RAC’s free event next month will see experts from across supply chain discuss the latest supply … RAC’s annual F-Gas Question Time next month will see a host of high-profile industry figures give their insight into …read more
Now in its eighth year, the HVR Awards will once again celebrate the outstanding technology, innovation and exceptional customer service in the HVAC sector over the past 12 months during a prestigious ceremony, held at the five star Chelsea Harbour … Awards will be judged by an independent panel of industry experts, including Commercial/Industrial Ventilation Product of the Year, Commercial/Industrial Heating Product of the Year, Commercial/Industrial Air Conditioning Product of the Year, Lifetime Achievement and Sustainable Product of the Year. Also due to be judged … New for the 2017 HVR Awards is the Wholesaler/Distributor of the Year award, which is open to all heating and ventilating wholesalers or distributors operating in the UK and is set to be hotly contested. …read more
As building services evolves to encompass an ever more innovative raft of environmentally-friendly, … thinking in this vibrant sector and a platform for manufacturers to demonstrate new products, from HVAC to connected technology, renewables and more. With CPD-accredited seminars from some of the industry’ …read more
Kevin McNamara, senior vice president and general manager, LG Electronics USA Air Conditioning Technologies in the new facility
USA: LG Electronics USA has expanded its North Texas air conditioning training facility to include training and call support for contractors and customers. training … The facility features a hands-on showcase of the latest LG air conditioning and heating technologies as well as a lecture space for interactive training courses. “We want customers to know …read more
JAPAN: Daikin is to collaborate with another Japanese manufacturer in the development of heat pump … Established in 1950, Sinko produces a range of commercial air conditioning units with sales throughout the Far East and Middle East. Sales in 2016 were $302m. Sinko’s HVAC research centre in Hadano City, Kanagawa, is thought to be the largest of its kind in Japan.read more
UK: Budding building services designers from CIBSE’s Young Engineers Network (YEN) are now clued up on mechanical and natural cooling systems, following presentations from Toshiba air conditioning. Members of the London section of CIBSE’s YEN attended a CPD presentation by senior Toshiba technical … The presentation, by Toshiba’s Val Belz and Jason Batt, included an overview of natural cooling and ventilation systems, air- and water-based technology, direct expansion systems, the refrigeration cycle, types …read more
Three J & E Hall Fusion commercial condensing units are playing an important role in the expansion of … The company has a commercial refrigeration and air conditioning division and a transport division for refrigerated trucks and trailers. The company’s commercial … sub-contractor to carry out the installation of the new chill extension before selecting the ideal cooling equipment for the job.
A J & E Hall twin fan JEH2-1000-M-3 Fusion Commercial Condensing Unit was …read more
An aesthetic medical practice, based on the South coast, is now benefitting from Haier air conditioning equipment thanks to Pure Air Distribution Ltd.
The clinic had a requirement for cooling in one of its treatment rooms and contacted Pure Air Distribution Ltd to help it to find a solution. … Intelligent Air system that automatically adjusts the air flow upward when cooling or downward when heating and spreads the air flow automatically throughout the room without blowing directly onto the occupants, …read more
CIAT Ozonair has announced venue details for its UK Roadshow, which includes eight events in major … roadshow’s centrepiece is a giant, purpose-built pantechnicon, equipped with the latest innovations in air conditioning, heating and air movement technology and systems.
The showcase includes the new CLIMACIAT and Floway Access … Director and general manager of CIAT Ozonair and Toshiba Air Conditioning, David Dunn, said: “It’s a not-to-be-missed opportunity for UK installers, contractors, consultants …read more
Up-and-coming building services designers from CIBSE’s Young Engineers Network (YEN) recently attended a CPD presentation by senior Toshiba technical staff on the topic of Mechanical and Natural Cooling Systems. The event took place at Cundall’s highly sustainable state-of-the-art offices next to St … The presentation, by Toshiba’s Val Belz and Jason Batt, included an overview of natural cooling and ventilation systems, air- and water-based technology, direct expansion systems, the refrigeration cycle, types … Presentations cover the fundamentals of air conditioning, legislation update, project design for air-cooled VRF systems, heat pump technology, controls, and …read more
FETA (the Federation of Environmental Trade Associations) has set up a new A2L refrigerants working … released a guidance note entitled ‘An introduction to A2L refrigerants and their use in Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heat Pump applications’.
Introduced in 2015, the F-Gas regulation requires the introduction of refrigerants with significantly lower Global Warming Potential … will play an increasing role in the market over the coming years; particularly with regard to air conditioning, where future alternatives will be A2L type refrigerants. The new working group will look to offer … developed reflect the need for wider usage of such products, in order to meet the requirements of the F Gas regulation. Many FETA members are already involved in this process.read more
Euro event will present new technologies – 13 March 2017 ITALY: Against a background of a global HFC phase down, this year’s European Conference on the latest refrigeration and air conditioning technologies takes on greater significance. Read more…read more
UK: With “mildly flammable” refrigerants playing an increasing role, UK industry body FETA has published … An introduction to A2L refrigerants and their use in Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heat Pump applications offers an overview of the new refrigerants, practical advice on their … developed reflect the need for wider usage of such products, in order to meet the requirements of the F-gas regulation. The working group is said to have been formed following discussions at the recent FETA …read more
USA/CANADA: Over 25,000 Carrier and Bryant heat pumps have been recalled over concerns of a potential … The units were sold at Sears stores and HVAC dealers nationwide from June 2011 to August 2016. About 23,300 have been sold in the USA and around …read more
UK: The innovative design of Airedale’s new factory in Rawdon, Leeds, has seen the air conditioning manufacturer win through to the national final of the RICS Awards. The factory, rebuilt after being … plant in a devastating blaze in September 2013 was the driving force for Airedale International Air Conditioning to create their cutting edge new facility in Rawdon. “The judges were impressed with innovative …read more
USA: Criminal charges have been levelled against a metal recycler for allegedly releasing hazardous … materials that require special handling and improperly disposing of asbestos hazardous waste from air conditioning inside a facility dumpster. The charges are said to be the first to stem from a state-wide initiative …read more
DENMARK: Danfoss recorded a sales increase of 13% in the first quarter of this year. The first three … .7bn (€1.44bn) across its cooling, heating, drives and industrial automation businesses. Danfoss’ cooling business is said to have delivered …read more
RDM’s Enrico Mirandola (left) welcomes James Darby to the new business
UK/NEW ZEALAND: Glasgow-based … hardware, software and remote monitoring solutions further throughout New Zealand, across the HVAC&R and BEMS markets. Support for RDM hardware and software services has been consistently strong for …read more
AUSTRALIA: Following a successful pilot event in February, an industry-led education initiative will … Called Future:gas, the seminars are designed to prepare air conditioning and refrigeration businesses and technicians for systems and equipment using the new refrigerants – …read more
2.5 MW water source scheme, backed by Scotland’s new district heating fund, to be on line by September 2018
Large heat pump specialist Star Renewable Energy has been … The project has received a 50% loan from Scotland’s new District Heating Loan Fund, with the rest of the project funded with a grant from the Low Carbon Infrastructure …read more
USA: Daikin Applied has launched the Navigator, a screw compressor water-cooled chiller using Variable … With Navigator RapidRestore®, restore cooling and peace of mind in as fast as 35 seconds. A power loss could turn into a critical loss of cooling …read more