Issue : October issue
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Stuart Millar and Bryan Craig, both 20, have been selected to join Squad UK at WorldSkills London 2011
DeLonghi has launched an inverter driven air source heat pump aimed at the volume market below 10kW in capacity.
After more than three decades in the refrigeration business Mike Coult has decided it’s time to dispense with his beard and moustache of 36 years…all in the name of charity of course.
British Gas has acquired heat pump installation company Cool Planet Technologies for £0.5m, in further signs that the industry is anticipating increased demand via the forthcoming Renewable Heat Incentive scheme (RHI), available from mid-2011.
Qatars’s bid for the 2022 World Cup has been questioned by a senior Fifa figure, who queried whether the air-conditioning could cope with the extreme heat of a Middle Eastern country.
Ground source heat pump technology is being employed at London’s largest privately owned residence, where it is set to save the owners £40,000 a year in energy bills.
Both Daikin and ICS/DeLonghi have launched heat pump based engineer training schemes, in a sign that the industry is gearing up for the forthcoming Renewable Heat Incentives (RHIs) – available from mid-2011.
The HSE has issued cold store safety guidelines following its investigation into the failure of the ceiling of a frozen food store, which resulted in a fatality.
Embraco has developed a refrigeration based microcompressor weighing only 200 grams, claimed to be the size of a permanent marker.
The National Skills Academy for Environmental Technologies will have a “key role” in delivering current and consistent training opportunities for the building servicesengineering industry.