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Richard Ward.
 29 Jan 2021

Daikin appoints SK Sales as MDC partner

Daikin has appointed SK Sales as a new mass distribution channel (MDC) partner in the UK, with the wholesaler now an official stockist of Daikin’s solutions for the air-conditioning sector.... 
 29 Jan 2021

SKILLcard launches ‘academic’ card

One of the construction industry’s largest skills certification registers is launching a special card for engineers with degrees and other higher-level qualifications.... 
Industry experts (l-r) Allan Harper, Peter Dinnage and Dave Richards from Climalife, and Mark Hughes from Chemours will be presenting at this informative session.
 29 Jan 2021

Industry Update – UK Refrigerants Webinar

Climalife UK (IDS Refrigeration) is holding a new webinar which is taking place at 10am to 11am in the UK on Tuesday 23 February.... 
 29 Jan 2021

Construction bounces back but commercial lags behind

The CPA’s latest Construction Industry Scenarios sees a ‘W’-shaped economic recession and recovery as its main assumption, with construction output expected to rise 14% in 2021 and 4.9% in 2022. This takes into account the new lock down restrictions ... 
 26 Jan 2021

CIBSE launches embodied carbon toolkit

The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) has published the building services industry's first toolkit to enable engineers to calculate the embodied carbon associated with mechanical, electrical and public health systems in ... 
 26 Jan 2021

IRC briefing: The UK post-EU

On 25 February, the IRC will be hosting a half-day online business briefing covering the questions raised following the departure of the UK from the EU and how the industry is reacting to the new trading relationship with the block. This will be an ... 
Neil Gibbard.
 25 Jan 2021

Gibbard takes the helm at Coolair Equipment

One-stop air conditioning specialists Coolair Equipment has announced a restructuring to its board of directors. Neil Gibbard, previously regional director of Coolair’s Midland office, has been appointed managing director, replacing John Otterson ... 
Left to right: Brian Parsons and Paul Powell.
 21 Jan 2021

Two new appointments to Samsung's Climate Solutions team

Samsung has appointed Brian Parsons as a pre sales support engineer and Paul Powell as a technical support engineer to the growing Climate Solutions team. The past 12 months have seen the Climate Solutions team continually expand in all areas of the ... 
 20 Jan 2021

New engineering services alliance to champion change

The £multi-billion UK engineering services sector is launching a major new industry alliance of eight organisations on 10 February. The new alliance will be an agent for positive change and support the delivery of a safer, more productive and ... 
Left to right: Steven Heyes, Jason Tinsley and Steven Wright.
 20 Jan 2021

Pacair welcomes new starters

Pacair has welcomed a number of new employees to support the company's growth. Jason Tinsley has taken up the role of applied product manager, Steven Heyes has joined as project design manager and Steven Wright has been appointed to technical ... 
 18 Jan 2021

Brexit could help drive out rogue installers, says BESA

The UK’s departure from the EU creates an opportunity to finally deal with the rogue operatives who continue to plague the refrigeration and air conditioning sector, according to the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA).... 
 18 Jan 2021

Star talks F-Gas at CCF Compliance Week

Group Sales and Marketing Director of Star Refrigeration, Dr Rob Lamb, will take to the stage at the Cold Chain Federation’s Compliance Week event to shed light on the impact that the F-gas phase down will have on the temperature controlled storage ... 
 15 Jan 2021

Data Centres return to pre-Covid levels of confidence

A return to pre-COVID levels of confidence regarding future demand for datacentres was an encouraging finding from the latest independent industry survey, which captures the views of over 3000 senior datacentre professionals across Europe, including ... 
 15 Jan 2021

Act now on safety or face shutdown, says BESA

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has issued an urgent warning that the construction sector risks being shut down by the government if contractors fail to follow safety measures in the face of rising Covid-19 transmission rates. ... 
 13 Jan 2021

The IOR extends the call for abstract deadline for its Annual Conference

Due to unprecedented interest in the Institute of Refrigeration's (IOR) Annual Conference “the Journey Towards Net Zero Heating and Cooling – Beyond Refrigeration 2021” taking place online in April 2021, organisers have extended the call for ... 
 11 Jan 2021

Energy storage at cold stores – CryoHub results to be presented at international webinar

On 17 March 2021, the CryoHub team will share the results of the implementation of a project to demonstrate how cryogenic energy storage could work at refrigerated warehouses. The technology demonstrator has been three years in the making and was ... 
 11 Jan 2021

Engineers back IAQ campaign

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has backed the campaign for a new law that would provide local authorities with legal powers to enforce better clean air standards.... 
 8 Jan 2021

Industry urged to redouble site safety efforts

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has warned against safety complacency on construction sites during the new lockdown period.... 
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