03.04.2018

Star Technical Solutions consultant to present paper for the Institute of Refrigeration

Star Technical Solutions consultant to present paper for the Institute of Refrigeration

Refrigeration consultant presented with the Institute of Refrigeration’s Kenneth Lightfoot Medal will reveal the multiple uses and benefits that specialist refrigeration remote monitoring systems can offer to businesses by achieving energy savings...

19.01.2018

Star Technical Solutions’ ground-breaking refrigeration energy management system wins Prestigious Prize at 2018 National ACR & Heat Pump Awards

Star Technical Solutions’ ground-breaking refrigeration energy management system wins Prestigious Prize at 2018 National ACR & Heat Pump Awards

The refrigeration and heating consultants developed Ethos, a specialist performance optimisation and energy management system after identifying a gap in the market. Star Refrigeration’s consultancy arm Star Technical Solutions (STS) has been form...

08.11.2017

Energy management system for refrigeration equipment shortlisted for two honours at NACRHP Awards

Energy management system for refrigeration equipment shortlisted for two honours at NACRHP Awards

Star Technical Solutions, one of the UK’s foremost refrigeration, hvac and heating consultancies, has been announced as a finalist for the National ACR & Heat Pump Awards 2018 for their specialist optimisation and energy management system, Eth...

20.06.2017

Ethos performance optimisation and energy management saves refrigeration users thousands of pounds

Ethos performance optimisation and energy management saves refrigeration users thousands of pounds

A new performance optimisation and energy management service developed by consultants Star Technical Solutions for refrigeration equipment is helping big energy users to reduce their energy bills and stay compliant. A scheme by consultants Star...

27.04.2017

Ammonia refrigeration systems safety and legislative compliance to be discussed at IIR conference

Ammonia refrigeration systems safety and legislative compliance to be discussed at IIR conference

Star Technical Solutions senior consultant, Dr Dermot Cotter will present “Mechanical Integrity and inspection protocols for ammonia refrigeration systems” at the International Institute of Refrigeration’s Conference attendees in Macedonia on 11th...

20.12.2016

STS Engineer sells house to construct revolutionary sustainable folding house

STS Engineer sells house to construct revolutionary sustainable folding house

An ex-employee of Star Technical Solutions has designed and constructed a ground-breaking folding house, with plans to make it completely self-sufficient. Richard Perkin has launched his project on Kickstarter to further develop the prototype, wit...

11.10.2016

Ammonia Installation Tour reveals the not-so-obvious refrigeration system choice

Ammonia Installation Tour reveals the not-so-obvious refrigeration system choice

Industrial refrigeration end-users, engineering consultants and contractors had the opportunity to examine a state of the art low charge ammonia cooling installation at Brake Brothers facilities in Newhouse, Scotland. Star Technical Solutio...

25.07.2016

What is the Best Refrigerant and What is the Best Refrigeration System?

What is the Best Refrigerant and What is the Best Refrigeration System?

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 Conference in August to offer answers to this and...

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." L-R: Angus Gillies, IOR President Graeme Maidme...

18.02.2016

Star Technical Solutions advises ammonia refrigeration end-users to keep the new IIAR 2 Standard handy

Star Technical Solutions advises ammonia refrigeration end-users to keep the new IIAR 2 Standard handy

Refrigeration consultants Star Technical Solutions advise on the implications that the new and improved version of the International Institute of Ammonia Refrigeration (IIAR) standard on the safe design of closed-circuit ammonia refrigeration syst...

02.12.2015

BrewDog’s Refrigeration System Receives Full Health Check from Refrigeration Consultancy STS

BrewDog’s Refrigeration System Receives Full Health Check from Refrigeration Consultancy STS

Refrigeration specialist consultancy and energy management company Star Technical Solutions examined the health of fast-growing Scottish craft beer company BrewDog’s refrigeration system and analysed spare capacity for potential expansion plans. ...

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 as a leading specialist in refrigeration r...

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 Lecture Programme with a presentation on ammonia refrige...

14.01.2014

Climate Change – Challenges Heat Up

Climate Change – Challenges Heat Up

On the 22nd of January 2014 the European Commission presented the pillars of the new EU framework on climate and energy for the period to 2030. These pillars are: A reduction in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 40% below the 1990 level An EU-...

14.01.2014

F-Gas Regulations (842/2006/EC) – Revisions Update

F-Gas Regulations (842/2006/EC) – Revisions Update

It is anticipated that by March 2014 the European Parliament will have voted to approve the wording of the proposed update to the F-Gas Regulations (842/2006/EC). When finally ratified, this update will commit the EU to a number of significant ...

14.01.2014

Institute of Refrigeration – President’s Address

Institute of Refrigeration – President’s Address

At the beginning of January 2014, the President of the Institute of Refrigeration, Professor Graeme Maidment, gave his presidential address, titled, “Sustaining the Future – Inspiring a Generation.” The abstract to the paper states: “This paper ...