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Andrew Gaved, Editor

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Less than a month until RAC's Retail Question Time - sign up now!

31 October 2014

The coundown has begun to the biggest event in the retail refrigeration calendar. This year’s RAC Retail Question Time panel, to be held on 26th November at RICS, London sees an unprecedented line-up of experts.

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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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EU agrees to cut emissions by 40 per cent

30 October 2014

A breakthrough deal to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 40 per cent by 2030, compared with 1990 levels, has been reached by EU leaders.news

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Less than a month until RAC's Retail Question Time - sign up now!

31 October 2014

The coundown has begun to the biggest event in the retail refrigeration calendar. This year’s RAC Retail Question Time panel, to be held on 26th November at RICS, London sees an unprecedented line-up of experts.

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99p Stores enhances grocery offer as profits rise at the retailer

31 October 2014

99p Stores has unveiled rising profits and is preparing to expand its grocery offer in its biggest investment programme.

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30 October 2014 | Updated: 30 October 2014

For a limited time only, you can save 70% off the usual annual subscription rate on RAC magazine – instead of paying £79, you pay just £23 - now there’s an offer you can’t refuse!

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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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Penguins chill out with J&E Hall's cellar cooling system

30 October 2014

A J & E Hall cellar cooling system has been installed in the quarantine room set aside for the penguins at the Hull visitor attraction, The Deep.

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EU agrees to cut emissions by 40 per cent

30 October 2014

A breakthrough deal to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 40 per cent by 2030, compared with 1990 levels, has been reached by EU leaders.news

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Refrigerant suppliers warn industry to plan low GWP future now

30 October 2014

The European cooling industry needs to make plans to move quickly to lower GWPs, as the cuts in HFC quota envisaged by the F-Gas regulations will make their impact sooner than many people expect.

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REPORT: Poor installation to blame for low efficiency

29 October 2014

Substantial equipment efficiency is lost due to design and installation deficiencies, according to a new report.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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