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 8 May 2006

Energy efficiency grant for IoR

THE Institute of Refrigeration is one of a number of industry bodies to have received energy efficiency funding from The Carbon Trust. The Cold Storage and Distributions Federation, the Building Controls Industry Association and the IoR all received £20,000 towards promoting energy efficiency and carbon emission reductions. 
 8 May 2006

Afram slams "green" hypocrisy

NEIL Afram, the outgoing president of FETA, has hit out at the "green" pressure groups in his final address to the industry. 
 8 May 2006

ADCAS president attacks Government over retentions

THE new president of the ductwork contractors group ADCAS has slammed the Government over its failure to ban retentions. 
 24 Apr 2006

Afram slams green criticisms

FETA president Neil Afram hit back at "green" criticisms of the EC's use of high level policy groups, claiming that the bodies are unbalanced dominated by industry, and, by including MEPs in their membership, threaten consitutional confusion. 
 24 Apr 2006

Retentions: "no happy ending"

THE Government has again come under fire over retentions, this time from the new president of the ductwork contractors association ADCAS. 
 24 Apr 2006

Bitzer launches weekend helpline

COMPRESSOR manufacturer Bitzer has introduced a weekend emergency helpline for UK customers requiring spare parts or technical advice outside of normal weekly office hours. 
 24 Apr 2006

HRP in Bristol

HRP's Bristol Service Centre has moved to new premises at Unit 100, Quadrant Industrial Estate, Ash Ridge Road, Bradley Stoke. 
 11 Apr 2006

Denman bags Sainsbury contract

THE Denman Group has secured a three-year deal with Sainsbury's Stores Ltd to be the single source of supply for FM solutions for all Sainsbury's convenience stores throughout the UK. This totals 112 locations and includes fridge service and maintenance, and m&e services. 
 11 Apr 2006

BESCA offers building reg self certification

CONTRACTORS needing to comply with the new building regulations can now self-certify their work online through BESCA, Building Engineering Services Competence Accreditation Ltd. 
 11 Apr 2006

Tecumseh to sell Little Giant

US CONDENSATE pump manufacturer Little Giant is to be sold by its parent Tecumseh to Indiana-based Franklin Electric for $121m. 
 11 Apr 2006

Boiler maker warms to ac potential

GERMAN domestic boiler manufacturer Vaillant has turned its attentions to air conditioning. 
 23 Mar 2006

Daikin packs convenient punch

DAIKIN, the UK's leading air conditioning manufacturer has entered the refrigeration market with Conveni-pack, a combined air conditioning and refrigeration system for forecourts and convenience stores. 
 23 Mar 2006

Denco has a Ball at new factory opening

TV personality and engineering enthusiast Johnny Ball has officially opened Denco's new headquarters in Hereford. 
 23 Mar 2006

Clivet finds new avenues for heat pump sales

CLIVET heat pumps are being used in an innovative research project into the potential of using these highly efficient heat sources to keep roads free of ice as well as, on warmer days, to use the road surface as a heat store/collector 
 8 Mar 2006

Training brings new life to former factory

TOSHIBA'S former UK air conditioning factory in Plymouth, which ceased manufacturing in June last year, has become the centre for the company's first hands-on customer training facility outside of Japan. 
 8 Mar 2006

Still No 1 and now Poles apart

WITH LG retaining its position as the world's leading residential air conditioning producer for the sixth consecutive year, the Korean manufacturer, has announced plans to further boost production with a new factory in Poland. 
 8 Mar 2006

Ted Berry leaves Haier

TED Berry, md of Haier UK, the UK air conditioning arm of the Chinese white goods manufacturer, has left the company. General manager Norman Murphy is reported to be currently in charge of the day-to-day running of the business. 
 8 Mar 2006

Linde finally bags BOC for £8.2bn

GERMAN industrial group Linde has finally been successful with an £8.2bn bid for UK gas firm BOC. This latest offer follows last month's £7.6bn bid which was rejected by BOC. 
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