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 5 Jan 2007

Mitsubishi to supply air con for Hong Kong's tallest building

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has announced it is to supply six centrifugal liquid chillers for air conditioning to the world's third tallest building, currently under construction in Hong Kong. 
 5 Jan 2007

Latest edition of Bitzer

BITZER has announced the latest update of its indispensable Refrigerant Report. 
 5 Jan 2007

Nanotechnology could halve hvac energy use

A company developing nanotechnology which, it is claimed, could make hvacr equipment at least 50% more efficient, is set to establish its headquarters in Cambridge. 
 22 Dec 2006

Wolseley UK opens new distribution centre in Leamington Spa

WOLSELEY UK, parent company of Climate Center, has formally opened its new national distribution centre in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire. 
 22 Dec 2006

Aggreko confirms GE Energy Rentals acquisition

CHILLER rental company Aggreko has acquired GE Energy Rentals for $182m (£93m), Aggreko said. 
 15 Dec 2006

Daikin opens sales office in Ireland

Daikin Europe has established a sales base in Ireland to capitalise on that country's building boom. 
 15 Dec 2006

Red Dwarf star is ACR News Awards presenter

CHRIS Barrie, best known for his roles as Rimmer in Red Dwarf and Gordon Brittas in The Brittas Empire, will be the celebrity presenter at the forthcoming ACR News Awards at the International Convention Centre, Birmingham. 
 15 Dec 2006

Help offered for new CIS scheme

WITH the new CIS deadline fast approaching, Estimation has announced a series of one-day training and education days during January and February to help contractors make the most of the new scheme. 
 15 Dec 2006

Houses of the future to be 'self cooling'

A new study from Zurich Insurance, in conjunction with Arup Associates, has suggested that the homes of the future could pose a threat to the air conditioning industry. 
 15 Dec 2006

Australian camels attack air conditioning

Wild camels have gone on the rampage in the Australian outback, attacking air conditioning units in search of water. 
 15 Dec 2006

Magnetics prove attractive

MAGNETIC refrigeration could provide the answer to combating rising energy bills and improving consumption, according to an article in the Guardian. 
 8 Dec 2006

New force in industrial fans

RENOWNED as a manufacturer of domestic ventilation, Xpelair has entered the industrial fan market with a range of products targeted at its existing blue-chip client base, UK refurbishment, new build and key overseas markets. 
 8 Dec 2006

Raising the humidity issue

THE HEVAC Association's Humidity Group has produced another Code of Best Practice document, this time covering live steam humidification. 
 8 Dec 2006

Tube air con solution moves closer

LONDON Underground is getting closer to solving the problem of excessive heat on the Tube. 
 8 Dec 2006

Sporlan agent moves north

PARKER Hannifin is relocating all its UK refrigeration and air conditioning activities - Parker, Sporlan and Virginia KMP - to the Virginia KMP site in Brampton, Barnsley. 
 8 Dec 2006

Major contractor in takeover talks

CHESHIRE-based contractor Worthington Nicholls is understood to be in take-over talks with two UK companies and is looking into the possibility of acquiring two further targets. Earlier this year, the firm bought Project Air for £4.6. 
 1 Dec 2006

SkillCard: time for renewal?

THE operator of the Engineering Services SkillCard has introduced a simple renewal process for those holders with cards reaching their expiry date. Since being introduced in late 2001, thousands of cards have been issued to individuals across the hvacr sector. The first tranche of these cards are now reaching their expiry date. 
 1 Dec 2006

Carrier increases Chinese investment

CARRIER is reported to be investing up to $50m in research and development in China over the next three to five years. 
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