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Henry Lawson.
 10 Dec 2018

BSRIA publishes smart building tech report

BSRIA has launched its new white paper entitled Megatrends: Smart Building Technology.... 
Left to right: Paul Taylor, Tony Groom and Jim Ryan.
 10 Dec 2018

Hanwell makes triple appointment

Hanwell Solutions, a leading manufacturer of wireless environmental monitoring solutions, has made three new senior level appointments to underpin its reputation for the consistent supply of technically superior British-made products.... 
 10 Dec 2018

Honeywell makes use of F-Gas quota easier

Honeywell has launched a range of services to make it easier for companies around the world to maximise the value of their European Union F-Gas refrigerant quota.... 
Richard Harden.
 10 Dec 2018

BPMA has a new president

Richard Harden, managing director of Wilo UK, has been announced as the new president of the British Pump Manufacturers Association (BPMA).... 
Jamie Saunders.
 7 Dec 2018

Kershaw appoints business development manager

Cambridge-based Kershaw Mechanical Services recently welcomed Jamie Saunders, who has joined the company as business development manager.... 
 22 Nov 2018

Mike Nankivell to stand down as HPA president

Mike Nankivell is planning to stand down as Heat Pump Association (HPA) president at the end of 2018. Graham Wright, currently vice president of the HPA, will step into the role in 2019.... 
Left to right: Chris Simpson, Richard Fry and Tom Barker.
 21 Nov 2018

All change at Humidity Solutions

Independent humidification and dehumidification specialist, Humidity Solutions, has seen a number of recent changes to its team with two new hires and an internal move.... 
SkillFRIDGE 2018 gold medallist Dominic Dray of Royale Refrigeration & Air Conditioning.
 20 Nov 2018

SkillFRIDGE 2018 medal winners revealed

The 2018 cycle of SkillFRIDGE reached its zenith at WorldSkills UK LIVE from 15-17 November, as the finalists vied to keep their cool and come away with the gold medal.... 
Left to right: Chris Wright, BSI; Adam West, technical director at Kershaw Group; Ian Greenstock, managing director at Kershaw Group.
 20 Nov 2018

Kershaw Mechanical Services is BIM certified

Kershaw Mechanical Services has attained verification certification to PAS 1192-2 covering Design and Construction for Level 2 BIM for its design, manufacture, installation and supply of specialist services to the building industry.... 
The Panasonic team at the HVR Awards 2018.
 19 Nov 2018

Panasonic Hybrid VRF wins HVR Award

Panasonic was Commercial/Industrial Heating Product of the Year winner at the recent HVR Awards with its Hybrid VRF solution, in addition to receiving the Highly Commended Award for nanoe X in the Commercial Air Conditioning Product of the Year (AC ... 
John Smith.
 16 Nov 2018

Obituary: John Smith

John Smith, ex-chairman of Smith Brothers and third generation member of the family business, passed away on Friday November 9 at his home in Leicester, at the age of 86.... 
Left to right: Rainer Große-Kracht of Bitzer, Dr Horst Peter Wurm, and Frank Hartmann, member of the management board and chief financial officer at Bitzer.
 16 Nov 2018

Bitzer acquires automation expert Wurm

On 08 November, Bitzer signed a joint venture agreement with Wurm, an automation specialist, in which Bitzer will be the majority shareholder of the newly established Wurm Holding GmbH from 01 January 2019.... 
 16 Nov 2018

Engineering services optimistic despite payment problems

A collective study by the Electrical Contractors' Association (ECA), Building Engineering Services Association (BESA), Scottish & Northern Ireland Plumbing Employers Federation (SNIPEF), and Scotland's electrical contracting trade association, ... 
 15 Nov 2018

Cool Talk to be hosted by A-Gas

For the last Cool Talk of the year, the IOR will be heading west to Bristol to hold its breakfast briefing for service engineers and technicians.... 
Star Refrigeration's Sam Gills.
 13 Nov 2018

Star Refrigeration apprentice reaches SkillFRIDGE final at WorldSkills UK LIVE

Newcastle-based industrial refrigeration apprentice from Star Refrigeration, Sam Gills, is among the six apprentice engineers to reach the SkillFRIDGE competition final being held at WorldSkills UK LIVE.... 
The new site.
 13 Nov 2018

Toshiba launches 24/7 online air con orders

Toshiba Air Conditioning UK has launched a new website enabling installers and contracting companies to order equipment 24/7, with next day delivery direct to site, depending on when the order is placed.... 
Kevin Glass gives his Presidential address.
 12 Nov 2018

IoR president delivers 'totally cool' first speech

Kevin Glass stepped up as President of the Institute of Refrigeration last week and addressed the members at the AGM, highlighting some of the key challenges facing industry at this time.... 
 8 Nov 2018

globalFACT unites refrigeration experts in Quito

As world leaders and diplomats have gathered in Quito, Ecuador on 05-09 November for the 30th Meeting of the Parties (MOP 30) to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer, the Global Forum for Advanced Climate Technologies (... 
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