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1 Jul 2018Solstice N41 – a blessing or a curse?

Honeywell’s announcement of a new non-flammable, lower GWP alternative to R410A is perhaps seen as the answer to an air conditioning contractor’s prayer. But...

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12 May 2018US phasedown: good for climate and business

It is indisputable that US support, if not their lead, is key to the successful phasedown of HFCs. Yet, recent administration changes have seen...

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18 Mar 2018R32: Stop talking and start listening

  Karl Richardson of Logicool Air Conditioning & Heat Pumps argues that it is time to stop talking about R32 and recognise what is happening...

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24 Nov 2017Cooling needs to embrace digital

The EUREKA conference in Berlin next month will explore the future of cooling, in particular the likely demands of Generation Z. In this article...

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12 Jul 2017A2L refrigerants – myths and realities (Pt 3)

  In the third of a series of articles, Karl Richardson of Logicool Air Conditioning & Heat Pumps presents an unbiased look at the...

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25 Jun 2017Fridge safety standards must change

COMMENT: The Grenfell Tower fire will undoubtedly have far reaching consequences for the way we live, the way we construct and renovate our buildings...

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18 Feb 2017Will Pruitt help trump the HFC phase down?

Environmentalists’ worst fears were realised yesterday when former Oklahoma attorney general Scott Pruitt was sworn in as head of the US Environmental Protection Agency.

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20 May 2016A2L refrigerants – myths and realities (Pt 2)

Having looked at why Europe is moving towards lower GWP A2L refrigerants, in the second part of this article Karl Richardson of air conditioning...

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14 May 2016A2L refrigerants – myths and realities (Pt 1)

In the first of a series of articles, Karl Richardson of Logicool Air Conditioning & Heat Pumps presents an unbiased look at the myths...

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4 Aug 2015Welcome to the chilly, sexist, silly season

With the media obsessed with accusing air conditioning, ASHRAE and, inevitably men, of sexism, Neil Everitt blows hot and cold over double Dutch temperature studies.

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19 Feb 2015How America won the cold war, by the BBC

Ever wondered how Hollywood might view the history of refrigeration? It’s a chilling thought but, worryingly, the BBC has already done the job for...

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5 Nov 2014Refrigeration needs innovation not duplication

Ian Wood, co-founder and managing director of Adande, maintains that the industry needs a new approach to the development of cold storage solutions and challenges manufacturers...

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