nov 2007

Thermofrost's MD named Boss of the year

PHILIP Sloper, md of Thermofrost Cryo has been named Boss of the Year by Executive PA magazine. 
 13 Nov 2007

Boreholes to cool MPs' hot air at Westminster

HAVING given up on the idea of using hot air emitted by politicians to power the Houses of Parliament, a new plan suggests using a borehole to cool air in debating chambers. 
 12 Nov 2007

SAS gains more ground in Ireland

SAS INTERNATIONAL is opening new offices and warehouses in Dublin as part of its expansion plans to stock more products for the Irish market. 
 9 Nov 2007

Worthington Nicholls to make Beart CEO

THE management of Worthington Nicholls is to be handed to Simon Beart and his team, before its general meeting on December 6. 
 7 Nov 2007

Slow growth in UK AC equipment market

The UK air-conditioning equipment market will rise by 1% only in 2007, taking the market value to £688.6m, according to a report by Market and Business Development. 
 6 Nov 2007

UK's refrigeration champion in Skills Olympics

THE UK's refrigeration hopes are pinned on Matthew Lander, the nation's bright, young refrigeration engineer tasked with winning this coveted category at World Skills. 
 2 Nov 2007

Daikin's recycling up for global green award

DAIKIN UK’s recycling scheme has been shortlisted in the World Business Green Awards for the ‘Best Leadership Driving Change’ category. 
 1 Nov 2007

LG expects 50% rise in ac sales by 2010

THE world's no.1 maker of air-conditioners, LG Electronics, expects a 50% rise in commerical ac sales by 2010, following its plans to expand its energy solutions business. 
 1 Nov 2007

Editors Comment: An open letter to the EC

Dear European commissioners / parliamentarians,

I was gratified to see that you took on board my heartfelt comments in the September issue of this magazine regarding the imperial and metric system and the fact that I felt that both could now quite happily co-exist. 
 31 Oct 2007

Olympic group shows its game and drops name

AFTER 25 years trading under its name, chiller service specialist Olympic Group is ditching its name to avoid confusion and competition with the committee organising London's 2012 olympic games. 
 30 Oct 2007

31 people hospitalised by O2 ammonia leak

THIRTY-ONE people had to be treated in hospital after ammonia leaked from a refrigeration unit designed to keep The 02's ice rink cool. 
 30 Oct 2007

Solvay melts 250 jobs to compete with Far East

EUROPEAN chemical manufacturer Solvay is to rationalise its refrigerant manufacturing with the cull of 250 jobs in Europe. 
 29 Oct 2007

NRW relocates to larger Bradford branch

THE refrigeration and ac wholesaler and distributer, NRW, is continuing its expansion plans with the relocation of its staff and trade counter to larger premises in Bradford. 
 29 Oct 2007

Sanyo raises green game at Olympics

SANYO has developed a CO2 refrigeration cassette for Coca-Cola's drinks coolers which are destined for the Beijing Olympics. 
 26 Oct 2007

LG's reward scheme looks to gain Advantage

LG hopes to boost its place in the air-conditioning market with a revamped incentive scheme known as LG Advantage offering contractors rewards for purchases. 
 26 Oct 2007

G & L Beijer buys refrigeration wholesaler Uniechemie

REFRIGERATION wholesaler G & L Beijer AB has acquired fellow Dutch firm Uniechemie B.V., through its Beijer Ref business. 
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