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    UK: Our latest dip into the archives brings this photograph from a “golden age” of UK air conditioning. The surroundings appear opulent and some of the faces are familiar but who are they and what was the occasion? Leave your thoughts, comments and observation below.

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    Italy’s largest hypermarket goes CO2

    ITALY: A question mark has been hanging over the use of CO2 transcritical refrigeration in warm climates but recent advances in Southern Europe suggest it can be an efficient and viable solution.

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    Free-standing ground support

    UK: Big Foot Systems can now offer its Stand Range to support air conditioning units on the ground.

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    A2L refrigerants – myths and realities (Pt 2)

    Having looked at why Europe is moving towards lower GWP A2L refrigerants, in the second part of this article Karl Richardson of air conditioning distributor Logicool looks at the issue of flammability.

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    Interko cooler in full bloom

    NETHERLANDS: Interko’s launch of the EQH cooler has added a new dimension to its range of products for the horticulture industry.

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Electrical wholesaler Edmundson to sell Daikin

UK: Nationwide electrical wholesaler Edmundson Electrical has been appointed as a supplier of Daikin air conditioning equipment.

25th May, 2016
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£2.3m fine for illegal pricing

UK: Foster Refrigerator’s parent company, ITW, has been fined nearly £2.3m for restricting dealers from offering online discounts on commercial fridges.

25th May, 2016
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EPA SNAP-lists R123 alternatives

USA: The EPA has SNAP-listed two new R123 alternatives and expanded the acceptable uses of R513A and CO2 in air conditioning and refrigeration.

22nd May, 2016
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R32 will be used in Daikin VRV

UK: Daikin says the “mildly flammable” refrigerant R32 will be used in its VRV air conditioning systems in the future.

18th May, 2016

UK News

27th May, 2016

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LG to offer on-site training

UK: LG is to offer on-site training as an option amongst a number of new training developments by the air conditioning manufacturer.

27th May, 2016

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BESA president Marner joins Interserve

UK: Jim Marner, president of the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA), has joined Interserve Engineering Services (IES).

26th May, 2016

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TF Solutions moves to new premises

UK: Air conditioning and refrigeration distributor TF Solutions has moved its Midlands branch to a state of the art industrial facility in Burton-upon-Trent.

25th May, 2016

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Electrical wholesaler Edmundson to sell Daikin

UK: Nationwide electrical wholesaler Edmundson Electrical has been appointed as a supplier of Daikin air conditioning equipment.

World News

29th May, 2016

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Danfoss is McQuay top supplier

CHINA: Danfoss has received chiller manufacturer McQuay International’s Strategic Partner Award.

29th May, 2016

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Distributors’ group joins “naturals” body

USA: HARDI, the group representing US HVACR distributors, has joined the North American Sustainable Refrigeration Council (NASRC).

29th May, 2016

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Contractor ditches “expensive” foreign ac

AUSTRALIA: A Perth-based air conditioning contractor is refusing to install foreign brands, accusing them of being unsuitable for the Australian climate and expensive to run.

28th May, 2016

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MHI confirms ac split

JAPAN: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has confirmed an absorption-type company split agreement which will see its air conditioning and refrigeration becoming a a wholly owned subsidiary.