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16.09.2016

Lucite’s largest European site will keep its cool for another 25 years

Lucite’s largest European site will keep its cool for another 25 years

The world’s largest supplier of methyl methacrylate (MMA), Lucite International is set to continue to be the driving force behind the world’s best known branded acrylic products by investing in a b...

24.08.2016

Centre Stage for Natural Refrigerants at the IIR Gustav Lorentzen Conference

Centre Stage for Natural Refrigerants at the IIR Gustav Lorentzen Conference

The International Institute of Refrigeration’s 12th Gustav Lorentzen Natural Working Fluid Conference is currently taking place at Herriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, with the attendance of over ...

21.08.2016

What is the best refrigerant?

What is the best refrigerant?

Bruce Smeaton of Star Refrigeration is providing answers to these fundamentals questions at the 12th International Institute of Refrigeration Gustav Lorentzen Natural Working Fluids conference bein...


09.08.2016

Ammonia & CO2 Refrigeration Installations Tour

Ammonia & CO2 Refrigeration Installations Tour

Delegates attending the 12th IIR Gustav Lorentzen Natural Working Fluids Conference will have the opportunity to visit ASDA in Falkirk and Brake Brothers in Newhouse to examine the facilities’ sta...

25.07.2016

Join Galaxy of Star Speakers at the 12th IIR Gustav Lorentzen Natural Working Fluids Conference

Join Galaxy of Star Speakers at the 12th IIR Gustav Lorentzen Natural Working Fluids Conference

A galaxy of Star speakers from the UK’s largest independent industrial refrigeration engineering company, Star Refrigeration, are taking part at the 12th IIR Gustav Lorentzen Natural Working Fluids...

21.07.2016

It's Boys vs. Girls at the 2016 Clydesdale Corporate Regatta

It's Boys vs. Girls at the 2016 Clydesdale Corporate Regatta

Star Refrigeration have two teams competing in this year‘s Clydesdale Corporate Regatta, which will be held on Saturday 27th August at Clydesdale Amateur Rowing Club on the River Clyde beside Glasg...


23.06.2016

Star Refrigeration supports National Women in Engineering Day

Star Refrigeration supports National Women in Engineering Day

A photo and video competition hosted by the UK’s largest independent cooling contractor Star Refrigeration hopes to encourage future female engineers into the Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and He...

16.06.2016

Azane to Shed Light on Future of Low charge Ammonia Refrigeration Technology

Azane to Shed Light on Future of Low charge Ammonia Refrigeration Technology

Caleb Nelson, the Vice President of Business Development at Azane Inc, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of low charge ammonia refrigeration solutions, is set to speak at the natural refrige...

15.06.2016

Low Carbon District Heating discussed at ASHRAE UK District Heating Seminar

Low Carbon District Heating discussed at ASHRAE UK District Heating Seminar

Dr Andy Pearson, Director of Star Refrigeration and ASHRAE Fellow, presented a paper on ‘Low Carbon District Heating: Centralised Heat Pump Systems’ at Birmingham University, last evening.The open ...


09.06.2016

Low Charge Ammonia Chiller Breakthrough: Star Refrigeration unleashes Azanechiller 2.0

Low Charge Ammonia Chiller Breakthrough: Star Refrigeration unleashes Azanechiller 2.0

Star Refrigeration successfully run tested their latest low charge ammonia Azanechiller 2.0 at their Westway factory in Renfrew, yesterday. Visitors witnessed the first built unit of the EcoDesign ...

03.06.2016

Star Refrigeration Unveils Future of Cooling Technology

Star Refrigeration Unveils Future of Cooling Technology

Star Refrigeration’s latest EcoDesign Directive compliant ammonia air cooled chiller, Azanechiller 2.0, will be run tested on 8th June at their factory in Westway, Renfrew. The company is extending...

23.05.2016

Exclusive first look at Star Refrigeration's latest Azanechiller 2.0

Exclusive first look at Star Refrigeration's latest Azanechiller 2.0

Star Refrigeration is opening its doors to refrigeration end-users ahead of despatching its first air cooled ammonia Azanechiller 2.0. The unit sets a new benchmark in chiller performance with effi...


20.05.2016

Community Scale Heatpump to Retrofit Social Housing Estates is "a different beast"

Community Scale Heatpump to Retrofit Social Housing Estates is "a different beast"

Large heatpumps are expected to play a key role in meeting government heating decarbonisation targets, according to partners involved in the development of the UK’s largest air source heatpump for ...

04.05.2016

UK's largest air source heat pump exhibit is a great success

UK's largest air source heat pump exhibit is a great success

The company are committed to providing industry-leading products to help define the future of the renewable heating sector. As an integral part of government’s plans over the next decade, the impor...

04.05.2016

Star Refrigeration's Star Baker creates Neatpump cake for All Energy

Star Refrigeration's Star Baker creates Neatpump cake for All Energy

Star Renewable Energy invite guests at the All Energy Conference in the SECC to join them for coffee and a slice of their impressive heat pump cake today at 4PM. Star Renewable Energy are at the Al...


21.04.2016

UK's Largest Air-Source Heat Pump for Residential Use to Showcase at All-Energy Event

UK's Largest Air-Source Heat Pump for Residential Use to Showcase at All-Energy Event

With less than a month until the annual All-Energy event, Star Renewable Energy has been confirmed for this year's event and dubbed as the "most eye-catching of exhibits" by event organisers. The i...

04.04.2016

Low Charge Ammonia Refrigeration sets off the Cool Face of the Cold Chain at IIR 2016

Low Charge Ammonia Refrigeration sets off the Cool Face of the Cold Chain at IIR 2016

The phase out of ozone depleting refrigerants and increasing legislative pressure on the use of HFC refrigerants has resulted in a surge in interest in the use of modern, low charge ammonia for tem...

01.04.2016

Star Refrigeration helps Huntsman keep products snow-white with new ammonia plant

Star Refrigeration helps Huntsman keep products snow-white with new ammonia plant

Star Refrigeration, the cooling company renowned for environmentally friendly innovations in the field of industrial refrigeration, lent their chilly powers to Huntsman when they recently carried o...


29.03.2016

Star Refrigeration unveils future of energy efficient refrigeration systems at European Cold Chain Conference

Star Refrigeration unveils future of energy efficient refrigeration systems at European Cold Chain Conference

What does the industrial fridge of the future look like? Low charge ammonia package systems were presented as the safe and natural choice for the future at the 19th European Cold Chain Conference i...

03.03.2016

Water source heat pump projects awarded £1.75m funding

Water source heat pump projects awarded £1.75m funding

Star Renewable Energy welcomes government support for three of their water source heat pump projects in Shetland, Clydebank and Glasgow.  The projects have been awarded funding from the Scottish go...

03.03.2016

Star Renewable Energy Reveals World's Largest Industrial Air Source Heat Pump to Retrofit High-Rise Buildings

Star Renewable Energy Reveals World's Largest Industrial Air Source Heat Pump to Retrofit High-Rise Buildings

Glasgow-based firm Star Renewable Energy threw open its doors to unveil its revolutionary air source heatpump (ASHP) - the Neatpump - to the world, as part of the International 2016 Low Carbon Heat...


29.02.2016

Star Refrigeration Staff Receive Prestigious Industry Award for Pioneering Paper

Star Refrigeration Staff Receive Prestigious Industry Award for Pioneering Paper

John Clark and Angus Gillies were honoured at the Institute of Refrigeration IOR Annual Dinner for their paper “Comparison of evaporative and air cooled condensers in industrial applications." Star...

