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Weekly HVAC Industry News - 18-22 January 2016

Weekly HVAC Industry News - 18-22 January 2016

Date: 19th January 2016  |   Posted by: Airedale Team  |   Posted in: Industry News

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It’s been another busy week for us on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Google+ and the web. Below we’ve highlighted some of the articles that have caught our eye.

10 construction industry trends to watch in 2016 - Jan 18 via @ConstructionDive
Analysts predict 2016 will be a strong year for the industry, as Dodge Data & Analytics' 2016 Construction Outlook report predicted 6% growth, with the value of construction starts reaching an estimated $712 billion. 

Equinix Closes Its Blockbuster $3.8B TelecityGroup Acquisition - Jan 18 via @datacenter 
Equinix has closed its acquisition of the European data center services giant TelecityGroup, establishing itself as the largest data center provider in Europe for some time to come.

European Union picks BT for private and public cloud - Jan 18 via @dcdnews
British telecommunications giant BT will be providing public and private cloud services to the major institutions of the European Union, after being awarded framework contacts worth more than €24 million.

What is the Internet of Things? - Jan 19 via @bdaily
The ‘internet of things’ or ‘IoT’ is becoming a commonly used phrase across all sectors but particularly the technology sector, however the more people I speak to the more I become aware that people – and I include myself in this – don’t fully know that the IoT is! 

Worldwide IT spending is forecast to grow 0.6% in 2016 - Jan 19 via @datacentresnews
Worldwide IT spending is forecast to total US$3.54 trillion dollars in 2016, just a 0.6% increase over 2015 spending of US$3.52 trillion dollars, according to Gartner.

F-Gas: Ten Steps to Best Practice - Jan 20 via @ACRJournal
A-Gas Managing Director John Ormerod with his 10 top tips on how to manage the F-Gas Regulations.

Asian sites get more connected in 2016 - Jan 20 via @dcdnews
We predict more efficient data centers, more networking and greater use of the cloud this year.

Top Five Data Center and Cloud Considerations for 2016 - Jan 21 via @datacenter
The next few years will be defining moments for the modern data center and the entire cloud ecosystem. We’re beginning to see more markets, industries, and verticals adopting next-generation technologies.

McDonald’s opens new datacentre in Saudi Arabia - Jan 21 via @datacentresnews
Riyadh International Catering, who are the developmental licensee for the McDonald's Corporation in Saudi Arabia, has invested in a new datacentre fitted with connectivity infrastructure from the Swiss cabling compny, Reichle & De-Massari.

£150m redevelopment of Leeds’ Quarry Hill scheme gets greenlight - Jan 22 via @bdailyyorkshire
Caddick Developments has been given outline planning permission for its £150m 685,000 sq ft Quarry Hill scheme.

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