Co-operative Group’s Adrian Crowther and BJA’s Chris Williams are latest to join roster of panellists to talk technology, refrigerants and retail
The Co-operative Group’s Adrian Crowther is the latest end user to be lined up to be on the expert panels at RAC’s Retail Question Time on December 1st. He and Chris Williams of consultant BJA join Brian Churchyard, speaking on behalf of Asda-Walmart; consultant Bob Hurley, who recently left Tesco after a 25-year career; and Daniel Clark who has worked closely with Booths, on the retail side of the panel.
The free morning debate will look at the very latest F-Gas information and will grasp the nettle of of R404A in existing estates, alongside discussion of retail strategy with the supermarkets and their supply chains.
Discussion around matters such as energy reduction, low-GWP refrigerant strategy and equipment standards are set to be high on the agenda, as the first of the retailers have signed up, subject to final confirmation.
Providing a legislative context to the debate, F-Gas expert Ray Gluckman will be presenting an update hot of the press from the global talks about HFCs, while British Refrigeration Association president Mike Lawrence will discuss the need for early decisions around replacing R404A for exisiting estates, based on BRA’s new Putting into Use Replacement Refrigerants guide.
Retail Question Time is sponsored this year by condensate tablet specialist Gel-Clear and by compressors-to-contracting giant Epta. For more details and to register, please visit the event website here. Admission is free to those pre-registered - and lunch is provided, so there is nothing stopping you joining the debate!