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DOE Offers $4Bn Loan Guarantees for Renewable Energy and Efficiency Projects

28 July 2014

The U.S. Department of Energy has issued a loan guarantee solicitation, making as much as $4 billion in loan guarantees available for renewable energy and energy efficiency projects that avoid, reduce, or sequester greenhouse gases.

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Danfoss Discusses CO2 Refrigeration Benefits at ATMOsphere America

16 July 2014

Danfoss highlights the sustainability benefits of CO2 refrigeration systems in supermarket applications during a presentation at ATMOsphere America 2014 in San Francisco.

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US air-source heat pump sales up 20%

16 July 2014

US shipments of air-source heat pumps increased 20 percent, to 265,129 units, in May 2014, up from 220,895 units shipped in May 2013, according to Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI)

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Chinese population gears up for significant expansion of cold chain as refrigeration demand soars

28 July 2014

New York Times article draws attention to the refrigeration revolution underway in China - where the cold chain is being built virtually from scratch in some regions - and underlines both the huge opportunity for cooling businesses and the potential challenges and pitfalls

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'Legislation landscape won't get any easier for cooling and heating industry' says new HEVAC president

29 July 2014

New HEVAC president Graham Wright warns that industry needs to tackle the skills shortage to meet the challenge of tougher regulations and standards

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Mike Lawrence is new president of the British Refrigeration Association, while John Skelton of Sainsbury's becomes vice president.

29 July 2014

Consultant takes over at the top of refrigeration body, and also assumes chaimanship of the board of umbrella body FETA. Graham Wright of Daikin UK becomes president of manufacturers’ and distributors’ body HEVAC

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Morrisons appoints retail heavyweight Andrew Higginson as its new chairman

29 July 2014

Morrisons has hired retail heavyweight and former Tesco finance director Andrew Higginson as its new chairman.

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HRP and Samsung extend air conditioning agreement

29 July 2014

HRP and Samsung have announced that they have extended their distribution agreement for Samsung Air Conditioning products in the UK.

VIDEO: Eurammon presents a history of cooling

28 July 2014

The filmlet “naturally cool” uses illustrations to explain how the use of natural refrigerants evolved through the years and what factors led to the situation today where natural refrigerants are the future-proof solution for the refrigeration applications of tomorrow.

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DYSK celebrates a decade and unveils ambitious plans for growth

28 July 2014

 Air conditioning distributor DYSK, celebrating a decade in business, has unveiled ambitious expansion plans for the future.

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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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DuPont backs EPA’s proposed HFC reduction

16 July 2014

Thierry Vanlancker, president of DuPont Chemicals & Fluoroproducts, has given his support to the proposed rulemaking by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on HFC reduction.

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DuPont backs EPA’s proposed HFC reduction

16 July 2014

Thierry Vanlancker, president of DuPont Chemicals & Fluoroproducts, has given his support to the proposed rulemaking by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on HFC reduction.

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Du Pont: 3m vehicles will use HFO-1234yf by end of year

4 June 2014

Du Pont has announced that it estimates nearly 3 million vehicles worldwide will use HFO-1234yf as a refrigerant by the end of 2014.

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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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The new F-Gas is here. Don’t panic. Don’t do nothing

28 May 2014

Want a quiet life after R22? Think again – it’s time to embrace a new way of working.

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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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9 July 2014

RAC Engineer is the only magazine in the industry for refrigeration and air conditioning engineers, and it’s now free to view online - simply register to view!

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