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F-gas a topic at Star roadshow

UK: The F-gas regulations, energy reduction and legal compliance are just some of the topics to be tackled at Star Refrigeration’s forthcoming national roadshow.

The Roadshow, which visit four venues this month, are designed to advise refrigeration end users about current industry issues and share expertise which can help them make informed decisions.

The free CPD events will start at 08.30 and consist of five seminars followed by Q&A sessions, ending at 11.00. Afterwards there will also be an opportunity for attendees to have one-to-one sessions to discuss particular business concerns.

Dr Rob Lamb, Star Refrigeration’s group sales and marketing director, will start off the sessions with a 20-minute seminar on the F-gas regulations and how to prepare for the HFC phase down. In a second presentation, he will look at various ways of reducing energy consumption, including reduction of heat load and component selection.

Dr Dermot Cotter, a senior consultant at Star Technical Solutions will look at the rules and obligations that owners and operators of HVACR equipment must adhere to in order to comply with UK law.

Peter Boggiano, head of business development of Star Refrigeration’s Operations Group, will tackle the topic of plant reliability, highlighting the areas where aftercare have a major impact including efficiency, health & safety, legal compliance and productivity. He will be followed by Star Renewable Energy’s director Dave Pearson who will discuss heat recovery and the re-utilisation of waste heat and cooling for industrial process and district networks.

Dr Lamb added, “All of the topics covered during our roadshow have been chosen by people who registered their interest to attend the event. We wanted to make sure we are delivering the most useful information for attendees, and we know a lot of people have questions surrounding these issues. Over 250 people have already signed up for the event and we’re looking forward to reaching as many industry professionals as possible.”

The 2017 Roadshow kicks off on 17 October at the Magna Science Centre in Sheffield, then travels to Bristol’s Aerospace Museum on 18 October, London on 19 October at the Canada Water Culture Space, before completing the tour at the Science Museum in Glasgow on 25 October.

To book your place at one of the events visit website

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