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Dearman on show at LCV Wed, 16 Aug 2017 15:00:00 GMT
Dearman will showcase its zero-emission transport refrigeration technology at the 2017 LCV Show, to be held 6-7 September in Milton Keynes. The LCV Show is run by Cenex, the UK's first centre of excellence for low carbon and fuel cell technologies. The show includes technology exhibitions, seminars, and ‘ride and drive’ of the latest commercially available vehicles. Last year’s LCV Show was attended by over [...]

New JET valve guide launched Wed, 16 Aug 2017 08:30:00 GMT
Pipe Center has launched a new valve guide to aid specification for building services professionals. The guide covers Wolseley's range of JET valves and is the first to list products by application – driving efficiency, cutting time and allowing professionals to make more informed choices. The applications covered in the guide are low temperature hot water, domestic hot water, potable water, chilled water and gas. [...]

ICS Cool Energy chases awards double Tue, 15 Aug 2017 13:48:39 GMT
Temperature control specialist ICS Cool Energy has been named as a finalist in two categories at this year’s Plastics Industry Awards. The plastics industry demands accurate, efficient, and reliable temperature control for a number of processes, including injection moulding and extrusion, and ICS Cool Energy is a finalist in the Best Environmental or Energy Efficient Programme of the Year  [...]

Waterloo supporting the next generation Tue, 15 Aug 2017 13:30:00 GMT
Alan Smith of Waterloo Air Products has been appointed an enterprise adviser with the Careers & Enterprise Company.Smith, who is Waterloo's Commercial and Export Markets Manager, said: “It’s a really exciting opportunity. I’ve already had several years’ experience working with the Engineering Department at the University of Greenwich Medway. It’s been enormously rewarding to have supported st [...]

New look for Teddington after strong start to year Mon, 14 Aug 2017 10:12:33 GMT
Cornwall-based HVAC specialist Teddington has restructured its business under the single trading name of Teddington Systems.Managing Director James Henderson said the move has been made in response to changing market demands, with clients wanting an integrated approach to design, development, prototyping and manufacturing that covers the entire product lifecycle and incorporates hardware, software and mechanical engineering. [...]

BSRIA supports Building Services Forum Wed, 16 Aug 2017 16:14:00 +0100

BSRIA has announced its support of the Building Services Forum. The organisation will be providing an expert speaker for the Forum, taking place on 8 February 2018 at The Building Centre, London.

Danfoss to host Refrigerant Week 2017 Tue, 15 Aug 2017 15:46:00 +0100

Danfoss is organising a Refrigerant Week, putting refrigerants in the spotlight and aiming to educate and inspire professionals.

EnviroVent extends new ventilation app Mon, 14 Aug 2017 15:14:00 +0100

EnviroVent has responded to strong market demand for a ‘smart’ way to control ventilation requirements by making its app available for energiSava 250 and 380 MVHR systems.

Blygold introduces protective coating for MCHE coils Mon, 14 Aug 2017 13:50:00 +0100

Originating from the automotive sector, the Micro Channel Heat Exchanger (MCHE) coil has recently been introduced to the HVACR industry.

LRS releases details of upcoming events Mon, 14 Aug 2017 10:31:00 +0100

The London Refrigeration Society (LRS) has released its list of meetings and speakers for 2017/2018.

Waterloo man takes careers role Wed, 16 Aug 2017 09:13:06 +0000
UK: Alan Smith, commercial and export markets manager at Waterloo Air Products, has been appointed as an enterprise adviser with The Careers & Enterprise Company. Established by the government in 2014, The Careers and Enterprise Company is an employer-led organisation designed to inspire and prepare young people for the world of work. Alan Smith’s role...

German agency seeks ban on R1233zd Tue, 15 Aug 2017 21:36:47 +0000
GERMANY: The German Federal Environment Agency (UBA) is pushing for a ban on the new low GWP refrigerant R1233zd under a review of the European ODS Regulation. Last month, the European Commission initiated an evaluation of the European ODS regulation (1005/2009) to establish whether it is still fit for purpose. The regulation was introduced in...

