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Andrew Gaved, Editor

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Can we blame India for putting the brake on an HFC refrigerant phasedown?

25 November 2014

India has made some pretty compelling arguments for not rushing to sign up for the global rush to HFC phasedown. It is now up to the developed nations to achieve an acceptable resolution

More women engineers urgently needed

25 November 2014

Ed Miliband has announced that thousands of female engineers will be trained up as part of a ‘national mission’ to tackle the skills shortage.

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RQT panelist Paul Alway explains M&S refrigeration story

12 November 2014

Retail Question Time panelist and M&S refrigeration specification manager Paul Alway explains the story behind the company’s refrigeration policy.

andrew gaved

Can we blame India for putting the brake on an HFC refrigerant phasedown?

25 November 2014

India has made some pretty compelling arguments for not rushing to sign up for the global rush to HFC phasedown. It is now up to the developed nations to achieve an acceptable resolution

Heat Pump

The European heat pump market on the rise

25 November 2014

A report by the European Heat Pump Association has found that after 3 years of stagnation the European heat pump markets are recovering.

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CRS rolls out national network and makes fresh appointments

25 November 2014

Carrier Rental Systems (UK) Limited has rolled-out a new national sales network backed by a wave of appointments to support strategic growth plans.

More women engineers urgently needed

25 November 2014

Ed Miliband has announced that thousands of female engineers will be trained up as part of a ‘national mission’ to tackle the skills shortage.

Money

Grocery price war prompts rise in number of food producers going bust

25 November 2014

The price war between the supermarkets has precipitated a sharp rise in the number of food producers going to the wall.

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AREA updates low GWP refrigerants guide

20 November 2014

European contractors’ association AREA has updated its Guidance on minimum requirements for contractors’ training & certification on low GWP Refrigerants.

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Toshiba’s training centres recognised by CIBSE

20 November 2014

Toshiba Air Conditioning’s new national network of training centres has been shortlisted for a CIBSE Building Performance Award.

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Demand for Commercial Refrigeration Equipment to Reach £22.9 Billion in 2018

10 November 2014

Global demand for commercial refrigeration equipment is forecast to increase 4.7 percent annually through 2018 to £22.9 billion, according to a new study from The Freedonia Group Inc.

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BMS market to grow up to 15 percent annually

10 November 2014

The building energy management software market is forecast to grow at an annual rate of up to 15 percent up to 2019.

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DOE announces $9 Million in Funding to Improve Efficiency of Commercial Buildings

10 November 2014

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced the availability of $9 million in funding to encourage investments in energy-saving technologies that can be tested and deployed in commercial buildings.

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AREA updates low GWP refrigerants guide

20 November 2014

European contractors’ association AREA has updated its Guidance on minimum requirements for contractors’ training & certification on low GWP Refrigerants.

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AREA releases new F-gas Regulation guide

15 October 2014

European contractor’s association AREA has launched its guide on the new F-Gas regulation, aimed at clarifying the forthcoming changes for engineers who work in the refrigeration, AC and heat pump sectors

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1234YF - REFRIGERANT DEBATE

EU procurement

EU Commission questions Honeywell/DuPont 1234yf collaboration

22 October 2014

The European Commission has sent a Statement of Objections to Honeywell and DuPont regarding cooperation on the refrigerant 1234yf.

andrew gaved

Can we blame India for putting the brake on an HFC refrigerant phasedown?

25 November 2014

India has made some pretty compelling arguments for not rushing to sign up for the global rush to HFC phasedown. It is now up to the developed nations to achieve an acceptable resolution

andrew gaved

Industry forecast: cloudy at present but brighter later

30 October 2014

It’s an uncertain time for everyone in the cooling sector, but there is cause for optimism around the corner.

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US shows Europe the way on low-GWP cooling

13 October 2014

Yes we can! That’s the message from the US president on going green but will Europe listen?

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Airedale launches AireTile floor fan solution to target data centre hotspots

13 November 2014

Airedale International has introduced a simple air flow management system to target data centre hotspots and improve the efficiency of aisle containment systems.

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Liquid cooling 'super charges' IT performance

30 October 2014

Research from the University of Leeds and Poznan Supercomputing and Networking Centre (PSNC) has revealed that Icetope’s data centre liquid cooling technology offers a significant performance advantages.

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