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Double win for TCUK at the ACR News Awards

24 July 2020

Toshiba Carrier UK (TCUK) received two major accolades in the ACR News Awards 2020, winning Chiller Product of the Year for Carrier’s AquaEdge 19DV centrifugal chiller and Air Conditioning Auxiliary of the Year for the company’s pioneering mini-touchscreen room controller. TCUK is a joint … United Kingdom, and is part of Carrier Global Corporatio, a leading global provider of innovative heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC), refrigeration, fire, security and building automation technologies.

The AquaEdge 19DV water- … Warming Potential (GWP) R-1233zd(E) refrigerant, effectively future-proofing end users from changes in F-Gas legislation. It has several innovative features, including ceramic bearings that last the life of … ”

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‘Colossal’ opportunity in retrofit market according to BESA

24 July 2020

Chief executive Simon Ayers described Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s £2bn Green Homes Grant scheme and the … in ‘fabric first’ so that you address the overall efficiency of the building before looking at the heating.” He said a range of technologies would be needed to upgrade heating systems including heat pumps …

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BreezoMeter partners with Siemens to improve IAQ

24 July 2020

Heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) can now leverage BreezoMeter's hyperlocal and real-time …

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Graeme Fox becomes head of technical at BESA

24 July 2020

Mr Fox, who has been head of REFCOM, said he was delighted to be taking up his new position “at an …  He has particular expertise in air conditioning, heat pumps, and small commercial refrigeration. He ran his own refrigeration and air conditioning …

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AHRI opens Dubai office

24 July 2020

USA/UAE: The US manufacturers’ association, the Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI), has opened a representative office in Dubai.

The AHRI says …

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Graeme Fox appointed BESA’s head of technical

24 July 2020

24 Jul 2020

UK: Graeme Fox, current head of UK F-gas certification body Refcom, has been appointed as BESA’s new head of technical.

A former president of European refrigeration and air conditioning contractors group, AREA, Fox previously served as a member of BESA council. He is also currently a …

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Global Staircase Pressurisation System Industry Professional Market Overview Report by 2020-2025

23 July 2020

The Staircase Pressurisation System market report provides a detailed analysis of global market size, … Market segment by Type, covers:

Supply Air Fan Unit Ventilation Grilles Control Panel Dampers Other

Market segment by Application, can be divided into

Hospital …

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Global District Heating Pipeline Network Market 2020 Covid-19 Impact, Share, Trend, Segmentation and Forecast To 2026

23 July 2020

District Heating Pipeline Network Market: Executive Summary

The global District Heating Pipeline Network market …

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Panasonic offers indoor air quality courses

23 July 2020

UK: Panasonic has added indoor air quality as a topic to its CIBSE-accredited portfolio of CPD courses. … on indoor air quality to answer the needs from building services engineers, facilities managers and HVAC installers for more information on this important area,” explained Panasonic UK’s Midlands specified …

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Kelvion software aids system selection

22 July 2020

GERMANY: Heat exchanger manufacturer Kelvion has launched a new selection tool which the company says … our position as the global provider of heat exchange products and services for refrigeration and HVAC applications which we have gained through extensive research and continuous development,” said Simon …

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Global All Plastic Front End Module Market Status and Outlook (2015-2025)

22 July 2020

The All Plastic Front End Module market report provides a detailed analysis of global market size, … Breakdown by Type, All Plastic Front End Module market has been segmented into

Cooling Components Air Control Systems Main Headlamps Bumper Cover Others

Breakdown by Application, All …

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Systemair Geniox air handling units are 'hygienic by design'

22 July 2020

All Geniox materials and components are always hygiene friendly, third-party certified by VDI 6022-1. … Hygienic should become more standard, not only for hospitals and clean rooms but also for general ventilation applications.”

One of the focus points of VDI 6022-1 is easy cleanability. The air handling unit …

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REFCOM warns ‘cowboy’ contractors of looming prosecutions

22 July 2020

Increasing concern about the continued use of illegally imported refrigerant gas has prompted the UK’s main F-Gas certification body REFCOM to issue a stark warning to ‘rogue’ refrigeration and air conditioning contractors.

