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13 April 2017

12 April 2017

This month’s launch of the Apprenticeship Levy has coincided with a critical report from the all-party … ‘Trailblazer’ apprenticeships in key technical sectors including: installation; service & maintenance; heating and plumbing; ductwork; ventilation hygiene; refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pumps; and has also started work on developing apprenticeships at higher and degree level. …

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Ivan Gonzalez appointed technical director of Jet Environmental

12 April 2017

Jet Environmental, a leading provider of temperature control solutions for industrial and commercial … ”

Ivan heads the company’s speciality in Air Induction HVAC systems used in a wide range of industrial applications particularly the pharmaceutical, confectionary …

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ASHRAE and IoR sign new MoU

11 April 2017

ASHRAE president Tim Wentz (left) and IoR president Steve Gill with the signed agreements

USA/UK: … closely and with more defined parameters to continue furthering and promoting the advancements of cooling and heating related technologies. These include research, joint conferences and meetings, training and education …

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Sustainable Comfort at Nuvola by Lavazza

11 April 2017

Mitsubishi Electric Hydronics & IT Cooling Systems, through its brand Climaveneta has supplied the air conditioning units to the new Lavazza HQ, rising from a refurbished power plant in the city centre of Turin. The … The most significant ones are the production of heating and cooling which exploit ground water; the choice of a primary air system based on radiant ceiling panels, the …

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Kawneer systems help see The Royal Mint through a ground-breaking development

11 April 2017

Architectural aluminium glazing systems by leading UK manufacturer Kawneer have been used on a ground- … ”

 

Kawneer’s systems help to provide light into and out of the building, access and natural ventilation, with their aluminium composition providing longevity.

 

“They met the aesthetic and performance …

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Automotive Head-up Display Market Major Manufacturers, Trends, Demand, Share Analysis to 2022

11 April 2017

Market Highlights The continuous technological innovation for increasing overall comfort and safety … vendors? What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?   Related Report Global Automotive Air Conditioning Information Market Information by Technology (Manual, Automatic), by Vehicle type (Passenger vehicle, …

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Honeywell to stop sale of R404A and R507 by 2018

10 April 2017

Refrigerant manufacturer says decision will help accelerate transition to lower-GWP gases

Honeywell … will exit the sale of R404A and R507 in the EU by 2018 in order to meet the deadline set by the EU’s F-gas regulations and in anticipation of severe reductions in quota for the higher-GWP refrigerants. In … Products in Europe, Middle East, Africa and India said: “Given the upcoming targets set by the F-Gas Regulation, customers will soon encounter reduced availability of high-GWP products. We encourage …

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RAC April issue now available online!

10 April 2017

Digital edition looks at how the cooling industry should respond to ’Generation Z’

The April edition of RAC, available here, contains an …

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Chemours announces further price hikes for R404A and R507 from May

10 April 2017

Refrigerant manufacturer says transition to lower-GWP important

Chemours has announced a 30 per cent … itsOpteon range of HFO solutions will help drive the EU market to achieve the goals outlined in the F-Gas Regulation. It added that Chemours is ’well-positioned to help the market achieve this transition …

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Vienna’s unique sustainability experience for construction and architectural professionals

10 April 2017

The timetable has been set for a pioneering programme, which makes best use of Vienna’s innovative … Site visits include the city’s world-leading District Heating and Cooling facility, an architectural tour, a timber construction manufacturer and construction site.

Vienna’ …

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EU must overcome energy efficiency barriers

09 April 2017

Andrea Voigt: ‘tackling the low-hanging fruit could provide a rapid improvement in energy efficiency’ … While heating and cooling have been identified and projected in the long-term as the EU’s biggest energy consuming sectors, … and financial institution representatives attending a recent workshop organised by the European Heating Industry (EHI) and the European Partnership for Energy and the Environment (EPEE). Participants held …

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Entries open for Trainee of the Year

07 April 2017

has announced an earlier deadline for its 2017 event to give the judges more time to scrutinise the … companies and colleges to enable to them to provide the best skills to trainees and apprentices in the air conditioning and refrigeration sector.’’ The awards lunch will be held at The Belfry, near Birmingham on Thursday …

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Global Train Control and Management Systems Market to Acquire Remarkable Growth by 2024, TMR estimates CAGR of 8.20%

