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 29 Jul 2011

Cloud thinking for Cathedral design

AN innovative design, 'Church on a Cloud' has won a competition to heat a Cathedral in the Netherlands by housing a data centre in its cellars. 
 29 Jul 2011

US refrigerant company Hudson expands into Europe

LEADING US refrigerant company Hudson is expanding into Europe in a joint venture with two Italian firms. 
 29 Jul 2011

Dell breathes fresh air technology into data centres

DELL has announced a new fresh air cooling solution for data centres to allow facilities to operate at higher temperatures and in some cases even without chillers. 
 27 Jul 2011

SummitSkills releases framework for standards

SUMMITSKILLS, the sector skills council for the building services engineering sector, has developed frameworks to safeguard standards and improve the quality of services for the refrigeration and air conditioning industry. 
 26 Jul 2011

US study predicts boom in geothermal heat pump sales

A US study predicts that worldwide sales of geothermal heat pumps will increase by 179% to 2017. 
 22 Jul 2011

German call for split sales ban to unqualified individuals

THE German acr industry has joined with France in calling for a ban on sales of pre-charged split systems to non-certified persons unless sold with the services of a properly qualified installer. 
 21 Jul 2011

Companies confused over 3kg F-gas threshold

THE reason that many air conditioning and refrigeration companies have not attained full certification in compliance with the F-gas Regulations may be due to continued confusion over the 3kg threshold. 
 18 Jul 2011

Airedale apprentice scoops top college award

TEST engineer Daniel Carter, who left school at 16 to become an apprentice at Leeds-based air conditioning manufacturer Airedale, has been awarded Engineering Advanced Modern Apprentice of the Year by the college. 
 18 Jul 2011

New guidance to help cut 20% off fridge energy bills

THE Carbon Trust has released a guide for end-users to explain some "no or low cost" steps to help cut refrigeration energy bills by up to 20%. 
 18 Jul 2011

Space Air offers help on F-Gas compliance

SPACE Air has launched a series of informative 'Snippets' programmes to help reinforce the importance and potential complications that non compliance can have on the industry as a whole. 
 12 Jul 2011

Finance for energy efficient equipment

THE Carbon Trust and Siemens Financial Services have launched a new scheme to enable UK manufacturers to invest in a range of energy efficient technologies including air conditioning and refrigeration equipment. 
 12 Jul 2011

Australia to set a carbon price for HFCs

The Australian Government has announced plans for tackling climate change which include a carbon price being fixed to HFC refrigerants which they say will be implemented through existing legislation on synthetic greenhouse gases. 
 11 Jul 2011

Daikin acquires Turkish heating and ac manufacturer Airfel

DAIKIN Europe N.V., a subsidiary of Daikin Industries Ltd headquartered in Osaka, Japan, has announced the acquisition of Airfel, based in Istanbul, Turkey. 
 8 Jul 2011

Hydrocarbon replacement for R22 shows 9% increase in efficiency

TESTS in the USA on a new hydrocarbon replacement for R22 in chillers is said to have shown a 9% improvement in energy efficiency. 
 8 Jul 2011

Honeywell to invest $33m in production of HFO-1234ze

HONEYWELL has announced plans to invest $33m in the production of HFO-1234ze at its Baton Rouge, Louisiana, manufacturing facility. 
 8 Jul 2011

REAL Skills Europe offer free e-learning

A NEW e-learning programme for leakage reduction in the refrigeration industry was been launched. 
 5 Jul 2011

Over 50% of companies are trading illegally

F-GAS Support, the body set up by Defra to provide guidance for companies and individuals in achieving F-gas certification, has confirmed reports that over 50% of UK air conditioning and refrigeration companies are now trading illegally. 
 5 Jul 2011

Former md jailed for £400,000 theft

A FORMER md of commercial refrigeration manufacturer Norpe UK has been jailed for stealing almost £400,000 from the company. 
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