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 10 Feb 2006

Brighter times ahead

BRIGHTER times could be ahead if predictions by the ductwork contractors' trade body ADCAS are proved correct. 
 10 Feb 2006

Record-breaking show

Nearly 37,000 visitors saw a record-breaking AHR Expo in Chicago in January. 
 26 Jan 2006

Fujitsu adds distributors

FUJITSU has strengthened its UK distribution network with the addition of Axair Climate and Gasco International. 
 26 Jan 2006

Digital acclaim

A HEAT pump system using Copeland's Digital Scroll technology has been awarded "world leading" technology status by China's Ministry of Construction. 
 26 Jan 2006

Samsung's United approach

REFRIGERATION wholesaler United Refrigeration has been appointed a distributor for the Korean-made Samsung range. 
 26 Jan 2006

BOC rebuffs Linde bid

REFRIGERANT gas supplier BOC has rebuffed a £7.6bn bid from German company Linde, the latest suitors for the company. 
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 17 Jan 2006

THE Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) has named China as the source for much of the world's illegal trade in CFCs.

In a new report, entitled Under the Counter, the EIA describes how Chinese smugglers systematically evade restrictions in supplying CFCs to the black market. 
 17 Jan 2006

COPELAND'S Digital Scroll technology has been given 'world leading technology' status by the Chinese Ministry of Construction

COPELAND'S Digital Scroll technology has been given 'world leading technology' status by the Chinese Ministry of Construction - the first time in seven years that any new technology in China has received this top designation. 
 17 Jan 2006

JAPANESE manufacturer Hitachi has announced that it is to merge its residential and commercial air conditioning businesses

While in Europe all Hitachi air conditioning products are sold by one company, in Japan and other parts of the world the business is split into commercial and residential operations: Hitachi Home & Life Solutions looking after residential ac and Hitachi Air Conditioning Systems looking after large ac systems including packaged air conditioning systems, chiller units and other products. 
 17 Jan 2006

CHINESE air conditioning manufacturer Haier has established what it describes as a "unique partnership" with UK wholesaler Dean & Wood.

Under the terms of the deal, Dean & Wood will effectively become the distribution division for Haier's packaged air conditioning products, leaving Haier UK to concentrate on key accounts and soon to be introduced applied products like VRF and chillers. 
 14 Dec 2005

CFC equipment found in EU waste crackdown

INSPECTIONS of waste shipments at 17 European seaports has found a number of illegal consignments of refrigeration equipment containing CFCs. 
 14 Dec 2005

Borehole water may be used to cool the tube

BOREHOLE water may be used to cool sections of the London Underground as part of the solution to overheating on the network. 
 14 Dec 2005

Air conditioning case sets legal landmark

A DISPUTE over an air conditioning contract has set a legal precedent which means that employers could now be liable for the negligence or misbehaviour of another firm's staff. 
 14 Dec 2005

Defeated MEP accuses industry of scare tactics

THE MEP at the centre of the failed attempt to ban HFCs through amendments to the F-gas regulations has accused the industry of scaremongering. 
 2 Dec 2005

Defeated MEP accuses industry of scare tactics

THE MEP at the centre of the failed attempt to ban HFCs through amendments to the F-gas regulations has accused the industry of scaremongering. 
 2 Dec 2005

Powermaster extends Climaveneta chiller deal

POWERMASTER Products has been appointed a distributor for Climaveneta process and industrial cooling chillers. 
 2 Dec 2005

Time's running out for HCFCs

DUPONT has warned industry of the rapidly diminishing time available to retrofit HCFC equipment. 
 2 Dec 2005

Mark's time

DENMAN, the rapidly expanding refrigeration contractor, has appointed Mark Maunder (above) as commercial director 
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