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Nominations sought for J&E Hall Gold

UK: The IoR is now accepting nominations for this year’s J&E Hall International Gold Medal, which recognises the most noteworthy contribution to the advancement of refrigeration and related technologies.

This internationally respected award has had such notable previous recipients as Gustav Lorentzen, Forbes Pearson, Pega Hrnjak, Eckhard Groll and Mark McLinden. 

The award, sponsored by J&E Hall International, includes a prize of £5,000 and is open to individuals or teams responsible for recent practical technology advancement in any of the following areas:

Practical applications of innovative designs
RACHP installations, developments, technologies that have made an original contribution to the field
Systems that demonstrate substantial potential and evidence that they will be completed successfully
Outstanding and significant work in a new or unusual area of design and installation

Further details on the award and the submission process are available from the IoR website. Nominations will close on 15 February 2022.

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Large capacity ULT chiller using neon refrigerant

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21st February 2024

CCF publishes election manifesto

UK: In a new manifesto ahead of this year’s general election, the Cold Chain Federation (CCF) is calling for future government’s to take action to recognise the industry’s crucial contributions.
21st February 2024

Sanhua extends expansion valve applications

SPAIN: Sanhua’s SEC HD electric expansion valve controller is now compatible for a variety of applications with 29 commonly used refrigerants, including CO2, hydrocarbons and HFCs. 
20th February 2024

F-gas regulation published in Official Journal

EUROPE: The new F-gas regulation has now been published in the EU’s Official Journal, making it legally binding and entering into force in 20 days.
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Carrier Germany increases heat pump training

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