Danfoss event focuses on refrigerants Tue, 15 Aug 2017 16:54:22 +0000
DENMARK: Danfoss is to present a week of training and events to help engineers and decision makers adapt to the ever-changing refrigerant landscape. Faced with refrigerant phase-downs, price increases and possible shortages, Danfoss’ Refrigerant Week is designed to help industry to adapt to new lower GWP, and sometimes flammable, alternatives. In a week of events...

Aldi to convert all UK stores to CO2 Tue, 15 Aug 2017 12:40:22 +0000
UK: Aldi is to convert all its UK stores to use CO2 refrigeration, the German discount supermarket chain has announced. Up to 100 of its stores are set to be converted by the end of 2018, at a cost of around £20m. Aldi says the move will see a reduction in its potential refrigerant gas...

EU and Switzerland join forces on emissions trading Wed, 16 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200

The EU is set to link its emissions trading system with Switzerland's system, after the European Commission adopted two proposals to finalise an agreement between the two sides.

2017 auction calendars for aviation allowances published Tue, 08 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200

EEX and ICE have today published their 2017 calendars for the auctions of aviation allowances.

Commission publishes status update for New Entrants' Reserve Mon, 17 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200

The European Commission today published a status update on the allocation of allowances from the New Entrants' Reserve 2013 – 2020.

EU environment ministers to discuss way forward for implementing Paris climate agreement Thu, 13 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200

European Union (EU) environment ministers will meet this week to discuss global developments on climate change and EU implementation of the Paris Agreement, together with Climate Action and Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete.

G20 Summit confirms that the Paris Agreement is irreversible Mon, 10 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200

On 7-8 July, European Council President Donald Tusk and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker met with other Group of Twenty (G20) leaders for a summit in Hamburg, Germany. This was the first such global meeting following the announcement by the US Administration of its intention to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change.

EU phasedown on track as fluorinated greenhouse gas use falls Tue, 13 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +0100

The production, import and export of fluorinated gases (F-gases) fell in the European Union last year, according to a new report published by the European Environment Agency (EEA) today. F-gases are mainly used in cooling and heating equipment. Since they have a high global warming potential, phasing down HFCs is critical to global efforts to fight climate change.

Commission announces new €3 million project to kick-start HFC action Thu, 13 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0200

The European Commission will provide EUR 3 million for early action to replace climate-warming gases in Latin America and the Caribbean. EU Climate Action and Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete made the announcement today in Kigali, Rwanda, where he is participating in crucial negotiations for a global phase-down of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), which are potent greenhouse gases.

EU calling for ambitious HFC amendment under the Montreal Protocol Thu, 22 Sep 2016 17:28:47 +0200

EU Climate Action and Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete's speech on tackling climate warming HFCs:

Success in Vienna clears path for HFC amendment to Montreal Protocol in October Mon, 25 Jul 2016 17:05:25 +0200

The European Commission has welcomed the significant progress made in Vienna towards agreeing an amendment to the Montreal Protocol this October for a global reduction in the use of climate-warming hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs). The 196 Parties of the Montreal Protocol, who met from 15-23 July, agreed the key elements of the amendment proposal.

Montreal Protocol negotiations to phase-down climate warming hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) enter crunch time Wed, 20 Jul 2016 08:27:11 +0200

EU Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy Miguel Arias Cañete will be in Vienna on 21-22 July to take part in negotiations on amending the Montreal Protocol to achieve a global reduction in the use of climate warming hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs ). An HFC phase-down would be a concrete step towards implementing the Paris Agreement on climate change.

ASHRAE Announces Return of Popular LowDown Showdown Building Competition Wed, 16 Aug 2017 15:46:20 GMT
ATLANTA - ASHRAE is pleased to announce the return of the LowDown Showdown competition, the most highly anticipated event of the Building Performance Analysis Conference ...

ASHRAE Announces Call For Papers For International Conference on Efficient Building Design Tue, 15 Aug 2017 14:31:04 GMT
ATLANTA - ASHRAE has announced a call for papers for its Third International Conference on Efficient Building Design, Oct. 3-4, 2018 in Beirut, Lebanon.

Colour & Design  
Aerosol packaging is an ever evolving design challenge. Designers and brand owners are always keen to make the pack designs fresh, appealing, sustainable

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Apprenticeships…. back in vogue!  
Cogent Skills is the UK’s strategic body for skills in the science industries, led by sector employers. Lesley Coombes, Business Development Manager at Cogent is