10.02.2016

Star Renewable Energy to increase team

Star Renewable Energy to increase team

After a period of sustained activity increase, the recent confirmation of the Renewable Heat Incentives and the pending publishing of the Heating and Cooling Strategy of the European Commission, St...

28.01.2016

IOR Annual Dinner 2016 Quiz Answer

IOR Annual Dinner 2016 Quiz Answer

Here's the answer to the Star IOR quiz... Pizza π Ken’s crust was 12π cm long. Here's how we did it. If you cut a strip of crust 3cm wide off half of the medium sized pizza and add it to the small ...


28.01.2016

Star Refrigeration appoints new Group Managing Director

Star Refrigeration appoints new Group Managing Director

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 Pearson ha...

27.01.2016

Dr Andy Pearson of Star Refrigeration awarded ASHRAE Fellowship

Dr Andy Pearson of Star Refrigeration awarded ASHRAE Fellowship

Dr Andy Pearson of Star Refrigeration and Azane Inc. has been named an ASHRAE Fellow, during the Society's Winter Conference in Orlando last Saturday. The prestigious title recognises people who ha...

25.01.2016

Azanechiller 2.0 Sets New Benchmark in Air Cooled Ammonia Chiller Performance

Azanechiller 2.0 Sets New Benchmark in Air Cooled Ammonia Chiller Performance

Star Refrigeration's latest air-cooled Azanechiller 2.0 raises the bar in chiller efficiency. Headline seasonal efficiency figures are 71% higher than the Eco-Design Directive requirement, with a S...


22.12.2015

Star Contingency Plan ensures Campbells Prime Meat is always prepared

Star Contingency Plan ensures Campbells Prime Meat is always prepared

The award winning meat processors have signed a Chiller Contingency Plan for Critical Cooling Situations for their site in Linlithgow with industrial refrigeration contractors Star Refrigeration. A...

20.11.2015

MSPs Visit Star's Glasgow Premises to Launch E.ON's Revolutionary Heat Pump

MSPs Visit Star's Glasgow Premises to Launch E.ON's Revolutionary Heat Pump

The innovative Neatpump, manufactured by Star Renewable Energy, has been shipped from Glasgow to E.ON's community energy centre in Cranbrook this afternoon. Labour MSPs Sarah Boyack and Ken MacInto...

12.11.2015

Chiller Contingency Planning for Critical Cooling Situations keeps Star Refrigeration Customers Cool

Chiller Contingency Planning for Critical Cooling Situations keeps Star Refrigeration Customers Cool

Star Refrigeration, in partnership with Aggreko, has launched a Refrigeration Contingency Plan Scheme aimed at providing peace of mind for owners of industrial refrigeration plants should the unthi...


05.10.2015

Star Technical Solutions to present at FSDF Ammonia Summit

Star Technical Solutions to present at FSDF Ammonia Summit

The event coincides with the publication of the HSE PM81 and DSEAR guidance documents, two key developments for the refrigeration industry and ammonia end-users. In a move that signifies its status...

01.10.2015

STS presents on Ammonia Compliance for the Refrigeration Industry at ICR 2015

STS presents on Ammonia Compliance for the Refrigeration Industry at ICR 2015

Star Technical Solutions attended the 24th IIR International Congress of Refrigeration in Yokohama, Japan from 16 - 22 August 2015. The refrigeration consultancy contributed to the Technical Lectur...

25.09.2015

Good News All Round for Water Source Heat Pumps

Good News All Round for Water Source Heat Pumps

Star Renewable Energy has been shortlisted for the Vision in Business for the Environment of Scotland awards, (VIBES). This follows from last week's official announcement that the Scottish Governme...


21.09.2015

From Star musician to Star Refrigeration - A Resettlement Success Story

From Star musician to Star Refrigeration - A Resettlement Success Story

Star will be attending the Career Transition Partnership (CTP)'s South Coast Employment Fair in October, which is laid on for serving and ex-military personnel seeking a transition after their year...

15.09.2015

Star warns of cold comfort for food firms in 2015

Star warns of cold comfort for food firms in 2015

Frozen and chilled food manufacturers across the UK face a sharp rise in the cost of some refrigerant gases from 2015, according to cooling expert Star Refrigeration. Star is warning that refrigera...

15.09.2015

Farmfoods chooses ammonia cooling from Star

Farmfoods chooses ammonia cooling from Star

Farmfoods has chosen a high efficiency ammonia cooling system from Star Refrigeration for its new distribution centre near Bristol. The frozen food specialist operates around 300 retail stores in t...


10.09.2015

Star Refrigeration recruiting at CTP Ex-Military Employment Fair

Star Refrigeration recruiting at CTP Ex-Military Employment Fair

The UK's largest independent industrial refrigeration and heating contractor Star Refrigeration is looking to find new employees at a series of resettlement events organised by the Career Transitio...

25.08.2015

Ammonia Focus for Star's IIR Technical Lecture

Ammonia Focus for Star's IIR Technical Lecture

Star Refrigeration’s Group Engineering Director Dr Andy Pearson delivered a lecture to engineers and researchers on Ammonia Compliance at ICR 2015, one of the most important events of the refrigera...

24.08.2015

The Starlords vs The Mustard - almost too close to call

The Starlords vs The Mustard - almost too close to call

The Starlords won the "battle of the year" at the 2015 Clydesdale Corporate Regatta last Saturday by the River Clyde in Glasgow with a margin of nanoseconds. With no clear favourites, The Starlords...


19.08.2015

The Starlords vs The Mustard - Meet the Star teams of the Clydesdale 2015 Regatta

The Starlords vs The Mustard - Meet the Star teams of the Clydesdale 2015 Regatta

Oxford vs Cambridge isn't the only big boat race event of the year - this August, it's all about The Starlords vs The Mustard. The Clydesdale Corporate Regatta is taking place this Saturday 22nd Au...

13.08.2015

Reaching for the STARS - Star engineers set to race at Clydesdale Rowing Club Regatta

Reaching for the STARS - Star engineers set to race at Clydesdale Rowing Club Regatta

The Starlords and The Mustard prepare for the boat race battle of the year along the River Clyde on 22nd August at 10:00am. Star Refrigeration's engineers are used to navigating the seas of sustain...

12.08.2015

Star Renewable Energy secures order to supply UK-first renewable heat network

Star Renewable Energy secures order to supply UK-first renewable heat network

Star Renewable Energy will design and build an innovative large scale heat pump system that will work with a solar energy installation to harvest solar energy to supply E.ON's community energy cent...


05.08.2015

Star Renewable Energy calls on government to continue heat pump support

Star Renewable Energy calls on government to continue heat pump support

A renewable heating technology branded "game-changing" by the former Energy Secretary Ed Davey just 16 months ago could "fail before it has started" if recent cuts to green policies continue, accor...

04.08.2015

SABIC UK Petrochemicals phases out R22 refrigeration plant with natural ammonia Azanechiller

SABIC UK Petrochemicals phases out R22 refrigeration plant with natural ammonia Azanechiller

SABIC UK Petrochemicals, Europe’s leading producer of petrochemicals, commissioned Star Refrigeration to secure their RBS Butadiene Plant in Wilton against future environmental legislation. The 35 ...

