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Andrew Gaved, Editor

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GEO working to get Federal Incentives for geothermal heat pumps reinstated

21 October 2014

The Geothermal Exchange Organization (GEO) announced that it is actively supporting “tax extenders bills” that are now under consideration by the U.S. House of Representatives and in the U.S. Senate.

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EPA Steps Up Phaseout of R-22 Refrigerant

21 October 2014

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced its final phase down schedule regarding production and importation of HCFC-22 refrigerant.

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Building Energy Management for Smaller Buildings to Top $6 Billion from 2014 to 2022

13 October 2014

The market for building energy management systems for small and medium-sized commercial buildings is expanding as building owners and managers demand more energy savings and easier ways to manage energy use in their facilities, says research

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Ray Gluckman and Boots join Morrisons and Iceland on panel for Retail Question Time!

24 October 2014 | Updated: 24 October 2014

Refrigerant expert Ray Gluckman has joined new editions Morrisons, Iceland and Boots on the RAC Retail Question Time panel, sponsored by Resource Data Management, and to be held on 26th November at RICS, London.

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Honeywell hits back over EU Commision's 1234yf 'Objection'

22 October 2014

Honeywell has defeneded its stance over the development of the refrigerant 1234yf and its relationship with Du Pont, after the EU Commision released a Statement of Objections.

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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.

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First Choice Refrigeration now approved stockist of Carel retail range

22 October 2014

First Choice Refrigeration Spares has been appointed as one of the approved stockists in the UK of the CAREL range of refrigeration equipment.

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Waitrose study reveals changing food shopping habits

22 October 2014

Waitrose boss Mark Price said changes in food shopping habits poses a dilemma for the big four as he unveils Waitrose’s Food & Drink Report 2014.

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Construction industry to grow by 23% to 2018

21 October 2014

The construction industry will grow 23 per cent by the end of 2018 and contribute £12bn to the UK economy over the next two years alone, according to the latest forecasts from the Construction Products Association.

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CBI - Stronger supply chains could boost economy by £30bn

21 October 2014

Targeted action to revitalise domestic supply chains could inject £30 billion into the economy by 2025, creating more than half a million jobs across the United Kingdom, according to a new CBI report.

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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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‘Prepare for new ways of working’ as F-Gas refrigeration regs come to pass

22 May 2014

Speakers at RAC’s F-Gas Question Time warn that for cooling industry ‘it can no longer be business as usual’

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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.

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European Commission set to take Germany to court over Mobile Air Conditioning Directive

15 September 2014

The Reuters news agency has reported that the EC is now ready to further its case against Germany, following carmaker Daimler’s continued flouting of the MAC Directive

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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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We’ve helped the cooling industry to face the future

28 August 2014

The Cooling Awards have played a major role in helping the industry improve its green credentials, writes Andrew Gaved

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The Cold Chain advocates need to show their mettle

29 July 2014

The cooling industry can make a significant difference to people in the developing world

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Big Data driving data centre growth in Australia

9 July 2014

Three-quarters of local businesses and organisations expected to increase spending on data centre facilities in the next 12 months due to Big data, virtualisation and business continuity.

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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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10 October 2014

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