Posts tagged with ‘heat pumps.’

  • FETA welcomes government response to EAC report but believes more support is still required to reduce F-gas emissions

    By Debbie Eales on July 25, 2018
    The Federation of Environmental Trade Associations (FETA) has welcomed the government’s response to the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) report on the UK’s progress on reducing F-gas emissions, but has highlighted areas where it believes greater effort can be made in tackling non-compliance. FETA was supportive of the EAC’s inquiry, which took a close look at how the challenge of F-gas […]
  • Keeping it cool under pressure: SkillFRIDGE qualifying heats under way

    By Debbie Eales on May 31, 2017
    The qualifying heats for the SkillFRIDGE 2017 competition are well under way, with apprentices and students studying up to Level 3 in the refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump (RACHP) sector competing to demonstrate their knowledge, skills and unbounded potential in an exciting and pressurised environment. SkillFRIDGE recognises the importance of the RACHP industry – and the skills of those […]
  • Partnership creates new industrial group

    By Debbie Eales on February 15, 2017
    Hidros UK Ltd, which specialises in the application of commercial sized, heating optimised heat pumps and refrigerant-based dehumidification has announced that its parent company, Hidros SpA and Emicon SpA have entered into an industrial partnership. It creates an Italian industrial group with a consolidated turnover of 40m Euro, a workforce of 150 employees and European-wide coverage with six sales operations […]
  • UK first for air conditioning control and monitoring platform

    By Debbie Eales on October 31, 2016
    The first UK installation of CIAT’s ground-breaking new air conditioning control and monitoring system, M2M, has been installed at a leading horticultural specialist. The system is providing round-the-clock remote monitoring for the end user’s 2.1MW water-to-water heat pump plant, based on four DYNACIAT Power LG1800v units. The heat pumps provide a stable indoor environment to ensure growth conditions for produce […]
  • Sustainable heating from the sea in Stromness

    By Debbie Eales on October 28, 2016
    Innovative technology that draws heat from the sea is proving effective in keeping one of Orkney’s newest buildings warm. The Warehouse Buildings – Orkney Islands Council’s multi-purpose facility in Stromness – are the first in the islands to be fitted with a sea-source heat pump, which uses warmth absorbed from Stromness harbour to provide heating for the buildings. Monitoring over […]
  • ICOM’s 2016 Annual Lunch focuses on energy

    By Debbie Eales on June 16, 2016
    ICOM Energy Association members and guests gathered at the RAF Club in London for the annual lunch, bringing together over 100 of the commercial and industrial heating sector’s key decision makers. Highlights of the event, which was sponsored by Bosch and Nortek, included a fascinating overview of global energy markets by BBC Science Editor David Shukman and the presentation of […]
  • Per Jonasson re-elected President of AREA

    By Debbie Eales on May 18, 2016
    Per Jonasson was re-elected President of AREA (the European organisation of air-conditioning, refrigeration and heat pumps contractors) for two years at the AREA General Assembly spring meeting in Dublin. Twenty-one of the 23 members attended the meeting, hosted by the Institute of Refrigeration Ireland. Per Jonasson was unanimously given another two-year mandate and Coen van de Sande (NVKL, the Netherlands) […]
  • Heat pump market continues to grow, reports BSRIA

    By Debbie Eales on June 29, 2015
    BSRIA’s newly released heat pump study shows continued growth in the global heat pump market with the market value reaching 5.4 billion US dollars (4 billion euros) in 2014, up 1.7% from 2013. The increase was driven by positive growth rates recorded in Europe and in North America while in Asia the market was curbed by the slowdown of the […]