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 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. 
 26 Jun 2009

Register now!

THERE is to be no amnesty for refrigeration and air conditioning firms who fail to register under the F-gas regulations by July 4. With just a week to go now to the deadline, companies are being implored to register with REFCOM immediately. 
 26 Jun 2009

Register for F-gas – even if paperwork isn't complete

WITH just a week to go to the F-gas company registration deadline, ACRIB has repeated calls for companies (including sole traders) to ensure that they sign up in time. 
 23 Jun 2009

Emerson buys Vilter Manufacturing

EMERSON Climate Technologies has bought Vilter Manufacturing, a compressor maker based in Wisconsin, for an undisclosed sum. 
 23 Jun 2009

ACRIB highlights F-Gas FAQ'S

ACRIB has launched a series of F Gas Regulation Frequently Asked Questions based on information from DEFRA's F Gas Support service. 
 23 Jun 2009

HFCs picked on and squeezed as 'low hanging fruit' in climate battle

A NEW scientific paper claims that HFCs, if left unchecked, could contribute to 45% of global CO2 emissions by 2050. 
 19 Jun 2009

German car makers U-Turn on CO2?

GERMAN car manufacturers may be withdrawing their backing for CO2 as the refrigerant of choice for use in car air conditioning systems. 
 16 Jun 2009

Daikin buys Hamilton's F-Gas management tool

DAIKIN Airconditioning UK has bought from F-GAS compliant LEO service management software from Hamilton Hall for an undisclosed sum. 
 16 Jun 2009

Managed Support Services buys Delrac

MANAGED Support Services, formerly known as Worthington Nicholls, has bought air conditioning firm Delrac Services for an undisclosed sum. 
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