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 17 Jul 2019

Chemours and Axima partner on use of Opteon XL

After the successful adoption of Opteon XP40 (R449A) for retrofitting existing R404A systems, Axima Refrigeration France are investigating Opteon XL Low GWP HFO refrigerants for new equipment ahead of 2021.... 
 12 Jul 2019

BESA warns businesses of VAT changes

From 01 October 2019 HMRC will introduce VAT Reverse Charging on the majority of construction related services. Companies who are VAT registered and Construction Industry Scheme registered will no longer pay VAT to the majority of their ... 
Samsung sponsors TF Solutions golf day.
 12 Jul 2019

TF Solutions inaugural golf day

TF Solutions hosted its first Golf day at Wychwood park in Crewe on the 18 June 2019. Sponsored by Samsung raising money for The Donna Louise Children’s Hospice.... 
Dr. Jürgen Süß.
 11 Jul 2019

Dr. Jürgen Süß leaves Efficient Energy

The shareholders of German refrigeration manufacturer Efficient Energy have today announced the resignation of Dr Jürgen Süß as chief executive.... 
BESA president John Norfolk.
 9 Jul 2019

New BESA president calls for social justice

John Norfolk has been elected to serve as president of the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) for 2019/20.... 
 8 Jul 2019

Pump House holds annual fishing trip

Pump House’s annual fishing event, hosted at Woodland View Fisheries on Wednesday 19 June 2019, raised £600 for the Maytree charity in honour of a previous employee, Luke Beard.... 
 8 Jul 2019

Rising temperatures increase commercial acr call-outs

The hottest day of 2018 – 26 July – resulted in an 85 percent increase in commercial acr emergency call-outs.... 
Left to right: Nusrat Ghani with Kelly Butler.
 8 Jul 2019

Nusrat Ghani MP visits Aspen Pumps

Nusrat Ghani, Conservative MP for Wealden, visited Hailsham-based Aspen Pumps Group recently, following the company’s third Queens Award for Enterprise.... 
 5 Jul 2019

Climalife hosts annual golf day

Each year Climalife UK hosts a golf event for customers and colleagues in the cooling industry.... 
Data centre customers on the Airedale factory tour.
 5 Jul 2019

Airedale opens doors to data centre customers

Air conditioning manufacturer Airedale International, held an open day last week for its data centre customers at its manufacturing plant in Rawdon, Leeds.... 
Data centres depend on adequate cooling to remain functional.
 5 Jul 2019

Aggreko urges heatwave contingency plans

As Europe faces one of the worst heatwaves in its history, Aggreko has urged businesses to address their power and cooling equipment contingency plans.... 
 5 Jul 2019

Precision nears completion of factory investment programme

Independent manufacturer Precision Refrigeration is nearing completion of its £250,000 factory investment programme, intended to prepare the business for future growth.... 
 1 Jul 2019

Wolseley extends cooling network

Wolseley has expanded its network of cooling branches by adding 55 new locations to offer an express range of cooling products.... 
 1 Jul 2019

Mexichem condemns illegal refrigerant trade

Leading refrigerant manufacturer and supplier Mexichem has urged governments across the EU to take action against the illegal refrigerant trade.... 
The team at Pacair.
 25 Jun 2019

Pacair celebrates 15 years as VAR

A specialist in the design and supply of bespoke air conditioning and a Mitsubishi Electric Value-Added Reseller (VAR), Pacair has now been supporting customers with value added services for 15 years.... 
 25 Jun 2019

World Refrigeration Day

Industry has embraced the inaugural World Refrigeration Day (WRD) with events happening all over the world.... 
 25 Jun 2019

SkillFRIDGE supports World Refrigeration Day

The SkillFRIDGE RACHP apprentice competition will be hosting its penultimate regional heat at the Practical Refrigeration Training Centre in Burnley on 26 June, in a show of support for the inaugural World Refrigeration Day.... 
 24 Jun 2019

Skillcard updates health and safety requirements

In the next of a series of moves to enhance the robustness of cardholder qualifications, CSCS and Skillcard are requiring all applicants to have satisfactorily completed the CITB health, safety and environment test or approved equivalent.... 
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