15.07.2015

Star Renewable Energy wins the Pitch Perfect prize at new low carbon innovation showcase

Star Renewable Energy wins the Pitch Perfect prize at new low carbon innovation showcase

Dave Pearson, Director of Star Renewable Energy, won the Pitch Perfect prize for the best presentation at Cleantech Innovate Scotland in Glasgow on 4th June. Cleantech Innovate Scotland was opened ...


16.06.2015

Star Refrigeration Sponsors 250th Anniversary Concert Commemorating James Watt

Star Refrigeration Sponsors 250th Anniversary Concert Commemorating James Watt

Industrial cooling and heating group, Star Refrigeration, sponsored a concert in commemoration of James Watt and his legacy last week. “Weaving the Threads of Choral Tradition” marked the 250th ann...

06.05.2015

UK technology battles for European renewable energy award

UK technology battles for European renewable energy award

World’s largest heat pump – built in Glasgow – shortlisted for climate change defying heat pump technology Online poll opens at bitly.com/voteSTAR The world’s largest district heat pump – manufact...

22.04.2015

BBC's take on world's largest heatpump

BBC's take on world's largest heatpump

The world’s largest zero carbon 90°C water heat pump, designed and developed by Star Refrigeration, heats the whole Scandinavian city of Drammen (64,000 people) and its businesses using water from ...


14.04.2015

Star Renewable Energy shortlisted for Cleantech Award

Star Renewable Energy shortlisted for Cleantech Award

The Glasgow manufacturers responsible for the invention of the world’s largest zero carbon 90°C district heat pump has been selected for the award, with the chance of winning £20,000 to go towards ...

07.04.2015

Star has cool solution for frozen food specialist

Star has cool solution for frozen food specialist

Star Refrigeration has completed a major cooling project in partnership with frozen food specialist Farmfoods, for their new distribution centre in Avonmouth. Farmfoods originated in Aberdeen in 19...

17.12.2014

Star puts Brakes on track for eco-friendly future

Star puts Brakes on track for eco-friendly future

Brakes has invested in an eco-friendly, high performance refrigeration system for frozen food storage at its distribution centre in Hertfordshire. With a national network of temperature controlled...


09.12.2014

Scottish salmon processor keeps it cool with Azanefreezer

Scottish salmon processor keeps it cool with Azanefreezer

Pinneys of Scotland, part of the Youngs Seafood Group, asked Star Refrigeration for support with their phase out strategy for the removal of R22 refrigerant from the site in Annan.  Key requirement...

04.12.2014

Low charge ammonia shapes the future of Refrigerated Warehousing sector

Low charge ammonia shapes the future of Refrigerated Warehousing sector

Advancement in low charge ammonia technology was a key discussion point at the 34th International Association for Cold Storage Construction (IACSC) Conference & Expo celebrated in Florida last ...

02.12.2014

Star Refrigeration National Wheelchair Pairs Curling Championship 2014

Star Refrigeration National Wheelchair Pairs Curling Championship 2014

There was a new pair of champions at this year’s Star Refrigeration National Wheelchair Pairs Curling Championship, which took place last weekend at Braehead Ice Rink in Glasgow. The much-loved com...


19.11.2014

Star upgrade for frozen food company

Star upgrade for frozen food company

A leading distribution company has recently upgraded its existing freezer plant system to the modular air-cooled, low charge ammonia Azanefreezer. Located in Bishop's Stortford, Brakes supplies th...

18.11.2014

National Wheelchair Curling Championship back in Braehead

National Wheelchair Curling Championship back in Braehead

Star Refrigeration’s National Wheelchair Pairs Curling Championship will take place on the weekend of 22-23 November at the Braehead Ice Rink in Glasgow for the ninth consecutive year. Wheelchair c...

10.10.2014

May Star watch over you

May Star watch over you

Star's Key Account Manager William Little discusses the benefits of preventative maintenance and remote monitoring, and how this has helped Tesco to reduce running costs and ensure compliance acros...


03.10.2014

Star apprentice is named National Student of the Year

Star apprentice is named National Student of the Year

Star Refrigeration apprentice Lyell Perks was crowned National Student of the Year at the prestigious 2014 Cooling Industry Awards – triumphing over a record number of candidates to claim victory. ...

25.09.2014

Star Renewable Energy to speak at EHPA conference

Star Renewable Energy to speak at EHPA conference

European experts in renewable heating technology will meet at the upcoming European Heat Pump Association conference in Brussels to discuss the case for sustainable and affordable heating across Eu...

18.09.2014

Yearsleys win at TCS&D Awards

Yearsleys win at TCS&D Awards

Congratulations to our award-winning customers The Yearsley Logistics engineering team has won the coveted Environmental & Sustainability Award at the prestigious Temperature Controlled Storage...


09.09.2014

Star Renewable Energy attends heating seminar

Star Renewable Energy attends heating seminar

Dave Pearson, director of the company that invented the world's largest zero carbon 90°C heat pump, will represent Star at Scotland’s upcoming renewable heating seminar. Hosted by Glasgow Universit...

11.07.2014

Star's female engineer speaks out!

Star's female engineer speaks out!

Star Refrigeration engineer Sarah Patrick talks to ACR in the first of their 'Women in Refrigeration' series. Read her story here.

24.06.2014

Star Renewable Energy wins prestigious Heat Pump Award

Star Renewable Energy wins prestigious Heat Pump Award

Leading British company Star Renewable Energy has won itself industry recognition by taking home the highly sought after Public Sector Project of the Year award last night. As part of the National ...


17.06.2014

ecoConnect forum has Star speaker

ecoConnect forum has Star speaker

There are lots of uses of energy and lots of ways to reduce consumption or create local energy. This event supported by Star's Dave Pearson is an excellent forum to get those issues out in the open...

20.05.2014

Star Renewable Energy shortlisted for National Heat Pump Awards 2014

Star Renewable Energy shortlisted for National Heat Pump Awards 2014

The world’s largest 90°C ammonia district heat pump, installed in Norway, has been selected as a finalist in four different categories. The 13 MW large scale heat pump is 1300 times the size of an ...

15.05.2014

British engineering team wins prestigious IEA Heat Pump award

British engineering team wins prestigious IEA Heat Pump award

Dr. Andrew Pearson and his Star team receive the Rittinger Medal for breakthrough heat pump technology that fights climate change The team responsible for the world’s largest zero carbon 90°C (194°...


13.05.2014

Star Refrigeration Group announces new US subsidiary Azane Inc

Star Refrigeration Group announces new US subsidiary Azane Inc

Azane Inc., based in San Francisco, will act as the regional headquarters to serve the North American industrial refrigeration market to meet the demand for their revolutionary "low charge ammonia"...

28.04.2014

Rivers & lochs could save Scots firms £250 million a year

Rivers & lochs could save Scots firms £250 million a year

Game changing technology would save country the equivalent of 260,000 car journeys around the world every year Scots businesses are missing out on a £250m windfall from the country's sodden climate...

11.04.2014

Sochi Bronze medalist Aileen Neilson reveals her personal motto

Sochi Bronze medalist Aileen Neilson reveals her personal motto

The only female skip at an international level visited Star Refrigeration to tell staff about how she led her team to victory and won the Bronze medal for Britain. British champion and local hero A...


03.04.2014

Star Renewable Energy presents at SR Heat & Bioenergy Conference

Star Renewable Energy presents at SR Heat & Bioenergy Conference

Star Renewable Energy's Director Dave Pearson will identify barriers and opportunities within the heat sector at the Heat & Bioenergy Conference on 28th April 2014 at Perth Concert Hall. The ev...

