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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.... 
 4 Feb 2019

ICR 2019 receives support from key players

As a world-leading event for research and industry covering all refrigeration technologies and applications in the HVACR sector (including cryogenics), the International Congress of Refrigeration (ICR) 2019 is set to welcome its largest audience to ... 
Ian Harwood (left) and Kevin Glass.
 4 Feb 2019

AIRAH and IOR sign Memorandum of Understanding

Two of the world’s leading HVACR member organisations have put pen to paper on a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).... 
 4 Feb 2019

SBS relocates two branches

Smith Brothers has already seen developments in 2019 with the relocation of two branches, Birmingham and Oldham, into bigger units.... 
 4 Feb 2019

Bitzer provides spare parts with QR codes

In another measure in the fight against product piracy, acr technology specialist Bitzer has added QR codes to the packaging of its Original Spare Parts.... 
 4 Feb 2019

Aldous Bill gains clout with support from senior MPs

A number of the most senior MPs in Parliament are now backing retentions reform, according to leading engineering services bodies Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA) and the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA).... 
 4 Feb 2019

Construction manufacturers anticipate production rise

The construction products manufacturing sector ended 2018 with a stronger performance than it started with, as manufacturers reported a broad increase in product sales and continued optimism for the industry as it looks ahead to an uncertain 2019.... 
Lee Bell.
 28 Jan 2019

Lee Bell to strengthen Fujitsu’s presence in Midlands

Lee Bell has been appointed as area business development manager for Fujitsu General Air Conditioning (UK) in the Midlands, bringing over 25 years of HVAC sector experience.... 
 28 Jan 2019

TF Solutions joins Mitsubishi Electric network

Mitsubishi Electric has added TF Solutions to its family of sales partners as a Value Added Reseller (VAR), expanding the firm’s coverage within the UK market.... 
Simon Marshall.
 24 Jan 2019

Simon Marshall joins Humidity Solutions sales department

Humidity Solutions has welcomed Simon Marshall into its sales department to promote its new Residential Humidifier/Cooler system.... 
Key forecasts for UK construction in 2019.
 24 Jan 2019

UK construction dips as uncertainty intensifies

The outlook for the UK’s construction industry has been downgraded, with growth prospects diverging by sector and Brexit-related uncertainty intensifying, according to the Construction Products Association’s latest forecasts.... 
 21 Jan 2019

DiversiTech acquires Stride Tool

DiversiTech has acquired Ohio-based Stride Tool, a global original equipment manufacturer of American-made speciality hand tools known for their proven durability.... 
 21 Jan 2019

HND Interior Design students win trip to Clivet factory

Fife College students Susan Crombie and Mercedes DeQuer have won a trip to Italy to visit the Clivet factory and learn more about heat pump systems.... 
Left to right: Neil Skinner, owner of Oldham firm Johnson Bros, with Debbie Abrahams MP and Rudi Klein.
 21 Jan 2019

SEC Group backs new Bill on project bank accounts

Oldham East and Saddleworth MP Debbie Abrahams has proposed a Ten Minute Rule Bill calling for payments on government and public authority contracts to be made through a project bank account system. The Bill is fully supported by the Specialist ... 
Tony Fleming.
 21 Jan 2019

Condair makes senior sales apppointment

Humidification specialist Condair has appointed Tony Fleming as its head of sales cluster for Northern Europe.... 
 18 Jan 2019

Kgroup becomes Koxka in strategic rebrand

Industrial refrigeration specialist Kgroup has undergone a name change as part of its new strategic plan.... 
 16 Jan 2019

What’s in store for tradespeople in 2019

2019 will be all about Brexit, whatever the outcome. The construction industry, along with the rest of the UK, is still awaiting clarity on what the future may hold and what it will mean for tradespeople and the wider construction industry.... 
Neil Hitching.
 13 Jan 2019

Toshiba rolls out flammables training

Toshiba Air Conditioning has launched its Flammable Refrigerant Training Programme for installers, designed to ensure safe handling of R32 and other flammable refrigerants during installation, servicing and ongoing operation.... 
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