HVAC

  • Going for gold with the CIPHE Apprentice Awards 2017

    By Debbie Eales on May 31, 2017
    Apprentices have until July 31 to enter the Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering’s CIPHE Apprentice Awards 2017. Created to celebrate those who have found their true vocation in the plumbing and heating sector, the awards are offering an impressive £500 in prize money for each category as well as a special Awards Event later this year. The awards […]
  • New FETA working group and guide offers vital insight into the use of A2L refrigerants

    By Debbie Eales on May 15, 2017
    The Federation of Environmental Trade Associations (FETA) has established an A2L refrigerants working group and has released a guidance note entitled ‘An introduction to A2L refrigerants and their use in Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heat Pump applications’. Introduced in 2015, the F-Gas regulation requires the introduction of refrigerants with significantly lower Global Warming Potential (GWP) and will ban new equipment […]
  • Learn about HVAC and building technology with the BCIA

    By Debbie Eales on April 26, 2017
    Building services professionals looking to develop their knowledge of HVAC and building technology are urged to enrol on the first of a suite of six courses offered by the Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA). BC1 – Fundamentals of HVAC and Building Technology, is designed for managers, designers and installation engineers and will equip individuals with an understanding of the requirements […]
  • Introducing the Building Services Forum – a groundbreaking one day event for the building services sector

    By Debbie Eales on April 10, 2017
      Key themes, such as cyber security and ‘well buildings’, will offer thought-provoking content with the bonus of being able to gain valuable CPD credits.     As building services evolve to encompass an ever more innovative raft of environmentally-friendly, energy-efficient technology, a new event for the industry asks: “What is the future for Building Services in the 21st Century?”. […]
  • Ingersoll-Rand strengthens HVAC portfolio with latest acquisition

    By Debbie Eales on April 3, 2017
    Ingersoll-Rand plc, a global leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, has completed the acquisition of Thermocold Costruzioni Srl. The acquisition strengthens the company’s comprehensive portfolio of energy efficient, climate-friendly heating, ventilating and air-conditioning (HVAC) products for buildings in Europe with opportunities to extend Thermocold technologies to other parts of the world. Thermocold operates from one location in Bari, Italy, […]
  • Airedale International hits the marque with Made in Britain

    By Debbie Eales on March 17, 2017
    Yorkshire–based air conditioning manufacturer, Airedale International Air Conditioning, has joined Made in Britain. Airedale has been manufacturing high-efficiency cooling systems near Leeds since 1974 and is proud of its British engineered products, which fit with the vision of Made in Britain. Made in Britain was founded in 2011 with the aim of helping everyone identify British-made products. John Pearce, Chief […]
  • Destination London for all-new HVAC & Refrigeration Show 2018

    By Debbie Eales on March 7, 2017
    The popular ACR Show moves to London from January 23rd-25th 2018, with a new name – the HVAC & Refrigeration Show – and a new venue. The show’s move to London’s ExCeL, is expected to attract even more visitors and has been widely welcomed by the industry. A number of top exhibitors and sponsors have already backed the HVAC & […]
  • CPD Guide to working with the F-Gas Regulations

    By Debbie Eales on March 6, 2017
    Mitsubishi Electric has released a free, CPD-Accredited Guide to working with the F-Gas Regulations to help anyone involved in air conditioning understand how this will affect them and their equipment. “There is a lot being said about refrigerants and F-Gas at the moment, so we wanted to produce a useful guide for anyone involved in the air conditioning industry,” explains […]
  • Elta Group completes acquisition of Acoustica

    By Debbie Eales on February 1, 2017
    Elta Group Ltd, the international specialist in fans, air movement, filtration and distribution, has bolstered its noise control offering with the acquisition of the business and technology of UK-based acoustics company, Acoustica. Acoustica is a specialist engineering company involved in the control of industrial and environmental noise and vibration. By positioning the brand alongside its existing noise control and acoustics […]
  • Airflow Developments opens Air Academy training facility

    By Debbie Eales on January 17, 2017
    Ventilation solutions manufacturer Airflow Developments has opened a new Air Academy at its head office in High Wycombe. The facility showcases the benefits of effective ventilation systems in both domestic and commercial properties, the pioneering technology behind Airflow’s product portfolio and it will help to educate and train attendees on best practice installation methods. After significant investment and with the […]