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The new eLearning platform is a knowledge resource and professional development tool. It provides information relevant for the cooling and heating industry, such as engineering technical information, safety guidelines, manufacturers’ product specifications and system reviews, as well as guides for end-users.

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Star Refrigeration appoints new Group Managing Director
by Heather Bell - Thursday, 28 January 2016, 2:57 PM


The UK’s largest independent industrial refrigeration and heating contractor, Star Refrigeration, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Andy Pearson as Group Managing Director.

Dr Andy Pearson

Dr Pearson has been working for Star since 1986 and has recently been promoted from his position as Group Engineering Director, a role he has held since 2010.

To read the full news article, click here.

You may recognise Andy's name from the many years of HVACR columns he has contributed to ASHRAE Journal - the complete set is available in the Cooling & Heating Fundamentals section of the Library.

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Star sponsors WorldSkills UK Skills Show
by Heather Bell - Monday, 11 November 2013, 3:40 PM


Star Refrigeration sponsor the WorldSkills UK Skills Show on November 13th at Birmingham NEC

The Skills Show is a UK competition to select the best vocational apprentices of the country for a chance to go on to represent the UK at the WorldSkills event.

Star Refrigeration's global online learning platform, Star Learning Solutions, is a proud sponsor of this event in all the Building Services competitions - including SkillFRIDGE, SkillPIPE, SkillPLUMB and SkillsELECTRIC.

As part of the sponsorship deal, all winners of the event will receive a free pass for i-know's eLearning courses, including online training courses on Refrigeration & Air-Conditioning Fundamentals, Pressure Testing, CO2 Refrigeration and F-Gas regulations, as well as access to the resource library.

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UNEP participants awarded F-Gas Diploma
by iKNOW Admin - Monday, 11 November 2013, 3:39 PM


Experts from National Associations attending UNEP’s ECA network meeting are awarded a Diploma for successfully completing the F-Gas Regulations course.

UNEP participants awarded F-Gas diploma

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and I-know.com joined forces to provide experts from different national refrigeration and air conditioning associations with training courses on the F-Gas Regulations.

The courses were provided in both Russian and English versions and offer a cost-effective way to train engineers in the refrigeration, air-conditioning and heat pump sector as part of national hydrochlorofluorocarbon (HCFC) phase-out management plans across many countries.
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