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Training & Events

16th July 2024

Carrier opens training centre in Charlotte

USA: Carrier has officially opened a new 1500m2 training centre at the Carrier University in Charlotte, North Carolina.
14th July 2024

Carrier officially opens new UK training centre

UK: Carrier has officially opened a new training academy at its service and rentals facility in Bracknell. 
3rd July 2024

Milan welcomes dedicated heat pump event

ITALY: RX Italy, organiser of the Mostra Convegno Expocomfort exhibition, has released further details of its proposed event next year dedicated to heat pumps and related technologies.
4th June 2024

Advansor offers CO2 online training

DENMARK: Danish CO2 refrigeration systems specialist Advansor has announced a new online training programme for this autumn.
30th May 2024

Panasonic partners with Scottish colleges

UK: Panasonic is partnering with three of Scotland’s leading colleges to provide relevant heat pump training to the next generation of heating and plumbing installers. 
25th May 2024

Daikin signs training MoU in Morocco

UAE: Daikin Middle East and Africa FZE has signed a strategic MoU with the leading training institute in Morocco to build a highly skilled HVACR workforce in the country.
21st May 2024

How F-gas regs affect buying decisions

DENMARK: The latest in Danfoss’ Rethink Live online webinars will focus on how the refrigerant transition will affect business decisions.
18th May 2024

LG opens new academy near Boston

USA: LG Air Conditioning Technologies USA has opened the doors of its newest HVAC training academy outside of Boston. 
8th May 2024

ICS opens product training centre

UK: Critical and process temperature control solutions specialists ICS Cool Energy has opened a new training suite at its facility in Totton, Hampshire.
6th May 2024

HPA hosts refrigerant awareness seminar

UK: The Heat Pump Association (HPA) is to host a free heat pump refrigerant awareness webinar, in collaboration with the InstallerSHOW organiser Elemental.
26th April 2024

Eurovent ME awards first F-gas training certificates

UAE: Eurovent Middle East has awarded the first certificates for F-gas handling to eleven HVACR engineers and technicians from refrigeration specialist EPTA Middle East. 
23rd April 2024

IoR celebrates Lord Kelvin at 200

UK: The Institute of Refrigeration will mark this year’s World Refrigeration Day with a celebration of the achievements and contributions of mechanical refrigeration pioneer Lord Kelvin.
14th April 2024

IRAC 2024 returns to Dublin

IRELAND: IRAC 2024, Ireland’s biennial refrigeration and air conditioning exhibition, opens its doors next Friday with over 30 exhibitors showcasing their products and services. 
10th April 2024

Beijer Ref offers sustainable solutions

UK: Wholesaler Beijer Ref is hosting two major events in Solihull and Waltham Abbey this month showcasing the latest products and technologies, with interactive presentations and hands-on demonstrations.
10th April 2024

Webinar covers latest HVACR developments

ITALY: Centro Studi Galileo is hosting a free webinar on April 16 covering industry best practices, safety and tools.
10th April 2024

Entries invited for lower GWP award

USA: Entries are invited for this year’s Lower GWP Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Innovation Award for projects in developing countries that reduce GWP through RAC management.
4th April 2024

Daikin training heralds R290 Altherma launch

BELGIUM: Daikin has initiated the second phase of its certified partner programme in preparation for the arrival of the Altherma 4, its first heat pump with R290 refrigerant.
30th March 2024

Webinar discusses latest F-gas regulation

FRANCE: Refrigerant supplier Climalife is hosting a webinar on April 15 explaining the solutions for refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pumps under the new European F-gas regulation 2024/573.
28th March 2024

Topical talks at Bath breakfast meeting

UK: The next South West South Wales Refrigeration Society breakfast briefing will feature talks from three experienced and knowledgable speakers on varied refrigeration and air conditioning topics.
17th March 2024

NZ professor brings fridge workshops to UK

UK: Don Cleland, a professor of process engineering at Massey University in New Zealand, is hosting a series of refrigeration workshops in London this summer.
3rd March 2024

Green Skills Hub opens in Stockport

UK: A new Green Skills Hub has opened its doors at Stockport College in a bid to tackle the UK’s green skills gap.
20th February 2024

Carrier Germany increases heat pump training

GERMANY: Carrier Germany is offering new hydraulics training courses  at its training centre on the IKKE campus in Duisburg to support the growing demand for heat pump expertise. 
19th February 2024

Manchester receives heat pump training boost

UK: A partnership between Daikin UK, the Quantum Group and the Green Skills Academy will deliver heat pump training for college tutors and staff at nine Greater Manchester colleges.
4th February 2024

Discussing the skills shortage

UK: The Institute of Refrigeration’s Education and Training Committee is hosting an online discussion this week on tackling industry skills shortages.
26th January 2024

Star takes fair approach to apprenticeships

UK: Glasgow-based Star Refrigeration will be promoting the benefits of the industrial refrigeration and heating industry at the annual Leeds Apprenticeship Recruitment Fair next month.
25th January 2024

Taking press fittings to college

UK: Conex Bänninger haș worked with Dudley College of Technology to provide training in the installation of its >B< MaxiPro press-fit range of copper fittings.
21st January 2024

IoR launches online Masterclasses

UK: The Institute of Refrigeration (IoR) is launching a series of free-to-access monthly Masterclass webinars, aimed at supplementing teaching in training centres for those entering the industry.