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Cooling Awards play to industry’s strengths click here for editor’s view

Andrew Gaved, Editor

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RAC Student of the Year Awards deadline tomorrow!

15 June 2015 | Updated: 15 June 2015

Calling all apprentices, the RAC National Student of the Year Awards deadline is tomorrow, so get cracking on those entries!

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R448A and R450A approved by leading compressor suppliers

30 June 2015

Emerson, Bitzer and Frascold have approve the use of Honeywell’s Solstice N40 (R-448A) and N13 (R-450A) for use in their compressors.

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26 June 2015

The latest issue of RAC magazine is online now, with a full review of the recent F-Gas Question Time event!

soy 2015

RAC Student of the Year Awards deadline tomorrow!

15 June 2015 | Updated: 15 June 2015

Calling all apprentices, the RAC National Student of the Year Awards deadline is tomorrow, so get cracking on those entries!

US ruling gives supermarkets just a year to switch away from high-GWP refrigerants

2 July 2015

EPA ruling will see R404A, R422D and R507A prohibited as early as July 2016 in supermarket systems as US takes more radical stance than Europe over high-GWP gases

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Refrigeration wholesaler FSW adds its 25th branch with Edinburgh opening

2 July 2015

The national refrigeration and air conditioning wholesaler, FSW, has announced the opening of its 25th branch, with an outlet in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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Construction confidence hits 11-year high

2 July 2015

Construction output recorded its fastest increase for four months in the wake of May’s general election.

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Election hangover hits June project starts

2 July 2015

Project starts were down 24 per cent year on year in June in the aftermath of May’s general election.

EU cooling and heating debate calls for tailored regulations

2 July 2015

An EPEE hosted cooling and heating debate has called for the right regulatory conditions and the creation of suitable consumer incentives to achieve energy savings

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Danfoss publishes hydrocarbons info-graphic

1 July 2015

Danfoss has created an information graphic to visualise quickly how hydrocarbons present the long term solution with zero ODP and negligible GWP (attached right)

Renewable energy accounts for 9.8% of domestic energy consumption in 2014

16 June 2015

U.S. renewable energy accounted for 9.8 per cent of total domestic energy consumption in 2014, the highest since the 1930s

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IoT driving investment in BMS market

16 June 2015

Over eight million building management systems (BMS) will be integrated with some form of Internet of Things (IoT) platform, application, or service by 2020.

DOE announces funding to develop new power plant cooling technologies

1 June 2015

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy has announced $30 million in funding for 14 new projects dry-cooling technologies.

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HFC reclaim could save 18 bn tonnes of CO2

29 April 2015

A white paper by reclamation specialist EOS Climate has found that if 30% of HFC refrigerants reclaimed for re-use by 2040, approx 18bn tonnes of CO2 would be prevented from reaching the atmosphere over next 25 years

EPEE event discusses Ecodesign and F-Gas in China

21 April 2015

The European Partnership for Energy and the Environment (EPEE) co-hosts event with the China Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Industry Association (CRAA) during China Refrigeration in Shanghai.

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Editor's comment: "Cooling Awards play to industry’s strengths"

29 May 2015

The awards demonstrate the industry’s unquenchable appetite for innovation – and now it’s judging time

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Lessons to learn from a pioneer of computing

28 April 2015

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

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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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Too hot to handle?

14 May 2015

Our annual Data Centre Cooling Question Time brought together another crop of experts to consider some of the challenges facing the rapidly changing sector, from heat recovery to energy efficiency

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Is cooling dead?

14 May 2015

The controversial question from the debate is pondered by Tony Wright of event sponsor ebm-papst

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17 June 2015

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