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 23 Dec 2020

SEC Group comes to a close

After nearly 30 years of actively supporting and promoting the interests of specialist engineering in the construction industry, and against a background of numerous representational successes, the Specialist Engineering Contractors’ (SEC) Group ... 
 23 Dec 2020

Star leads Christmas charity fundraising drive

Star Refrigeration have redoubled their social responsibility commitments in 2020, donating to a number of different charitable causes throughout the year and making an extra special effort to bring some Christmas cheer to the hardest hit ... 
Vern  Klein (right) with Ron Lloyd.
 22 Dec 2020

Coolstop adds Vern Klein to team

Coolstop Air Conditioning & Refrigeration wholesaler has added Vern Klein to the team. Mr Klein will be involved in supporting and developing the business in the future.... 
 18 Dec 2020

CIBSE and ASHRAE collaborate for sustainable built environments

The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) has signed a refreshed Strategic Partnership Agreement (SPA) with ASHRAE to further develop their working relationship and to reinforce benefits for members and the society at large.... 
 17 Dec 2020

Carel steps up with CDP participation

Carel has scored a letter “C” in the CDP ranking, putting it in the “Awareness” band. The CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project) is a not-for-profit, global leader in the disclosure of environmental information. Each year CDP supports thousands of ... 
 17 Dec 2020

Belloni becomes Güntner head of sales Europe

Güntner has appointed Andrea Belloni as head of sales, Europe.... 
 13 Dec 2020

BESA commits to new safety culture

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has demonstrated its commitment to improving the safety standards of buildings by signing the government-backed Building a Safer Future Charter.... 
 9 Dec 2020

Klein steps down as SEC Group CEO

After a period spanning more than 30 years, during which he has been seen as a major force driving industry improvement, Rudi Klein is stepping down from his role as CEO of the Specialist Engineering Contractors’ (SEC) Group as from the beginning of ... 
 9 Dec 2020

Mitsubishi Electric renews Special Olympics GB partnership

Mitsubishi Electric has renewed their partnership with Special Olympics GB for a further two years with both organisations committed to building upon the existing mutually beneficial relationship to help transform the lives of people with ... 
 4 Dec 2020

BESA future proofs F-Gas renewals

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA), in partnership with affiliate member Mitsubishi Electric, has launched an online training course so refrigeration and air conditioning engineers can renew their professional accreditations ... 
Enrique Vilamitjana.
 4 Dec 2020

Panasonic’s Enrique Vilamitjana elected to EHPA board of directors

Panasonic Heating & Cooling Solutions Europe is pleased to announce its Managing Director, Enrique Vilamitjana, has been elected to the European Heat Pump Association’s (EHPA) Board of Directors, joining 15 new members across the industry.... 
Andy Micklethwait.
 1 Dec 2020

Micklethwait steps up at Holborn

Holborn, one of the UK’s leading providers of commercial air conditioning and mechanical and electrical services, has appointed Andy Micklethwait as a director of Holborn Building Services following a good year as its general manager.... 
 1 Dec 2020

Carrier plans to reduce customers’ carbon footprint by over a gigaton

Carrier Global Corporation has released its first set of environmental, social and governance (ESG) goals since becoming an independent company in April.... 
Barry Hunt and Joe Stiles.
 25 Nov 2020

Samsung expands climate solutions team with two new appointments

Samsung has welcomed Barry Hunt and Joe Stiles as sales managers to its growing Climate Solutions team, bringing with them a combined experience of almost 25 years.... 
 25 Nov 2020

Bundy expands with new production facility in Turkey

Bundy, a manufacturer of heat transfer and fluid carrying cooling system components for consumer and commercial refrigeration units is set to open a new production plant in the Manisa province of Turkey in response to an increase in global demand ... 
 25 Nov 2020

Cold chain key to global economic recovery

Re-starting the global economy for billions of people will depend on successfully overcoming logistical challenges in the ‘last mile’ of a COVID-19 vaccine’s journey to immunisation stations, according to a new report.... 
Steve Comstock.
 24 Nov 2020

Comstock joins WRD

Steve Comstock has joined World Refrigeration Day’s (WRD) secretariat as its head of special initiatives. Mr Comstock adds more than 40 years of communications and publishing experience to the team that plans the 'coolest day of the year'.... 
 19 Nov 2020

Conex Bänninger targets modular fabrications market

Conex Bänninger has appointed Roger Hoskins to the newly-created position of modular sales project manager.... 
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