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 18 Feb 2019

Registration opens soon for SkillFRIDGE 2019

Registration is now open for the 2019 cycle of SkillFRIDGE, the competition which aims to put the RACHP industry on the map, tackling the UK skills crisis while helping young engineers to develop their careers.... 
 18 Feb 2019

ACS Cool helps Huws Gray with expansion roll-out

Wrexham-based air conditioning company ACS Cool is playing a crucial role as builders’ merchant Huws Gray rapidly expands across the UK.... 
 18 Feb 2019

New facility sees Chemours triple Opteon YF capacity

Chemours has announced the start-up of its new Opteon YF (HFO-1234yf) low global warming potential (GWP) refrigerant production facility at its Corpus Christi manufacturing plant in Ingleside, Texas.... 
 18 Feb 2019

Precision to invest in production facilities

Following continued growth and the need for further capacity in its factory, Precision Refrigeration has announced a £250,000 investment into its production facilities.... 
 18 Feb 2019

Perfect storm for engineering services in Q4 of 2018

The latest sector-wide Building Engineering Business Survey, sponsored by Scolmore, has revealed that 26 percent of businesses reported increased turnover, while another 26 percent said turnover had fallen in Q4 2018 compared to the previous quarter.... 
 18 Feb 2019

CIBSE and BSRIA support World Refrigeration Day

The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) and the Building Services Research and Information Association (BSRIA) have become the latest bodies to support World Refrigeration Day, which is being launched this year to raise ... 
 18 Feb 2019

A-Gas acquires Vemac Services

A-Gas, the global market leader in the supply of lifecycle management of refrigerants and associated products, has acquired Singapore-based refrigerant company Vemac Services.... 
Mark Cooper.
 14 Feb 2019

Coolair expands aftersales service nationwide

Air conditioning and heating installation specialist, Coolair Equipment, has expanded its servicing and maintenance operations nationwide.... 
Building contractors' output.
 11 Feb 2019

Construction ended 2018 with mixed performance

The construction industry experienced a mixed quarter for sales, output and new orders in the final three months of 2018, according to a quarterly survey of the supply chain’s product manufacturers, contractors, civil engineers and SME builders by ... 
 11 Feb 2019

Covestro and Haier plan digitalisation joint laboratory

Covestro, one of the world’s leading polymer manufacturers, and the Haier Group, a major global brand for household appliances, have agreed to set up a joint laboratory in Qingdao, China, for the digitalisation of appliance production.... 
Rebecca Vincent.
 11 Feb 2019

New commercial director at Foster Refrigerator and Gamko

Rebecca Vincent has been appointed UK commercial director at Foster Refrigerator and Gamko, responsible for the UK sales and aftermarket departments.... 
The Real Alternatives 4 Life project is supported by national leads in 12 different European countries (shown in green).
 11 Feb 2019

Real Alternatives 4 Life announces e-learning platform in 15 languages

The alternative refrigerants e-learning platform from the Real Alternatives 4 Life project is now live and available in 15 languages.... 
 8 Feb 2019

ACR News Awards 2019 finalists revealed

The finalists for the 2019 ACR News Awards have now been unveiled ahead of the most hotly anticipated event on the cooling calendar.... 
 8 Feb 2019

Nottingham Building Society re-signs with Incentive FM

Nottingham Building Society (NBS) has renewed its contract with Incentive FM for a further three-year term, with the remit to include its recently expanded network.... 
Eco-Airvent managing director Gary Morgan (left) with Dunham-Bush managing director, Mike Holding.
 6 Feb 2019

Dunham-Bush signs exclusive agreement with Eco-Airvent

Dunham-Bush, one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of heat emitters and chillers, has signed an exclusive agreement with Eco-Airvent to manufacture and distribute the company’s range of ventilation products, including its patented Classmaster and ... 
Giandomenico Lombello.
 6 Feb 2019

Giandomenico Lombello is Carel managing director

Carel has appointed group sales and marketing director Giandomenico Lombello as its new managing director, replacing Francesco Nalini who will continue as Carel's chief executive.... 
 4 Feb 2019

Foster Refrigerator and Gamko launch free next day delivery

Foster Refrigerator and Gamko have launched a free next day delivery service across their most popular products.... 
 4 Feb 2019

Climate By Design sees growing demand from MS sufferers

People want air conditioning for a variety of reasons, but Bedfordshire-based installer Climate By Design has seen growing demand from an unexpected source – multiple sclerosis sufferers.... 
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