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2014.04.17

New leadership team announced for Climate Center and Pipe Ce

15 April 2014 Pipe Center and Climate Center have announced a new leadership team as part of its growth strategy.    The new structure, announced by managing director Lee Jon Newman, forms p...

2014.04.03

EHPA welcomes F-Gas regulation announcement

15 April 2014 The European Heat Pump Association (EHPA) has welcomed the adoption of the F Gas regulation by the European Union, which it claims will help focus investment.   In a statement the EHPA said: “The European Heat Pump Association (EHPA) is satisfied that the Council has adopted the consolidated F-gas text in today’s meeting. Now the text can go to the legal and translation services...

2014.04.17

Leak detection thanks to thermal imaging cameras

14/04/2014 Thermal imaging cameras can be specially designed for the detection of refrigerant gases.   In order to achieve this, FLIR GF 304 thermal imaging cameras contain a cooled quantum well infrared photodetector and a cold band filter which allows them to visualize gases in the 8-8.6 μm waveband and temperatures ranging from -20°C to 500°C. After the cameras capture images of a suspec...

2014.04.16

Council adopts regulation on fluorinated greenhouse gases

The Council today adopted a regulation on fluorinated greenhouse gases (F-gases) (PECOS 1/14, PE-COS 1/14 COR 1, 7929/14 ADD 1). The new regulation will allow to reduce F-gas emissions in the EU by two-thirds of today’s levels by 2030. The use of F-gases in some new equipment, such as refrigerators and air conditioners, will be banned where viable and more climate-friendly alternatives are readil...

2014.04.16

All at sea with Geberit

April 11, 2014 Geberit’s Mapress pipe has been used on-board the new flagship 155 Yacht commissioned by Formula 1 favourite, Eddie Jordan. Built by Sunseeker, the Tri-Deck 155ft super yacht is first o...

2014.04.15

FETA celebrates 30 years

11 April 2014 Over 600 people attended the 2014 FETA Annual Lunch yesterday, which marked the 30th anniversary of FETA becoming an official entity in the Building Services sector.   FETA is the parent organisation of key trade associations ADCAS, BCIA, BFCMA, BRA, HEVAC and HPA, and to celebrate the occasion former Presidents of these associations and former employees of FETA were invited as ...

2014.04.15

Changes to renewable energy State Aid Guidelines “a big risk

14 April 2014 The outcome of the European Commission’s review of State Aid Guidelines for renewable energy between 2014 and 2020 has been published.   The Commission has reviewed the Guidelines to move renewables support programmes towards competitive allocation mechanisms such as auctions.   The REA and STA have been working with Government and fellow trade associations to ensure the Gu...

2014.04.15

“Greenhouse gas emissions accelerate despite reduction effor

14 April 2014 A new report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) shows that global emissions of greenhouse gases have risen to unprecedented levels despite a growing number of policies to reduce climate change.   Emissions grew more quickly between 2000 and 2010 than in each of the three previous decades.   According to the Working Group III contribution to the IPCC’s F...

2014.04.15

Save Valuable Time with the Unique ICF Control Solution

11 April 2014 With the unique ICF Control Solution you save valuable time in the selection and ordering phase, the installation phase and during service.   Instead of having up to twelve welds on...

2014.04.14

Cooling specialist builds service team to 40 in its 40th yea

Apr. 11, 2014 As it celebrates 40 years in business, British cooling systems manufacturer, Airedale International, continues to swell its ranks, having this week increased its team of field-based service engineers to 40. Glasgow based, Dougie Miller, joins the service division as one of two engineers covering Scotland. Service Team Leader, Mark Hargrave, said: "Over the last few years we’ve been...

2014.04.14

Andrews launches hire centre in Grangemouth

Andrews Sykes Hire has opened a new service centre for its chiller and boiler hire range of equipment. The new service facilities provided by And rews Chiller Hire and Andrews Boiler Hire will operat...

2014.04.04

Air conditioners: what will be the next-generation alternati

11/04/2014 The direction the global air-conditioner market will take in selecting next-generation alternative to high-GWP HFCs - mainly R410A - is still uncertain; however, some trends can be not...

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