ACR Journal

CONTENTS 03 VOLUME8 No3 APRIL/MAY2022 ISSN 2058-4407 Essential Information for theAirConditioningandRefrigeration Industry SAVE THE DATE JUNE 9TH 2022 QueensHotel Leeds 2022 NACRHPA 2022 LOGO.indd 2 16/11/2021 14:06 ECOLITE // LHL3E ECOLITE // LHL5E FULL EQUIPMENT. MAXIMUM ADAPTABILITY. ECOLITE condensing units are the right choice for flexibility, adaptability and sustainability. Each of the sevenmodels can be used for various refrigerants like the A2L category with a GWP of below 150. All of them are suitable for different low andmedium temperature applications in all climate zones – for example in cold stores, petrol stations and corner shops. Learnmore at A2L-APPROVED 1 3/10/2022 1:45:53PM ACRCoverApril_may.indd 1 15/03/2022 12:40 Editor Andrew Slater Multimedia Sales Executive Robyn Teague 01778 395029 Editorial Design Amanda Clare Advertising Design Natalie Reynolds Production Sue Ward 01778 392405 Publisher Juliet Loiselle CompCIPHE/MInstR 01778 391067 Published by: Warners Group Publications Plc The Maltings, West Street, Bourne, Lincs, PE10 9PH 01778 391000 01778 394748 © Copyright 2020 PRINTED BY WARNERS 01778 395111 Training is a topic that is at the forefront of everyone’s mind when we are planning for improvement and never more so than when we look to develop the capability of our industry and attract new people into the fold. It’s fantastic to see that Warners Group has created the RACHPskills brand, part of the WorldSkills UK (WSUK) portfolio of technical skills competitions, with the responsibility, alongside their headline sponsor Fujitsu General Air Conditioning UK, to arrange competitions for apprentices in the air conditioning, heat pump and refrigeration industries. In this edition we maintain a keen focus on the effects of changing trends concerning refrigerants, the legislation changes driving the choice of air filtration, and discover how Victoria Haslett of Exi-tite gives back to her former university in our popular Women in ACR feature. Andy REGULARS 4. News Key industry updates 10. Changing Faces Who’s new and who’s moved 12. Tools Talk 15. Fujitsu Webstore proves a winner with customers 20. Mitsubishi Electric Engineers? No, we need problem solvers 28. Women in ACR Victoria Haslett of Exi-tite 30. The Innovation Zone The latest products and launches FEATURES 16. Is energy efficiency more important than low GWP? 18. Horses for courses 23. A fluid approach to improving cooling efficiency and reducing energy costs 24. Delivering the buildings of tomorrow 26. The role of FEA within ACRIB 27. Overlooked legislation changes causing problems for AHU filtration CMYK / .ai CMYK / .ai CMYK / .ai 18 23 28

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