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Cooling technology can make a difference in these uncertain times click here for editor’s view

Andrew Gaved, Editor

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RAC September magazine now online now! Subscription Required

25 August 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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Editor's comment: "Looking for a silver lining"

25 August 2015

Cooling technology could really make a difference in these uncertain times, says Andrew Gaved

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National Student of the Year 2015 finalists announced!

25 August 2015

The finalists for the RAC National Student of the Year Award 2015 have been released, with the winner to be announced at the Cooling Industry Awards - 23rd September

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Top 25 construction contractors see profit margins halve

2 September 2015

Profit margins among the UK’s biggest contractors have declined markedly, with the overall margin for the top 25 firms dipping below 1.5 per cent.


Booker Group gets CMA approval for £40m Londis, Budgens deal

3 September 2015

Booker Group has been given the green light by regulators to complete its £40m acquisition of convenience retailers Londis and Budgens.

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Construction output edges upwards in August

3 September 2015

Construction output has experienced a “strong and accelerated rise” with the residential market seeing the fastest expansion.

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Office starts up 18% as private sector fuels growth

3 September 2015

Private sector project starts have returned to growth in the three months to August, with office starts 18 per cent up year on year.

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BSRIA concerned with new apprenticeship levy

2 September 2015

BSRIA has expressed concern as to whether members will have to continue paying the statutory industry levy to CITB among other issues

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IME launches fund to help bring products to market

2 September 2015

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers’ £2mn Stephenson Fund to invest in innovative companies working in the field of mechanical engineering


Sainsbury's and Morrisons 'vulnerable' to a return to private ownership

2 September 2015

Supermarket giants Morrisons and Sainsbury’s are “vulnerable” to a return to private ownership, according to a senior grocery analyst.

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US votes to continue China HFC investigation

10 August 2015

USITC votes to continue investigation on impact of HFC blends and components from China on American market

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VIDEO: AHRI Settlement Agreement with DOE

7 August 2015

AHRI General Counsel Amy Shepherd discusses AHRI’s recent settlement agreement with the Department of Energy (DOE) over the walk-in coolers and freezers final rule.

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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.

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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: "Looking for a silver lining"

25 August 2015

Cooling technology could really make a difference in these uncertain times, says Andrew Gaved

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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


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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