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Graham Wright retires

UK: Graham Wright, former FETA president and chair of the Heat Pump Association, has retired after 35 years in the heat pump and air conditioning business.

Wright spent the last 12 years at Daikin UK dealing with legislation, regulation and compliance issues, latterly as senior manager environmental research.

His experience also included eight years in product management at Sanyo air conditioners following four years as product manager at Toshiba Carrier.

As well as his involvement with FETA and the Heat Pump Association, he also served as joint-president of the Sustainable Energy Association, served as a board member of ACRIB and worked with CIBSE, MCS, and the ECA.

Although retired from full-time work, he will be carrying on for a time as a part-time consultant for Daikin.

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