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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 [...]

Carrier OptiClean rapidly reduces levels of virus-sized airborne particles according to BRE Fri, 26 Nov 2021 07:12:00 +0000

Independent tests have shown that Carrier's OptiClean air scrubber and negative air pressure machine rapidly reduces concentrations of ultra-fine, virus-sized particles in the air....

Modine names Jonas Caino general manager, data centres Fri, 26 Nov 2021 06:54:00 +0000

Modine has appointed Jonas Caino as both general manager and managing director of the newly established Airedale by Modine global data centre cooling business unit....

Dynamic Climate becomes Mitsubishi Electric VAR Tue, 23 Nov 2021 11:04:00 +0000

Brighton-based HVAC professional services business Dynamic Climate, has become a Mitsubishi Electric Value-Added Reseller (VAR)....

Business leader urges industry to ‘be prouder’ Tue, 23 Nov 2021 10:55:00 +0000

A leading international business figure has highlighted the key role the building engineering sector will play in addressing climate change but said it would need to compete harder for talent to address its skills challenges....

 The Datateam Media Group and Biz Media welcome Pinede Publishing Fri, 19 Nov 2021 14:08:00 +0000

The Datateam Media Group and Biz Media has acquired Pinede Publishing. The acquisition will see Biz Media take over a number of market-leading titles for industry professionals including Energy in Buildings & Industry (EiBI), Plumbing, Heating &...

Danfoss extends operating envelope for DSH scroll compressors Tue, 30 Nov 2021 10:42:54 +0000

DENMARK: Danfoss has qualified a larger application envelope for its DSH medium scroll compressors using lower GWP refrigerants R452B and R454B. As there are no technical modification on the compressors, ordering codes will remain the same.  The maximum condensing temperature has been extended from 65ºC to 68ºC. So, high side working range is now 9bar(g) …

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Harling receives award for efforts in catering equipment sector Mon, 29 Nov 2021 14:37:08 +0000

UK: Malcolm Harling, sales and marketing director of Kings-Lynn-based refrigeration manufacturer Williams, has received a special award for his contributions to the UK catering equipment sector.

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Africa turning green as Seychelles joins U-3ARC Sun, 28 Nov 2021 20:24:33 +0000

BURKINA FASO: The islands of the Seychelles have become the 50th member of U-3ARC, the Union of Associations of African Actors in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning. The association, established in 2020, was the brainchild of Madi Sakandé, general manager of the Italian company New Cold System. It was formed in order to contribute to the …

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Toyota hands recovered R407C to Daikin Loop scheme Sun, 28 Nov 2021 18:16:57 +0000

CZECHIA: Toyota Motor Manufacturing Czech Republic has handed over Daikin 295.2kg of R407C to Daikin’s Loop (L∞P) circular programme to reclaim and reuse recovered refrigerants. The reclaimed R407C will be reused for production of new HVAC devices to reduce the production of new virgin refrigerant. In addition, three decommissioned chiller units at the factory in Kolín …

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