20.03.2014

Star Renewable Energy certified as a Scottish Renewables member

Star Renewable Energy certified as a Scottish Renewables member

Star Refrigeration's new business venture Star Renewable Energy was honoured with a certificate of membership from Scottish Renewables, cementing their business credentials in the renewable energy ...

19.03.2014

Star shares plans for community heating

Star shares plans for community heating

Star Renewable Energy have been invited to share their plans for a community heating area in Glasgow; specifically how this project can be delivered at no cost to the residents or local community. ...


12.02.2014

World's largest zero carbon district heat pump opens its doors

World's largest zero carbon district heat pump opens its doors

A small group of people led by Star Refrigeration will get exclusive access to the largest natural fluid district heat pump in Scandinavia. The 14MW renewable district heating installation, located...

20.01.2014

Scotland leading Scandinavia in the future of district heating

Scotland leading Scandinavia in the future of district heating

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Strathclyde University in Glasgow will hold an open seminar on the future of Glasgow’s district heating on the 22nd of January 2014. The sem...

18.12.2013

Azane cooling is natural choice for TCS&D industry

Azane cooling is natural choice for TCS&D industry

Major players in the TCS&D industry are reaping the benefits of investing in Star's improved range of high efficiency ammonia packaged cooling solutions. A recent project saw one market leader ...


13.12.2013

Star launches energy efficient HFO chiller

Star launches energy efficient HFO chiller

Star Refrigeration has taken the next step in its long term strategy to develop products that reduce the total cost of ownership for its customers with the announcement of the extension to its high...

28.11.2013

Star's biggest just got bigger!

Star's biggest just got bigger!

Star has completed a retrofit project for 2 Sisters Food Group, extending the cooling capacity of the largest refrigeration system it has ever built. 2 Sisters Food Group acquired the Rogerstone Pa...

28.11.2013

Star exceeds energy reduction target

Star exceeds energy reduction target

Star has exceeded energy reduction targets for milk supplier Müller Wiseman Dairies during an ongoing refrigeration plant efficiency drive at three chilled distribution depots in Scotland. Star was...


28.11.2013

Star Refrigeration sponsors natural refrigeration US event ATMOsphere

Star Refrigeration sponsors natural refrigeration US event ATMOsphere

The market leader in natural solutions for the industrial refrigeration industry continues to support ATMOsphere US. The event, which will take place on the 18 and 19th of June 2014, will be held i...

27.11.2013

Another win for Mo at the Star Refrigeration championship

Another win for Mo at the Star Refrigeration championship

A great story of human triumph for another sports champion by the name of Mo. Only this time, it is not the famous Olympic champion Mo Farah, but our National Wheelchair Pairs Curling Champion Mo S...

15.11.2013

Star Refrigeration National Wheelchair Curling Championships

Star Refrigeration National Wheelchair Curling Championships

Star Refrigeration National Wheelchair Pairs Curling Championship welcomes supporters to the sporting event that takes place from Saturday 16th November to Sunday 17th November at Braehead Arena in...


06.11.2013

Star quality cooling for Brakes Distribution

Star quality cooling for Brakes Distribution

Brakes has invested in a bespoke cooling system from Star Refrigeration for its landmark multi-temperature distribution centre in Berkshire. Brakes recently established a state-of-the-art temperatu...

06.11.2013

Another Star performance for Yearsley Group

Another Star performance for Yearsley Group

Yearsley Logistics has invested in a bespoke high efficiency cooling system from Star Refrigeration as part of an expansion to cold storage facilities at its flagship centre in Lancashire. A recent...

05.11.2013

Star announces recruitment plans for 2014

Star announces recruitment plans for 2014

Star Refrigeration are looking for engineers to cover their customers' increased maintenance and monitoring requirements at all of their UK branches. Star Refrigeration, the UK independent cooling ...


24.10.2013

Star Roadshow 2013 survey report

Star Roadshow 2013 survey report

An insight into the Future of Refrigeration - Plans & Concerns of Sector-Specific Cooling & Heating Users This report was produced from the feedback that attendees provided on their future ...

23.10.2013

Star raises awareness at Roadshows

Star raises awareness at Roadshows

Star Refrigeration raises awareness of Carbon Reduction Commitment and F-Gas phase out in roadshow success. Star Refrigeration have recently carried out a series of half-day formative events in Gla...

23.10.2013

Blowing hot or cold?

Blowing hot or cold?

The UK spent £32 billion across the economy on heat in 2012. With over 50% of the nation’s energy being consumed for heating, it is no wonder that alternatives to burning coal and gas are being sou...


17.10.2013

5th Annual DEKB Conference

5th Annual DEKB Conference

It is increasingly recognised that there is enough waste heat in society to meet heating demands if the grade of heat can be boosted using heat pumps. View the GLA Future Heat Source Report Dave Pe...

10.09.2013

Star expands to North American market

Star expands to North American market

The UK’s leading independent industrial cooling and heating contractor, Star Refrigeration, announced plans to manufacture and supply climate friendly industrial chilling and freezing solutions int...

27.08.2013

Free advice at the Star Roadshow

Free advice at the Star Roadshow

Cooling & heating experts will be offering free advice on legislation, heat recovery, R22 phase out and energy saving Star Refrigeration is running a series of roadshow events to bring end-user...


25.07.2013

Greggs praise Star teamwork

Greggs praise Star teamwork

Key customer Greggs the Bakers has praised the Star Refrigeration team for its fast track response following a devastating fire at its UK production facility. The fire took place in October 2012 at...

16.07.2013

R22 phase out complete for meat specialist

R22 phase out complete for meat specialist

Star has completed an R22 phase out and cooling equipment upgrade project for the UK’s largest catering butcher, Fairfax Meadow. Fairfax Meadow specialises in producing high quality chilled raw mea...

16.07.2013

All Star driven roadshow on the future of industrial cooling & heating

All Star driven roadshow on the future of industrial cooling & heating

The leading provider of cooling and heating solutions, Star Refrigeration, is running a roadshow that aims to bring users of industrial refrigeration and heating up to date with the latest developm...


16.07.2013

Star's success at US event

Star's success at US event

Star Refrigeration received widespread acclaim at the ATMOsphere America 2013 event in Washington last month. The UK’s largest independent cooling and heating contractor presented its climate frien...

19.06.2013

Star presents Azanefreezer in the USA

Star presents Azanefreezer in the USA

Star Refrigeration is presenting its low charge, ammonia Azanefreezer solution for cold storage applications at ATMOsphere America 2013 in Washington on the 18th and 19th June. Our case study prese...

11.06.2013

Star presents at Scottish Renewables seminar

Star presents at Scottish Renewables seminar

Dave Pearson has been invited to share the work of Star Refrigeration at the Scottish Renewables event in Perth on the 18th June. In a segment titled "Policy", Dave will describe the value of the ...


06.06.2013

ATMOsphere America June 2013

ATMOsphere America June 2013

Star Refrigeration are delighted to announce their sponsorship of ATMOsphere America in Washington, DC. The event, which takes place on 18 - 19 June, will showcase the latest in natural refrigerati...

04.06.2013

Scottish Technologies showcase event

Scottish Technologies showcase event

The Scottish Technologies Showcase event is being held at Glasgow’s SECC. Star Refrigeration is the largest industrial refrigeration contractor in the UK, established in 1970. A continual focus on ...

