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Andrew Gaved, Editor

The Consultants File 2010

AHRI and UNEP agree Global Program for refrigerant supply chain networks

30 July 2015

New Global AHRI/UNEP Program “refrigerant driving license” will help ensure safe management of refrigerants

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28 July 2015

The latest issue of RAC magazine is online now, - including news on the US’s dramatic GWP switch, China’s leap to natural refrigerants, industry concerns on ECs proposed energy labelling, global refrigeration conference, and much more 

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Cooling bodies agree co-operation over promotion of natural refrigerants

20 July 2015

Eurovent and eurammon sign Memorandum of Outstanding over shared environmental goals

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IOR's academic-commercial network to focus meeting on district heating and cooling

4 August 2015

SIRACH meeting on October 1 will be hosted by Sustainable Thermal Energy Management Network

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Trane announces European HVAC R+D facility

4 August 2015

Trane has announced the opening of its new ‘state-of-the-art’ testing facility, located in the production and design centre in Epinal, France.

JD Cooling launches new business to help firms switch to natural refrigerants

4 August 2015

JD Industrial Cooling founded to help customers in the rapid move away from HFCs

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RDM appoints North and South America account manager

4 August 2015

Resource Data Management have appointment Steve Moss as senior account manager to support new and existing customers across North and South America

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GEA Air Treatment business is reborn as DencoHappel

4 August 2015

First of former GEA Heat Exchanger companies announces its new name, blending the Denco brand with name of GEA’s founder Otto Happel

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Office air conditioning temperatures ‘biased’ towards men

4 August 2015

Traditional office working temperatures are based on outdated standards that don’t take female staff into account, say Dutch researchers

The Consultants File 2010

Majority of UK public remain worried about global warming

4 August 2015

57 per cent of people are worried about global warming, according to The Institution of Mechanical Engineers/ICM Unlimited poll

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AHRI and DOE reach settlement in walk-in coolers and Freezers rule

4 August 2015

The Air-conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) has reached a settlement with the Department of Energy (DOE) over energy efficiency standards for commercial walk-in coolers and freezers.

USDA Invests in Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Projects

7 July 2015

US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announces U.S. Department of Agriculture to invest more than $6.7 million in 544 renewable energy and energy efficiency projects nationwide.

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American Hydrofluorocarbon Coalition anti-dumping petition against China

7 July 2015

American Hydrofluorocarbon Coalition has filed an antidumping duty petition charging China for causing material injury to the U.S. domestic fluoro-chemicals industry.

The Consultants File 2010

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: "Tales of innovation and collaboration"

4 August 2015

We as an industry should spend more time sharing our experiences and our ambitions, says Andrew Gaved

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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


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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