Issue : July 2010
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Vent-Axia has launched a Certification Scheme (MCS) accreditation programme to tackle the predicted shortfall in heat pump engineers, a move the company claims will turn the company into a ‘solutions supplier’ for the technology.
The University of Maryland are developing a new smart alloy that could replace liquid refrigerants in air conditioners, saving money and reducing greenhouse gases.
This year’s Skill Fridge 2010 final apprentice winner is Stuart Miller from Shilliday Refrigeration in Northern Ireland.
Specialist installer IMA Cooling Systems has won two prestigious CIBSE Young Engineers Network Champions Awards for 2010
Refcom, the Register of Companies to Handle Refrigerants, has expanded and rebranded its enhanced voluntary scheme.
A next-generation air conditioning system using magnetic refrigeration technology is set to be developed by Astronautics Corp of America, following the award of a $2.9m energy grant.
A high performance prototype heat pump, designed for cold climates, is set to be developed by Purdue University, with the resulting technology potentially halving heating bills.
The Italian compressor manufacturer Frascold has signed up South London based LH plc to handle its warranty claims in the UK; the first of what the company says will be a total three representatives.
Danfoss has sold its Household Compressors business to German firm Aurelius for an undisclosed sum.