The Institute of Refrigeration (IOR) will be sponsoring the International Women in Engineering Day 2018 (INWED 2018) as it seeks to tackle concerns about the under-representation of females working across the RACHP sector at a time of “chronic” skills shortages.
RAC has partnered with electronics giant Samsung to produce a digital report that aims to unpack all the different elements an AC system can offer a retail end user.
Use of integral display cases running on hydrocarbons could help large retailers realise savings of £50,000 per store over a ten-year period in place of CO2 remote systems, research from technology group Emerson has concluded.
BESA and the ECA hope to step up pressure on the government to overhaul cash retentions by calling for the introduction of mandatory third-party deposit schemes in a joint response to a recent consultation.
Heineken has unveiled a new carbon reduction programme, which will see it target a massive increase in its share of renewable thermal energy and electricity in production from 14 per cent to 70 per cent by 2030. With the ‘Drop the C’ programme, the brewer said it wants to ‘drive a real change towards renewable energy’ rather than achieving reduction targets with unbundled certificates.
Parliament’s Environmental Audit Committee has launched a new inquiry over how to buildings may better mitigate against the effects of overheating on productivity and health as a result of climate change.
AREA is among four major HVAC bodies calling on the European cooling industry to immediately stop installing R404A and R507A systems in order to meet stricter HFC quota restrictions that came into effect this year.
RAC has partnered with refrigerant specialist Chemours to produce a comprehensive digital report tackling the challenges surrounding the ongoing F-Gas legislation – its bans, its quotas and the market factors surrounding it – and pointing readers towards potential solutions.
Honeywell has said it is turning to the US Supreme Court to push for a judicial review of a ruling last year that reversed an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) stance to brand use of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) as ‘unacceptable’.
Hertfordshire contractor Capital Refrigeration Services says it has instructed solicitors in a bid to end the confusion in the industry caused by the new company formed following the adminstration of Capital Cooling Ltd.