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Toshiba-Carrier UK Ltd

Toshiba-Carrier UK Ltd


United Technologies House,
Guildford Road,
KT22 9UT

Contact: Neil Hitching (Business Development Director)
Tel: 01372 220 245 / 07712790866

TCUK Ltd is one of the leading suppliers of air conditioning equipment, systems and support services in the UK.   Originally a joint venture between Toshiba and Carrier and more recently accompanied by CIAT UK, it consists of three strong brands each with their own distinct and complementary offerings:
Carrier is primarily known for it’s leadership in chillers and hydronic solutions, and it’s award-winning technology is trusted the world over for outstanding performance, reliability and efficiency.

Toshiba is pre-eminent in DX systems, with unmatched technical features and efficiency across it’s range of market-leading VRF, split and multi-split systems.  CIAT UK completes the line-up with it’s comprehensive range of airside systems and airside solutions, offering excellent quality and reliability at a competitive price point.
Leading the way in offering a complete range of HVAC products, all backed by outstanding technical support and underpinned by our core values: customer service, quality and environmental awareness.

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Types of Courses Speaker(s):

Types of Courses Speaker(s):

Neil Hitching (Business Development Director – TCUK Ltd)

Been in the HVAC industry for 30 years with extensive knowledge of both commercial sales and the application of air conditioning and refrigeration products. ONC & HNC qualifications in Mechanical Engineering as well as completing an MBA in Business Administration.

Jon Skelding (Head of Specification UK – TCUK Ltd)

Been in the HVAC Industry for 14 years. Experienced in Installing, Project Managing, Designing and advising in HVAC systems.

Val Belz (Specification Sales Midlands – TCUK Ltd)

Qualified as a Mechanical Engineer at Trent Polytechnic.  32 years in the HVAC industry working in sales management roles.  Experience in all aspects of HVAC system design and equipment selection.

Eric McPhail (Specification Sales Scotland – TCUK Ltd)

 38 years within HVAC Industry with 28 years’ experience in VRF and Applied Product applications, design and sales management.

Mike Kocurek (Specification Sales London – TCUK Ltd)

43years in the HVAC industry, working from refrigeration back ground to design of AC systems.
Worked with two major VRF manufacturers- on the design /presentations/new product launches. Lead engineer bringing new products into UK

Ben Pearce (Specification Sales London – TCUK Ltd)

Been working and studying in the field of Building Service Engineering for 6 years. Experience in MEP Installation, Mechanical Design & Pre-Sales Applications

Gavin Horner (Specifications Sales North West – TCUK Ltd)

Been in the HVAC Industry for 12 years. Experienced in Installing, Applications of Air Conditioning, Designing and advising on HVAC systems.
Rob Bartmann (Head of Key Accounts UK – TCUK Ltd)

Qualified originally as an Air conditioning installation engineer, I went on to work in various design roles and then sales and marketing roles across Europe, Middle East and Africa. 23 years in the HVAC industry working in sales management roles.  Experience in all aspects of HVAC system design and equipment selection.

Philip Finch (Regional Key Accounts Manager – TCUK Ltd)

Having worked for more than 30 years within the HVAC industry, Qualified in Building Services Design at Langley College and later Thames Valley University. Experience in both Technical Management and commercially in Sales and Account Management roles. Experienced in a broad range of areas including Mechanical Design, and more specifically in the following product areas: Building Controls, CHW, VRF, Air Movement, Variable Air Volume (VAV) systems and controls, Constant Air Volume (CAV) systems and controls, Fire / Smoke control dampers and monitoring, water control (Valves, PRV, PICCV, Backflow prevention, filtration), Fluid control and Project Management, Co-ordination of services.

Matthew White  (Distribution Manager – TUCK Ltd)

Over 20 years of experience in the Air Conditioning industry in a variety of roles from field technical support, commissioning, application, sales management, with detailed experience on waterside, airside and dx air conditioning products. A graduate of Grimsby College specializing in Refrigeration & Air Conditioning holding an HNC qualification in this subject.

Martin Zealey (Specification Sales – DYSK)

Over 25 years of experience in the air conditioning industry, with roles varying from installation and service engineer, technical support and now UK technical manager for DYSK.  A detailed technical knowledge of air conditioning systems and controls applications including BMS integration. 

Andy Bradison (Specification Sales Cool Designs Ltd)

38 years experience in Refrigeration & Air Conditioning. Early Career designing refrigeration systems for marine and offshore applications. Air Conditioning contracting experience both in Direct Expansion and Chilled Water projects throughout the UK.  Distribution history inc the introduction of VRF systems to the UK and development. Latter years specialising in VRF and Chiller projects and the delivery of CPD`s for both a leading manufacturer and now a major distributor.

Daniel Stephenson – Cool Solutions Distribution
Over 8 years’ experience in the Air Conditioning Industry, initially starting as a project engineer working on designs progressing through to external sales. Experience of working on a range of equipment such as DX/VRF/Air to Water products along with ancillaries & tools. Dan has completed HNC & HND in building services engineering.
Andrew Keegan – Cool Solutions Distribution
Andrew Keegan – Over 13 years of experience in the Air Conditioning industry specialising in distribution & sales. Andrew has in depth experience working with split dx systems, VRF systems and Air to water products.  Andrew also has experience of working with Air Conditioning ancillary products and tooling. Andrew has undertaken a variety of roles from application and sales, accountancy and management. A graduate of Leeds University BA Hons in Business Management Andrew also went on to Graduate from Leeds Building College with HNC qualifications in Building Services.

Ralph Alliston (Toshiba)

“Ralph Alliston (Toshiba) – Over 35 years of experience in the RAC industry in a variety of management/main board director roles from maintenance and installation contracting to supply and distribution of Refrigeration and Air conditioning equipment and components. I have lengthy experience in key account management and corporate responsibility as sales director of a national distributor along with affording design and supply of RAC equipment into retail, supermarket, renewables and general commercial market arena.”

Summary of Type of Courses and Area of Specialisms Offered:

TCUK offers a variety of CPD courses, some are of general interest and cover current trends, developments and themes within the HVAC industry (Refrigerants, Energy Efficiency, Legislation). Others are more product or systems specific and cover the application/design of particular technologies of products (VRF systems, Absorption Chillers & AHU’s).

Target Audience:

Building Services Engineers, CIBSE Members

Duration of Courses:

1 Hour, 1-2 days

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