16.05.2013

2 Degrees Forum

2 Degrees Forum

Dave Pearson is pleased to have been invited to support Asda and their suppliers at the 2Degrees Forum on Tuesday 21st May 2013. Dave has presented at the 2Degrees Forum in the past and sees this a...


23.04.2013

All Energy 2013 Conference

All Energy 2013 Conference

Star will be attending the All-Energy Conference 2013 on 22nd and 23rd May at the Aberdeen Exhibition & Conference Centre. Dave Pearson, Star's Director of Innovation, will be discussing heat p...

17.04.2013

Heat & Bioenergy Seminar 18th June

Heat & Bioenergy Seminar 18th June

Star's Director of Innovation, Dave Pearson, will be speaking at the forthcoming 'Heat and Bioenergy Seminar' which is taking place in Perth, Scotland on 18th June 2013. Dave's session is entitled ...

02.04.2013

Star signs up for 2013 TCS&D Show

Star signs up for 2013 TCS&D Show

Star will be exhibiting at a Temperature Controlled Storage & Distribution event later this year. The TCS&D Show will take place at the Peterborough Arena on 18 and 19th September 2013. The...


28.03.2013

Star's enhanced monitoring solution

Star's enhanced monitoring solution

Star Refrigeration has enhanced its remote monitoring solution for users of industrial cooling plant across a wide range of UK industries. Star Diagnostic Solutions (SDS) is a unique off-site servi...

14.03.2013

Starfrost exposes mechanical freezing myths

Starfrost exposes mechanical freezing myths

Starfrost MD Neil Winney has hit back at critics of traditional 'old fashioned' mechanical freezing technology. Winney says that equipment suppliers promoting cryogenic freezing sometimes claim adv...

05.03.2013

Scottish Renewables annual conference

Scottish Renewables annual conference

With over 50% of the UK’s energy being consumed for heating, it is little surprise that the emphasis in both industry and government is shifting from renewable electricity to renewable heat. Star R...


27.02.2013

IOR Quiz - Answer!

IOR Quiz - Answer!

Question There are large numbers all around us: the operating pressure of CO2 systems, the number of zeotropic blends now on the market and the number of lawyers it takes to decide who is responsib...

21.01.2013

Indigochiller's 3 year warranty

Indigochiller's 3 year warranty

When Star developed the Indigochiller, we aimed to build in features that we believed would make it the best chiller on the market. By 'best' we mean the chiller that would offer the lowest cost of...

17.12.2012

Star's total solution for Scottish seafood

Star's total solution for Scottish seafood

Star has delivered a Total Solutions project for Young's Seafood firm Pinneys of Scotland. Working with fellow Group company Starfrost, Star provided a turnkey refrigeration plant and chilling tunn...


11.12.2012

Star has Neat solution for Middle East water crisis

Star has Neat solution for Middle East water crisis

With scarce natural water resources and the highest level of water consumption per capita in the world, the UAE relies heavily on seawater desalination facilities for over 90% of its water. Star ha...

25.10.2012

Star pioneers power generation technology

Star pioneers power generation technology

Star is helping a British firm to lead the way in the global renewable energy sector by developing a system that converts low temperature waste heat from factories into electricity. Based in Redcar...

12.10.2012

Indian Cold Chain - 3rd Article

Indian Cold Chain - 3rd Article

Star Refrigeration and Starfrost are working with the Indian Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers (ISHRAE) to publish a series of articles in their Cold Chain Supplement...


17.09.2012

Star exhibits Neatpump at Chillventa, Nurnberg 2012

Star exhibits Neatpump at Chillventa, Nurnberg 2012

Star Refrigeration and its technology partners, Emerson Climate Technologies and Vilter Manufacturing are exhibiting our ammonia heat pump package, Neatpump, at Chillventa 2012 in Nurnberg on the 9...

05.09.2012

Tribute to Phil Creaney

Tribute to Phil Creaney

We note the untimely passing on Sunday 2nd September 2012 of Phil Creaney, Editor and supporter of ACR Today, Heat Pumps Today, National ACR Awards, National Heat Pump Awards, and ACR Trainee of th...

04.09.2012

Star delivers cool solution for logistics firm

Star delivers cool solution for logistics firm

Global logistics specialist Kuehne+Nagel has invested in another environmentally efficient chill store cooling system from Star Refrigeration. Kuehne+Nagel required a new refrigeration plant as par...


20.08.2012

Star cuts energy costs by 40% at Newport distribution centre

Star cuts energy costs by 40% at Newport distribution centre

Renowned for our expertise in temperature controlled storage, Star has enabled another leading distribution firm to cut annual energy costs by 40% at its facility in Wales. Working with the company...

13.08.2012

Busy 6 months for Star Technical Solutions

Busy 6 months for Star Technical Solutions

Star Technical Solutions (STS), the technical advisory service of Star Refrigeration, has had its busiest six months of business since it was set up in 2005. Of particular note in this period has b...

08.08.2012

Star M&E Solutions re-organisation

Star M&E Solutions re-organisation

SMES has recently reorganised itself into two divisions so that their clients can receive an even better service. The two new divisions, Electrical Refrigeration and Electrical and Mechanical Servi...


01.08.2012

Star's three-way development test for refrigerant R-1234ze(E)

Star's three-way development test for refrigerant R-1234ze(E)

Engineers at Star Refrigeration have teamed up with Danfoss Turbocor and Honeywell to develop and test a chiller using HFO 1234ze(E) refrigerant, which has a global warming potential of 7. The chil...

17.07.2012

Star's eLearning helps Italy's techs

Star's eLearning helps Italy's techs

Star Refrigeration's eLearning group prepares Italian engineers to gain the European F-Gas Certification i-Know.com, the learning arm of Star Refrigeration and Italian training centre Centro Studi ...

12.07.2012

Star caters for frozen food firm with plant upgrade

Star caters for frozen food firm with plant upgrade

Star Refrigeration has completed a refrigeration plant upgrade for frozen food and catering specialist apetito at its manufacturing facility in Trowbridge, Wiltshire. Star undertook a major overhau...


12.07.2012

Starcare delivers energy saving for Yearsley Group

Starcare delivers energy saving for Yearsley Group

Yearsley Group, the UK's largest cold storage and distribution company, has cut over £50K from its annual energy bill at one depot by investing in Starcare. Starcare is Star's planned, preventative...

12.07.2012

Star rises to challenge of falling temperatures at Distribution Centre

Star rises to challenge of falling temperatures at Distribution Centre

Star Refrigeration has supplied a dual temperature cooling system as part of a warehouse conversion project for a leading European supply chain specialist. The logistics provider was looking to con...

09.07.2012

Indian Cold Chain - 2nd Article

Indian Cold Chain - 2nd Article

Star Refrigeration and Starfrost are working with the Indian Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers (ISHRAE) to publish a series of articles in their Cold Chain Supplement...


12.06.2012

Star take part in ATMOsphere USA

Star take part in ATMOsphere USA

Star Refrigeration are taking part in the ATMOsphere America event in Washington DC, this week 12 - 13th June. Star are presenting their Azane range of low charge ammonia solutions for low, medium ...

08.06.2012

Don't Waste Your Waste!

Don't Waste Your Waste!

TAKE OUR "DON'T WASTE YOUR WASTE" SURVEY There are fantastic opportunities for refrigeration plant operators to capture and utilise the waste heat that is commonly rejected to atmosphere. Don't for...

