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 7 Feb 2008

LG finds Sensible solution

LG has selected Sensible Acon Solutions to help expand its distribution network in Ireland. 
 7 Feb 2008

Toshiba appoints Heronhill

TOSHIBA Air Conditioning has appointed Somerset-based Heronhill Air Conditioning as its first UK spare parts distributor. 
 6 Feb 2008

Daikin buys Swedish distributor Svenska Daikin A.B.

DAIKIN Europe has bought all shares in Svenska Daikin A.B, its distributor in Sweden. 
 5 Feb 2008

Lander's WorldSkills efforts praised by Cram

MATTHEW Lander a refrigeration apprentice from Huddersfield has been honoured with an award presented by Steve Cram MBE. 
 4 Feb 2008

Fridge magnate Gu stuck in jail

GU CHUJUN, the former chairman of Chinese manufacturer Guangdong Kelon Electrical Holdings, has been sentenced to ten years in jail and fined US $940,000. 
 1 Feb 2008

DuPont acquires Chemtura Fluorine chemicals business

DUPONT has completed its purchase of Chemtura Corporation's fluorine chemicals business, the firm announced on February 1. 
 31 Jan 2008

GK Industrial's Scotia Energy purchase aids expansion

Air conditioning specialist GK Industrial has continued its expansion with the acquisition of Scotia Energy Saving Systems. 
 30 Jan 2008

Life's good with 22% growth target for 2008

LG has announced it is aiming for 22% growth in its global air-conditioner shipments this year to $5 billion. 
 29 Jan 2008

Johnson Controls makes Pettitt appointment

JOHNSON Controls has hired Jon Pettitt as national accounts manager for Building Systems. 
 28 Jan 2008

BESCA gets approval to accredit energy assessors

HVCA subsidiary Building Engineering Services Competence Accreditation (BESCA) has been approved by the Department for Communities and Local Government to run an accreditation scheme for energy assessors. 
 25 Jan 2008

Clivet Aircon appoints King to develop business

AIR CONDITIONING maintenance firm Clivet Aircon has hired Barry King as business development manager for the London and home counties. 
 25 Jan 2008

LG steps up to sell domestic ac to UK with Art Cool

LG is gearing up to target the UK domestic market with its Art Cool range of "designer" air conditioning units. Looking specifically at the high end interior and residential market, the company intends to announce a network of domestic dealers this Spring. 
 22 Jan 2008

BRA president heads EasyAir sales in the south

The president of the British Refrigeration Association, Ben Brown has been appointed southern region director for EasyAir Conditioning. 
 21 Jan 2008

Carrier buys Ambia and GT Concept

CARRIER Corp has acquired Ambia and GT Concept, two French companies that design, develop and sell open protocol controls and building management systems for the HVAC market in France. 
 18 Jan 2008

Chillventa's registration numbers hot up

CHILLVENTA 2008 has more than 80% of its display area booked by 420 organizations. 
 17 Jan 2008

European Commission sets F Gas training standards

THE UK RAC industry must get ready for mandatory skills assessment of its workforce now that the European Commission has set F Gas training and certification standards. 
 16 Jan 2008

AHR Expo exhibitors optimistic about 2008

Product costs are the top concern of exhibitors at the AHR Expo, (America's major HVACR show) held in New York from January 22-24 but they are optimistic about growth in 2008. 
 15 Jan 2008

Marriage of Figaroo: Industry pledges F-gas commitments

Figaroo.org (F-Gas Regulation Online Observatory) is an online international resource for those who need to understand and comply with the F-Gas Regulation. 
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