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L-r: Paul Hancock and Andrew Pinder.
 12 May 2021

Pinder expands presence in healthcare sector

Commercial refrigeration and air conditioning specialists Pinder Cooling & Heating has won a trio of hospital contracts, boosting its presence within the UK healthcare sector.... 
 11 May 2021

Calls for regulation of low indoor humidity

Many studies have shown that dry indoor air is a significant contributing factor to the rise of seasonal respiratory illness. A group of 17 internationally recognised scientists has called upon the UK Government to implement a minimum lower limit of ... 
 11 May 2021

IIR supports UN sustainability goals

The International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR) has published its first activity report which emphasises the role of refrigeration at the heart of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.... 
 11 May 2021

CIBSE focuses on apprentices

This year CIBSE is introducing new categories for apprentices into its Young Engineers Awards programme for 2021 to distinguish between technical and degree levels.... 
 10 May 2021

BRA issues latest guide for pipework jointing

The British Refrigeration Association (BRA) has announced the release of an updated guide on the Jointing of Pipework for Refrigeration Systems. This latest issue is the sixth version of the guide and the first update since the 2014 edition.... 
 10 May 2021

New MD for Tecumseh

Ricardo Maciel has become managing director of Tecumseh EMEA based in Vaulx-Milieu, France.... 
 10 May 2021

New CIBSE president talks covid, climate change and sleeping frogs

A more diverse profession is essential to help us build resilience against future crises and better respond to the pandemic and climate change, Kevin Kelly, incoming president of the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) said ... 
 6 May 2021

HRS seeks your nominations for WRD Award

The Hampshire Refrigeration Society is seeking nominations to celebrate the upcoming World Refrigeration Day on 26 June. In recognition of this eventful day, the HRS will present the World Refrigeration Day Award at its annual golf day, which this ... 
 6 May 2021

Covid site safety here to stay, says BESA

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has become the first training provider to fully integrate Site Operating Procedures (SOPs) into its health and safety courses.... 
 5 May 2021

Aspen acquires 2 Emme Clima

Aspen Pumps Group, a global leader in air conditioning and refrigeration manufacturing has acquired air conditioning brackets and external installation accessories manufacturer 2 Emme Clima.... 
 4 May 2021

Heat pump installation to offset Covid unemployment, according to BESA

Meeting the government’s new carbon emissions target will need an unprecedented surge in training and recruitment across the building services sector, according to the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA).... 
Craig Mclachlan.
 23 Apr 2021

CMS appoints industry expert to head up new air conditioning division

Commercial Maintenance Services UK (CMS) has appointed Craig Mclachlan to lead its newly launched air conditioning division.... 
 23 Apr 2021

'Cool Careers' webinars planned for World Refrigeration Day

A series of webinars focusing on the cool careers that make the world better are coming in June to celebrate World Refrigeration Day on 26 June.... 
 20 Apr 2021

Investment strategy sees Aqua aim for industry top spot

Temperature control specialist, Aqua, has announced substantial multimillion pound investment as part of an impressive, large-scale growth plan.... 
 20 Apr 2021

The IOR becomes a member of the Cool Coalition

As part of The Institute of Refrigeration (IOR)’s work to support the RACHP in moving towards net-zero it has recently joined the 'Cool Coalition' – a global initiative which supports the UN Sustainable Development Goals and Paris Agreement around ... 
 16 Apr 2021

UK director role for Martyn Ives as Fujitsu announces organisational changes

Fujitsu General Air Conditioning UK has announced organisational changes that see Martyn Ives promoted to distribution sales and technical director. It is the first time in 20 years that a member of the UK team has been promoted to a director role ... 
 16 Apr 2021

Toshiba Carrier’s new European plant starts shipping

Toshiba Carrier's new manufacturing subsidiary Toshiba Carrier Air-Conditioning Europe in Gniezno, Poland, has commenced operation and is now manufacturing and shipping products.... 
 16 Apr 2021

TCUK team limbers up for 50,000 mile challenge

The intrepid team at Toshiba Carrier UK (TCUK) and its UK sister companies have set a target of running and walking a combined total of 50,000 miles during April, more than twice around the world, as part of a team building and fitness challenge for ... 
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