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    Canary Wharf cooling project is award winner

    UK: The success of a prestigious project to replace the cooling and heating system in one of London’s iconic buildings has been recognised in a number of UK awards.

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    Adcock completes Fujitsu R22 conversion

    UK: Adcock Refrigeration and Air Conditioning has completed a major R22 replacement project at leading IT systems, services and products company Fujitsu Services.

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    Daikin VRV provides luxury cooling

    UK: Daikin VRV air conditioning systems are one of the attractions of a new luxury apartment development overlooking London’s River Thames.

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    Samsung 360 cassette wins by degrees

    UK: Samsung’s pioneering 360 circular cassette has found favour with Starbuck’s first franchisee globally – 23.5 Degrees.

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    Chillventa 2016 Preview

    The Cooling Post brings you all the latest information and product news in the run-up to Chillventa 2016, Europe’s leading refrigeration and air conditioning exhibition. This page will be regularly updated, so check back often.

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AHRI saddened by early chiller ban

USA: The leading US HVACR manufacturers’ association claims that the EPA’s early ban on higher GWP refrigerants in chillers will have an adverse effect on the industry.

27th September, 2016
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R449A retrofit brings 8% energy savings

NETHERLANDS: The retrofit of 175 Ahold supermarkets to lower GWP refrigerant R449A has brought the added benefit of an 8% increase in energy efficiency.

27th September, 2016
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Wolseley to close 80 branches

UK: Wolseley UK is to close 80 branches and cut 800 jobs following what it describes as a wide ranging review of its plumbing and heating operations.

27th September, 2016
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US places bans on R404A and R134a

USA: The US EPA is to ban a host of high GWP refrigerants including R404A, R134a, R407C and R410A in certain new products from as early as January 1, 2021.

27th September, 2016

UK News

27th September, 2016

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Wolseley to close 80 branches

UK: Wolseley UK is to close 80 branches and cut 800 jobs following what it describes as a wide ranging review of its plumbing and heating operations.

24th September, 2016

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Bitzer extends UK training

UK: Bitzer UK has extended its programme of compressor training for system designers and installation engineers.

24th September, 2016

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14 years for ac drug smuggler

UK: A man who smuggled drugs into the UK in air conditioning units has been sentenced to 14 years for drug, fraud and money laundering offences at Liverpool Crown Court.

23rd September, 2016

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Tickets available for IoR dinner

UK: Bookings are now being taken for the next annual Institute of Refrigeration dinner at the Grange St Paul’s Hotel on Thursday February 16.

World News

27th September, 2016

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AHRI saddened by early chiller ban

USA: The leading US HVACR manufacturers’ association claims that the EPA’s early ban on higher GWP refrigerants in chillers will have an adverse effect on the industry.

27th September, 2016

CH_Dutch-Retailer

R449A retrofit brings 8% energy savings

NETHERLANDS: The retrofit of 175 Ahold supermarkets to lower GWP refrigerant R449A has brought the added benefit of an 8% increase in energy efficiency.

27th September, 2016

US-EPA-home

US places bans on R404A and R134a

USA: The US EPA is to ban a host of high GWP refrigerants including R404A, R134a, R407C and R410A in certain new products from as early as January 1, 2021.

26th September, 2016

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Singapore approves R32 in multi-splits

SINGAPORE: Authorities in Singapore have approved the use of the lower GWP “mildly flammable” refrigerant R32 in multi-split air conditioning systems.