Industry experts to lead keynote seminars at ACR Show 2014

Industry experts will update visitors on hot topics facing the cooling industry as part of the free seminar programme at the ACR Show 2014, being held at the NEC from 11 to 13 February.

The Institute of Refrigeration (IOR) is joining forces with the Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Industry Board (ACRIB) to give an insight into the latest proposals to control the use of HFC refrigerants across the EU, and the implications for the industry.

The IOR and ACRIB will also update visitors on progress in lobbying the European Commission over the controversial proposals to introduce a ban on the use of certain key refrigerants.

In addition, experts from the Building and Engineering Services Association (B&ES) will give legal briefings on important changes in legislation impacting the industry, including energy efficiency requirements, revisions to the building regulations and progress in implementing The Green Deal.

The latest developments in the application of high efficiency heat pumps will be presented by the Heat Pump Association (HPA), which will also give contractors advice on how to design and install systems to achieve greatest efficiency.

Foster Refrigerator, the UK’s leading commercial refrigeration supplier, has confirmed its participation. Laura Kirk, Marketing Manager, said: “We are delighted to be supporting the ACR Show 2014. It’s an important event, both for the trade and end users and offers a once-in-every-two-year opportunity to see the latest advances in the refrigeration and air conditioning sector.”

Among recent companies confirming their attendance is National Refrigerants, one of the UK’s leading refrigerant gases specialists. Other confirmed exhibitors include well-known companies such as AFR Refrigeration, A-Gas, Broughton, Charles Austen Pumps, Comptec, CPS Products, GEA Searle, Dean & Wood, Dupont, Harp International / Mexichem, Honeywell, Gram, JAVAC, Jumo, Lordan, Mastercool, Maxkold, Primalec, Teknic Refrigeration, UR Refrigeration Wholesale.

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