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FETA confirms new date for Annual Luncheon

Due to the spread of coronavirus and the subsequent lockdown the Federation of Environmental Trade Associations (FETA) has postponed its Annual Luncheon originally scheduled for Thursday 23rd April 2020. The Lunch…


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Graeme Rees announced as new Vice-President of BCIA

The Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA) has announced Graeme Rees as its new Vice-President. Graeme replaces Terry Sharp who recently took over as President from Jon Belfield. Graeme is currently…


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Terry Sharp announced as new President of BCIA

The Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA) has announced Terry Sharp as its new President. Mr Sharp takes over from Jon Belfield who has held the role for the past two…


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The H and V News Summit is back

The H&V News Summit will return this September to discuss the Future of HVAC. As we enter a new decade, the HVAC Sector is contending with the UK’s continued push…


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Budget is just the beginning for heat pump industry, says HPA Chairman

The Heat Pump Association has welcomed the Chancellor’s Budget, announced on 11th March 2020, which sets out solid plans to fund the replacement of fossil fuel heating and invest in…


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edie's Net-Zero Live 2020 suspended to 10-11 November 2020

Amanda Barnes, chief executive of Net-Zero Live’s organiser Faversham House, said: “We have been closely monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and related Government guidelines. After careful consideration, and having spoken…


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EPEE Count on Cooling launch now a webinar

The EPEE event on March 24, which was the official launch of its Count on Cooling campaign, is the latest event to fall victim to the coronavirus and EPEE has…


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REAL Alternatives 4 LIFE offers FREE e-learning certificate

The REAL Alternatives 4 LIFE project has recently launched a FREE e-learning course completion certificate available to anyone who has completed all pages of all nine of the    e-learning modules.…


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SkillFRIDGE: Registration is now open

From March 2, 2020 you can officially register to take part in this year's SkillFRIDGE cycle, a competition that aims to encourage young people into refrigeration careers and to help…


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BCIA Awards 2020 finalists announced

The Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA) is delighted to announce the finalists for the BCIA Awards 2020. Passing the mark once again for the previous year’s number of entries, the…


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BFCMA supports cutting pollution from Household Burning

The British Flue and Chimney Manufacturers Association (BFCMA) supports the Government action to cut pollution from household burning, announced on 21st February. Burning wet wood makes no sense on any…


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First success for EFCTC Illegal HFC Import action line

We are pleased to report that, as a direct result of cooperation between the industry investigation agency and the Commission anti-fraud organization (OLAF), acting on tip offs through the EFCTC…


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HAMPSHIRE REFRIGERATION SOCIETY TRADE EXHIBITION 2020

The Hampshire Refrigeration Society used to organise a Bi-annual Trade Exhibition which proved to be very well received and attended. The society has carried out a market analysis, and the…


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REFCOM welcomes greater certainty as Brexit arrives

An agreement between the EU and the UK to continue the mutual recognition of professional certification should put minds at ease throughout the refrigeration and air conditioning industry, according to…


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IMechE HVAC Conference

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers is organising a two-day conference, HVAC Engineering: Design, Commissioning and Operational Considerations for Large Infrastructure, which will detail the latest strategies and technologies to address…


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Contracts Finder - Selling to government and the public sector

Government and the wider public sector buy a huge range of goods and services.  It’s not just the big-ticket items such as building prisons or buying aircraft carriers. You will…


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Update on Construction industry payment practices

Payment practices, especially  retentions, are of interest to a number of our members, particularly  those involved in installation aspects. You may recall that we have in the past leant our…


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EPEE Count on Cooling paper published and launch event announced

In November 2019, EPEE, the European Partnership for Energy and the Environment published its white paper “Count on Cooling: A five-step approach to deliver sustainable cooling” during the UN’s 31st…


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New FETA Magazine available and details of FETA Annual Lunch

The 2020 FETA magazine has been published!  This years issue contains messages from FETA Chief Executive, Russell Beattie, and FETA Chairman, Mark Woods, together with a variety of articles from…


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Karen Perry becomes the new Chair of The IOR's Women in RACHP Network

Karen Perry from Daikin has recently become the new Chairperson for the Institute of Refrigeration’s (IOR) Women in RACHP Network. She follows in the footsteps of Samantha Buckell who held…


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Heat Pump Association launches vision report

The Heat Pump Association (HPA) has launched its vision report; “Delivering Net Zero: A Roadmap for the Role of Heat Pumps”. The report, available to download from the HPA website,…


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Heating Installers Have Their Say

To tackle climate change, the UK has a legal commitment for carbon emissions to be net zero by 2050. This means that high carbon fossil fuels currently used to heat…


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Heat pump industry rises to meet low carbon challenge

Reducing or eliminating domestic carbon emissions will involve transforming the UK’s entire housing stock through a combination of improved insulation, behavioural change and a reduction in the use of carbon…


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