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 24 Apr 2006

Retentions: "no happy ending"

THE Government has again come under fire over retentions, this time from the new president of the ductwork contractors association ADCAS. 
 24 Apr 2006

Bitzer launches weekend helpline

COMPRESSOR manufacturer Bitzer has introduced a weekend emergency helpline for UK customers requiring spare parts or technical advice outside of normal weekly office hours. 
 24 Apr 2006

HRP in Bristol

HRP's Bristol Service Centre has moved to new premises at Unit 100, Quadrant Industrial Estate, Ash Ridge Road, Bradley Stoke. 
 11 Apr 2006

Denman bags Sainsbury contract

THE Denman Group has secured a three-year deal with Sainsbury's Stores Ltd to be the single source of supply for FM solutions for all Sainsbury's convenience stores throughout the UK. This totals 112 locations and includes fridge service and maintenance, and m&e services. 
 11 Apr 2006

BESCA offers building reg self certification

CONTRACTORS needing to comply with the new building regulations can now self-certify their work online through BESCA, Building Engineering Services Competence Accreditation Ltd. 
 11 Apr 2006

Tecumseh to sell Little Giant

US CONDENSATE pump manufacturer Little Giant is to be sold by its parent Tecumseh to Indiana-based Franklin Electric for $121m. 
 11 Apr 2006

Boiler maker warms to ac potential

GERMAN domestic boiler manufacturer Vaillant has turned its attentions to air conditioning. 
 23 Mar 2006

Daikin packs convenient punch

DAIKIN, the UK's leading air conditioning manufacturer has entered the refrigeration market with Conveni-pack, a combined air conditioning and refrigeration system for forecourts and convenience stores. 
 23 Mar 2006

Denco has a Ball at new factory opening

TV personality and engineering enthusiast Johnny Ball has officially opened Denco's new headquarters in Hereford. 
 23 Mar 2006

Clivet finds new avenues for heat pump sales

CLIVET heat pumps are being used in an innovative research project into the potential of using these highly efficient heat sources to keep roads free of ice as well as, on warmer days, to use the road surface as a heat store/collector 
 8 Mar 2006

Training brings new life to former factory

TOSHIBA'S former UK air conditioning factory in Plymouth, which ceased manufacturing in June last year, has become the centre for the company's first hands-on customer training facility outside of Japan. 
 8 Mar 2006

Still No 1 and now Poles apart

WITH LG retaining its position as the world's leading residential air conditioning producer for the sixth consecutive year, the Korean manufacturer, has announced plans to further boost production with a new factory in Poland. 
 8 Mar 2006

Ted Berry leaves Haier

TED Berry, md of Haier UK, the UK air conditioning arm of the Chinese white goods manufacturer, has left the company. General manager Norman Murphy is reported to be currently in charge of the day-to-day running of the business. 
 8 Mar 2006

Linde finally bags BOC for £8.2bn

GERMAN industrial group Linde has finally been successful with an £8.2bn bid for UK gas firm BOC. This latest offer follows last month's £7.6bn bid which was rejected by BOC. 
 24 Feb 2006

Climate Center adds Danfoss

CLIMATE Center has been appointed an official partner wholesaler for Danfoss. 
 24 Feb 2006

Tosh and Mitsi in environmental top 10

MITSUBISHI Electric and Toshiba have been named amongst the top 10 environmentally sustainable companies in 2005 by Global mutual fund Portfolio 21. 
 24 Feb 2006

York swells Ocean agents

YORK has signed up two additional distributors for its Ocean range of split systems and portable air conditioning units. 
 24 Feb 2006

Refrigerant development revs up car ac market

REFRIGERANT producers and car air conditioning suppliers are locked in a contest to come up with a replacement for R134a in car air conditioning systems. 
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