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11th April 2024

UK F-gas must not sacrifice efficiency and safety

UK: As the UK awaits a revision of the F-gas regulation, industry representatives have been stressing that any changes should not be at the expense of energy efficiency or safety.
11th April 2024

See, hear and feel a heat pump before purchase

UK: A new online tool could enable homeowners to see, hear and feel what living with an air-source heat pump would be like.
9th April 2024

M&S seeks 30% cut in HVAC costs

UK: Retailer Marks & Spencer is to use AI data in a trial to reduce HVAC costs by up to 30% across its estate of more than one thousand UK stores. 
9th April 2024

Carrier repeats support for hybrid electric racing

UK: Carrier Commercial HVAC is repeating its support for the Laser Tools Racing with MB Motorsport racing team in the 2024 Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship. 
8th April 2024

Sam Parris joins Wave

UK: Sam Parris has joined award-winning Halifax-based refrigeration and and HVAC consultancy Wave as business development manager.
3rd April 2024

Adcock sold to construction company

UK: Cambridgeshire-based Adcock Refrigeration and Air Conditioning has been acquired by UK construction company Bowmer + Kirkland. 
29th March 2024

BUS applications up 75% in February

UK: Applications for grants under the UK government’s Boiler Upgrade Scheme (BUS) in February were 75% higher than during the same month last year, new statistics reveal.
26th March 2024

Low carbon specialist moves to new premises

UK: Strong growth has prompted Hull-based BREng, the building services company specialising in low-carbon air conditioning and heat pump projects, to move to new offices in the city centre.
26th March 2024

RSL acquired by Belgian insulation company IPCOM

UK/IRELAND/BELGIUM: RSL Group, the long-established UK and Ireland refrigeration and air conditioning distributor, has been acquired by IPCOM, a Belgium-based distributor and converter of technical insulation.
19th March 2024

Flynn appointed Bitzer marine service partner

UK: Bitzer has appointed Wirral-based contractor Flynn Refrigeration as its authorised marine service partner for the UK.
18th March 2024

Low carbon heat briefing

UK: The SIRACH network is hosting a half-day briefing at London’s iconic Shard to share the findings of the Lot-Net project. 
18th March 2024

UK heat pump uptake too slow

UK: The UK must achieve an eleven-fold increase in heat pump installations if it is to hit government targets of 600,000 heat pumps installed per year by 2028.
18th March 2024

Refrigeration’s star engineer Forbes Pearson dies

UK: Stephen Forbes Pearson, co-founder of Star Refrigeration and one of the world's greatest refrigeration engineers, has died at the age of 92.
14th March 2024

UK government delays CHMM scheme

UK: The UK government is proposing a year’s delay on the introduction of the Clean Heat Market Mechanism, one of its key tools to support the rollout of heat pumps. 
13th March 2024

IoR adds 11 new Fellows

UK: The Institute of Refrigeration has announced the elevation of 11 existing members to Fellows in recognition of their technical expertise, leadership and contribution to…
13th March 2024

Ideal extends heat pump training south

UK: Ideal Heating is opening a heat pump training hub in the south of England as it continues its investment in UK training facilities.
10th March 2024

RACHP topics on the menu

UK: The next free-to-attend Hampshire Refrigeration Society technical breakfast briefing will cover a range of topics of interest to the RACHP sector.
8th March 2024

HEVAC inaugurates World Humidity Control Day

UK: The HEVAC Association’s Humidity Control Group has announced March 12 as the inaugural World Humidity Control Day.
7th March 2024

Phil Ord joins Qvantum as UK CEO

UK: Phil Ord, former commercial product group director at Mitsubishi Electric, has been appointed CEO of Qvantum Energy Technology Ltd, the UK subsidiary of the Swedish heat pump manufacturer.
4th March 2024

UK adds 8,000 heat pump installers in 2023

UK: The number of qualified heat pump installers in the UK grew by nearly 8,000 last year, a 166% increase on 2022.
1st March 2024

Heat pump grant requests up 39%

UK: Applications for the UK’s boiler upgrade scheme in January were up 39% on January last year, according to figures from the Department for Energy Security and Net Zero.
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