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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.... 
Ben Davies.
 8 Jan 2021

Aqua Group appoints Ben Davies as hire director

Temperature control specialist, Aqua Group, has appointed Ben Davies as director of hire division, Aqua Hire.... 
 7 Jan 2021

SKILLcard announces more CRO card closures

SKILLcard has announced that the CRO card for 28 occupations are closing starting on 31 January 2021. This is the sixth wave of CRO closures as part of its plan to deliver the Construction Leadership Council’s (CLC) 2025 vision. All card schemes ... 
 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.... 
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