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World Refrigeration Day: 26th June

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Industry associations and expert bodies have joined in setting up World Refrigeration Day. The worldwide celebration will begin on June 26, 2019, as a yearly event. World Refrigeration Day day is to bring awareness and understanding to the general public. It will demonstrate the part that HVAC&R businesses play in present-day life. Associations from nations […]

Schofield: lowering heating emissions flawed

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Worcester Bosch Head of Government Affairs, Neil Schofield, says the Committee on Climate Change ambition to use heat pumps as a way of lowering the heating emissions of homes off mains gas is flawed, according to its analysis of Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) ratings.   Responding to the launch of the committee’s 2018 Progress Report […]

CO2: THE SIMPLE TRUTH

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Stephen Benton of Cool Concerns believes it is time to set aside the myths surrounding R744 systems. How many of us ever considered we were previously working on sub critical refrigeration systems or that R22 booster technology would transform and become part of the whole new genre of the transcritical booster system? Words that have […]

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HVAC & Refrigeration Show London News

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The HVAC & Refrigeration Show at ExCel in 2020 will also run with a new Building Services Live show. This new event was announced by HVAC&R Show organiser Datateam also being supported by its BSEE magazine. Datateam furthermore advises the move “will bring together two highly complementary sectors and broaden opportunities for cross-industry networking and […]

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Latest in Refrigerant: R410A breakthrough

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Honeywell in the US has announced the development of a new refrigerant. A low GWP non-flammable rival to R410A. They say the new refrigerant (Solstice N41) is the product of years of innovative work. It addresses “one of the most vexing regulatory and safety challenges facing the HVAC industry”. Honeywell has gotten a fundamental A1 […]

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Midea World Cup Competition

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There is £1500 to be won with Midea’s FREE to enter Midea UK World Cup Competition! This will be the 3rd England game and 3rd NEW stadium fully supplied with Midea HVAC equipment.  WATCH ENGLAND VS BELGIUM JUNE 28TH ON BBC1 7PM Follow the instructions below for your chance to win!!! 1: Follow the Midea […]

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Industry Change Is Needed

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Change is afoot, it has been a slow burner for some time but is coming to the forefront, environmentalism. So we have greener, leaner, meaner and efficient systems: HFC, HC, CO2 systems and glycol systems. All designed to make our planet a better environment to inhabit. However in this drive, which is for the better, […]

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Rumours of CO2 shortage causing refrigerant panic buying?

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Production issues with CO2 is having an affect on many industries, however it is not yet known whether or not refrigerant is going to be affected. A rumored national shortage of carbon dioxide within the UK has gave surface to reports of ‘panic buying’ amongst CO2 refrigerant customers. The shortage applies to all kinds of carbon dioxide, from those referred to as ‘beer gas’ and soft drinks production, has occurred thanks to high summer demand coinciding with maintenance close down at many carbon dioxide production facilities, as reported by specialist publication GasWorld. […]

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Nuaire launches first retrofit ventilation with carbon filter

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Ventilation manufacturer Nuaire says it hopes  prevent thousands of deaths caused by air pollution with what it considers to be a revolutionary technology for existing homes.  The Noxmaster whole-house ventilation system for the retrofit market combines a powerful carbon filter with a strategy invented by Nuaire over 45 years ago, Positive Input Ventilation (PIV). This combination removes […]

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The Future of refrigerants at BESA Conference

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The future of refrigerants and dealing with late payment disputes are among the topics to be covered at the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) Conference in November. Head of Refcom Graeme Fox will lead a session looking at refrigerants, while the Government’s Small Business Commissioner Paul Uppal will explain how his office can help companies […]

Capital Midas 650

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Capital Midas 650 A+ Rated for Energy Efficiency Baskets Included as Standard Lock and Key Aluminium Interior Suitable for Garages and Outbuildings The Midas range from Capital is one of the most popular chest freezers in the UK and it is easy to see why. It combines commercial performance and build quality with the energy […]

Subcold Ultra 6 Mini

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Subcold Ultra 6 Mini You can tell the high quality build of the Ultra 6 Mini, which is pleasantly surprising. I would not expecting something as well built for £45, when you consider some of the similar higher prices alternatives. Running wise, the Ultra 6 Mini is a very quiet unit, running at only 28dB, it […]

Subcold Super 50 LED

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Subcold Super50 LED – Mini Fridge Black   The SubCold Super50 Led drinks fridge is an excellent alternative to the usual table top fridges. It’s slightly larger than comparative chillers, (it holds 45 cans against 40 cans), it has a lockable door and two shelves which gives the owner a very good variation in the […]