Europe

2015.01.15

One more week for cooling industry to have its say on F-Gas

13 January 2015 The consultation on how the new F-Gas regulations should be implemented ends on January 20, giving cooling firms one more week to offer its input on how the regulations should be policed and inspected.   The government’s consultation on the implementation of F-Gas ends in a week, and stakeholders who believe that the regulators should take a firmer line on policing are urged t...

2015.01.13

UK and Czech Republic call for ‘light touch’ on EU climate g

13 January 2015 A leaked document has revealed that the UK and the Czech Republic want the EU to adopt a ‘light touch governance system’ towards the bloc’s climate and energy targets for 2030.   The UK and the Czech Republic have urged the European Commission to develop proposals for a governance system that should focus on the EU’s collective progress towards EU energy goals, which would all...

2015.01.13

Change needed to improve electrical safety in the home

13 January 2015 The NAPIT Trade Association has called for Government and industry to ensure appropriate action is taken following the release of a report published by the Electrical Safety Roundtable (ESR).   The report, which analysed enforcement of Part P of the Building Regulations in England, found that on average 72% of local authorities each year had not taken action against Part P non...

2015.01.14

Viessmann Refrigeration Systems makes new appointments

13 January 2015 Viessmann Refrigeration Systems has appointed Steve Steadman as sales and marketing director for the UK and Ireland.   He will be based from the company’s Telford head office and ...

2015.01.14

B&ES Publications launches new functionality for SFG20 maint

13 January 2015 B&ES Publications has launched a new customer facing website for SFG20 and from today (13 January), Service Model subscribers will also be able to access service timings as standar...

2015.01.14

GEA raises revenue expectations for fiscal 2014

Dusseldorf/New York, January 12, 2015 -- To accompany an investor conference in New York, Dusseldorf-based engineering company GEA announced that organic revenue growth in fiscal 2014 is now expected ...

2015.01.14

WOLSELEY UK Invests in State-of-the-Art Technology

12 January 2015 UK: Leading heating, cooling and plumbing distributor Wolseley UK is helping employees deliver better customer service by installing new technology across its branch network.   Ne...

2015.01.13

CHPA changes name to the Association for Decentralised Energ

12 January 2015 The Combined Heat and Power Association (CHPA) announced today that it will be renamed the Association for Decentralised Energy (ADE), cementing its role as the key advocate for the UK’s decentralised energy transition across the industrial, public, commercial and domestic sectors.   The association says it is changing its name to better reflect the wide range of its members’ ...

2015.01.13

ACR Show expands to include commercial heating and ventilati

12 January 2015 The ACR Show returns to the NEC, Birmingham, from 16-18 February 2016.   2016 sees the show expanding to include ventilation, heating and heat pump companies, a natural integration, with all five industry sectors already working closely together in today’s market.   The ACR Show in 2016 will tackle key issues affecting the ventilation market, while providing guidance and ...

2015.01.13

Complaints to UK energy watchdog Ofgem triple

12 January 2015 Complaints to the energy watchdog, Ofgem, have almost tripled as bills have soared, The Guardian has reported.   A record 52,308 complaints were made last year, amid mounting cons...

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