The outstanding people, projects and products from the last 12 months were recognised at the National ACR & Heat Pump Awards 2019 in Manchester, hosted by football legend Kevin Keegan.
The industry gathered at Manchester’s Midland Hotel to see awards presented to individuals and companies from across the air conditioning, refrigeration and heat pump sectors.
Industrial refrigeration apprentice Tom Woolston of Star Refrigeration was named ACR Trainee of the Year 2018 at the annual awards ceremony at The Belfry in Sutton Coldfield.
Oliver Drury of JD Cooling was runner-up and Tom Fearon of Source BioScience highly commended.
The judges paid tribute to the high standard of entries this year and seven other finalists were also recognised. They were: Evan Minns of JD Cooling, Alex Wilson (Dunbia), Ben Wilson (Knight Engineers), Grant Leniewski (Coolbreeze), Ben Hornby (Acme Facilities Group), Daniel Warren (James Mercer Group) and Stephen Day (Culm Cooling).