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coldchain

World Bank pledges to step up ‘Clean Cooling’ support

25 April, 2019 By Neil Merrett

A new World Bank technical support programme is seeking to accelerate development of more sustainable cooling solutions in developing countries, as well as tackling policy and finance barriers.

carbon concerns

Heat pump industry talks up higher capacity technology potential

24 April, 2019 By Neil Merrett

Ongoing innovation to expand the capacity of heat pump technology for both industrial and commercial use can help realise European demand for waste-less heating and cooling, manufacturers have argued.

flammable online

Expansion of hydrocarbon use dealt blow by IEC vote

18 April, 2019 By Neil Merrett

The International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) has voted narrowly to reject increasing the charge limit for flammable refrigerants in refrigeration cabinets, resulting in uncertainty for the development a range of innovative new technologies.

f gas canisters

EFCTC warns EU F-Gas reputation at stake from black-market HFCs

17 April, 2019 By Neil Merrett

The EU is being urged to decisively tackle fears of rampant illegal refrigerant trading in a number of member states in order to maintain a global lead in climate change mitigation.

brexit negotiations

FETA: customs and regulatory uncertainty top industry Brexit concerns

15 April, 2019 By Neil Merrett

Ensuring certainty on regulatory alignment with key EU law and standards, as well as determining future customs requirements have been identified as vital Brexit concerns for the UK building services sector.

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