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Flowrite acquired by Airedale Group Mon, 13 Jan 2020 14:20:00 GMT
Maidstone-based Flowrite Refrigeration Holdings has been acquired by the Airedale Group, a leading catering equipment installation and servicing specialist. Airedale Group CEO Rob Bywell said: “This is a significant and exciting investment and one that creates a compelling proposition. The acquisition of Flowrite coupled with our existing service operation, creates the largest specialist maintenanc [...]

New look as Coolair hits 40 Mon, 13 Jan 2020 12:02:32 GMT
Citroen Regional Business Sales Manager James Walton handing keys to Coolair Equipment’s Finance Director Helen Sharratt at the company’s Manchester HQ Coolair Equipment has unveiled a new fleet and a new look for 2020 – the company's 40th year of operations.The new fleet of Citroen commercial vehicles will operate from the air conditioning specialist's sites in Manchester, Cannock and Maidstone. Each vehicle has been wra [...]

Temporary solutions to post-Brexit concerns Mon, 13 Jan 2020 11:04:19 GMT
Temporary cooling systems and chillers that can transform ambient temperature warehousing into chilled/cold storage could represent a potential solution to uncertainty surrounding the post-Brexit supply chain, according to Aggreko.Following comments from European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen about a UK trade deal, companies across the supply chain may face challenges increasing capacity to stockpile chilled and cold g [...]

Cool Concerns is natural choice for Beijer Ref Wed, 08 Jan 2020 10:58:23 GMT
Howard Noble of Beijer Ref UK & Ireland with Stephen Benton of Cool Concerns Wholesaler Beijer Ref UK & Ireland has announced that Tewkesbury-based Cool Concerns will be its exclusive training and support partner for natural refrigerants for the fourth consecutive year.Dean & Wood launched the SCM Cubo2 Smart CO2 condensing unit range in 2018, and fellow Beijer Ref businesses HRP and DWG followed as demand increas [...]

​Fujitsu partners with AUK Distribution Tue, 07 Jan 2020 13:22:22 GMT
From left, Darryl Smith, Managing Director, AUK, Andrew Reah, Operations Director, AUK, and Ian Carroll, Chief Operating Officer, Fujitsu General Air Conditioning UK Fujitsu General Air Conditioning UK has formed a partnership with Newcastle-based AUK Distribution. Fujitsu says the move strengthens its recent collaboration with Italian group GI Holding to bring a range of applied products to the UK market.Formed in 2009 as a specia [...]

Pinder expands presence in healthcare sector Wed, 12 May 2021 07:27:00 -0600

Commercial refrigeration and air conditioning specialists Pinder Cooling & Heating has won a trio of hospital contracts, boosting its presence within the UK healthcare sector....

Research shows employees concerned about catching Covid-19 at work Tue, 11 May 2021 04:24:00 -0600

More than two-thirds of employees (68 per cent) are worried about contracting Coronavirus when they return to their place of work after UK restrictions ease, a new survey has found. The survey, carried out by JD Cooling Group, the UK’s leading ...

Calls for regulation of low indoor humidity Tue, 11 May 2021 04:13:00 -0600

Many studies have shown that dry indoor air is a significant contributing factor to the rise of seasonal respiratory illness. A group of 17 internationally recognised scientists has called upon the UK Government to implement a minimum lower limit of ...

IIR supports UN sustainability goals Tue, 11 May 2021 00:37:00 -0600

The International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR) has published its first activity report which emphasises the role of refrigeration at the heart of the UN Sustainable Development Goals....

CIBSE focuses on apprentices Tue, 11 May 2021 00:30:00 -0600

This year CIBSE is introducing new categories for apprentices into its Young Engineers Awards programme for 2021 to distinguish between technical and degree levels....

Daikin Europe plans growth Thu, 13 May 2021 21:06:05 +0000

BELGIUM:  Daikin Europe is to become Daikin Industries’ global centre of expertise for low carbon heating solutions and its heat pump technology. Despite the impact on world markets by the coronavirus, demand for heat pumps in Europe over the past year enabled Daikin Europe to buck the downturn in sales experienced by the company’s Japanese …

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Collaboration leads to food market donation Thu, 13 May 2021 16:04:11 +0000

USA:  A collaboration between Emerson, Hussmann and Chemours has resulted in the donation of a refrigeration system to Gem City Market, a collaborative grocery store in Dayton, Ohio.  The Gem City Market, which open this week, is a Dayton Foundation cooperative market initiative to help address food insecurity in downtown Dayton – designated a “food …

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MHI tests confirm filter effectiveness against SARS-CoV-2 Wed, 12 May 2021 19:58:01 +0000

JAPAN: Further tests on Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ air purification technology have confirmed the effectiveness of its air filters in removing and inactivating the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. MHI’s technology includes a proprietary air purification and an enzyme-urea formulation processor that exposes cells to UV-C LED radiation to remove and inactivate airborne viruses. Tests in February verified …

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Danfoss extends A2L refrigeration portfolio Wed, 12 May 2021 19:39:32 +0000

DENMARK: The release of new Optyma condensing units and MTZ/NTZ compressors has expanded Danfoss’ portfolio of refrigeration solutions for use with A2L refrigerants R1234yf, R454C and R455A. First previewed at last year’s Euroshop, the new Danfoss Optyma Slim Pack and Optyma Plus multi-refrigerant condensing units feature a future-proof design compatible with both A1 and A2L …

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