The first full range of Midea air conditioning products to be launched in the UK will be backed by a 10-year warranty and a refrigerant contribution scheme to ensure all equipment is correctly charged correctly.
FG Europe UK was established earlier this year as the exclusive distributor for the Chinese brand in the UK, with Martin Richards, formerly of Fujitsu and Hitachi, as General Manager.
David MacQueen received the Kooltech Award for his contribution to the industry at the Scottish IOR Dinner in Glasgow.
Independent distributor MacQueen Air Conditioning was set up in Glasgow in 1980 and played a key role in helping Daikin’s growth in the UK. David MacQueen later served as a director of Daikin UK before leaving in 2008.
Turner (Dundee) apprentice John Thompson, a student at Glasgow Kelvin College, was named Apprentice of the Year.
More than 350 guests attended the event at Glasgow's Crowne Plaza, which was hosted by former Pop Idol winner Michelle McManus.,
Surrey-based Pure Air Distribution has ended its distribution arrangement with Haier and signed a partnership agreement with Hitachi.
PAD was established in March this year as the first UK distributor for relaunched Chinese air conditioning brand Haier.
Klima-Therm has introduced a new range of Rhoss high efficiency air-cooled chillers based on the Turbocor magnetic levitating compressor, available in both HFO and HFC refrigerant options.
The TurboPOWER range, available on short-lead time of six weeks, covers capacities from 300 to 1100 kW on HFC R134a, and an eco-version on HFO 1234ze refrigerant in capacities from 323.2 to 948.6 kW.
From left, Liam Noble, lecturer; Anne Porter, Head of Faculty of Engineering, Construction & Science; James Richardson, Fujitsu; Stephen Connor, lecturer; Stephen Gill, President IOR; Martyn Ives, Fujitsu Technical Manager; Alan Maguire, lecturer; John McGregor, Curriculum Manager; and Kevin Muldoon, lecturer