22.05.2012

Star's success at sustainable Palm Oil refinery

Star's success at sustainable Palm Oil refinery

Star Refrigeration successfully completed a Total Solutions project for sustainable palm oil producer New Britain Oils Ltd. The Liverpool based company is part of New Britain Palm Oil Ltd, the larg...


11.05.2012

Star Refrigeration / UNEP Partnership

Star Refrigeration / UNEP Partnership

UNEP's Regional Ozone Network meetings conclude with a diploma award ceremony by Star Refrigeration's i-know.com Members attending the UNEP's Regional Ozone Network for Europe & Central Asia (E...

01.05.2012

More Star treatment for technology giant

More Star treatment for technology giant

Star has started work on another data centre cooling project for one of the world’s leading technology companies. The global computing giant has just awarded another cooling contract to Star for a ...

01.05.2012

Star's cool taste of luxury for world famous store

Star's cool taste of luxury for world famous store

A world famous London department store has invested in an energy efficient carbon dioxide (CO2) cooling system from Star Refrigeration. Star has designed and manufactured an Envichill DX natural re...


12.04.2012

Star's natural solution for retail cooling

Star's natural solution for retail cooling

Star Refrigeration has launched an energy efficient carbon dioxide (CO2) cooling system for the retail market. Star’s Envichill DX is a futureproof natural refrigerant solution for retail stores, s...

12.04.2012

Indian Cold Chain gets Star treatment

Indian Cold Chain gets Star treatment

Star Refrigeration is working with the Indian Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers (ISHRAE) to publish a series of articles in their Cold Chain Supplement looking at the...

20.03.2012

Frank Zappa inspires large heatpump!

Frank Zappa inspires large heatpump!

The concept of using a fridge to heat stuff is tough enough to get one's head around, so it probably doesn't make the concept any easier to grasp that it is influenced by the man who brought us suc...


20.03.2012

Star M&E Solutions on the move!

Star M&E Solutions on the move!

Star Mechanical & Electrical Solutions (SMES) is moving to new premises from 30th March 2012 As part of the Star Group of Companies, Star Mechanical & Electrical Solutions is moving into th...

19.03.2012

Star hosts Russian trade visit

Star hosts Russian trade visit

Star Refrigeration hosted a delegation of Russian refrigeration contractors and manufacturers during their recent visit to the UK. The group were keen to learn more about Star’s range of high effic...

28.02.2012

i-Know.com goes Russian

i-Know.com goes Russian

i-Know.com will supply members attending the annual meeting of the Regional Ozone Network for Europe and Central Asia (ECA) with access to their award-winning eLearning courses in both English and ...


13.02.2012

Warm reception for Neatpump at Chillventa

Warm reception for Neatpump at Chillventa

Star Refrigeration and its Russian partner, Olex Holdings, received plenty of customer interest for Neatpump at Chillventa Rossija 2012. Visitors from across Russia came to the Star/Olex stand to f...

09.02.2012

Star M&E Solutions launch new website

Star M&E Solutions launch new website

Star M&E Solutions (SMES) has a new look website providing information and news for new and existing customers. Based in Derby, SMES works throughout the UK delivering M&E solutions to a di...

07.02.2012

Hot news from a chilly -18°C Moscow

Hot news from a chilly -18°C Moscow

In support of long term partner in Russia "Olex Holdings", Star are presenting a range of natural working fluid heat pumps at Chillventa 2012. Held in Russia's largest exhibition facility "The Croc...


06.02.2012

i-Know.com proves a winner

i-Know.com proves a winner

The successful uptake of the Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Fundamentals courses and a pass rate of 91% on the City & Guilds 2079 F-Gas Regulations training packages proves that eLearning i...

02.02.2012

Star's renewable energy desalination system in international spotlight

Star's renewable energy desalination system in international spotlight

Star's innovative renewable energy system for producing fresh drinking water has prompted a visit from Scottish Development International and a team of journalists from the Philippines. SDI Executi...

18.01.2012

Star ensures bank staff keep their cool

Star ensures bank staff keep their cool

Star Refrigeration has supplied a bespoke plant for HVAC cooling at the London offices of a global investment bank. The existing refrigeration plant at the firm's client administration centre in th...


18.01.2012

Starfrost bolsters Thai chicken production

Starfrost bolsters Thai chicken production

UK equipment manufacturer Starfrost has supplied five spiral freezers to a leading chicken processor in Thailand as part of a major factory expansion. Based near Bangkok, Golden Foods Siam (GFS) ma...

03.01.2012

Starfrost double winners at Business Awards

Starfrost double winners at Business Awards

Starfrost are delighted to have won the categories of International Trade Award and Production Innovation and Diversity Award at the recent Suffolk Chamber of Commerce Business Award ceremony. The...

01.12.2011

Data centre banks on Star for cooling solution

Data centre banks on Star for cooling solution

Star Refrigeration has installed a bespoke cooling system at a UK data centre operated by a major financial institution for retail and commercial banking. A world leader in cooling and heating syst...


01.12.2011

Five Star cooling for new Sky studios

Five Star cooling for new Sky studios

BSkyB's brand new sustainable landmark broadcast facility features a revolutionary air conditioning system from cooling and heating specialist Star Refrigeration. BSkyB is a leading broadcaster of ...

20.10.2011

Azanefreezer, Star's new complete refrigeration package

Azanefreezer, Star's new complete refrigeration package

Star Refrigeration’s Azanefreezer and Azanechiller ranges of ammonia cooling solutions have been designed to meet the environmental and legislative challenges that are facing users of temperature c...

23.09.2011

ATMOsphere 2011

ATMOsphere 2011

Dave Pearson, Star’s Director of Innovation, has been confirmed as a guest speaker at the ATMOsphere Europe conference, taking place in Brussels on 11th – 12th October 2011. The main focus of this ...


07.07.2011

Star to exhibit at TCS&D Show

Star to exhibit at TCS&D Show

Star Refrigeration will be showcasing their refrigeration and M&E solutions, which deliver a low total cost of ownership, at the TCS&D 2011 show. This annual event is taking place at the eX...

18.08.2010

F-Gas Training & Certification - Time is running out!

F-Gas Training & Certification - Time is running out!

All 30,000 UK refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump engineers must become F-Gas certified by 4th July 2011... and time and places are running out! Star Learning Solutions, the training arm ...

17.08.2010

Star launches ultra effective CO2 leak detection

Star launches ultra effective CO2 leak detection

After extensive testing of several products, Star has standardised on the Accutools CO2 Leak Detector and has established a competitive distributor agreement with the manufacturer. Star Refrigerati...


17.08.2010

Star hosts Emerson & Vilter guests

Star hosts Emerson & Vilter guests

Star Refrigeration recently hosted a visit by Ram Krishnan, (President, Emerson Climate Technologies Refrigeration), Mark Stencel (Vilter Vice President, Sales & Marketing) and Andrew Gurney (...

13.08.2010

Cool Star fires up the heat pump market

Cool Star fires up the heat pump market

A world leader in cooling system innovation, Star Refrigeration has now launched a heat pump solution for the building services market that delivers 'free' hot water. Star's new Envitherm is an env...

12.08.2010

Star leads the way with world's largest natural heating system

Star leads the way with world's largest natural heating system

UK firm Star Refrigeration has launched a groundbreaking renewable energy heating system, which will heat homes and businesses across an entire city in Norway. The Glasgow-based cooling solutions s...


