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 4 Sep 2023

Schneider Electric appoints Avice-Huet as executive VP Europe operations 

Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and industrial automation, has appointed Gwenaelle Avice-Huet as executive vice president of Europe operations.... 
Opening the new Danfoss Application Development Center in Nordborg, Denmark (L-R) Stefan Pietrek, Senior Director, Global Applications Innovation, Danfoss; Jurgen Fischer, President, Danfoss Climate Solutions; Ejnar Luckmann, Technical Manager, Danfoss Smart Store ADC Nordborg; and
Lars Mou Jessen, Director, Global Applications Development Centers, Danfoss.
 25 Aug 2023

Danfoss opens ‘smart store’ innovation centre

Danfoss has opened a new Application Development Centre at flagship energy-efficient 'smart store' supermarket near Danfoss’ headquarters in Nordborg, Denmark. This collaborative test environment will empower original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), ... 
 25 Aug 2023

BESA welcomes first British Standard for indoor air quality

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has praised the creation of the first British Standard for health and well-being in buildings.... 
 25 Aug 2023

 1066 and all that: Williams celebrates its longest serving staff

These days holding on to experienced staff can be quite an issue for companies. However, one King’s Lynn based refrigeration manufacturer seems to be very good at it. So much so that every year Williams celebrates its longest serving members of ... 
 25 Aug 2023

Dr Yosr Allouche appointed as next director general of the International Institute of Refrigeration

Dr Yosr Allouche will become the first woman to hold the role of director general of the International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR).... 
 22 Aug 2023

Celebrating field-based engineers with the IOR RACHP EngTech Lifetime Achievement Award. 

Nominations are now open for the IOR RACHP EngTech Lifetime Achievement Award. This accolade is designed to recognise the contribution made by those who have spent a career as a service, installation or maintenance engineer working on any kind of ... 
 18 Aug 2023

BESA unveils expanded Industry Awards shortlist

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has announced the shortlist for its expanded programme of National Awards.... 
 17 Aug 2023

FETA’s Wendy Belfield appointed as member of Industry Competence Committee

Wendy Belfield has been appointed on to the Industry Competence Committee (ICC), which has been set up by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) to monitor and help to improve industry competence. Belfield is a member of the recently established ... 
 16 Aug 2023

Panasonic increases UK capacity of heating and cooling stock

Panasonic Heating & Cooling Solutions has expanded its stock storage and handling capabilities with the addition of a new warehouse. With over 80,000 sqft the new space, located in Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, secures Panasonic’s logistical ... 
 15 Aug 2023

AEMT moves to support equality, diversity and inclusion across its sector

With support from its members, the Association of Electrical and Mechanical Trades (AEMT) has launched a committee which aims to drive, support and promote equality, diversity and inclusion within the electromechanical sector.... 
 15 Aug 2023

Cool Designs’ apprentices acquit themselves with distinction in National Qualifications

Apprentices at air conditioning distributor Cool Designs have achieved notable success in this year's exams for national industry qualifications.... 
 15 Aug 2023

Aermec appoints Andrew Hawes as GM

Industry stalwart Andy Hawes has joined Aermec as general manager, technical services as part of the company’s further expansion and vision to make Aermec UK a Centre of Excellence within the HVAC industry... 
 14 Aug 2023

BESA Conference - book now!

Taking place at the Novotel London West on the 12 October, the conference will centre around three primary themes: addressing business challenges and finding solutions, engaging in technical sessions with actionable insights, and empowering aspiring ... 
L-r: Adrian Catchpole, current CIBSE president; Dame Judith Hackitt; Dr Hywel Davies, CIBSE Technical Director; Kevin Mitchell, CIBSE past president; and Ruth Carter, CIBSE CEO.
 8 Aug 2023

New CIBSE Fellowships recognise Building Safety Act

Two of the key individuals behind the Building Safety Act, Dame Judith Hackitt and Dr Hywel Davies, were awarded Honorary Fellowships to CIBSE in recognition of their lifetime contribution to the construction and building industries.... 
 8 Aug 2023

BCIA releases new technical guide addressing embodied carbon

The BCIA’s Technical Working Group has produced a new Technical Guide to add to its online portfolio of Guides available to download.... 
 2 Aug 2023

Actuate UK calls for clarity on the CE and UKCA mark transition for construction products

Actuate UK has welcomed the Department of Business & Trade (DBT)'s announcement to indefinitely extend recognition of CE mark for some goods coming into Great Britain but asks for clarity on construction products. While DBT includes some ... 
 1 Aug 2023

Les Corbett joins Pastorfrigor GB

Industry expert Les Corbett has joined the Essex based commercial refrigeration business Pastorfrigor GB as engineering manager.... 
 1 Aug 2023

REFCO celebrates its 51-year anniversary with global customers

?To mark 51 years of its history, REFCO invited its sales partners to Switzerland for a two-day anniversary event. Founded in 1972, REFCO has developed into a globally-recognised manufacturer of high-quality tools for professional refrigeration and ... 
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