HVAC

  • An action-packed three days for visitors and exhibitors at HVAC & Refrigeration Show

    By Debbie Eales on February 6, 2018
    The biennial HVAC & Refrigeration Show enjoyed a successful three days at its new venue, London’s ExCel, from January 23rd to 25th, with more than 3,000 visitors attending. Visitors were able to explore thousands of products on offer from market-leading companies under one roof, providing an inclusive hub for all refrigeration, air conditioning, ventilation, heating and heat pump requirements. The […]
  • Ingersoll Rand acquires European temperature control and HVAC solutions provider ICS Group Holdings Ltd

    By Debbie Eales on January 26, 2018
    Ingersoll-Rand plc, a global leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, UK-based ICS Group Holdings Limited (ICS Cool Energy). ICS Cool Energy will be part of the company’s commercial heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) business. ICS Cool Energy is a privately owned temperature control and HVAC solutions and services company that specialises in temporary rental of energy efficient […]
  • Celebrating imagination and innovation – HVR Awards 2017 winners revealed

    By Debbie Eales on November 2, 2017
    Excellence within the heating and ventilating industry has been celebrated at the eighth annual HVR Awards, held in London, when a host of companies and individuals took the honours. Tim Hopkinson, President of lead sponsor, Building Engineering Services Association (BESA), spoke about the importance of the event during the current period of political uncertainty. He said: “It is a reflection […]
  • BSRIA world ventilation study shows growth soars in China while Europe regains momentum

    By Debbie Eales on October 4, 2017
    A BSRIA market intelligence study on World Ventilation: Fans and Ventilation Market shows that China is expected to outpace the growth experienced in European countries which signifies global opportunities. In China, the “rude health” of the residential sector meant that sales of fans and ventilation units experienced a “brisk growth” of 21 per cent in 2016, while products in the […]
  • Scotland’s first deep geothermal district heating network given Scottish Government backing

    By Debbie Eales on September 22, 2017
    Ross Developments & Renewables Ltd (RDRL) has announced that the Scottish Government has allocated £1.8m of grant funding to support the creation of Scotland’s first low carbon, renewable deep geothermal district heating network at The HALO Kilmarnock development in the West of Scotland. Ken Ross, CEO of RDRL, one of the development partners for the project, said: “We are delighted […]
  • Ventilation manufacturer makes a difference in community

    By Debbie Eales on September 14, 2017
    Twelve community projects in the Harrogate area have been given a boost by more than 200 staff from ventilation manufacturer EnviroVent. EnviroVent staff in Harrogate, were given a day away from work as part of an ‘In it together’ initiative where they volunteered to help out on a range of projects. This included assisting with the set-up of a fund-raising Urban […]
  • Panasonic acquires UK air conditioning equipment distributor AMP

    By Debbie Eales on September 1, 2017
    Panasonic Corporation has acquired A.M.P. Air Conditioning Ltd (AMP), one of the largest independent air conditioning distributors in the UK. AMP provides air conditioning equipment, mainly for commercial use and the acquisition provides Panasonic with an opportunity to expand its presence in the UK air conditioning market – the largest market for commercial air conditioners in Europe. “Europe is a […]
  • FETA announces leadership changes

    By Debbie Eales on July 31, 2017
    The Federation of Environmental Trade Associations (FETA) has announced changes to its senior positions, with Graham Wright standing down as FETA Chairman, and the British Refrigeration Association (BRA) President John Smith taking over the role. John is technical director for the Beijer Ref UK & Ireland group of companies and has been chairing the Equipment & Components section of the […]
  • Deadline for HVR Awards entries extended to July 28

    By Debbie Eales on July 5, 2017
                The deadline for this year’s prestigious HVR Awards has been extended to Friday, July 28. From the new ‘Wholesaler/Distributor of the Year’ category to the returning ‘Trainee of the Year’ accolade, the 2017 HVR Awards will shine a light on all of those who go the extra mile. Entering this year’s awards is easier […]
  • ICOM announces winning apprentice at its annual lunch 2017

    By Debbie Eales on June 16, 2017
    The winner of the ICOM Apprentice of the Year 2017 was announced at the Association’s annual lunch in June, along with confirmation of the grand total raised for the construction industry charity CRASH by ICOM members. The winner of the 4th ICOM Apprentice of the Year award was John Irvine (pictured), of Cochran who received a trophy, certificate and gift […]