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Top industry award for JD Cooling Group’s managing director


On Wednesday 26th September, JD Cooling Group’s managing director John Dye was presented with a national award in recognition of his services to the cooling industry.

John Dye, was presented with the Fred Jamieson Award for industry achievement at the Refrigeration and Air-conditioning (RAC) Cooling Awards 2018.

From left, comediian and guest presenter, Joel Dommett, JD Cooling managing director, John Dye, and Andrew Gaved, editor in chief of RAC Magazine

The judging panel were impressed with his entrepreneurial eye and expansion of the JD business, the innovation he is responsible for within the industry, as well as his focus on inspiring the next generation of building services experts.

Speaking of the award, John Dye said: “It’s such an honour to receive this award in front of so many industry professionals. I have to say a huge thanks to the team who work hard behind the scenes to help grow the business and look after our customers – without them, we wouldn’t be where we are today.”

The RAC Cooling Awards welcomed over 600 professionals at the London Hilton Park Lane Hotel where comedian and “I’m a Celebrity” star Joel Dommett was guest presenter.

JD Cooling apprentice Evan Minns was also a finalist for the RAC and IOR National Student of the Year award and although he did not win, has recently been shortlisted for the ACR Trainee of the Year Awards 2018.

From left,Kevin Glass, MD of Bitzer UK and incoming president of the IOR, and Evan Minns of JD Cooling