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Industry collaboration targets clearer ‘net zero’ carbon building concept

18 October, 2018 By Neil Merrett

A UK construction industry taskforce is being established to draw up a clear definition for ‘net zero’ carbon buildings in the UK and how they can be realised through collaboration. 

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UK to introduce smart appliance regulation and revised industry standards

16 October, 2018 By Neil Merrett

Manufacturers of smart appliances that provide cooling, air conditioning or heating functions will be asked to develop new technical standards to support greater adoption of these technologies across the UK.

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UK government to explore stricter carbon reduction targets

15 October, 2018 By Neil Merrett

The government has asked the independent Committee on Climate Change (CCC) for advice on setting a date for when the UK could achieve ‘net zero’ carbon emissions.

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Former FETA and BRA chairman John Austin-Davies announces retirement

15 October, 2018 By Neil Merrett

John Austin-Davies, honoured at this year’s RAC Cooling Awards for a four-decade career working in commercial refrigeration and his efforts to support training, has announced he is retiring.

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Chinese TICA Group signs global joint venture with oil-free chiller founder

11 October, 2018 By

Montreal-based oil-free centrifugal cooling specialist Smardt Chiller Group has signed a joint venture with TICA Group, claimed to be China’s market leader in high-efficiency ventilation solutions. 

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