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 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.... 
 19 Nov 2020

600,000 heat pumps to be installed by 2028 under Government's Green Plan

The Heat Pump Association (HPA) has welcomed Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s plan for the Government’s Green Industrial Revolution. The Prime Minister has set out a 10-point plan which will create and support up to 250,000 British jobs as well as ... 
Rob Parker.
 16 Nov 2020

A-Gas introduces onsite temperature testing for staff

A-Gas has introduced new measures to tackle the Covid-19 pandemic. Strict procedures had been put in place by A-Gas earlier in the year to combat the pandemic but now the refrigerant processor based at Portbury near Bristol has taken safety ... 
 16 Nov 2020

BESA backs new Cabinet rules on late pay

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has welcomed the latest government measure to tackle persistent late payment in construction supply chains.... 
 13 Nov 2020

Industry warned to stop ignoring digital tools

Companies will be compelled to use digital tools to register and record details of their work under new building legislation, according to safety reformer Dame Judith Hackitt.... 
 11 Nov 2020

REL awarded m&e package for £20m school refurbishment

Willmott Dixon has appointed REL Building Services to deliver an M&E package as part of a £20m project to refurbish and expand a secondary school in Romford, Essex.... 
 11 Nov 2020

CICV Forum teams up with Construction Scotland Innovation

In its latest initiative to help Scotland’s building sector get safely back to work, the Construction Industry Coronavirus (CICV) Forum has used cutting-edge technology to create a digital learning toolkit to promote best practice.... 
Dimitri Rocchiccioli.
 10 Nov 2020

SPX appoints new sales manager for Northern Europe

SPX Cooling Technologies has appointed a regional sales manager for Northern Europe who brings 25 years of experience to the role. Dimitri Rocchiccioli is now responsible for sales of the entire SPX Cooling Technologies Inc range across Scandinavia, ... 
 5 Nov 2020

Association extends support for members

As part of a concerted drive by its management team to extend the services it offers to its members, BESA and REFCOM have launched their own brand of specialised business-related insurance products in conjunction with Marsh Commercial.... 
 29 Oct 2020

BESA and ESTA establish joint energy efficiency group

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has established a joint Special Interest Group with the Energy Services Technology Association (ESTA) to promote energy efficiency in buildings to government and industry.... 
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