07 April 2017

Albany, New York, April 7, 2017: According to a latest research study by Transparency Market Research … It mainly controls the operation of brakes, doors, air-conditioning and other subsystems. It is a train-borne distributed control system which includes computer software …

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Student award is bonus for Business Edge

06 April 2017

Mark Smith of the The Car Finance Company, left, with the Polar Enterprise team ( l to r) Edward Adams, … UK: A team of business students assisting Hampshire-based refrigeration and air conditioning company Business Edge has won an award for its efforts. The students from the University of Portsmouth …

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06 April 2017

Star Refrigeration, the UK’s largest industrial refrigeration engineering company, is celebrating a long lasting relationship with its customer Associated Seafoods after fitting its industrial cooling system in 1979.

The plant has been running 24/7 with no cooling loss for almost 40 years, which …

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40-year-old plant is Star performer

05 April 2017

UK: An industrial refrigeration system installed by Star Refrigeration in a Scottish fish plant has been running 24/7 with no cooling loss for almost 40 years. Star installed the system for Associated Seafoods in 1979. It’s been …

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Mueller breaks ground on Bahrain plant

05 April 2017

BAHRAIN: Copper tube manufacturer Mueller has begun construction of a copper tube manufacturing facility … Park, is expected to open in January 2018 and will produce commercial copper tubes to serve regional air conditioning and refrigeration OEMs. It will have the capacity to support the surrounding Middle East and North …

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Cooling solution combines PV and ice storage

05 April 2017

USA: Solar PV and ice battery storage have been combined to offset peak electricity cooling demand at a cultural centre in California. Ice Energy, a Santa-Barbara-based provider of distributed … .6kW of solar panels and five Ice Energy Ice Bear 30s, which have replaced the centre’s existing HVAC system. Ice Bear charges by making ice during off-peak hours and discharges by using the stored ice … The Centre’s greatest energy load comes from turning on the air conditioning in late afternoons and early evenings for community events. The Ice Bears now provide up to four …

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Pump House leads egg hunt

05 April 2017

UK: Air conditioning and refrigeration ancillary products supplier Pump House is conducting a seasonal Easter egg hunt …

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Eurovent publishes air filter guide

05 April 2017

BELGIUM: The Eurovent Association has released a 28-page guide for air handling equipment manufacturers … Air Filters for General Ventilation covers such topics as the importance of filtration, their benefits, 

relevant standards, design, … been working on changing this for many years by developing guidelines and standards throughout all ventilation areas. “With air filters constituting a key factor in ensuring a better indoor air quality, the aim …

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Rising affluence and global warming to boost global air conditioning industry: Ken Research

05 April 2017

Ken Research has released its report on the state of the global air conditioning industry “Global Air Conditioning Industry Situation and Prospects 2017”. The comprehensive report with its in-depth industry analysis … Among the growth triggers of the air-conditioning industry are: increase in building renovation and remodeling projects; increase in the demand for … in one single box and its cool air is passed through a high capacity blower on to the space where cooling is required.

Finally, there are central air conditioning systems which are used for cooling big …

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Emerson updates Copeland compressor app

05 April 2017

USA: Emerson has updated its Copeland X-Ref compressor database app to include improved product … .0 of the app includes extended functionality for quick and convenient access to its database of air conditioning and refrigeration compressor product specifications. In addition to an auto-fill function using the …

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Online form from A-Gas helps make the low GWP switch easy

05 April 2017

A-Gas has introduced an online refrigeration selection form Refrigerant Suggestions to make the switch … The F-Gas Regulations are forcing installers and end-users to look at greener options and make more efficient … Included in this is cooling duty, power requirements, charge sizes and other key elements. A-Gas technical experts are on hand …

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R404A will be scarce and more expensive

04 April 2017

UK: Refrigerant suppliers insist that they are not “crying wolf” with dire warnings about the future … Climalife MD Alan Harper warned that the F-gas “honeymoon” is over. “Prices will continue to increase this year and their may be limitations on …

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A-Gas offers advice on low GWP switch

04 April 2017

UK: With the pressure on to switch to low GWP refrigerants, A-Gas is offering advice and assistance … Included in this is cooling duty, power requirements, charge sizes and other key elements. A-Gas technical experts are on hand …

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