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18 Oct 2017Efficiency a topic of Congress meeting

USA: Representatives of US air conditioning contractors have met with members of Congress to explain that poor installations mean systems are operating at reduced...

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18 Oct 2017Commercial refrigeration is focus

UAE: The latest commercial refrigeration technologies will be the focus of the next Eurovent Middle East HVACR Leadership Workshops on October 30.

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18 Oct 2017Three workers dead in ammonia leak

CANADA: Three workers have been killed by an ammonia leak at an ice rink in British Columbia.

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17 Oct 2017Savings a breeze for Heez

ITALY: Energy savings of 40% achieved by Carel’s new beverage cooler controller has seen the unit being adopted by Frigoglass for its Easyreach Express...

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16 Oct 2017Ammonia cylinder explodes at GEA factory

NETHERLANDS: The emergency services attended the GEA Refrigeration factory in Den Bosch this morning after a “50 litre” ammonia cylinder exploded.

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16 Oct 2017Beijer Ref buys South African wholesaler

SOUTH AFRICA: Swedish refrigeration wholesaling group Beijer Ref AB is set to acquire the Johannesburg-based wholesaler Tecsa (Pty) Ltd.

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15 Oct 2017Bangladesh ammonia plants in crisis

BANGLADESH: Cold storage facilities and food processors in Bangladesh are in crisis after the countries largest ammonia supplier stopped vital deliveries for their refrigeration...

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15 Oct 2017California seeks to adopt SNAP ruling

USA: California is proposing to adopt the US EPA’s plans to prohibit the use of certain HFC refrigerants, despite a recent court ruling them...

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15 Oct 2017Anderton heads Johnson HVAC product sales

IRELAND: Michael Anderton has been made director, sales – products and distribution Europe at Johnson Controls.

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15 Oct 2017Vidal leads Geneglace buy-out

FRANCE: French ice machine manufacturer Geneglace has been the subject of a management buy-out from the GEA Group.

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12 Oct 2017Compressors star in AHR awards

USA: Air conditioning and refrigeration compressors were star performers in this year’s AHR Expo Innovation Awards.

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12 Oct 2017EPEE welcomes focus on building controls

BELGIUM: EPEE has welcomed yesterday’s adoption of the revision to the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) as “a step in the right direction”.

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