16.07.2010

Star partner with ScanCool

Star partner with ScanCool

Star Refrigeration has signed a letter of intent with Finnish company Scancool to work in partnership to provide CO2 retail solutions and industrial heat pumps in Finland, Sweden and the Baltic cou...

15.07.2010

Eurammon Operators Day

Eurammon Operators Day

Star Refrigeration presented at the first Eurammon Operators Day, which took place on the 7th July at Schaffhausen, Switzerland. Eurammon is a joint initiative by companies, institutions and indivi...

11.06.2010

Star to shine at Chillventa 2010

Star to shine at Chillventa 2010

Star Refrigeration is exhibiting at Chillventa 2010 which takes place from the 13th to 15th October in Nuremberg, Germany. We are on Stand 413 in Hall 4A, where you can find out more about our rang...


24.05.2010

Star engineer wins prestigious award for district heating

Star engineer wins prestigious award for district heating

Not a thermodynamic mistake or a joke, nor April 1st; Derek Hamilton of Star Refrigeration has been honoured with "Hammermen Young Engineer of the Year 2010" award for his work on the Drammen distr...

19.04.2010

Heat pump project Heralds a new opportunity for Star

Heat pump project Heralds a new opportunity for Star

Star's recent success in securing a multi-megawatt heat pump project in Norway was reported in the Sunday Herald on the 19th April. To find out what Star's Innovation Director Dave Pearson had to s...

08.04.2010

Heat pumps for heating, cooling & fresh water?

Heat pumps for heating, cooling & fresh water?

At the highly acclaimed 1st IIR International Conference on the Cold Chain and Sustainability, Star Refrigeration presented a unique insight into the application of ammonia heat pumps. The first ex...


07.04.2010

Time is running out!

Time is running out!

CITY & GUILDS 2079 - F-GAS CERTIFICATION All Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Engineers working in the UK will be required to hold this certificate by July 2011. Book your F-Gas Ce...

30.03.2010

Star delivers cool solution for logistics giant

Star delivers cool solution for logistics giant

Star Refrigeration completed a £1.4M cold and chill store project for global logistics provider Kuehne+Nagel. Star designed and installed a high efficiency ammonia refrigeration plant at one of the...

18.03.2010

Star listed again in Best 100 Companies

Star listed again in Best 100 Companies

For the second year running, Star Refrigeration is listed in the Sunday Times Best 100 Companies. After entering at 96 in 2009, Star has moved 32 places up the listing to 64 for 2010. The survey co...


11.03.2010

It's never been done before!

It's never been done before!

The world's largest heat pump for district heating has over 14MW power, can save 15% of energy, and uses ammonia as the refrigerant. Renowned for its expertise in the field of natural refrigerants,...

04.03.2010

Star turns Blue Ice green at Solihull Rink

Star turns Blue Ice green at Solihull Rink

Star Refrigeration has recently designed and installed a new energy efficient ice rink system using natural refrigerants at the Blue Ice Solihull Rink near Birmingham. The Solihull rink is one of t...

04.03.2010

Star's fast track chiller solution for logistics specialist

Star's fast track chiller solution for logistics specialist

Food and drink supply chain specialist Culina Logistics has invested in an environmentally efficient chill store cooling system from Star Refrigeration. The award winning logistics company required...


12.02.2010

IOR Annual Dinner Quiz Competition Answer 2010

IOR Annual Dinner Quiz Competition Answer 2010

Scotty reckoned he could manage the job in nine pours by filling and emptying pails, but he still wanted to get to half of Jim's estimated figure, so he thought a bit harder. His original solution ...

23.12.2009

Star participating at IIoR - International Sustainability and Cold Chain Conference

Star participating at IIoR - International Sustainability and Cold Chain Conference

Dr. Andy Pearson, President Elect of the Institute of Refrigeration, will be speaking at the event on the subject of "Sustainable Technology Development" - a conference conclusion. The closing pres...

23.11.2009

Star win Best Ecological Product Award at BBH Awards 2009

Star win Best Ecological Product Award at BBH Awards 2009

Star Refrigeration picked up the prestigious 'Award for Best Ecological Product' at this year's Building Better Healthcare Awards, which was held at The Brewery, London, on November 12th 2009. The ...


09.10.2009

Star awarded 'RAC Contractor of the Year' award

Star awarded 'RAC Contractor of the Year' award

Star Refrigeration picked up the prestigious 'Contractor of the Year Award' at the RAC Cooling Industry Awards 2009. Beating stiff competition from Honeywell and Johnson Controls, Star picked up th...

09.10.2009

Star boosts capacity at Blackburn Brewery

Star boosts capacity at Blackburn Brewery

Star Refrigeration has recently completed a project to boost capacity and reduce energy costs for Blackburn based brewer, Daniel Thwaites. Following previous successful projects replacing heat exch...

09.10.2009

Make sure you're compliant!

Make sure you're compliant!

There are many regulations which govern the design, installation, operation and maintenance of refrigeration systems. We have put together a reference document that is intended to clarify which reg...


09.10.2009

IHEEM Conference

IHEEM Conference

Star Refrigeration's Director of Innovation, Dave Pearson, spoke at the recent IHEEM conference in Harrogate. The main topic was a review of the successful low charge ammonia chiller project for Gr...

09.10.2009

Star speaks at SIRAC Conference

Star speaks at SIRAC Conference

A team from Star Refrigeration are speaking at the SIRAC Conference in Glasgow on 2nd December 09. The programme includes a review of the high efficiency turbocor compressor and a site visit to the...

14.09.2009

Star finalist in BBH 2009 Awards

Star finalist in BBH 2009 Awards

Star Refrigeration is thrilled to be nominated as a finalist for the 2009 Building Better Healthcare Awards. Great Ormond Street Hospital is the pinnacle of healthcare research and delivery, so it...


02.09.2009

Star's new Aether controller

Star's new Aether controller

Star's new condenser fan and secondary pump controller is now available. Named after the Greek God of the heavens, Aether is targeted at customers wanting to reduce energy consumption, through the ...

01.09.2009

Star enters the world of large scale heating

Star enters the world of large scale heating

Andy Pearson, Star's Managing Director of Contracts, will be presenting a paper describing how Star have developed the world's largest ammonia screw compressor heat pump at this year's Heat Pump Su...

01.09.2009

Star supports IOR training campaign

Star supports IOR training campaign

As a long standing supporter of the IOR, apprenticeships and further education in refrigeration, Star Refrigeration is proud to support the latest promotional campaign aimed at attracting the next ...


25.08.2009

Star appoints new retail market manager

Star appoints new retail market manager

Star Refrigeration has appointed a new Retail Market Manager to further develop environmentally conscious cooling systems for the UK's major multiples. Andy Butler is now driving the specification ...

18.08.2009

Retail CO2

Retail CO2

Star has been at the forefront of carbon dioxide (CO2) technology for 20 years. We are currently working with leading UK supermarket chains on the application of CO2 in a retail environment. This i...

12.06.2009

New Indigochiller brochure available for download

New Indigochiller brochure available for download

The latest version of our Indigochiller brochure is now available for download. It incorporates all the latest chiller technical information and details of enhancement made to the chiller to improv...


12.06.2009

New Azanechiller brochure available for download

New Azanechiller brochure available for download

Star Refrigeration has launched its new range of high efficiency, ammonia refrigerant packaged chillers for HVAC end users. With capacities ranging from 200kW to 850kW, there are 12 models of air a...

