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 27 Jul 2009

Reading's ThermaCom becomes UK distributor for Taiwan manufacturer

READING's compressor remanufacturer ThermaCom has become the UK distributor for the Taiwan manufacturer's Rhymebus range of variable frequency drives for application across a range of fans, pumps and compressors. 
 23 Jul 2009

INEOS Fluor to shut Runcorn plant

IN LIGHT of the European ban on use of virgin R22 after the end of this year, UK refrigerant producer INEOS Fluor has announced that its plant in Runcorn is to close in November. 
 22 Jul 2009

Mitsubishi to start Ecodan heat pump production in Scotland

MITSUBISHI Electric will start production of its Ecodan air-source heat pump system at its manufacturing plant in Livingston, Scotland, this September. 
 21 Jul 2009

Counterfeit R22 and R134a refrigerant puts engineers at risk says DuPont

DUPONT Refrigerants has expressed anger over the existence of potentially harmful counterfeits of R22 and R134a refrigerants in the Middle East and has set up a taskforce to help local authorities police the problem. 
 21 Jul 2009

SIRAC workshop helps turn new ideas into commercial success

SIRAC, the network for Sustainable Innovation in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, is organising a one day workshop to help turn new technology ideas into a commercial success. 
 21 Jul 2009

Waitrose to eliminate HFCs from its stores

WAITROSE is to eradicate HFCs from its stores in a move to hydrocarbon-based refrigeration equipment. 
 16 Jul 2009

New firm Cirrus Energi eyes up UK heatpump potential

CIRRUS Energi is the newly-formed subsidiary of UK ground source heat pump supplier and installer Geothermal International. 
 13 Jul 2009

Samsung training centre opened by Gallant

SAMSUNG's first UK training centre has been opened in Mansfield by ac sales and marketing specialist Gallant Air Conditioning. 
 13 Jul 2009

3D and HRP launches ac installer scheme

3D and HRP has launched an accredited scheme for contractors installing air conditioning equipment made by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries. 
 9 Jul 2009

'Eco' schools with no ac hit 38 degrees C

THE design of three BSF schools in Bradford using natural and mechanical ventilation to minimise environmental impact have come in for criticism after pupils were reported to have collapsed during the recent heatwave. 
 9 Jul 2009

Quidos approved as F-Gas company registration body

DEFRA has agreed to make Quidos an approved F-Gas company registration body and uncertificated acr firms are being urged to apply for certification now. 
 6 Jul 2009

July 4 deadline creates long line of illegal acr firms

SOME 50% of companies in the acr industry are now trading illegally after failing to register for an F-Gas certificate before the deadline of July 4. 
 2 Jul 2009

Business Edge plans to open new F-Gas training centre

F-GAS training provider Business Edge is set to open a new training centre to cope with demand for F-Gas compliance training and certification. 
 1 Jul 2009

TUC repeats call for maximum temperature

THE current heatwave has prompted the TUC to repeat calls for a maximum temperature in the workplace. 
 1 Jul 2009

RPW is stocking distributor for Panasonic Air Conditioning

RPW has been appointed a stocking distributor of Panasonic Air Conditioning equipment. 
 30 Jun 2009

Sanyo launches installer scheme for its ECO C02 heatpump

SANYO has introduced an approved installer scheme for its ECO C02 high efficiency heat pump-based heating system. 
 30 Jun 2009

Quidos set to join F-gas scramble

WITH only a matter of days until the July 4th deadline, training provider Quidos is said to be in discussions with DEFRA to become an F-gas certification centre to rival REFCOM. 
 29 Jun 2009

WR Refrigeration gets 2079 accreditation

WR REFRIGERATION has achieved City & Guilds accreditation for 2079 Refrigerant Safe Handling as a training provider, and claims to be the first commercial refrigeration contractor to do so. 
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