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2012.01.16

11583New Copeland ScrollR K5 Compressor Helps Reduce Refrigeratio

Supermarkets Chains Can Reap Millions of Dollars in Annual Cost Savings SIDNEY, OHIO, January 23, 2012 - Emerson Climate Technologies, Inc., a business of Emerson (NYSE: EMR), today introduced a...

2012.01.27

11582Millar takes top Scottish craft award

23 - April - 2011 Scottish Craft Apprentice of the Year Marc Millar, receives his trophy from HVCA president Martin Burton Marc Millar was named Scottish Craft Apprentice of the Year during present...

2012.01.27

11581Member firms gain access to microgeneration scheme

23 - May - 2011 Martin Burton: One-stop-shop HVCA members now have access to a tailor-made microgeneration certification scheme (MCS) for installers of renewable technologies.  This significan...

2012.01.27

11580HVCA re-branding decision 'not taken lightly'

23 - January - 2012 The decision to re-brand the HVCA from March as the Building & Engineering Services Association (B&ES) was not taken lightly, according to the Association’s president Bob Shelley. He said: "The term "H&V" barely scratches the surface of the diverse, sophisticated and highly complex nature of the work our members now undertake. "Nor does it even hint at the increas...

2012.01.27

11579Most workers sign up to BESNA

23 - January - 2012 More than 70 per cent of the workers who were asked to sign up to the Building Engineering Services National Agreement (BESNA) have so far returned signed contracts to their employers. This is despite continued attempts by Unite the Union to oppose the introduction of the new agreement, claimed employers’ organisation the Heating and Ventilating Contractors’ Association (HVCA)...

2012.01.25

11578Daikin identified as global innovator

23 - January - 2012 Daikin Industries is included among the leaders in the Thomson Reuters Top 100 Global Innovators for 2011. The award is given to companies considered top innovators based on an obj...

2012.01.26

11577Blane Judd appointed HVCA chief executive designate

23 - April - 2011 Blane Judd, Robert Higgs and Roderick Pettigrew (L-R) The HVCA has appointed Blane Judd to the position of chief executive designate. A chartered engineer and fellow of the Instit...

2012.01.26

11576Wessex honours top six

20 - March - 2011 (L-R) Graham Manly,Howard Southward Matthew Moore, Ben Lee, James Lambden, Daniel Vaughan, Wendy Steward and Anthony HaleHVCA immediate past president Graham Manly presented the We...

2012.01.26

11575SEC Group report highlights poor safety management

20 - February - 2011 A report by the Specialist Engineering Contractors’ (SEC) Group has revealed a widespread lack of effective health and safety risk management on-site. Despite a tightening-up of the relevant legislation in the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations in 2007, the necessary team approach is in woefully short supply, according to SEC Group. The report is based on "the m...

2012.01.26

11574French supermarkets to shut the door on open cases

20 - January - 2012 FRENCH supermarkets have pledged to do away with the majority of open refrigerated cabinets by 2020 in an effort to reduce energy consumption. The voluntary agreement by a number of major supermarkets to add doors to all cabinets could save an estimated 2.2TWh/year, or 20% of the energy consumption of stores. In an agreement signed this week between the French government and ...

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