Toshiba-SMMS-e-homeUK: Toshiba’s recently introduced SMMS-e VRF was named as the ACR Product of the Year in last night’s National ACR & Heat Pump Awards in Birmingham.

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.