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Cooling Awards play to industry’s strengths click here for editor’s view

Andrew Gaved, Editor

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28 July 2015

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Cooling bodies agree co-operation over promotion of natural refrigerants

20 July 2015

Eurovent and eurammon sign Memorandum of Outstanding over shared environmental goals

China indicates it will leap straight from HCFCs to natural refrigerants in many cases

14 July 2015

China has given ‘its clearest indication yet’ that it is planning to leap straight to natural refrigerants as a substitute for HCFCs, according to China market intelligence specialist CCM

Number of firms in financial distress jumps 31 per cent

23,000 construction firms in financial distress in last year

28 July 2015

More than 23,000 construction firms said they have experienced “significant” financial distress over the last 12 months, according to new data from business recovery specialist Begbies Traynor.

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Government to crack down on late payment

28 July 2015

The government will appoint a small business commissioner in a bid to change the culture of late payments and unfair practices.

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Government axes Green Deal 'to protect taxpayers'

24 July 2015

The government has axed the Green Deal amid concerns about low take-up and “industry standards”.

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Green Deal 'a catastrophe from start to finish'

24 July 2015

The government had failed to listen to the construction industry over the Green Deal and needs urgently to devise a new energy efficiency strategy, according to a leading trade body.

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Co-op returns to sales growth

30 July 2015

The Co-op has returned to growth for the first time in a year and Sainsbury’s has reclaimed its position as the second biggest grocer from Asda.

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First Carrier AquaForce Chillers using HFO-1234ze

30 July 2015

Europe’s first installation of a water-cooled screw chiller using new PUREtec HFO-1234ze refrigerant has been completed

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USDA Invests in Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Projects

7 July 2015

US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announces U.S. Department of Agriculture to invest more than $6.7 million in 544 renewable energy and energy efficiency projects nationwide.

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American Hydrofluorocarbon Coalition anti-dumping petition against China

7 July 2015

American Hydrofluorocarbon Coalition has filed an antidumping duty petition charging China for causing material injury to the U.S. domestic fluoro-chemicals industry.

Renewable energy accounts for 9.8% of domestic energy consumption in 2014

16 June 2015

U.S. renewable energy accounted for 9.8 per cent of total domestic energy consumption in 2014, the highest since the 1930s

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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: "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

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Lessons to learn from a pioneer of computing

28 April 2015

Let’s hope the reward is a new generation of cooling engineers with a broad outlook on their industry

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Good news for apprenticeships –and the future

30 March 2015

Let’s hope the reward is a new generation of cooling engineers with a broad outlook on their industry

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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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Launch pad

Competence on low-GWP refrigerants has long been a priority for contractors’ association AREA, culminating in the recent launch of the REAL Alternatives project, says Olivier Janin

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