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Chillventa goes digital in October

22 July 2020

As a leading exhibition for refrigeration technology, it will carry the spirit and drive of the event … As usual, participants at the Chillventa eSpecial will be able to establish contacts, cultivate their networks, share knowledge, and discuss … We must remember that Chillventa is the international business platform for the refrigeration, air-conditioning, ventilation and heat pump sector. And if we can’t see each other in person at the exhibition venue in Nuremberg … For more information on this year’s Chillventa eSpecial, see  www.chillventa.de /first-information

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UNIDO report seeks to boost cooling efficiency

22 July 2020

21 Jul 2020

USA: The United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) has produced new … It is funded by the Kigali Cooling Efficiency Programme (K-CEP) and supported by International Copper Association (ICA).

The Kigali Cooling Efficiency Programme aims to help increase energy efficiency of cooling in developing countries. This K-CEP funded project looked at manufacturers in five countries (Ecuador, …

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Panasonic adopts remote assistance technology

21 July 2020

21 Jul 2020

UK: Panasonic Appliances Air-Conditioning Europe is to employ remote work assistance technology to enable product experts to provide hands-on …

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Seized “R134a” was flammable

21 July 2020

UK: F-Gas certification body Refcom has issued a warning to rogue refrigeration and air conditioning contractors following the confiscation of illegal products being used by a firm in Derbyshire. … the successful outcome of this investigation, Graeme Fox is concerned that the enforcement of the F-gas regulation remains “patchy and inadequate”.

“Authorities need to raise their game to enforce …

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Chillventa 2020 goes online

21 July 2020

21 Jul 2020

GERMANY: Following the cancellation of this year’s Chillventa exhibition due to Covid-19, the organisers of Europe’s largest air conditioning and refrigeration show is to organise a virtual event instead.

According to the organiser, … that Chillventa is the international business platform for the refrigeration, air conditioning, ventilation and heat pump sector. And if we can’t see each other in person at the exhibition venue in Nuremberg …

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Panasonic adds Indoor Air Quality to its portfolio of CIBSE Accredited CPD Courses

21 July 2020

This new CPD, which can be taken online, highlights the importance and benefits of good Indoor Air … on Indoor Air Quality to answer the needs from building services engineers, facilities managers and HVAC installers for more information on this important area.  In fact, recent reports in the media have …

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Gel-clear receives top industry recognition for latest innovation in beating blockages

21 July 2020

HVACR maintenance specialist Gel-clear has picked up a top industry accolade for its latest weapon to …

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Klima-Therm celebrates another top award win

21 July 2020

This latest win follows an almost unbroken run of awards for the company's products over the last … EXP/HT uses a hybrid four-pipe air or water source heat pump to produce simultaneous or independent cooling and heating (using heat recovery wherever possible for ‘free' heating or cooling), with typical HVAC chilled water temperatures of 6 or 7degC and space heating hot water temperatures of up to 55degC. …

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TF Solutions joins REFCOM Elite

21 July 2020

Part of the BSS Group, which is a BESA affiliate member, TF Solutions joins just as REFCOM is celebrating … The refrigeration and air conditioning distributor is the latest supplier to be audited and accredited as an Elite Supplier in line with … qualified and registered companies were accessing refrigerant gas and equipment in line with the F-Gas Regulation.

Unscrupulous “This scheme means suppliers have a way of demonstrating that they have …

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Robinson Facilities Services joins exclusive NHS North of England list of trusted suppliers

21 July 2020

The NHS North of England Commercial Procurement Collaborative (NOE CPC) framework include s Harrogate … (Hard FM) Framework, the company concentrated on, and was successful, in winning Lot 8, Plumbing and Heating Systems Installation (supply and fit), Repairs and Servicing, which it tendered for last December. … Last July, the company won a competitive tender to carry out maintenance to the heating, ventilation and air conditioning in premises owned or managed by Harrogate Borough Council, as well as a 24/7 emergency repairs …

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Popcorn Machines Market Size, Share, Development by 2025

21 July 2020

LP INFORMATION recently released a research report on the Popcorn Machines market analysis, which … Whirley-Pop

Hamilton Beach

Waring Pro

 

Market Segment by Type, covers:

Electric Heating

Gas Heating

 

Market Segment by Applications, can be divided into:

Offline Sales

Online …

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Wiltshire County Council upgrades with Carrier chillers

20 July 2020

Two Carrier AquaForce 30XW-V variable speed chillers were selected for installation at the Council’s … AquaForce chillers are based on proven inverter-driven twin-rotor screw compressors, which allow the cooling capacity to be precisely matched to the changing building load, significantly reducing power input. … Council carpark and connected it to the building’s chilled water system, maintaining supply to the air conditioning during the changeover.

The basement plant room housing the chillers had very restricted access, …

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