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BESA launches national technical conference and awards

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) will hold a combined national technical conference and awards dinner on October 19th in London. The full day event at the Park Plaza Riverbank…


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European Heat Pump Summit 2017

For the fifth time, international heat pump experts will be gathering at Exhibition Centre Nuremberg for the European Heat Pump Summit on 24 and 25 October 2017. Speakers at the…


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12th IEA Heat Pump Conference

The 12th IEA Heat Pump Conference took place in Rotterdam in May. The recently released issue of the HPT Magazine summarises some of the numerous sessions, Workshops, Award ceremonies, and…


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New BESA President to focus on youth

Tim Hopkinson has been elected President of the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) for 2017/18. The managing director of the ductwork manufacturer and installation contractor E Poppleton and Son took…


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HPA expresses disappointment following further delays to RHI reform

The Heat Pump Association (HPA) has expressed its disappointment and frustration following news that the delay in bringing in the vital Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) reforms will now extend beyond…


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SkillFRIDGE 2017 Update

Hydrogen and oxygen for safer brazing at SkillFRIDGE With less than four weeks until the qualifying heats are concluded, the 2017 SkillFRIDGE competition is heating up as apprentices and students…


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Latest news on the HVAC and Refrigeration Show 2018

Stand sales gather pace as new format excites industry participation In line with feedback that 60% of companies and attendees at previous shows carry out most of their business in…


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London Construction Awards 2017

The London Construction Awards are the leading and most prestigious construction awards in London.  The LCA’s recognise achievements, developments and innovation within London’s booming construction industry and feature a wide…


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Refcom Technical Bulletin on refrigerant recovery

Refrigerant recovery is the topic for the latest technical bulletin from certification company Refcom. The bulletin is designed to inform members of their responsibilities under relevant regulations, and the vital…


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REAL Alternatives to be expanded across Europe with support of European Commission environment and climate action programme

As part of its environment and climate action funding programme the European Commission will be co-financing the expansion of the REAL Alternatives blended learning programme for low GWP refrigerants.  ”REAL…


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FETA and HPA sign DecarbHeat Declaration of Support

The Federation of Environmental Trade Associations (FETA) and the Heat Pump Association (HPA) have demonstrated their commitment to carbon free heating and cooling by signing the DecarbHeat Declaration of Support.…


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John Lightfoot, one of FETA's long serving chairmen, retires

John Lightfoot, Sales Director at TEV Limited, has retired and is standing down as chairman of both a HEVAC and a FETA Group. John, who first got involved in the…


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First IIR International Conference on the application of HFO Refrigerants to be held in the UK

The IOR will be hosting the inaugural IIR International Conference on the application of HFO Refrigerants on 2 to 5 September 2018 in Birmingham. The three-day conference will provide a…


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New FETA working group and guidance document set to offer vital insight into the use of A2L refrigerants

The Federation of Environmental Trade Associations (FETA) has set up a new A2L refrigerants working group and has released a guidance note entitled ‘An introduction to A2L refrigerants and their…


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New face at FETA

Elizabeth Hawkins has joined FETA as Secretariat Support Manager in succession to Rebecca Joyce.  Rebecca is leaving for pastures new, and everyone at FETA wishes her well in her new…


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BRA launches new guide to Temperature Glide

The British Refrigeration Association (BRA) has launched another in its series of Fact Finders on the subject of temperature glide.  The guide gives an overview of the practicalities involved in…


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Major refrigerant manufacturer to cease R404A sales

In a statement today Honeywell says it plans to exit the sale of R404A and R507 refrigerants in the European Union in 2018 One of the worlds main refrigerant producers,…


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