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Weekly HVAC Industry News - 30 November - 4 December 2015

Weekly HVAC Industry News - 30 November - 4 December 2015

Date: 01st December 2015  |   Posted by: Airedale Team  |   Posted in: Industry News

Airedale Air Conditioning, Leeds, UK, November/December 2015

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

Leeds train station to be redeveloped for HS2 - Nov 30 via @insideryorks
Leeds train station is to be redeveloped to accommodate high speed rail services as one of a series of announcements about the HS2 transport investment.

Plugging the skills gap: the apprenticeship levy - Nov 30 via @PBC_Today
During the Spending Review the Chancellor clarified how the apprenticeship levy would work going forward. Planning and Building Control Today examines what this means for the construction industry.

BREEAM and CEEQUAL standards to merge - Nov 30 via @RACMagazine
Two of the world’s leading sustainability standards are to merge, with BREEAM and CEEQUAL set to form one new programme.

How Innovative Data Center Design Raises the Bar of Industry Standards - Dec 1 via @datacenter
Earlier this summer, Facebook broke ground on its fifth data center, a Fort Worth, Texas-based facility powered entirely by renewable energy and cooled using outdoor air.

CAT Telecom prepares to launch data center subsidiary in Thailand - Dec 1 via @dcdnews
Thailand’s state-owned telecommunications provider CAT Telecom is planning to launch a data center business in partnership with local market experts.

Quiet Efficient Air Movement - Dec 2 via @ACRJournal
European commitments to reduce energy usage by 2020 have set demanding limits through the ERP directives for energy consumption and noise. If an air movement system is perceived as being noisy it will be inefficient. 

Virtus buys Infinity's Slough data center - Dec 2 via @dcdnews
Virtus Data Centres of the UK has bought Infinity’s Slough data center from Infinity SDC Limited, confirming rumors of a deal, which have circulated for months. No price has been announced.

Telecoms infrastructure is as important as rail tracks - Dec 3 via @bdaily
Mike Odysseas, Managing Director of Odyssey Systems, looks at why telecommunications networks should be given the same support as other infrastructure.

5 Steps to Embrace the Data Center of 2016 - Dec 3 via @CloudWedge
With 2015 rapidly coming to an end and 2016 on the horizon, it’s once again the time of year where organizations evaluate their current state of people, process and tools.

One Week – Four Data Center Acquisitions - Dec 4 via @datacenter
It has been a particularly active week in terms of data center acquisitions. Four companies announced deals in Canada, the UK, and Australia.

European data center bodies team up - Dec 4 via @dcdnews
Five industry associations vow to raise the profile of data centers in Europe.


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