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Government criticised on F-Gas response

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Government states its intention to remain part of F-Gas for at least EU withdrawal period. Longer-term plans for compliance are subject to Brexit negotiations. Parliament’s Environmental Audit Committee has expressed disappointment. The lack of clear targets and time-frames from the government to meet the ambitions of EU F-Gas regulation are raising concern.   The committee […]


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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 […]


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. […]


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 […]


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 […]