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 22 Jul 2008

Wood be good - if a competant engineer did it

Graham Hendra is general manager of LG UK's Air Conditioning division. Here Graham casts his technical eye over the daft and the dangerous work unearthed by readers.
 
 21 Jul 2008

Turton brings Coolfactor to North

COOLFACTOR, the air-conditioning firm bought by heating firm PH Jones last March, has a new managing director tasked with growing the business in the North. 
 21 Jul 2008

NHS looks for ac solution to beat bugs

AIR-CONDITIONING and ventilation firms may have the answer when it comes to stopping the spread of MRSA and other hospital bugs and are invited by the NHS to get their products tested. 
 18 Jul 2008

HRP Group unveils acr school

A TRAINING centre offering air-conditioning and refrigeration courses is up and running at HRP Group's Slough premises. 
 16 Jul 2008

Daikin Europe makes 1.9bn turnover

DAIKIN EUROPE NV has announced a 1.9bn euro turnover in 2007, up from 1.5bn euro the previous year. 
 15 Jul 2008

Mitsubishi announces 5% price rise

AIR-CONDITIOINING manufacturer Mitsubishi Electric is raising the price of its City Multi VRF equipment by between 3-5% to cope with the global rise in the cost of manufacturing. 
 11 Jul 2008

Daikin opens in South Korea

JAPANESE air conditioning manufacturer Daikin has established a wholly-owned subsidiary in South Korea. The market was formerly served through import agents. 
 9 Jul 2008

Continued reliance on R22 causes concern

WITH only 17 months before the ban on the use of virgin HCFCs, a new study has shown that 65% of cooling installations still use these refrigerants, primarily R22. 
 8 Jul 2008

AHT buys Caravell UK

AFTER months of negotiation, commercial refrigeration equipment distributor Caravell UK has finally completed the deal which sees it being acquired by leading Austrian manufacturer AHT.
 
 7 Jul 2008

CMP doubles capacity

CMP Corp, the US-based manufacturer of OEM hvac and refrigeration parts, has announced the launch of CMP Custom Manufacturing dedicated to creating specialty compressor parts. The new division will include advanced machinery, highly-trained staff and an additional 40,000 sq ft of manufacturing space.
 
 7 Jul 2008

Tickets still available for Northern Region Dinner

TICKETS are still available for this year's Institute of Refrigeration Northern Region Dinner to be held at the Thistle Hotel, Newcastle on Thursday 25th September. 
 7 Jul 2008

ACR News Awards - entry forms now available

ENTRIES are now invited for the air conditioning and refrigeration industry's premier awards event - the ACR News Awards. 
 2 Jul 2008

Carrier in £14.6m Midea joint venture

Carrier has entered into a £14.6m joint venture manufacturing agreement with Midea, the Chinese manufacturer which already operates four joint ventures with Carrier's sister company Toshiba Carrier. 
 27 Jun 2008

New board sweeps AREA

AREA, the Air conditioning and Refrigeration European Association, which represents acr contractors and specialists across Europe, voted for a new board during its spring meeting in Vienna. 
 26 Jun 2008

Minature fridge to cool computers

RESEARCHERS at Purdue University are developing a miniature refrigeration system small enough to fit inside laptops and personal computers. 
 24 Jun 2008

Cool tubes on district line by 2010

TRAINS on the district line will be air conditioned by 2010, London Underground announced today. 
 24 Jun 2008

Mitsubishi signs new deal with PACAIR

MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC has signed a three-year deal with air conditioning supplier PACAIR following its success as a Value Added Reseller (VAR) of the manufacturer’s air conditioning products. 
 23 Jun 2008

LG and Siemens partner up to develop BMS

LG ELECTRONICS has struck a deal with Germany’s Siemens to work together to develop integrated building management solutions for the ac commercial sector. 
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