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US industry announces $5 billion refrigerant research plan

17 September 2014

The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) president and CEO Stephen Yurek announces American HVACR industry will invest $5 bn in research and development funds over the next decade for new-generation refrigerants and equipment

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HVAC Service Franchises Industry Forecast to See Growth

29 August 2014

The HVAC service franchises market has seen improved performance over the last two years, and can expect industry growth to 2019, according to a report from IBISWorld.

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Study says 70% of 'Internet of Things' devices vulnerable to attack

29 August 2014

HP has announced the release of its Internet of Things State of the Union Study, which indicates that 70 percent of the most commonly used Internet of Things (IoT) devices exhibit serious vulnerabilities to attack by hackers.

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Under a week until the Tenth Anniversary Cooling Awards!

18 September 2014 | Updated: 18 September 2014

Tension is countinuing to mount with just under a week to go until the biggest event in the industry calendar, the Cooling Industry Awards is set to celebrate its tenth anniversary in style.

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US industry announces $5 billion refrigerant research plan

16 September 2014

The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) president and CEO Stephen Yurek announces American HVACR industry will invest $5 bn in research and development funds over the next decade for new-generation refrigerants and equipment

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DuPont has high hopes for new non-flammable refrigerant HFO 1336mzz

15 September 2014

DuPont announces plans for full-scale production of HFO as refrigerant as well as foam expansion agent

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Chiller and air conditioning specialist Cool-Therm buys AC Air Con to broaden service offering

15 September 2014

Purchase will enable the pioneer behind the Turbomiser pioneer to offer spare parts for the Turbocor plus range of chillers and compressors

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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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Construction schemes delayed ahead of Scottish referendum

12 September 2014

The value of construction projects given the go ahead in four sectors in Scotland has fallen by over £300m in the run up to next week’s independence referendum, data service Glenigan has found.

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ISG builds Sainsbury's first store to use BIM

12 September 2014

ISG is working on the first scheme by supermarket giant Sainsbury’s to use building information modelling.

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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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Sign up to RAC’s F-Gas Question Time now! – 21st May

29 April 2014

RAC’s forthcoming F-Gas Question Time event, in association with Daikin UK, is set to cover a whole range of issues on the revised regulation, including refrigerant selection – don’t miss out, sign up now!

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Intrepid cyclists from Pipe Center and Climate Center hit the road for Help for Heroes

6 August 2014

A team from Pipe Center and Climate Center hit the road earlier this month for a 60-mile charity cycle ride through the lanes of glorious Worcestershire.

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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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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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Don’t let communication let us down

23 June 2014

The F-Gas regs make it vital to make clear to customers what their responsibilities are.

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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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