Entries open for ACR Trainee of the Year Award
The ACR Trainee of the Year Awards are designed to both encourage young trainees and apprentices and support the specialist training colleges and companies that are so vital to providing a solid set of skills and knowledge to the trainees. Run on a not-for-profit basis, to date the awards have given back a total of £25,000 into the industry for training.
Last year, six finalists and over 170 guests enjoyed the awards presentation ceremony at The Belfry, near Birmingham.
For further details and to enter, visit www.acrtoty.uk. Closing date for entries is September 8.
This year’s awards will be presented at The Belfry on December 8.
Latest news from the world of air conditioning and refrigeration
UK: The majority of local authorities in the UK are flouting government prompt payment laws, according to a new report by the Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA).
UK: A cascade refrigeration system twinning CO2 with the HFO refrigerant 1234ze has been named as Retail Energy Project of the Year in last week’s Energy Awards in London.
UK: Industrial refrigeration contractor Stonegrove Refrigeration has appointed Steve Gowing as design and project engineer.
UK: Javac UK, the refrigerant recovery and vacuum pump supplier, has been named as Climate Centers’ Supplier of the Year for the second year running.
USA: Refrigerant manufacturers have appealed against the US International Trade Commission decision not to apply antidumping duties on imports of HFC components from China.
EUROPE: The European Commission has warned that the uptake of training in alternative refrigerants is too low to match the requirements of the F-gas phase down.
SOLOMON ISLANDS: Customs authorities in the Solomon Islands have reported their second seizure of the illegal CFC refrigerant R12 this year.
IRAN: German compressor manufacturer Bitzer has established a subsidiary company in Iran.