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US industry pleads for Kigali backing

USA: The US HVACR industry has called on the incoming Trump administration to ratify the Kigali amendment to the Montreal Protocol in order to protect US manufacturing and employment....

IoR publishes guide to EN378

UK: The Institute of Refrigeration has published guidance to the new air conditioning and refrigeration safety standard EN378....

Industry warned on equipment imports

UK/EUROPE: The UK’s HM Customs & Revenue has warned that no HFC pre-charged air conditioners or refrigeration units can now be placed on the market unless accounted for within the F-gas quota system....

Parkman in as Cowlard joins Haier

UK: Former Airedale md Clive Parkman has been named as md of Daikin Applied (UK) Ltd following Bob Cowlard’s move to Haier Europe....

ASHRAE publishes 2016 refrigerant standards

USA: The 2016 editions of ASHRAE’s major refrigerants-related standards have been published as a package with 30 new refrigerants and refrigerant blends added....

£400,000 fine for fridge engineer’s fall

UK: A dairy company has been fined £400,000 after a refrigeration engineer fell 15ft (4.6m) through a fragile roof panel....

Ant Wilson awarded MBE

UK: Ant Wilson, a director of consultant engineers AECOM, has been awarded an MBE for services to building and engineering....

Linde and Praxair agree merger

GERMANY/USA: Industrial gas companies Linde and Praxair have announced that they have agreed to merge to create a $30bn business....

Switch now to low GWP refrigerants!

NETHERLANDS: Despite figures that suggest Europe is within the F-gas phase down limits, concerns remain that industry is failing to switch fast enough to low GWP refrigerants....

MEHITS provides leaner structure

ITALY: Following news of Mitsubishi’s intended integration of its Climaveneta and DeLclima businesses, the company has revealed further details of the new group structure....