1st December, 2016

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US confirms R134a chiller ban in 2024

USA: A number of common refrigerants, including R134a, R410A and R407C, will be banned from use in new chillers in the USA from January 1, 2024...

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25th November, 2016

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SWEP to close Swiss plant

SWEDEN: Heat exchanger manufacturer SWEP is to close its manufacturing plant in Tentlingen, Switzerland, moving production to factories in Slovakia and Sweden...

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25th November, 2016

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Daikin in Lisbon demand response trial

PORTUGAL: Japanese air conditioning manufacturer Daikin is involved in an automated demand response (ADR) project in Portugal...

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23rd November, 2016

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Europe within phase-down quota in 2015

EUROPE: The EEA is to report that the amount of HFC refrigerant placed on the market in 2015 – the first year of the phase-down mechanism – was within the quota allowance...

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19th November, 2016

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Luke Courtney wins SkillFridge gold

UK: Luke Courtney, an apprentice refrigeration engineer at Dungannon-based meat processor Dunbia, has won the gold medal at todays SkillFridge final...

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18th November, 2016

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AEFYT calls for repeal of F-gas tax

SPAIN: The association representing the refrigeration and air conditioning trade in Spain has called for a repeal of the country’s tax on HFCs...

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18th November, 2016

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Ammonia leak victim named

UK: The man, who died following last week’s ammonia leak at Carlsberg’s Northampton brewery, has been named as 45-year-old, David Chandler from Bridgnorth...

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13th November, 2016

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Afram: deep sadness at Space failure

UK: Space Air’s md, Neil Afram, has expressed sadness and regret at seeing the company he founded in 1980 slip into administration...

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13th November, 2016

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BESA moves to plug CITB F-gas gap

UK: The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) is to offer F-gas certification following the CITB announcement that it is to drop its F-gas scheme...

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11th November, 2016

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Space Air to seek administration

UK: Independent UK Daikin air conditioning distributor Space Air has ceased to trade...

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