Daikin is to launch two new R32 air conditioners in Europe – the Stylish and Sensira.
Toshiba Air Conditioning UK has updated its pioneering refrigerant leak detection and management system with a new version that reduces costs and saves space.
Blue Diamond Pumps has donated a mix of condensate pumps for the refrigeration and air conditioning students at Eastleigh College.
Daikin UK has released dates for its upcoming Future Thinking seminars which will explore the theme Optimising Design and Performance.
The Swedish heat pump industry is seeking an exemption from the European F-gas phase down, arguing that high refrigerant prices and shortages will impact European environmental targets.
Kaori, a Taiwan-based brazed plate heat exchanger (BPHE) manufacturer, said at AHR Expo 2018 in Chicago that it has been supporting U.S. universities that want to study CO2 heating and cooling technologies for different applications.
A new working group has been formed within the International Institute of Refrigeration looking at refrigeration safety.
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Leading associations from all sectors have joined together to implore contractors to stop installing high GWP refrigerants R404A and R507A.
In the face of rapid changes in refrigerant supply, the British Refrigeration Association (BRA) has produced an update of its 2015 report Putting into Use Replacement Refrigerants (PURR).
A pioneer of R32 in air conditioning systems, Daikin will be the first to introduce the lower GWP refrigerant in air-to-water domestic heat pumps.
A joint initiative launched in China today seeks to improve the efficiency of China’s air conditioners.
EIA and Greenpeace have relaunched their database of sustainable cooling and refrigeration technologies.
The International Institute of Refrigeration is now calling for abstracts of papers to be presented at the International Congress of Refrigeration (ICR) in Montreal in August 2019.
Mitsubishi Electric has launched additional R32 models with the new MSZ-AP range of wall-mounted units.
This will be a year of integrating air conditioning and heating technologies in commercial refrigeration systems, while ejectors will continue to dramatically improve the energy efficiency of CO2 transcritical systems, manufacturers said.
With the phase-out of HCFCs (hydrochlorofluorocarbons) under the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer progressing, the introduction of alternatives with not only zero ozone depleting potential (ODP) but also low global warming potential (GWP) and improved energy efficiency is becoming an issue of increasing importance, especially in developing countries.
The permanent IceHotel, opened last year in Jukkasjärvi, Sweden, has been successfully retained this summer thanks to solar energy and a CO2 refrigeration system.
Daikin Italy has launched the first integrated system to offer hybrid heating, direct expansion air cooling and domestic hot water production using lower GWP refrigerant R32.
The UK refrigeration and ac industry has backed staying within the European F-gas regulations post Brexit, but repeated warnings of dire shortages of high GWP refrigerants next year.