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

Andrew Gaved, Editor

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UK’s first R32-based system set to initiate refrigerant take-up

21 May 2015

The UK’s first R32-based system has been installed, paving the way for a sea-change in refrigerant selection, according to manufacturer Daikin.

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Calling all apprentices! Get entering RAC Student of the Year Awards now!

30 April 2015

Calling all apprentices and their managers, the RAC National Student of the Year Awards, in association with the IOR , is now open to enter!

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New! Building Energy Focus magazine now online!

30 March 2015

Building Energy Focus - new digital supplement looks at the wider energy landscape, bringing readers a snapshot of best practice, policy, trends and technology.

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Copper tubing ‘suited’ to low-GWP refrigerants

29 May 2015

Heat exchangers made with copper tubes are ‘highly compatible’ with most low-GWP refrigerants for RACHP systems, according to the International Copper Association (ICA).

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"Refrigerant supply shortfall will hit within three years’

29 May 2015

Annually decreasing quotas will create a shortfall far sooner than 2020

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BSRIA’s Chief Executive gives response on Queen's speech

29 May 2015

BSRIA’s Chief Executive Julia Evans gives her response on the Queen’s Speech, which contains proposals on energy, housing and apprenticeships. 

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RAC June edition online now! Subscription Required

28 May 2015

The latest issue of RAC magazine is online - featuring refrigerant shortfall, brazing issues, Ecodesign and Enegy labelling focus, HFO applications and more!

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EHPA calls on EC to make heat pumps central to policy

28 May 2015

The European Heat Pump Association (EHPA) has called for the European Comission to put the technology at the heart of the Energy Union.

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New manager for HRP Training

28 May 2015

HRP has announced that Dave Hilton has joined as training centre sales manager.

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B&M eyes further expansion after 30% lift in full-year sales

28 May 2015

Value retailer B&M has swung back into the black in its first year as a listed company as its “rapid” store expansion plan boosted sales by 30%.

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Building commissioning to be highlighted at ASHRAE Annual Conference

19 May 2015

Importance of building and system commissioning to be highlighted at ASHRAE Annual Conference - June 27-July 1


DOE invests $4 Million to strengthen Building America Program

19 May 2015

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced $4 million in funding to develop and demonstrate new energy efficiency solutions for homes through its Building America program.


Building systems to grow 9% in 2020

30 April 2015

The United States market for building automation system (BAS) products is forecast to grow at over 9 percent through 2020, according to a report

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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


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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The next chapter

There’s been a series of positive industry developments in the past month, says Miriam Rodway – not least government apprenticeship approval and the launch of a free e-learning resource

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Latest RAC Engineer magazine online and free to view!

10 April 2015

Check out the latest issue of RAC Engineer -Spring 2015 - with the latest news on training, technology and skills!


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