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Rankine 2020 papers reminder Tue, 23 Jul 2019 12:17:43 GMT
​The call for authors wishing to submit papers for the Rankine 2020 Conference is open until mid-September. With upwards of 120 papers expected, the conference will feature a series of invited speakers and unique overviews of the issues, paving the way for future research in the area.  The Institute of Refrigeration is bringing together the disciplines of Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) and refrig [...]

Praise for indoor air quality guidance Tue, 23 Jul 2019 12:05:24 GMT
UK ventilation manufacturer EnviroVent has welcomed the National Institute of Health & Care Excellence (NICE) draft guidance on reducing indoor air pollution and improving air quality in homes.The guidance, Indoor Air Quality at Home, is aimed at audiences including health practitioners, public health professionals, architects, property landlords, housing associations and members of the public. ̴ [...]

Star sponsors IIR Congress Tue, 23 Jul 2019 08:28:21 GMT
Star Refrigeration is among the sponsors of the 25th IIR International Congress of Refrigeration, which takes place in Montreal from August 24-30. The 2019 congress theme is Refrigeration for Human Health and Future Prosperity, and papers and seminars will explore issues including energy efficiency, reducing global warming, protecting the ozone layer and the effect on food supply.Star's group MD, Dr Andy [...]

Bacharach opens new Dublin office Tue, 23 Jul 2019 08:02:04 GMT
Gas instrumentation specialist Bacharach has opened a new office and training centre in Dublin which it says will support continued expansion and growth across Europe.  The new site at Santry Business Park, close to Dublin Airport, is designed to expand customer support and product supply and service capabilities to European customers and channel partners. Barry Phillips, VP global sales, said: &ldquo [...]

LRS announces events programme Mon, 22 Jul 2019 14:12:52 GMT
The London Refrigeration Society has announced its upcoming programme of events as it aims to increase membership and safeguard the future of the historic organisation.Founded in the 1960s following the demise of the Refrigeration Servicemen’s Association, the LRS aims to keep its members informed of developments in the refrigeration and air conditioning industry. ​In 1969, society members fu [...]

Waterloo enhances London library experience Wed, 17 Jul 2019 16:09:00 +0100

A new cooling and ventilation system has been installed at a world-class London university – thanks to Waterloo Air Product....

Chemours and Axima partner on use of Opteon XL Wed, 17 Jul 2019 16:08:00 +0100

After the successful adoption of Opteon XP40 (R449A) for retrofitting existing R404A systems, Axima Refrigeration France are investigating Opteon XL Low GWP HFO refrigerants for new equipment ahead of 2021....

Stulz releases new EC Tower Wed, 17 Jul 2019 16:06:00 +0100

Temperature management for IT infrastructure is critical, even for smaller server and technical rooms, and precision air-conditioning is vital....

CIAT cools next gen battery power stations Mon, 15 Jul 2019 16:24:00 +0100

CIAT's high efficiency packaged heat pump systems have been chosen to cool a new generation of lithium battery power stations being built in the UK and Ireland....

BESA warns businesses of VAT changes Fri, 12 Jul 2019 16:13:00 +0100

From 01 October 2019 HMRC will introduce VAT Reverse Charging on the majority of construction related services. Companies who are VAT registered and Construction Industry Scheme registered will no longer pay VAT to the majority of their ...

Cyprus becomes 23rd EU member to ratify Kigali Tue, 23 Jul 2019 16:21:37 +0000

CYPRUS: The Eastern Mediterranean island of Cyprus has become the 23rd European country to ratify the Kigali amendment to phase down HFC use. Under the Kigali Amendment, adopted by 197 countries in 2016, countries countries committed to cut the production and consumption of HFCs by more than 80% over the next 30 years. Ratification by …

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Bacharach opens Dublin office Tue, 23 Jul 2019 15:10:33 +0000

USA/IRELAND: Bacharach, the supplier of refrigerant leak detection and monitoring equipment, has opened a new office in Dublin.  According to the US-owned company, the new facility will expand customer support and product supply and service capabilities to European customers and channel partners and will include a new on-site training centre. “This office demonstrates Bacharach’s European …

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Star joins sponsors of IIR Congress Mon, 22 Jul 2019 21:39:25 +0000

UK: Glasgow-based Star Refrigeration has been added to the list of sponsors of the 25th IIR International Congress of Refrigeration taking place in Montreal from August 24 to 30.  The 2019 congress theme is Refrigeration for Human Health and Future Prosperity. Papers and seminars will explore current issues such as energy efficiency, reducing global warming, protecting the ozone …

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Romanian customs seize 95 refrigerant cylinders Mon, 22 Jul 2019 21:28:12 +0000

ROMANIA: Border police in Romania made a further seizure of refrigerant yesterday (Sunday) at the Petea border crossing point with Hungary. According to the authorities, border police seized 95 cylinders of refrigerant being carried by a Ukrainian in a vehicle registered in Portugal. The shipment was valued at around €22,000, but no indication is given …

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Commission publishes status update for New Entrants' Reserve Mon, 15 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200

The European Commission today published a status update on the allocation of allowances from the New Entrants' Reserve 2013‑2020.

2020 and revised 2019 auction calendars of the common auction platform published Thu, 11 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200

The European Energy Exchange (EEX) published today its revised 2019 calendar as well as the 2020 calendar for the auctions of general allowances in its capacity as Common Auction Platform.

Draft amendment to ETS Auctioning Regulation available for stakeholder feedback Tue, 09 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200

A draft amendment to the ETS Auctioning Regulation has been published today on the Better Regulation Portal starting a four-week stakeholder feedback period. 

Commission publishes information on CO2 emissions from maritime transport Mon, 01 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200

On 30 June 2019, the European Commission published for the first time information on the CO2 emitted by ships over 5000 gross tonnage when performing maritime transport activities related to the European Economic Area (EEA).

Bonn climate conference prepares way forward to COP25 Fri, 28 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200

The Bonn climate conference, the first technical meeting since the adoption of the Katowice rulebook, concluded yesterday after two weeks of negotiations. The session focused on the remaining rules and procedures for the effective functioning of the Paris Agreement, in particular for international carbon markets.

EU ratifies Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol Thu, 27 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200

The European Union has today ratified the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol, which will bring about a global phasedown of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) - powerful greenhouse gases.

European Union receives 2017 Ozone Award Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0100

The European Union has received the 2017 Ozone Award for political leadership, for its role in the adoption of the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol.

EU phasedown on track as fluorinated greenhouse gas use falls Tue, 13 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +0100

The production, import and export of fluorinated gases (F-gases) fell in the European Union last year, according to a new report published by the European Environment Agency (EEA) today. F-gases are mainly used in cooling and heating equipment. Since they have a high global warming potential, phasing down HFCs is critical to global efforts to fight climate change.

Commission announces new €3 million project to kick-start HFC action Thu, 13 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0200

The European Commission will provide EUR 3 million for early action to replace climate-warming gases in Latin America and the Caribbean. EU Climate Action and Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete made the announcement today in Kigali, Rwanda, where he is participating in crucial negotiations for a global phase-down of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), which are potent greenhouse gases.

EU calling for ambitious HFC amendment under the Montreal Protocol Thu, 22 Sep 2016 17:28:47 +0200

EU Climate Action and Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete's speech on tackling climate warming HFCs: