Panasonic says installers are starting to claim from the new Panasonic Premier Rewards scheme launched in November last year.
Warren Davies, Sales Manager for distributor DYSK Air Conditioning, delivered the first rewards to customer and installer Cool Dynamics, who ordered 89 VRF units for a project in central London during October – the first month of the scheme.
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.
Toshiba has terminated its contract with distributor AMP.
It was announced last week that AMP had been acquired by Panasonic, leading to questions about AMP's existing arrangements with Toshiba, Fujitsu and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries.