Industrial Refrigeration Systems, Services, Plant and Equipment Design & Manufacture - Star Refrigeration

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TCS&D Conference 2019

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Aiden Perks - 07876396587

Low Charge Ammonia And CO2 Refrigeration Solutions

Aiden Perks has been working for Star Refrigeration for over 15 years, starting out as an engineer installing systems for a wide range of customers. After six years out in the field and on the tools, Aiden then became a design manager and for the past five years he has been the regional sales manager for the south east for the UK serving the food industry. Using an in-depth knowledge of the industrial refrigeration market gained over years of design, commissioning and installation of CO2 and ammonia refrigeration plants, Aiden specialises in helping the temperature controlled storage and distribution sector transition towards the adoption of cleaner, greener and safer industrial cooling solutions.

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David Wallace - 07342051687

Minimising Energy Costs in Temperature Controlled Storage

David is currently Star Refrigeration’s Director of Sales, with over 10 years of experience in both design and technical sales. David and his technical sales team are leading the way in the industry through the use of energy efficient solutions with a particular focus on low-charge ammonia and more recently the development of a range of CO2 products. David specialises in bespoke solutions which offer the lowest total cost of ownership for temperature controlled storage and distribution end-users and strives to help customers optimise their equipment and save money on energy bills.

Star Refrigeration Roadshow 2017

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Dr Andy Pearson - Group MD - 07899066490

F-Gas Regulations Update & Improving the Energy Efficiency of Refrigeration Systems

As one of the leading names in the global refrigeration engineering industry, Andy Pearson brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to Star. An advocate for natural refrigerants he has many accolades to his name, including the International Environmental Agency’s Rittinger Medal and the J&E Hall Gold Medal from the Institute of Refrigeration. Andy is the Chairman of the British Standards Institute committee on Refrigeration Safety and was the President of the Institute of Refrigeration from 2010-2013. He also writes extensively for industry publications, including the ASHRAE journal and was last year named an ASHRAE Fellow.

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Dr Dermot Cotter - Senior Consultant at Star Technical Solutions - 07831374989

Refrigeration Systems, Regulation, Standards and Guidance

Dermot has worked in the refrigeration industry for over 25 years in various capacities, and joined Star Refrigeration in 1991. Dermot's principal interests are in the design of more efficient refrigeration systems and troubleshooting of faulty, inefficient or unreliable equipment. He also has a wide experience of safety issues related to ammonia and carbon dioxide systems. Dermot completed a PhD whilst working full time, and has published many papers on behalf of the International Institute of Refrigeration on the subject of ammonia refrigeration.

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Willie Little - Head of Key Accounts, Operations - 07770336006

Plant Reliability – Benefits of Refrigeration Plant Maintenance

William has been with Star Refrigeration for over 30 years. He has gained comprehensive technical knowledge from working across a range of departments and business divisions within the company as well as heading the key accounts team nationally. William’s 24 hour technical support network helps businesses across the nation grow stronger with an unrivalled team of award-winning engineers.

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David Pearson - Director - Star Renewable Energy - 07976607746

Waste Heat Recovery and Heat Pumps

David has worked in the vapour compression industry for more than 22 years, and has a detailed understanding of high temperature ammonia applications and industrial processes. With many businesses focused on a greener future with a lower carbon footprint, David can advise on waste heat and renewable sources. Currently he is working on the implementation of a 2MW Water Source Heatpump system to abstract heat from the Clyde in Glasgow, to heat a range of residential blocks, offices and leisure centre via district heating.

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Nicky Cowan - Technical Engineer - Star Renewable Energy - 0141 302 8143

Waste Heat Recovery and Heat Pumps

Nicky is an expert in the design and application of heat pumps. Nicky leads the engineering design of a number of heat pump projects for Star Renewable Energy’s industrial and district heating markets. He has been involved on high profile projects such as Islington SBRI, the Olympic Park SWSHP, Henley Business School as well as the world’s largest chocolate and sugar manufacturers. He is currently designing a 2MW SWSHP system for the Gorbals area of Glasgow which will be operational from September 2018. Nicky has also presented around the UK on heat pumps and ways of using them to maximise efficiency in district heating systems.

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David Blackhurst - MD, Star Technical Solutions - 07771973883

Legislation and Regulations, R22 Phase Out

David began his career with Star Refrigeration in 1990, specialising in the technical aspects of the industrial refrigeration market. In 2005, David developed Star Technical Solutions (STS) as an independent cooling and heating consultancy, providing wide ranging support on technical, regulatory, energy management and training matters for others within the refrigeration industry. David has written a number of technical papers for the IoR, the IIAR and the IMechE and has received the IoR's Lightfoot Medal twice as well as several other awards by the UK Engineering Council.

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Dr Rob Lamb - Group Sales & Marketing Director - 07979705802

Energy Efficiency, Total Life Cycle and Free Cooling

Dr Lamb has spent over two decades assisting end users in the implementation and development of energy efficient cooling and heating solutions which offer the lowest total cost of ownership. He has published papers and spoken at conferences both in the UK and worldwide on the topic of energy efficiency and industrial refrigeration system design.

Andy Smith Branch Manager

Industrial Refrigeration Plant Operating & Aftercare - What’s The Cost?

With extensive experience in the ongoing service and maintenance of industrial refrigeration plants, Andy’s specialist knowledge ensures that operating industrial refrigeration plants run at maximum efficiency, safely and reliably. Star’s service and maintenance branch work successfully reduces the cost of owning and operating industrial refrigeration plants.