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Air conditioning industry delivers in charity marathon

David Dunn, general manager of Toshiba Air Conditioning, teamed up with Cool Designs Ltd and fellow distributors Dysk, GT Phelan and AMP and HVAC industry specialists Bronze-Glow and Controlled Air Solutions to organise and sponsor the challenge, which took place earlier this month. The team’s whistle-stop tour kicked off in Scotland, before playing back-to-back matches in Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland, Wales and, finally, England. Pudsey the Bear joined them in support of the gruelling series of matches. ... Read more

Toshiba launches new generation of premium Daiseikai air conditioning for ultimate performance

The advanced inverter-driven Toshiba Daiseikai 8 heat pump is designed to deliver market-leading efficiency and comfort for building occupants, and boasts one of the lowest noise levels for a commercial air conditioning indoor unit in its class. In addition to a triple A+ energy rating (AAA+) for both cooling and heating, the new high wall Daiseikai units have a special quiet mode that enables them to operate down to 20dB(A), equivalent to the ticking of a wrist watch in ... Read more

Transportable MRI scanner equipped with high-tech Toshiba air conditioning solution

The transportable facility enables high resolution scans of individual limbs or the whole body to be carried out on location. Vital cooling for the diagnostic unit has been provided by Just Air Conditioning Ltd, working with Toshiba distributor AMP. The supplier provided a modified vertically-ducted VRF unit, twinned with a split system condensing unit, to deliver the cooling required for the facility’s examination room. Wayne Raven, who headed up the project for Just Air Conditioning, said: “Due to the ... Read more

Apprentice from Toshiba’s accredited installer, BL Ref. & Air Conditioning,selected for Squad UK

Chris Bailie, of Toshiba Air Conditioning accredited installer BL Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, has been selected for Squad UK to compete for a place in the refrigeration and air conditioning section of the WorldSkills championships, being held in São Paulo next year. Worldskills drives excellence in the workplace through competition and every two years holds the largest skills competition in the world. More than 1000 young people between 18 and 25 will gather from more than 60 countries to compete for medals ... Read more

Legislation Bulletin

The Carbon Trust has recently made changes to the eligibility performance criteria for sub-category Heat Pumps for the Energy Technology List that became effective on 7 August 2014 for the Enhanced Capital Allowances Scheme. For details of how this affects Toshiba products, please download the bulletin here Legislation_Bulletin.pdf For further information please contact your local representative, your supplier of TOSHIBA products or email any enquiries to: - general.enquiries@toshiba-ac.com Read more

New landmark building in Glasgow gets advanced air conditioning solution by Toshiba

Designed to have a BREEAM rating of Excellent, the 10-storey iconic office development will be cooled and heated by a Toshiba 3-pipe SHRM-i VRF air conditioning system, with full heat recovery. The striking granite and glass-clad building, by developer Abstract Securities Group and main contractor Bowmer & Kirkland, will provide 170,000sq ft of Grade A office accommodation with panoramic views across the city. The state-of-the-art building includes shower rooms, changing facilities and secure internet shopping storage. The Toshiba air conditioning is ... Read more

New Toshiba VRF Solutions Catalogue now available

For details on the - MiNi SMMS, SMMSi, SHRMi - together with the indoor units and controls - please click the link below to download the brochure VRF_Solutions_Catalogue.pdf or contact your Toshiba area representative who will be happy to provide a hard copy. Read more

Major end users and contractors attend annual conference at Twickenham

Toshiba gave an insight into its current and future plans for developing its air conditioning range and related technical and commercial support services. It also invited feedback on how the company could improve its offering in the future. In a key presentation, Toshiba briefed delegates on the latest F-Gas changes and what they mean for installers and end users. There was a detailed review of the refrigerant options facing the industry as the forthcoming phase-down of high global warming refrigerants ... Read more

Industry first for Toshiba as Estia heat pumps gain triple approvals from key bodies

The most recently awarded NFPAC mark certifies compliance with energy performance and sound power levels in accordance with European standards. The three approvals apply to the full Estia range, including Toshiba’s latest 4 Series, spanning heat pumps from 8kW to 14kW heating capacity. Following the achievement, Estia heat pumps have been specified for use on a very large residential development currently being rolled out. David Dunn, Toshiba Air Conditioning UK general manager, says: “The triple approval for Estia is, we believe, an ... Read more

Toshiba joins the BIM Revolution

To download the bulletin please click here Toshiba_BIM_Icons_April_2014.pdf Read more