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Good news for apprenticeships –and the future click here for editor’s view

Andrew Gaved, Editor

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Come and discuss legislation and refrigerant options at F-Gas Question Time on May 22

6 March 2015

Free-to-attend debate, with DuPont Opteon XP40 as headline sponsor, features expert panellists from across the supply chain

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Good news for apprenticeships –and the future

30 March 2015

Let’s hope the reward is a new generation of cooling engineers with a broad outlook on their industry

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Lib-Dem Lord to Lead Cross-Industry Cold Chain Commission to raise profile of 'cold'

23 March 2015

Aim of policy commission is to raise cooling issues up the energy agenda’ says Lord Teverson. Birmingham Energy Institute seeks industry input on economic value of cooling?

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Come and discuss legislation and refrigerant options at F-Gas Question Time on May 22

6 March 2015

Free-to-attend debate, with DuPont Opteon XP40 as headline sponsor, features expert panellists from across the supply chain

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New! Building Energy Focus magazine now online!

30 March 2015

Building Energy Focus - new digital supplement looks at the wider energy landscape, bringing readers a snapshot of best practice, policy, trends and technology.

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Vehicle testing begins on liquid nitrogen refrigerated transport system

30 March 2015

Dearman engine has ‘already produced promising results’ says manufacturer, with field trials expected later this year

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Carrier opens its CO2OL training facility in Germany

30 March 2015

Carrier Commercial Refrigeration has opened its live-store environment CO2OLacademy field training facility in Germany.

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Student of Year set to launch

30 March 2015

Calling all apprentices and their managers! The countdown to the launch of the RAC National Student of the Year Awards has begun, and we want you to get involved and make your mark.

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Skills shortage a 'worry' for London, deputy mayor admits

30 March 2015

The shortage of skilled workers to deliver construction projects in the capital is a “worry” for City Hall, one of London mayor Boris Johnson’s closest aides has admitted.

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Sainsbury's boss Coupe eyes 1,500-strong convenience store estate

30 March 2015

Sainsbury’s boss Mike Coupe says the grocer could double its convenience estate to more than 1,500 stores and predicted that the big four may not exist in 10 years’ time.

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US installs 6.2 GW of Solar in 2014, Up 30 Percent Over 2013

17 March 2015

Newly installed solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity for 2014 reached a record 6,201 megawatts (MW), growing 30 percent over 2013’s total, according to a report.

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Central Air Conditioner, Heat Pump Shipments Jump Nearly 30 Percent in January

17 March 2015

United States combined shipments of central air conditioners and air-source heat pumps totaled 479,484 units in January 2015.

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ASHRAE Publishes Revision of Ground Source Heat Pump Book

17 March 2015

ASHRAE has announced a newly published book, Geothermal Heating and Cooling: Design of Ground-Source Heat Pump Systems (GSHP).

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Industry to press Defra for mandatory F-Gas database

24 February 2015

Government response to consultation on F-Gas enforcement is effectively ‘business as usual’ but Defra does commit to considering database issue in more depth

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Calls for improved F-Gas enforcement ignored

3 February 2015

A ‘light-touch’ approach towards F-Gas enforcement looks set to continue despite calls from industry figures to set up a national database to encourage compliance.

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Good news for apprenticeships –and the future

30 March 2015

Let’s hope the reward is a new generation of cooling engineers with a broad outlook on their industry

andrew gaved

Training is vital to maintaining the industry’s future

23 February 2015

Companies need to make a leap of faith and invest into something intangible but essential – someone’s future

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Enforcement is the key to proper regulation

3 February 2015

Can Defra really ensure that the F-Gas regulations are taken seriously by all levels of the industry?

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Military precision

26 March 2015

With energy savings of up to 80 per cent for its computer room air conditioning energy consumption, Airedale’s retrofit project for BAE Systems hit the target.

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PGS moves on up

30 April 2014

When PGS needed to upgrade its exisiting data-centre facility due to an expansion in business, it turned to original partner Keysource, says Rob Elder

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