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 17 Mar 2021

George Lee appointed new Executive Officer of BCIA

The Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA) has announced that George Lee will be taking over the role of executive officer, following the retirement of Roger Borer who has been in post for the last four years.... 
 17 Mar 2021

Asperitas appoints Andy Young as chief technology officer

Immersion cooling specialist Asperitas is cementing their strong place within the immersion cooling market following prosperous results over the last year. The anticipated expansion within the technical department has seen Andy Young now promoted to ... 
 12 Mar 2021

WRD launches 'cool careers for a better world' campaign

World Refrigeration Day celebrates the people and technologies responsible for creating and maintaining the world we live in, a world dependent upon temperature-controlled environments. Centred around June 26, the event is supported globally by ... 
Paul Berry (top left), Andrew Martin (top right), Clinton Thacker (bottom right) and Andrea Vignola (bottom left).
 10 Mar 2021

SBS expands with regional product specialists

Smith Brothers has appointed four new regional product specialists to the business who will provide key product support to both SBS staff and customers, focusing on exclusive to SBS brands such as Frabo.... 
 10 Mar 2021

STFC chooses Keysource for pre-construction support

The Science & Technology Facilities Council (STFC) has chosen Keysource, the global data centre and critical environment specialist, to undertake a pre-construction services contract for the data centre upgrade at its Daresbury Laboratory ... 
Stemazing women.
 9 Mar 2021

Star supports international training initiative

Star Refrigeration is working in collaboration with STEMAZING and World Refrigeration Day (WRD) to create a network of STEM Ambassadors to help expand the horizons of children and young people by exposing them to wide range of opportunities ... 
 9 Mar 2021

Positive and puzzled reaction to Budget

The Chancellor deserves credit for increasing investment in apprentices, committing to infrastructure investment and low carbon projects in this week’s Budget, but cuts to the Green Homes Grant and failure to address the industry’s concerns of ... 
 5 Mar 2021

The UK refrigerant market according to Climalife

In a February webinar hosted by Climalife, with guest Mark Hughes from Chemours, the UK Refrigerant market was the main topic of conversation.... 
 2 Mar 2021

Actuate UK calls for Budget to support sustainable engineering services sector

Engineering services alliance Actuate UK has called on the Chancellor to use the upcoming Budget to confirm the Government’s commitment to a green economic recovery with incentives that support positive changes to the sector.... 
 2 Mar 2021

Nidec restructures after Embraco aquisition

Since acquiring Embraco in 2019, Nidec Global Appliance has reorganized its operations into three business units, focused on segments: home appliances, commercial appliances and HVAC... 
 25 Feb 2021

First Choice's latest Master Distribution Partnership is True

True Refrigeration is the latest manufacturer to join First Choice Group's Master Distribution Partnership (MDP).... 
Coolair managing director Neil Gibbard.
 25 Feb 2021

Coolair focuses on employee wellbeing and the environment in 2021

One-stop air-conditioning specialists Coolair Equipment is focussing on two key areas in 2021: sustainability and employee wellbeing.... 
 25 Feb 2021

Arbon to speak at the IoR Annual Conference

Sustainable environment specialist Ian Arbon has been announced as a keynote speaker for the IOR Annual Conference – the Journey to Net Zero Heating and Cooling – Beyond Refrigeration 2021 which will take place on 21 and 22 April 2021.... 
The new Armstrong site.
 25 Feb 2021

Armstrong relocates to West Midlands 

Armstrong Fluid Technology is relocating its West Midlands factory, warehouse and offices to larger premises in nearby Droitwich. The move will enable the company to continue expansion of its UK production capabilities, to meet growing worldwide ... 
Tom Garrigan.
 19 Feb 2021

BSRIA appoints Tom Garrigan as new technical director

BSRIA chairman Tom Smith has announced the appointment of Tom Garrigan as the new BSRIA technical director.... 
L-r: Martin Büchsel and Gianni Parlanti.
 19 Feb 2021

Martin Büchsel takes over as chief sales and marketing officer at Bitzer

Martin Büchsel has been appointed to Chief Sales and Marketing Officer at Bitzer as of 1 April 2021. He will be replacing Gianni Parlanti who is resigning from the position and returning to his home country as managing director of Bitzer talia at ... 
 19 Feb 2021

Actuate UK welcomes CIBSE guide to embodied carbon in building services

Engineering services umbrella alliance Actuate UK has welcomed the publication of guidance from Actuate UK member CIBSE that outlines the assessment of embodied carbon for products that deliver mechanical, electrical and public health (MEP) systems.... 
John Clarke.
 19 Feb 2021

Pick Everard picked for London Framework

Pick Everard has added to its framework portfolio following the successful appointment to the City of London Corporation’s project management framework.... 
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