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 7 Jul 2008

Tickets still available for Northern Region Dinner

TICKETS are still available for this year's Institute of Refrigeration Northern Region Dinner to be held at the Thistle Hotel, Newcastle on Thursday 25th September. 
 7 Jul 2008

ACR News Awards - entry forms now available

ENTRIES are now invited for the air conditioning and refrigeration industry's premier awards event - the ACR News Awards. 
 2 Jul 2008

Carrier in £14.6m Midea joint venture

Carrier has entered into a £14.6m joint venture manufacturing agreement with Midea, the Chinese manufacturer which already operates four joint ventures with Carrier's sister company Toshiba Carrier. 
 27 Jun 2008

New board sweeps AREA

AREA, the Air conditioning and Refrigeration European Association, which represents acr contractors and specialists across Europe, voted for a new board during its spring meeting in Vienna. 
 26 Jun 2008

Minature fridge to cool computers

RESEARCHERS at Purdue University are developing a miniature refrigeration system small enough to fit inside laptops and personal computers. 
 24 Jun 2008

Cool tubes on district line by 2010

TRAINS on the district line will be air conditioned by 2010, London Underground announced today. 
 24 Jun 2008

Mitsubishi signs new deal with PACAIR

MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC has signed a three-year deal with air conditioning supplier PACAIR following its success as a Value Added Reseller (VAR) of the manufacturer’s air conditioning products. 
 23 Jun 2008

LG and Siemens partner up to develop BMS

LG ELECTRONICS has struck a deal with Germany’s Siemens to work together to develop integrated building management solutions for the ac commercial sector. 
 23 Jun 2008

G&L Beijer buys Fridanair

G & L Beijer AB has bought the Czech refrigeration wholesale company, Fridanair, through its Beijer Ref business. 
 20 Jun 2008

New Zealand freezes out R22 criminals

TWO refrigeration engineers were convicted by a New Zealand court for depleting the ozone layer by recklessly releasing R22. 
 16 Jun 2008

SummitSkills man gets OBE

SUMMITSKILLS' chief executive Keith Marshall has been named in the 2008 Queen's Birthday Honours list and appointed an OBE (Officer of Order of the British Empire), in recognition of his contribution to skills. 
 16 Jun 2008

IOR Real Zero investigates refrigerant leaks

THE Institute of Refrigeration has received funding from the Carbon Trust to launch its Real Zero Project, aimed at assessing types of acr equipment in order to recommend how systems can best deal with leaks. 
 13 Jun 2008

Vaillant unveils Bristol training centre

VAILLANT has opened a training centre in Bristol offering air conditioning, renewables and heating courses for merchants, installers and end users. 
 12 Jun 2008

FG Eurofred sales ahead in new direction

FG EUROFRED is looking to increase direct sales of Fujitsu air conditioning equipment in the UK, according to new sales director Tony Gittings. 
 11 Jun 2008

DuPont raises R22 prices again

DUPONT Refrigerants is raising the price of its R22 in Europe by 14%, effective with shipments from July 1. 
 10 Jun 2008

REVAC 08 attracts big names

LG Electronics, DuPont, Mitsubishi Electric and Trane are among more than 350 exhibitors expected at REVAC 08
 10 Jun 2008

Dean & Wood distributes for MyRef

REFRIGERATION parts wholesaler Dean & Wood has made an exclusive three-year deal with MyRef to distribute its low noise packaged scroll condensing units throughout the UK and Ireland. 
 9 Jun 2008

WR Refrigeration opens carbon dioxide training centre

A carbon dioxide refrigeration training facility has been unveiled by WR Refrigeration. 
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