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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 [...]

Star Refrigeration sponsors IOR low carbon conference Thu, 24 Nov 2022 14:56:00 +0000

Senior engineering experts from Star Refrigeration will discuss how end users of cooling equipment can boost energy efficiency and play a major role in achieving a sustainable low carbon future....

Toshiba  expands digital inverter series with launch of R-32 DI Classic Mon, 21 Nov 2022 16:04:00 +0000

Toshiba Air Conditioning has extended its acclaimed Digital Inverter (DI) air conditioning series with the introduction of the new DI Classic range, also on lower Global Warming Potential R-32 refrigerant....

Climalife UK Technical Event 2022 Mon, 21 Nov 2022 13:40:00 +0000

On 3 November 2022, Climalife welcomed guests to its first face-to-face Technical Event since 2019....

LG launches new range of water source VRF systems Thu, 17 Nov 2022 10:50:00 +0000

LG has launched its new range of water source VRF systems – Multi V water 5 - interchangeable between heat pump and heat recovery installation....

Chemours and Honeywell join forces to enable reclamation and recycling of refrigerants Thu, 17 Nov 2022 10:16:00 +0000

The Chemours Company and Honeywell have launched a pilot program to enable qualified companies to recycle and reclaim R-448A - also known as Honeywell Solstice N40, R-449A, and Opteon XP40 - patented HFO refrigerant blends in the European Union and ...

Heat pumps “indispensable” to cut emissions Wed, 30 Nov 2022 15:39:32 +0000

FRANCE: The International Energy Agency (IEA) has described heat pumps as “indispensable” in efforts to cut emissions and has urged policy makers worldwide to put their weight behind the technology. Speaking at the launch, today, of its new report, The Future of Heat Pumps, IEA executive director Fatih Birol said: “Heat pumps are an indispensable …

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Panasonic helps council to net zero Wed, 30 Nov 2022 13:53:20 +0000

UK: Gloucester City Council has installed a Panasonic air conditioning system for its new refurbished office in the town centre. The Council has set net zero targets for 2030 and were looking for a sustainable and energy efficient system to cool and heat their new office space to replace an old gas boiler, plus wanted …

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Keyworth is first INWIC president Wed, 30 Nov 2022 13:10:44 +0000

FRANCE: Colleen Keyworth, current president of the US group Women in HVACR, has been appointed as the first president of the International Network for Women in Cooling (INWIC) . Established this year to advance the engagement of women, promote career opportunities, and increase their overall participation in the refrigeration, air conditioning, and heat pump sector, …

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Scottish dinner raises £4,000 for cancer charity Wed, 30 Nov 2022 12:33:22 +0000

UK: This year’s IoR Scotland Dinner has raised a total of £4,000 for a local cancer charity.

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