Toshiba VRF is Product of the Year
Said to offer ESEER’s of over 7 across the range, the SMMS-e beat a number of finalists to take the award, including Mitsubishi’s City Multi VRF and Daikin’s new i-series “invisible” VRF.
A sell-out 350 attendance applauded winners from across the sector at Birmingham Town Hall.
A1 Engineering Solutions followed up on its success in last year’s Cooling Industry Awards by winning the ACR Contractor of the Year category.
Other winners included the Beijer Ref company RW, which was named Wholesaler/Distributor of the Year. Adande won Refrigeration Product of the Year for its Matchbox refrigerated drawers and refrigerant manufacturer Honeywell won ACR Project of the Year for the R1234ze/CO2 cascade system installed at Bäckerei Maurer in Stuttgart, Germany.
Latest news from the world of air conditioning and refrigeration
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.
UK: Ruskin Air Management has been renamed Swegon Air Management following its acquisition by the Swedish manufacturer Swegon.
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.
USA: Seven local residents are reported to be suing Honeywell after a chemical leak at its Geismar, Louisiana, plant in August.