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 9 Feb 2007

Space name dispute settled

DAIKIN distributor Space Airconditioning and Bristol-based refrigeration contractor Space Cooling Systems have settled their dispute over the "Space" name. 
 2 Feb 2007

IsoCool on the move

INDUSTRIAL cooling equipment suppliers IsoCool Ltd is moving to new premises at Skyline 120, a prestigious new business park in Braintree, Essex.
 2 Feb 2007

Honeywell successfully sues Chinese counterfeiter

A GERMAN court has awarded damages against a Chinese chemical company for infringing refrigerant patents. 
 2 Feb 2007

Bosch to acquire Fort Lauderdale

GERMAN manufacturer Bosch has acquired the American geothermal heat pump manufacturer FHP Manufacturing Company. 
 2 Feb 2007

AAC buys local rival

Derbyshire-based air conditioning contractor AAC has purchased local rival Airequip as part of its expansion plans, according to the Derby Evening Telegraph. 
 26 Jan 2007

Tesco to phase-out HFCs

TESCO is to phase-out HFCs in its refrigeration systems in a programme of measures to reduce the supermarket chain's carbon footprint. 
 26 Jan 2007

Refrigerated winter sports centre set for Suffolk

PLANNING permission has been granted for a huge refrigerated winter sports centre in Suffolk that would include an indoor ski slope and an external ice rink. 
 26 Jan 2007

Daikin completes OYL deal

Daikin has finally completed the acquisition of OYL. The total purchase price was Yen243.8bn, or a little over £1bn. 
 26 Jan 2007

Chillventa within 40% of target

THE organisers of the breakaway Chillventa exhibition claim to have received binding pledges for 40% of the target 30,000m2 of space. Nearly 100 national and international air conditioning and refrigeration companies have registered for over 11,000m2 of space for the exhibition which will take place in Nuremberg in October 2008. 
 26 Jan 2007

Lloyd Webber: No air conditioning holds back productions

ANDREW Lloyd Webber has claimed that the lack of air conditioning in many West End theatres is holding back productions. 
 26 Jan 2007

Shorts takes on Robur products

SHORTS Environmental has taken on the UK distribution of the Italian Robur range of air-cooled chillers and heat pumps. 
 19 Jan 2007

Facilities managers unaware of ECA benefits

A NEW UK survey has found that 67% of facilities managers are not aware of the Enhanced Capital Allowance (ECA). In addition, 74% did not know the potential cost savings they could make for their business under the scheme. 
 19 Jan 2007

Police warn companies to secure their copper

AIR conditioning companies in the Thames Valley have been warned by police to take steps to avoid becoming victims of copper theft. 
 19 Jan 2007

Carrier buys UK rental business

US AIR conditioning giant Carrier has acquired the Longville Group, a leader in the rental of hvac equipment, temperature controls and pumps, mainly marketed under NuTemp, SLD Pumps and CRS brands. Longville employs 430 people and is headquartered in the UK with branches in the United States, France, Holland, Germany, Poland and Singapore. 
 12 Jan 2007

US air con sales slide

US SHIPMENTS of central air conditioners for November 2006 were down by 47% on last year, according to the Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Institute (ARI). 
 12 Jan 2007

The ac killer of airborne viruses

NEW air purification technology has been developed which could protect against airborne viruses such as bird flu and the hospital "superbug" MRSA, British scientists claim. 
 12 Jan 2007

Carrier profits up 4%

AIR conditioning manufacturer Carrier has reported increased third quarter profits of 4% year-on-year on 6% higher turnover. 
 12 Jan 2007

Titan partner with RTK

TITAN Engineering is to sell RTK refrigeration control valves in the UK and Irish Republic under a new distributor partnership signed with the German manufacturer. 
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