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 14 Jun 2011

Conference calls for more natural refrigerants training

A MAJOR European conference on renewable energy has repeated calls for more engineers to be trained in the use of CO2 in refrigeration systems. 
 13 Jun 2011

Investigation launched into ac accident in Frankfurt

THE German Federal Aviation Authority is investigating an incident on Saturday in which a helicopter dropped an air conditioning unit from the top of the 186m-high Trianon building in the heart of Frankfurt's financial district. 
 10 Jun 2011

Climate Center to supply Toshiba air conditioning

CLIMATE Center has signed a wholesaler agreement with Toshiba Carrier UK to supply air conditioning equipment across the UK. 
 7 Jun 2011

US to test hydrocarbon drop-in for R22 online

TESTS on the energy savings potential of a US-developed hydrocarbon refrigerant blend HCR188C2 as drop-in replacement for R22 in 50-ton air conditioners (ACs) are due to start in the United States. 
 6 Jun 2011

Absorption sales to reach $924.2 million by 2017

A new report from Global Industry Analysts (GIA) suggests the worldwide market for absorption chillers is forecast to reach $924.2 million by the year 2017, prompted by rising environmental concerns, requirement for low cost, high efficiency cooling systems and need for cutbacks in spiraling electricity charges. 
 1 Jun 2011

High spring temp creates early demand for ac hire

Following one of the warmest Springs on record, air conditioning hire company Andrews Sykes reports a sharp increase in enquiries compared to recent years. 
 1 Jun 2011

G & L Beijer to distribute Toshiba products in 11 European countries

SWEDISH wholesaler G & L Beijer is to become a Toshiba heating and air conditioning distributor in 11 European countries. 
 1 Jun 2011

LG joins the ACR Show line-up

LG is the latest big name to join the growing team of exhibitors for the forthcoming ACR Show 2012. 
 31 May 2011

Cold Service moves into distribution

LEADING refrigeration and air conditioning company, Cold Service Group, has established Cold Service Distribution to provide refrigeration contractors and food retailers with access to a range of display cabinets, counters and equipment from Pastorfrigor and Pastorkalt. 
 31 May 2011

Recovery to continue this year

LAST year's recovery in the hvacr industry in Europe looks set to continue in 2011, according to Eurovent Market Intelligence (EMI). 
 31 May 2011

Panasonic appoints new technical specialist

PANASONIC continues to expand its Heating & Cooling business in the UK with the appointment of former Oceanair Distribution director David Livingstone as technical specialist. 
 31 May 2011

Sabroe and National Refrigerants join the ACR Show

COMPRESSOR manufacturer Sabroe and refrigerant distributor National Refrigerants are just two of the latest big-name exhibitors to join the line-up for the ACR Show 2012. 
 24 May 2011

EIA calls on the UN to end HFC23 credits

THE Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) is calling on the UN to end emission offset credits for destroying the high GWP gas HFC23, a by-product in the manufacture of the refrigerant R22. 
 20 May 2011

Walter Meier sells its Climate UK business

WALTER Meier (Climate UK) Ltd, is to be purchased by Italian air conditioning and heat pump manufacturer Climaveneta. A subsidiary of the Swiss humidification group Walter Meier AG, the Solihull-based UK company is also a major distributor of Hitachi chillers. 
 20 May 2011

Acquisition will support UK distributors

ITALIAN air conditioning and heat pump manufacturer Climaveneta has said that it sees the purchase of Walter Meier (Climate UK) as a further step in its growth strategy and an opportunity to support its UK distribution network. 
 19 May 2011

Toshiba to buy Landis+Gyr

TOSHIBA has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the entire equity of Swiss energy management company Landis+Gyr AG. 
 17 May 2011

Trainers forum for CO2 courses

The Institute of Refrigeration (IOR) will host a trainers forum on Monday 4 July for training providers and managers to discuss the changing education market in the wake of the passing of the F Gas individual certificate deadline. 
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