TRADING UNDER CURRENT RESTRICTIONS We are OPEN FOR BUSINESS with a reduced workforce who are working to support our customers. Operationally, our team (directors, engineers, admin and management) are all working remotely and as effectively as possible in the current conditions. We have embraced remote working and ensure that the company culture and ethos of…

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We are currently operating as normal.   We take the health and safety of our staff and customers extremely seriously. Please be assured we are continually reviewing our procedures during the Covid-19 outbreak and are closely monitoring the situation daily for updates and guidance from the official government website and WHO. Supporting our customer operations……

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Alun joined the CB team in 2017 as a Contracts Planning Administrator.  With a background in transport refrigeration and planning, Alun was able to immerse himself in both the company and his new role. The planning role is vital to the business in terms of maintaining communication and operations for the day to day scheduling…

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A welcome addition to our Management team, CB Refrigeration are pleased to promote David Harwood to Engineering Manager. David started with CB Refrigeration in 2006 as a Refrigeration Engineer, working on a variety of installation and service jobs. He has progressed within his role, consistently achieving outstanding feedback from our customers. This has led to…

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Further strengthening our customer service division, CB Refrigeration are pleased to appoint Sian Curtis as Client Services Manager. Over the years Sian has developed her career bringing with her a wealth of experience and a passion for the industry. She has historic knowledge of the trade and unique insight into refrigeration, influenced by her father…

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What you need to consider… As of 1st January 2017, FGas legislation states that mandatory documented leak checks are required on refrigeration and air-conditioning equipment. The frequency of the leak checks is based on how much damage could be caused to the atmosphere if the whole charge were released. Between 5 and 50 tonnes CO2e…

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It doesn’t take much for a refrigeration system to run inefficiently: Some crisp packets and other rubbish blown onto the condenser, some ice build-up on the evaporator coil, a door being left open a bit longer than necessary. Any one of these things on their own will adversely affect the efficiency of a refrigeration system,…

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In 2014, new EU FGas regulations were introduced with a plan to cut the availability of HFCs. Here are 10 FAQs to help understand this topic. What is GWP and how does it work? GWP stands for ‘Global Warming Potential’ and the GWP number given to a refrigerant is a scale of its global warming…

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Having the correct cold storage process in place for fresh produce can have massive effects on the quality of the food. Due to the technical advancement in cold storage, fruit and vegetables are now readily available to the consumer all year round and for every season at the supermarket. The time-frame of how long fruit…

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Without the correct storage conditions, fruits will only stay fresh for a few days. We look at the 6 main factors that influence the quality and storage life of fruit. Time of harvest: Each fruit will have a specific harvesting time, which if disrupted, can massively affect the quality of the fruit as it may…

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