The European Council has announced it has adopted the proposed revisions to the F-Gas regulation, which will see a reduction in HFC emissions by two-thirds by 2030
The European Commission has referred Poland to the EU Court of Justice for failing to notify the Commission regarding F-Gas penalties
Deaths and injuries on UK building sites could increase as the industry comes out of the downturn, the Heath and Safety Executive’s chief inspector of construction has warned.
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After two and a half years of scientific research and technological development in polymer compounding and multi-layer extrusion techniques, a solution has been found to make windows more energy efficient.
Construction Products Association chairman John Sinfield has called on the industry to address persistent and serious challenges facing the entire supply chain through the creation of a new, cross-party manufacturing strategy.
Installers of renewable technology could benefit from the recent IPCC report which is calling for a shift away from cheaper fossil fuels to help cut CO2 emissions, the BBC has reported.
Companies should start to find alternative solutions to systems using R22 refrigerants in plenty of time before 1 January 2015.
Women are paid up to 33 per cent less than their male counterparts in the same role in the construction industry, according to data from the Office for National Statistics.
1234YF - REFRIGERANT DEBATE
Honeywell, one of the manufacturers of HFO-1234yf, calls refrigerant report ‘misleading and biased’.
Researchers at German university Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU Munich) recommend that R1234yf be reassessed for its safety as the refrigerant releases the highly poisonous carbonyl fluoride in a fire, according to findings.
These are crucial times for the cooling industry. You have probably read that line before, and indeed I have probably written it before.
Usually when I mention doors on fridges to a retail refrigeration manager, it is greeted with a rolling of the eyes.
The retail bosses in the British Retail Consortium may have given us a chance to get the merchandising teams to listen to the ‘no brainer’ for energy reduction
The demand for greater energy efficiency will continue to be a key driver of data centre market growth, and in turn cooling technology, according to a new sector report.
Faster development of new ideas needed as data hosting companies usher in shorter timescales for construction and independents seek innovations, says Data Centre Question Time panelist.
WR Refrigeration administrator’s PwC has hit back over claims that it sold off the company on the cheap, claiming it needed to act immediately to preserve key customer contracts before the business’s value slid further.
The industry has hit out over the failings of WR Refrigeration following the release of the administror’s report, which exposed significant financial discrepencies in the operation
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The update of European standard EN378is going to be of crucial importance to the cooling industry, so all eyes will be on the upcoming technical discussions, reports IOR’s Miriam Rodway
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