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 1 Sep 2011

G & L Beijer to buy United Refrigeration UK

SWEDISH refrigeration wholesaler G & L Beijer, owners of Dean & Wood, is to buy United Refrigeration's refrigeration wholesale operations in France and the UK form a reported 23.3m pounds. 
 30 Aug 2011

Major players join the ACR Show

DANFOSS and Fujitsu are amongst a host of high profile companies to have signed up for the ACR Show in recent weeks. 
 30 Aug 2011

Nominations open for J&E Gold Medal awards

THE internationally respected J&E Hall Gold Medal award from the Institute of Refrigeration (IOR) is now open for nominations for the 2011. 
 26 Aug 2011

Air conditioning market to heat up

THE global air conditioning systems market is set to recover from the recession to reach sales of 144,300,000 units by 2017. Growth will be lead by energy-efficient models, particularly inverter-based air conditioners, and the rapidly growing replacement demand, says the US-based Global Industry Analysts (GIA). 
 23 Aug 2011

ACR News Awards 2012 now open

ENTRIES are now invited for the ACR News Awards 2012 which return to the National Motorcycle Museum, Birmingham on March 14 2012. 
 22 Aug 2011

Systemair to buy Swedish cooling firm

SYSTEMAIR has agreed to take over the assets of Kryotherm AB who produce cooling and air handling all-in-one units in Sweden. 
 19 Aug 2011

“Loophole” hits US R22 phase-out plans

AN ALMIGHTY row has broken out in the USA over the phase-out of R22. Air conditioning units for use with the ozone-depleting gas are still being manufactured and sold despite a sales ban being in place since January 1, 2010. 
 18 Aug 2011

Northern dinner tickets still available

TICKETS are still available for next month's Institute of Refrigeration Northern Region Annual Dinner at the County Thistle Hotel, Newcastle. 
 18 Aug 2011

Air Con Rage hits British workers

ALMOST three quarters of British workers argue with colleagues over air conditioning according to new research from 
 18 Aug 2011

Cameron applauds Aussie plan for massive HFC tax

A PROPOSED new tax could have a huge impact on the cost of refrigerants in Australia according to local air conditioning and refrigeration wholesaler Heatcraft. The plan which has been welcomed by the UK PM David Cameron, could see taxes in Australia of up to AUS$100/kg (63/kg) added to the price of HFCs. 
 18 Aug 2011

Daikin installs solar panels at Ostend plant

DAIKIN Europe N.V. is adding to its green energy arsenal with the installation of 1,932 solar panels at its Ostend plant. 
 18 Aug 2011

Daikin's Chillventa stand lands design award

DAIKIN'S unusual "sylvan glade" exhibition stand at last year's Chillventa exhibition has won a prestigious international design award. 
 12 Aug 2011

Faulty air conditioning heats up riot

A FAULTY air conditioning unit has been blamed for a riot breaking out in the Spanish holiday resort of Lloret de Mar. 
 12 Aug 2011

Lawton Tubes launches hybrid solution for CO2

LAWTON Tubes has launched another innovative alloy tube specifically designed to handle the high pressures of CO2. 
 8 Aug 2011

Midea to take a stake in Carrier Latin America

MIDEA is reported to have agreed to pay around $223m for a 51 per cent stake in Carrier's air conditioning interests in Latin America, further extending the co-operation between the Chinese ac manufacturer and the US giant. 
 4 Aug 2011

Obituary: Graeme Thorn

GRAEME Thorn, a prominent figure in the air conditioning industry for many years, passed away last week. 
 3 Aug 2011

Hussmann sale at advanced stage

NEGOTIATIONS to sell the Hussmann refrigerated display cabinet business to private equity firm Clayton Dubilier & Rice for around $750m are reported to be at an advanced stage. 
 2 Aug 2011

Using rejected server heat – will it compute?

MICROSOFT has released a paper setting out the argument for using the rejected heat from data centres as a primary heat source in the home. 
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