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 20 May 2019

Capital Cooling rebrands

Following a refreshed operational focus, Capital Cooling has now launched revitalised branding and a new online platform.... 
Terry Anderton.
 20 May 2019

J S Wright appoints mechanical project manager

Leading mechanical and electrical building services provider J S Wright has appointed Terry Anderton as mechanical project manager.... 
 20 May 2019

globalFACT tackles refrigeration realities

There is more to consider than low global warming potential (GWP) when considering environmental sustainability. This and other pressing issues are covered in the Refrigerant Realities: Six Things You Need to Know podcast from the Global Forum for ... 
 20 May 2019

Construction suppliers prepared for Brexit

As part of a larger survey which included merchants and other construction industry stakeholders, MRA Research, the specialist research division of MRA Marketing, asked building and home improvement product suppliers what they thought the impact of ... 
 20 May 2019

Incentive Tec secures EPAM contract

Incentive Tec, part of leading independent facilities services company Incentive FM Group, has been awarded a contract by property asset management specialist EPAM to provide a comprehensive range of engineering services across a portfolio of ... 
 17 May 2019

BESA backs zero carbon goals

The government should adopt the ambitious zero carbon targets recommended by an influential parliamentary committee, according to the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA).... 
 17 May 2019

Obituary: Graham Manly

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has paid tribute to its former president Graham Manly OBE.... 
 17 May 2019

Signs of weakness in UK construction

The construction industry experienced a mixed quarter for products sales, output and new orders in the opening three months of 2019, according to a quarterly survey of the supply chain’s product manufacturers, contractors, civil engineers and SME ... 
 13 May 2019

Chemours and Carrier Transicold Europe collaborate

Carrier Transicold Europe, located in Rueil-Malmaison, France, is collaborating with Chemours to specify and adopt an Opteon XL low global warming potential (GWP) hydrofluoroolefin (HFO) refrigerant to replace R452A in transport refrigeration in ... 
 13 May 2019

NG brokers cool deal for air conditioning specialist

Commercial property specialists NG Chartered Surveyors have brokered a deal to let a prime Nottingham light industrial unit to a fast-growing wholesaler of air conditioning parts and systems.... 
Peter Grierson.
 10 May 2019

Brymec appoints business development director

Building services supplier Brymec has appointed Peter Grierson as business development director.... 
 10 May 2019

Lu-Ve finalises Alfa Laval aquisition

Lu-Ve has completed its aquisition of the air heat exchanger division of Alfa Laval, AL Air.... 
 7 May 2019

European associations launch HVACR Week

The Associazione Tecnici del Freddo (AREA), EPEE and EVIA are joining efforts to emphasise the importance of the HVACR sector during the first ever HVACR Week, which will take place from 6-12 June 2019.... 
 7 May 2019

Scottish local authorities urged to protect supply chain retentions

The Specialist Engineering Contractors’ (SEC) Group Scotland is calling on construction procurers in local authorities to protect retention monies belonging to SMEs in their supply chains.... 
 7 May 2019

ACR News Awards 2020: Entries are open

Entries are now open for the ACR News Awards 2020, the longest running and most prestigious awards scheme on the industry calendar.... 
Training manager Ricky Sethi.
 3 May 2019

New training manager for LG

Ricky Sethi has joined LG as its new training manager, UK and Nordic. He joins the company from Panasonic where he was a technical support specialist.... 
Engineers on a Bitzer UK screw compressor training course with their certificates.
 3 May 2019

Success for engineers on compressor technology training courses

Refrigeration and air conditioning engineers from across the UK have attended Bitzer UK technical training courses during a busy programme at the company’s Milton Keynes headquarters.... 
Orlando Rawlings.
 2 May 2019

Flying the flag for UK RACHP: an interview with Orlando Rawlings

This August, SkillFRIDGE 2017 Bronze medallist and service engineer at Daikin UK, Orlando Rawlings, will fly the flag for the UK RACHP industry when he travels to Russia to compete at WorldSkills Kazan 2019. ACR News spoke with him to find out more.... 
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