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23 Apr 2018Construction retention bill published

UK: The Construction (Retention Deposit Schemes) Bill has just been published in time for its second reading on Friday (April 27).

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23 Apr 2018Toshiba Carrier commits to SkillFridge

UK: Toshiba Carrier UK signed a new two-year deal as lead sponsor of SkillFridge – the refrigeration and air conditioning skills competition for UK...

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22 Apr 2018R404A calms as demand decreases

UK: Refrigerant supplier A-Gas reports that price and supply issues with R404A appear to have stabilised but R410A may face further price rises.

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22 Apr 2018ETI wins fourth Queen’s Award

UK: Worthing-based Electronic Temperature Instruments has received a Queen’s Award for Innovation for its SuperFast Thermapen digital thermometer.

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21 Apr 2018Daikin success at H&V News Awards

UK: Daikin’s Sky Air A series range of R32 air conditioners completed a hat-trick of awards on Thursday night, being named Air Movement Product...

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20 Apr 2018Smith stresses FETA’s role in Brexit talks

UK: FETA’s ongoing efforts to ensure the UK HVACR industry doesn’t lose out in Brexit negotiations dominated chairman John Smith’s speech at yesterday’s annual...

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19 Apr 2018Toshiba hints at R410A VRF solution

UK: Toshiba claims an answer to the use of high GWP R410A in VRF air conditioning systems could be just two years away.

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19 Apr 2018Toshiba makes complete switch to R32

UK: Toshiba UK has announced an immediate switch to lower GWP refrigerant R32 across its entire residential and light commercial air conditioning ranges.

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18 Apr 2018Over 100 MPs back retentions bill

UK: Over 100 MPs have pledged support for the industry’s call for the ring-fencing of retention monies in the construction industry.

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16 Apr 2018BBC seeks 1970s Eastleigh fridge students

UK: Did you attend the refrigeration engineering course at Eastleigh Technical College in the late 70s? If so, BBC Radio Four is eager to...

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16 Apr 2018Adopt R32 or face R410A chaos

UK: Leading UK refrigerant distributor Climalife has urged air conditioning customers to move rapidly to R32 to avoid major price increases and supply problems...

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15 Apr 2018Green Cooling adds hydrocarbon chillers

UK: Blackpool-based Green Cooling is now the exclusive UK & Ireland partner/distributor for a range of hydrocarbon water/glycol chillers.

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