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 4 Jun 2010

Samsung adds two more distributors

SAMSUNG has added Derbyshire-based Logicool and Surrey-based Ultimate Air to its expanding UK distribution network. 
 3 Jun 2010

Legionnaires death in OZ linked to cooling towers

A MAN died and two others were hospitalised, after they contracted legionnaires' disease from two contaminated cooling towers in Australia. 
 31 May 2010

Daikin UK signs heat pump deal with Vent-Axia

DAIKIN'S Altherma heat pump range is to be made available through ventilation specialist Vent-Axia. 
 28 May 2010

German car makers back 1234yf

GERMAN car manufacturers are reported to have given their backing to the new refrigerant HFO1234yf thus paving the way for the worldwide acceptance of this gas as a replacement for R134a in car air conditioning systems. 
 28 May 2010

Scotsman launches CO2 ice flaker

SCOTSMAN is said to have successfully completed trials of a CO2 ice flaker. Based on its MF 58 Split model, the ice flaker was trialled in Toulouse, south of France in conjunction with the Carrefour supermaket group. 
 27 May 2010

AC compliance charter gathers support

INDUSTRY bodies BRE Global, the Heating and Ventilating Contractors' Association and the British Institute of Facilities Management have all signed up to the non-compliance costs campaign. 
 26 May 2010

Organiser confirms RAC Show move

THE organiser of the RAC show has confirmed that the UK acr industry's only dedicated event has been moved to October, to coincide with EMAP's Interbuild Onsite and BEST (Built Environment Solutions & Technologies) events. 
 21 May 2010

BSRIA publishes mechanical cooling guide

A MECHANICAL cooling guide describing the main refrigeration systems and the ways renewable forms of cooling energy can be used, has been published by BSRIA. 
 21 May 2010

Norref apprentice is Skillbuild's NI winner

AN APPRENTICE from acr firm Norref has won first place at Skillbuild 2010's Northern Ireland finals. 
 21 May 2010

Honeywell and DuPont to co-produce HFO1234yf

HONEYWELL and DuPont are to combine forces in the race to produce HFO1234yf ahead of the European ban on R134a for automotive air conditioning systems. 
 18 May 2010

Cold store study wants industry views

THE EUROPEAN division of the Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA) is carrying out a benchmarking study for the European public refrigerated warehousing industry. 
 18 May 2010

The RAC show - Where is it going?

A QUESTION mark hangs over the timing of the next RAC Show, originally scheduled for the NEC in March 2011. 
 18 May 2010

Climate Center's reports strong ac growth

WOLSELEY's Climate Center reports a significant rise in sales of air conditioning equipment, bucking the trend in the market. 
 18 May 2010

Carrier praises SEER for savings

"IF MORE companies focused on a Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (SEER) as opposed to the traditional Energy Efficiency Ratio (EER), significant savings could be made" says the engineering manager from Carrier Air Conditioning. 
 11 May 2010

Call for papers for IIR's ICR 2011

ACR professionals are being encouraged by the International Institute of Refrigeration to submit original papers for its 23rd International Congress of Refrigeration in 2011. 
 11 May 2010

Get your entry in for September's HVR Awards

HOSTED by ACR News' sister magazine Heating and Ventilating Review, the HVR Awards 2010 takes place on September 22 in London and entries for the awards are now welcome. 
 10 May 2010

Fridge recycler convicted but spared jail

THE sole director of a fridge recycling firm has been spared jail after being found guilty of five charges relating to breaching the conditions of his waste management licence. 
 10 May 2010

ENER-G launches heat pump division

ENER-G has launched a new division specialising in the design, installation and maintenance of heat pumps. 
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