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Adam Childs, Director & General Manager - Barkell

Adam Childs General Manager Barkell

Adam Childs is Director & General Manager of Barkell Ltd (part of the Airedale Group). Adam originally joined Airedale International Air Conditioning Ltd as Quality Manager in February 2015 and is still instrumental in the delivery of Airedale’s quality manufacturing processes. He made his transition into his role at Barkell in September 2016.

Adam is originally an Apprentice trained Aircraft Mechanic and has completed the qualifications of HNC, NVQ, City & Guilds and BA (Hons) in Business & Management. Adam is an experienced manager and leader who has a strong background and belief in continuous improvement and lean manufacturing.

In his spare time, Adam unwinds by spending time with his children. He is also an avid health enthusiast and gym goer.

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Airedale Shortlisted for 'Manufacturer of the Year' in Yorkshire Post's Excellence in Business Awards

Airedale Shortlisted for 'Manufacturer of the Year' in Yorkshire Post's Excellence in Business Awards

Date: 12th September 2019  |   Posted by: Airedale Team  |   Posted in: Press release

Airedale have been recognised for excellence in business in Yorkshire Post's shortlist.

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In the air conditioning world, the “F-word” that is on everyone’s lips, is F-gas!

In the air conditioning world, the “F-word” that is on everyone’s lips, is F-gas!

Date: 22nd July 2019  |   Posted in: Blog

The first in a new series of R&D blogs from Jade Swan-McCay, Laboratory Engineer at Airedale. This month's topic: F-Gas and the work behind the scenes involved when developing products for new refrigerants.

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After Adiabatics

After Adiabatics

Date: 21st July 2019  |   Posted by: Airedale Team  |   Posted in: Blog

Growing populations, intensive urbanisation and industrialisation are putting strains on global water resource like never before. In 2015 the World Economic Forum in Davos listed “water crises” for the first time as the world’s leading threat - As an industry we cannot ignore this.

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Airedale International proudly introduces new 'Azure R32 Range' of products

Airedale International proudly introduces new 'Azure R32 Range' of products

Date: 16th July 2019  |   Posted by: Airedale Team  |   Posted in: Press release

Airedale International has today launched its new “Azure” range of R32-optimised air conditioning products. The R32 range, which has been under extensive development for nearly 2 years at Airedale’s state-of-the-art research and development facility, will initially comprise of two units...Find out more.

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Demanding supply: How to succeed in the data supermarket

Demanding supply: How to succeed in the data supermarket

Date: 05th July 2019  |   Posted in: Blog

Previously we have explained how Colocation providers are becoming “supermarkets” of data; This article will explore further how the supply chain needs to step up in order to meet the challenge of a rapidly evolving marketplace.

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RAC Cooling Industry Awards 2019 - Finalists

RAC Cooling Industry Awards 2019 - Finalists

Date: 04th July 2019  |   Posted by: Airedale Team  |   Posted in: Blog

Airedale are shortlisted in 3 categories for the RAC Cooling Industry Awards 2019

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World Refrigeration Day 2019

World Refrigeration Day 2019

Date: 26th June 2019  |   Posted by: Airedale Team  |   Posted in: Blog

Benjamin Hitchcox talks about the importance of World Refrigeration Day, an international awareness campaign to raise the profile of the refrigeration, air-conditioning and heat-pump sector.

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Every Little Helps: The rise of the Data Supermarket

Every Little Helps: The rise of the Data Supermarket

Date: 21st May 2019  |   Posted by: Airedale Team  |   Posted in: Blog

Is the Data Centre really dead? We look at Data Centre trends and the increasing demand for innovative solutions to keep energy costs low.

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Airedale UAE Technical Training

Airedale UAE Technical Training

Date: 03rd April 2019  |   Posted by: Airedale Team  |   Posted in: Blog

Last week our team in the UAE held a two-day technical training session for the After Sales Support teams of our Business Partners.

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International Women's Day 2019 - A Q&A with Sue Eversley and Ellie Hall

International Women's Day 2019 - A Q&A with Sue Eversley and Ellie Hall

Date: 08th March 2019  |   Posted by: Airedale Team  |   Posted in: Blog

To coincide with IWD2019, Sue Eversley and Ellie Hall, both from very different areas of Engineering, share their valuable insights into the industry.

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