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Tuesday, September 25, 2018






My Friends here is the new 2018/9 program of speakers and activities 


We meet at the "Greenwich Tavern" 7.30pm but please come early to socialise over a drink and meal 

  Usually 0n the Second Thursday of each month as listed below




On Thursday  Sept 13th Mr Chris Green of Arctic Circle will present a talk on
" Storing Waste Heat Under Car Parks"
Interested  - Come along



 Our Next Meeting :-


11th October - John Bawden  of Testo -

"Smart solutions for Refrigeration and AC Engineers!



8th November - Graeme Fox F-Gas - "the latest on Refrigerants"



5th Dec   Joint meeting with the IOR  (Venue to be confirmed)

"Historical talk on the Canal museum"


The address is London Canal Museum, New Wharf Road, Kings Cross, N1 9RT






10th January - Richard Metcalfe  of ICS

presents "Cool Energy"


14th February - Nigel Manning Heronhill on  "Cellar Cooling"


14th March - TBC


11th April - Our London Walk!









                                          Last Season   2017/8 program   

(Now Completed)


Each meeting is usually on the 2nd Thursday evening of the month  


14th Sept.  "The Ins and Outs of Adiabatic Cooling”

Zafer Ure – Eco-mesh

12th Oct.    "High Quality Air Intake Screens”

Richard Betts - Rabscreen

 9th Nov.     "The Cost Efficient installation and energy controlled Tango Pump”

Shane Leather – Armstrong Fluid Technology

 Dec 2017 Regretfully we had to cancel the December meeting,


11th Jan 2018   "Fires caused by domestic fridges”   
 Beasley – London Fire Brigade


1st Feb.       Joint meeting with The IOR (see website) at the London Southbank Uni.

                                Chris Druce – Star Refrigeration   


 8th Mar.    " Condensate pumps as opposed to gravity drains”  by Blue Diamond 

19th April     Our  London Walk  


We  do the tour from Blackfriars to Westminster along the Thames which is a good one. For that walk we meet outside the Blackfriar Pub just across the road from Blackfriars station (District Line) . The address is 174 Queen Victoria St. meeting at 6.30pm prompt

and we finish at Westminster close to Jubilee District and Waterloo main line stations - Bring a friend!







 Last Seasons Diary 2016/7  

(Now Completed)


8th Sept.    "Skillfridge - the Competition" Karena Cooper - DataTeam regretfully this had to replaced  at the last minute with an excellent                                              talk and Discussion by 

                                          Mr Luke Jones of "Air Flow" please read the report in our newsletter


13th Oct.   "Ducted Systems in Listed Buildings" Rinus Groenewald - The Quantum Group


10th Nov.   "Ecocooling - an alternative to refrigeration - discuss" Emma Beresford – EcoCooling



8th Dec.     "Life without brazing" Simon Makin - Greenmill


12th Jan.   "Energy Saving Lighting Projects for large Commercial Buildings" Steven Henry - Chalmor


9th Feb.     "Brexit and the effect on the UK HVAC Industry" Lynn Sencicle - ACR News


 A JOINT MEETING with the Institute at London South Bank University. on  Thursday 2nd Mar      


                 “Domestic Fridges – opportunities for improving safety based on study of domestic fires in London                     2005 – 2015” by Beasley, M.*, Holborn, P.G.**, Ingram, J.M.**, and Maidment G.G.**



9th Mar.     "Gree the biggest Manufacturer of AC Equipment in the world" Tim Boxall - Gree UK


 Our  final meeting of this season was on 


13th April    "The annual London Walk" with Blue Badge Guide Stan Medland






OUR 2015/6 Season of events follows

We thank our speakers and meetings secretary for this programme of events


                                                                                             2015 :(Now Completed)


            Sept 10th  :  "Life After R404A - planning for the phase down with low GWP Alternative"                 

                                Mark Hughes - Opteon Refrigerants


 Oct. 8th    :  "Latest advances from Fujitsu                       Neil Panting - Fujitsu


Nov. 12th  :  "Underfloor Air-Conditioning Technology" 

                Glan Blake Thomas - Advanced Ergonomic Technologies Ltd


Dec. 10th  :  "Site Build and Leak Repair of Cooling Towers" 

                      Julian Williams - Tower Syatems Ltd


                                                                                           2016 :

Jan. 14th   :  "Flexible Torsional Couplings, Anti-Vibration Mountings

                        and Lokring cold tube joining system" -                                        

                      Chris Alexander - Vulcan Lokring .


 Feb. 11th  :    Our Regular guys and partners met together to celebrate a belated Christmas    


Mar. 10th  :  "The Problems with cooling surgical units in Ethiopia" 

                       Dr Helen Fitzgerald 


April 14th      Our Annual London Walk







Info only Program of events for the past season 2014/2015

(Now Completed)

Wednesday   Note  Wednesday - Sept. 11th   -Roger Palamarczuk - from Humidity Solutions

Thursday Oct 9th       -Mr Warren Clark from Hitachi -  subject    Chiller Technology



Nov 13th      -Luke Parry - Fairfield Technologies -Refrigeration System Analyser


4th Dec.  2014   -  Joint meeting with the IOR : Note date the 1st Thursday (only this month): at 5.45pm

Venue Room 110 Roberts Building, University College London, Gower Street
Speaker John Clark MInstR and Angus Gillies MInstR
Oganiser IOR
“Comparison of evaporative and air cooled condensers in industrial applications for design engineers


Thursday 11th Dec   a meeting for our regulars at Chimes at 7.30pm  A get together over nibbles with a quiz, and a report on last year and the presentation of the accounts. and who knows somebody may surprise us!!




Jan 8th         Mark Taylor - of Camfil  filtration systems-  Please watch this space as our venue is to be confirmed!


Thursday  February   12th        Mr Roger Smith of A-Gas   gave an excellent update of the latest and future regulations of the regulations   See the latest newsletter   



Thursday March 12th    -Mr Keith Sweatman of  Airdale - Innovations in Refrigeration



April 9th         - Our Annual Walk around London with our Blue Badge Guide  

                        We meet at Cutty Sark DLR station at 6.30pm

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