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- October 2012

Turbomiser chillers in first UK laser application 07 October 2012
Cool-Therm has installed a pair of Turbomiser chillers into an unusual application in Wales

Gas absorption technology helps meet energy targets 07 October 2012
With interest in gas absorption heat pump technology continuing to grow, Stefan Gautsch outlines typical applications for the technology

For top notch performance, size really does matter 07 October 2012
When it comes to heat pumps, size - or rather, sizing - matters. If the industry is to develop and grow to its full potential, this vital consideration must be addressed, says Maurice Diamond

Opportunity knocks as heat pumps gain ground 07 October 2012
As the heat pump market picks up momentum, it is critical that industry standards are not overlooked, warns Adam Pearson

Why building controls should matter to you 07 October 2012
Contractors should consider advising on controls as an increasingly important part of their role in increasing the energy efficiency of buildings. Ian Ellis explains why

LPG's winning ways... 07 October 2012
Recent studies have, according to Calor, highlighted the positive impact liquid petroleum gas can have when replacing oil as a commercial heating fuel in rural areas

A climate of change... 07 October 2012
Most people agree that climate change is an urgent problem that needs tackling immediately. But we need to embark on a financially sustainable low energy path. The question is, how?

Setting the limits for water heaters 01 October 2012
It's important to understand the potential impact of the Ecodesign of Energy Related Products Directive on specification of water heaters - and the timelines involved, says Jeff House

Pearls of wisdom... 01 October 2012
JS Humidifiers is celebrating its Pearl Anniversary. Operations director Rik Prowen tells Ian Vallely how 30 years in business has taught the company what it needs to do in order to operate efficently and effectively in a ferociously competitive HVAC sector

It's all a question of balance 01 October 2012
The recession has prompted building owners to look for more ways to cut their running costs including greater use of natural ventilation, but could indoor air quality be compromised? asks David Fitzpatrick

Ducting and weaving: New standard ends confusion 01 October 2012
A new ductwork standard is set to put a stop to confusion and reveal new opportunities for contractors, according to Andrew Steel