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 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. 
 12 Jan 2007

Now Hitachi attacks the heating market

HITACHI has joined fellow air conditioning manufac 
 10 Jan 2007

Ineos Fluor establishes AHF plant in China

Refrigerant producer Ineos Fluor has established its first joint venture in China to produce feedstocks for its Far East fluorochemicals businesses. 
 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. 
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