Toshiba UK has announced an immediate switch to lower GWP refrigerant R32 across its entire residential and light commercial air conditioning ranges.
Fujitsu has introduced a new range of wall mounted R32 air conditioning units, boasting cooling capacities of 2kW to 4.2kW and heating outputs ranging from 2.5kW to 5.4kW.
Following their debut at Mostra Convegno last month, LG has announced the UK launch of a range of single and multi split air conditioners operating on lower GWP refrigerant R32.
Engie Refrigeration’s Quantum R134a chillers can now also be used with lower GWP refrigerant R513A, the company has announced.
Munters has launched a new energy efficient data centre dry cooling solution using indirect thermosyphon technology.
Bitzer has announced details of a new high efficiency scroll compressor for air conditioning and heat pump applications.
Carrier’s new AquaForce 30XB and 30XBP chillers update its well-established 30XA range with the latest technologies and increased efficiencies.
German compressor manufacturer Bitzer has acquired the shell-and-tube heat exchanger segment of Alfa Laval SpA based in Alonte, Northern Italy.
A French wholesale fruit distributor is using Honeywell’s “mildly flammable” A2L refrigerant Solstice L40X in a new state-of-the-art storage warehouse.
Refcom’s refrigerant-tracking software is now accessible via a mobile app, ensuring F-gas compliance on the go.
Panasonic is set to follow up the European launch of a 2hp CO2 refrigeration condensing unit last year with a 10hp unit in medium and low temperature versions.
On 16 March, the council of ministers of the Italian government on the initiative of the Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni and the Minister of Environment Gian Luca Galletti, approved a much-awaited preliminary measure to implement the EU F-Gas regulation in Italy (No. 517/2014).
The International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR) is seeking nominations for its quadrennial scientific prizes, which includes the €8,000 Gustav Lorentzen Medal.
Engie Refrigeration has supplied what it claims is the world’s largest chiller installation using the low GWP HFO refrigerant R1234ze.
Vilter Manufacturing unveiled the Modular Rooftop Unit (MRU), the company’s first ammonia/CO2 packaged system for industrial applications, at the IIAR 2018 Natural Refrigeration Conference & Expo this week.
Midea’s new All Easy Series residential split system air conditioner using propane refrigerant has been awarded a Blue Angel certificate for its environmentally friendly features.
Colmac Coil Manufacturing, based in Colville, Wash., has installed, since 2014, 47 Advanced Direct Expansion (ADX) systems using a reduced ammonia charge around the world, with 36 more to come this year, said its marketing department manager, Patty Smith, at the IIAR 2018 Natural Refrigeration Conference & Expo on Monday.
The Italian refrigeration association, Assofrigoristi, has warned installers who retrofit R410A air conditioners with flammable R32 that they could face jail or a fine of up to to €5,200.
At Mostra Convegno Expocomfort, which began yesterday in Milan, Italy Italian component manufacture Refrigera Industriale launched three ammonia valves.
With R410A facing severe price and supply pressures, the lower GWP air conditioning refrigerant R32 finally came of age at this week’s Mostra Convengno Expocomfort (MCE) with major introductions by leading manufacturers.