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12 Jul 2017A2L refrigerants – myths and realities (Pt 3)

  In the third of a series of articles, Karl Richardson of Logicool Air Conditioning & Heat Pumps presents an unbiased look at the...

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25 Jun 2017Fridge safety standards must change

COMMENT: The Grenfell Tower fire will undoubtedly have far reaching consequences for the way we live, the way we construct and renovate our buildings...

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18 Feb 2017Will Pruitt help trump the HFC phase down?

Environmentalists’ worst fears were realised yesterday when former Oklahoma attorney general Scott Pruitt was sworn in as head of the US Environmental Protection Agency.

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20 May 2016A2L 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...

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14 May 2016A2L refrigerants – myths and realities (Pt 1)

In the first of a series of articles, Karl Richardson of Logicool Air Conditioning & Heat Pumps presents an unbiased look at the myths...

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4 Aug 2015Welcome to the chilly, sexist, silly season

With the media obsessed with accusing air conditioning, ASHRAE and, inevitably men, of sexism, Neil Everitt blows hot and cold over double Dutch temperature studies.

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19 Feb 2015How America won the cold war, by the BBC

Ever wondered how Hollywood might view the history of refrigeration? It’s a chilling thought but, worryingly, the BBC has already done the job for...

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5 Nov 2014Refrigeration needs innovation not duplication

Ian Wood, co-founder and managing director of Adande, maintains that the industry needs a new approach to the development of cold storage solutions and challenges manufacturers...

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4 Nov 2014Ramblings in cyberspace

There are many off-beat air conditioning and refrigeration-related stories out there. In this first chapter in a far from serious despatch from the far reaches...

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29 Jul 2014Staying focused

The HVAC industry has put in significant efforts in recent years to adapt to new regulations and changes to government policy. With more changes...

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14 Jul 2014Why is the air conditioning so cold?

To building owners and, probably more importantly, the building’s occupants, attaining equitable temperatures for all is fraught with difficulties if not impossible. Rob Dickie of Glasgow-based...

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6 Jul 2014All laws and no enforcement

There have been plenty of criticisms of the huge number of EU laws that have been imposed upon us. The laws may be many...

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