EPEE to host Euro conference
EUREKA 2016 is expected to provide a forum for representatives from industry, users, and the academic community, including students, to discuss with European policymakers the challenges and opportunities our industry faces in this rapidly changing global context.
It is expected to demonstrate the potential, attractiveness and innovative nature of our industry, and provide an excellent platform for networking.
The event in the Hague on December 13 is expected to include a keynote speech by a distinguished guest, a plenary session and four break-out panel sessions on the topics of:
The role of refrigeration in reducing food waste
Increasing political awareness on indoor air quality and thermal comfort
The impact of the new F-gas rules in Europe and beyond
Driving energy efficiency in buildings
Further information here.
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.