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News Archive - December 2010

Higgs to retire as HVCA chief executive 10 December 2010
HVCA chief executive Robert Higgs has announced his intention to retire from the Association after 38 years' service.

Lochinvar sponsors Funcup World Cup racing team 09 December 2010
Commercial water heater and boiler manufacturer Lochinvar is again sponsoring Team Honeywell in the motor racing FunCup 2010 series.

S&P sponsors cycle racer 09 December 2010
S&P Coil Products (SPC), the Leicester-based heat pump and radiant panel specialist, has sponsored one of the country's top junior riders throughout his 2010 season in the highly competitive sport of Downhill cycle racing.

Mitsi Ecodan wins green award 09 December 2010
Mitsubishi Electric has received another environmental accolade for its renewable heating system as Scotland's most environmentally-friendly businesses were crowned recently at an award ceremony at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Glasgow.

ACR News presents Transforming Technologies Conference 09 December 2010
ACR News has organised the Transforming Technologies Conference which takes place on March 9, 2011 at The Institute of Mechanical Engineers, London.

Dave Dossett retires 09 December 2010
After nearly 50 years in the industry and 20 years with BEAMA, latterly as its Executive Chairman, Dave Dossett has retired.

New FD for TROX 09 December 2010
Michael Russell has been appointed financial director for TROX UK.

Construction recovery stalled until 2013 warns CPA 09 December 2010
The recovery in construction output experienced by the industry during much of 2010 will stall in 2011 according to the latest forecasts from the Construction Products Association, which were published today. Industry output is expected to decline by 2 per cent in 2011 compared with 2010, with a further fall anticipated in 2012. Further growth in output is not now expected until 2013.

Smith's achieves ISO 9001 benchmark for quality 09 December 2010
Domestic and light commercial fan convector manufacturer Smith's Environmental Products has achieved ISO 9001:2008 quality management certification.

New appointment for Bower Fuller 09 December 2010
Andrew Merriday has joined Suffolk based mechanical and engineering contractor - Bower Fuller as a pre-contract engineer.

Meet a Gas Safe Register inspector at PHEX 02 December 2010
The Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE) is to offer visitors to PHEX Chelsea on December 8 and 9 the opportunity to meet a Gas Safe Register inspector. The inspector will be based on the CIPHE stand (No 100) on both days to talk about gas safety and answer questions.

CTC renewables now available through Wolseley 02 December 2010
Renewables manufacturer CTC, part of UK based heating and combustion specialist Enertech, has secured a deal that will see a range of its product sold through the Plumb Center network.

Glen Dimplex boilers get dedicated service engineers 02 December 2010
Glen Dimplex Boilers has invested £1 million in establishing a dedicated team of service engineers to provide nationwide service and after care for its range of Dimplex branded gas boilers.

BG Controls appoints operations manager 02 December 2010
Building controls company BG Controls has appointed Ian Ross as the new operations manager for the South East.

Vokèra reports training course attendee boost 01 December 2010
A record number of installers have attended Vokèra's in-house courses this year, with more than 1,100 participants in total. The most popular course was high efficiency, with 496 attendees, followed by fault finding, which attracted 329 installers.

BSS Industrial appoints new finance director 01 December 2010
BSS Industrial, the specialist distributor of heating, plumbing and engineering products has appointed Stephen Harris as finance and supply chain director.

Cosaf wins Kendal shopping centre contract 01 December 2010
Contractor Cosaf has designed and installed smoke ventilation systems for the new Riverside Place shopping centre in Kendal, Cumbria.