10.06.2009

Ice work by Star at new £16million leisure centre

Ice work by Star at new £16million leisure centre

Star Refrigeration has designed and installed an ice rink cooling system at a brand new £16million leisure centre in Nottinghamshire. Cooling solutions specialist Star is the market leader in ice s...

29.05.2009

Star & RCCC Team of the Year Award

Star & RCCC Team of the Year Award

Star attended the Royal Caledonian Curling Club Awards on Sat 16th May 2009 at the Glynhill Hotel, Renfrew. Douglas Scott from Star presented the Team of the Year Award, which was won by the World ...


19.05.2009

Star bids farewell to a design master

Star bids farewell to a design master

One of the most well respected 'backroom boys' in RAC has died after a long battle with illness. Trevor Parfrement, a designer with EPS Pipeworks, was a master of 3D Autocad, creating a wide range ...

28.04.2009

Eurammon Annual Meeting

Eurammon Annual Meeting

Star Refrigeration hosted a visit from the members of Eurammon to Glasgow on the 23rd and 24th April. The members called in at Star's head office on the 23rd where short presentations were given on...

28.04.2009

Star completes colourful cooling project for Fujifilm

Star completes colourful cooling project for Fujifilm

Star Refrigeration has supplied an energy efficient process cooling plant for FUJIFILM Imaging Colorants, a world leader in the development and manufacture of ink jet colorants. FUJIFILM Imaging Co...


15.04.2009

IIR Ammonia Conference in Ohrid - 2009

IIR Ammonia Conference in Ohrid - 2009

The latest IIR Conference, entitled "Ammonia Refrigeration Technology," takes place on 7th to 9th May in Ohrid, Macedonia. Star Refrigeration's Managing Director Contracts, Andy Pearson, will be sp...

15.04.2009

Energy Management in Refrigeration Conference

Energy Management in Refrigeration Conference

The "Energy Management in Refrigeration" Conference is being held at the Humber Seafood Institute, Europarc, Grimsby, on 1st June 2009. Dave Pearson, Director of Innovation for Star Refrigeration, ...

15.04.2009

IMECHE Reducing Energy Costs Conference

IMECHE Reducing Energy Costs Conference

The latest IMECHE Seminar, entitled "Reducing Energy Costs in Food Processing", takes place at the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, One Birdcage Walk, London on 24th June 2009. Star Refrigerati...


20.03.2009

Star lands leading role at seafood facility

Star lands leading role at seafood facility

Star Refrigeration has completed a major warehouse conversion project in London for frozen seafood supplier Chan Brothers Ltd. In a contract valued at £2.7 million, cooling solutions specialist Sta...

20.03.2009

Star & GOSH leading the way

Star & GOSH leading the way

Star Refrigeration is installing a 1.2MW ammonia chiller package as part of the redevelopment project taking place at Great Ormond Steet Hospital. The £321 million development scheme will provide a...

20.03.2009

Star shoots into Top 100

Star shoots into Top 100

Star is shining in the Sunday Times Best 100 Companies 2009 - a league of the top firms to work for in the UK. Shooting in at no. 96, Star was one of nearly 1,000 companies fighting for a place in ...


20.03.2009

Another chilling Star performance for GSK

Another chilling Star performance for GSK

Star Refrigeration has installed a high efficiency Indigochiller cooling system for specialist air conditioning at GlaxoSmithKline's global head office. GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is one of the world's ...

20.03.2009

Two Stars unite at sausage factory

Two Stars unite at sausage factory

Leading UK sausage manufacturer Blakeman's has employed the joint expertise of Starfrost and Star Refrigeration to supply a high efficiency freezing system at its new £4m production facility. Freez...

20.03.2009

Manchester engineer wins IOR Lifetime Achievement award

Manchester engineer wins IOR Lifetime Achievement award

Bob Taylor of Star's Manchester office has won the IOR's 'Lifetime Achievement Award'. This is in recognition for his substantial contribution to the field of service and maintenance in a career sp...


11.11.2008

Star supports National Curling Pairs

Star supports National Curling Pairs

Star Refrigeration's annual sponsorship of the National Wheelchair Curling Pairs Championship took place recently at the Braehead Curling Club, Glasgow. This well supported and popular event finish...

11.11.2008

Chillventa Nurnberg 2008

Chillventa Nurnberg 2008

At the Eurammon event accompanying the trade fair Chillventa on 16 October, Rob Lamb, Director of Sales at the UK’s largest independent industrial refrigeration engineering company Star Refrigerati...

11.11.2008

Eurammon Magazine

Eurammon Magazine

Eurammon is a joint initiative by companies, institutions and individuals who are committed to increasing the use of natural refrigerants. Their recently published magazine provides case studies de...


11.11.2008

Star receives 'Supplier of the Year' award

Star receives 'Supplier of the Year' award

Star Refrigeration received the 'Supplier of the Year' award at this year’s Robert Wiseman Dairy Awards, held at the Cameron House Hotel on the banks of Loch Lomond. The award is in recognition for...

11.11.2008

Institute of Refrigeration Quiz

Institute of Refrigeration Quiz

Uncle Frank was recently reminiscing about the days of his youth, when he worked as a porter at Smithfield Market. He took the Circle line every day between Victoria and Farringdon, morning and eve...

04.11.2008

Star's cool solution for Granville Food Care

Star's cool solution for Granville Food Care

Star Refrigeration has designed and manufactured an efficiency boosting cooling system for Granville Food Care Ltd in Northern Ireland. Star installed the energy saving refrigeration plant at Granv...


07.10.2008

More Cooling Industry Awards for Star

More Cooling Industry Awards for Star

Star is the proud winner of two more Cooling Industry Awards after its achievements were recognised at the prestigious 2008 event. The annual awards celebrate the work of those involved in pioneeri...

14.08.2008

Star looks set to shine at Awards

Star looks set to shine at Awards

Star's groundbreaking cooling solutions have once again been recognised with nominations in the prestigious Cooling Industry Awards. The annual awards celebrate the achievements of those pushing fo...

08.08.2008

Star launches dynamic new website

Star launches dynamic new website

August 2008 has seen the launch of Star's brand new and improved website: www.star-ref.co.uk. The website has been completely redesigned and restructured to allow visitors simple access to company ...


08.08.2008

New Director of Innovation

New Director of Innovation

A new but familiar face has returned to Star Refrigeration’s head office in Glasgow. Dave Pearson has rejoined the Star team in the new role of Director of Innovation. Dave’s remit is to continue S...

01.08.2008

Star develops gas recycling system for Alstom

Star develops gas recycling system for Alstom

Star Refrigeration has developed an innovative gas recovery and recycling system for Alstom, the power plant solutions specialist. Alstom specialises in the design and manufacture of steam turbines...

09.07.2008

Star's Freechiller provides free cooling solution

Star's Freechiller provides free cooling solution

Freechiller from Star Refrigeration provides unrivalled efficiency for medium to large scale elevated water chilling applications (e.g. data centres). As ambient temperatures fall below the return ...


09.07.2008

Star ensures cool customers at John Lewis store

Star ensures cool customers at John Lewis store

Star Refrigeration has installed a high efficiency cooling system at the flagship John Lewis department store in central London. The state-of-the-art Indigochiller system forms part of an ongoing r...

09.07.2008

Azanechiller - The Natural Choice

Azanechiller - The Natural Choice

Environmentally conscious ammonia chiller solutions for HVAC and process cooling - Star Refrigeration’s Azanechiller range is designed to meet the challenges facing the building services and proces...