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 26 May 2009

Britannic dive brings death of ac firm's MD

THE managing director of a Midlands-based air-conditioning firm has died of 'the bends' while diving for the National Geographic in the Aegean Sea. 
 21 May 2009

Carrier faces aggressive cost cutting

THE owner of acr manufacturer Carrier is to take “aggressive action” to cut costs as a result of the global recession hitting sales in its residential and transport refrigeration sectors. 
 21 May 2009

Daikin looks to new r&d centre for lead role

DAIKIN has announced its intention to take a leading role in large commercial air conditioning with the opening of a new $52m r&d facility to develop global products and facilitate their rapid introduction to the market. 
 20 May 2009

Quidos shows off AIRS

QUIDOS' accreditation scheme is the first to lodge an Air Conditioning Report (ACR) through the Landmark central register. 
 20 May 2009

Palamarczuk hired as dpac UK sales manager

FERROLI's air conditioning distributor dpac UK has hired Roger Palamarczuk as the company's UK sales manager. 
 19 May 2009

Hubbard drives transport refrigeration business

HUBBARD Products has opened a transport refrigeration service centre in Chorley, Lancashire and is also expanding its business by establishing a West Midlands sales and admin site. 
 19 May 2009

Fridge technology helps man learn about creation

A CRYOGENIC refrigeration system may help mankind learn more about the creation of the universe. 
 14 May 2009

GEA PHE partners up with Finland's Vahterus

GERMAN plate heat exchanger manufacturer, GEA PHE Systems, has entered into a partnership agreement with Finnish firm Vahterus Oy. 
 12 May 2009

Dysk, Easy Air and Gallant become Samsung distributors

SAMSUNG has announced the appointment of Dysk Air Conditioning, Easy Air Conditioning and Gallant Air Conditioning as new distributors tasked with growing sales of its new DVM Plus III air conditioning systems alongside the range of RAC solutions. 
 12 May 2009

FRPERC seeks saviour after closure notice

THE Food Refrigeration and Process Engineering Research Centre (FRPERC), which for more than 40 years has produced research into energy efficiency and food safety in the cold chain, faces closure after losing its home at the University of Bristol. 
 12 May 2009

Bottomley comes top of cooling games

A 20 year-old worker from GB Air Control in Huddersfield has won the semi-finals of SkillFRIDGE 2009, the UK air conditioning and refrigeration competition. 
 7 May 2009

ACR firms' appeal against copper cartel fines overturned

THREE leading air conditioning and refrigeration copper pipe producers fined nearly Euro79m in 2003 for participating in a copper cartel, have had their appeal overturned by a European Court. 
 5 May 2009

HFC cuts receive US backing

THE US government looks set to back calls for a curtailment of the use of HFC refrigerants in what is being described as a 'phase-down'. 
 1 May 2009

New survey echoes R22 concerns

MANY R22 refrigerant users will be left high and dry next year according to the British Refrigeration Association (BRA). 
 30 Apr 2009

US calling for HFC reductions?

THE US government is said to be preparing to back calls for reductions in HFCs. 
 29 Apr 2009

Dean & Wood adds top trio

ACR wholesaler Dean & Wood is continuing its big brand strategy by adding Copeland brand products, KUBA and AIA to its equipment offering. 
 28 Apr 2009

Oceanair to hook contractors with training expert

OCEANAIR Distribution is running carbon dioxide technology training courses, teaching contractors how to install Sanyo's ECO CO2 heat pump system and Martin Hook is heading up the training. 
 28 Apr 2009

Hazardous waste rule changes impact firms

THE Hazardous Waste (England and Wales) Regulations 2005 have been amended -effectively increasing the number of acr companies exempt from hazardous waste producer registration. 
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