UK HVAC installers boasted the largest growth in turnover and had one of the best filled order books in Europe last year.
Johnson Controls is planning to tap into knowledge gained from the chemical industry to develop more efficient commercial HVAC control systems.
Carrier’s parent company United Technologies (UTC) has been awarded a $744,154 contract to explore new high performance non-metallic materials for the manufacture of heat exchangers.
Daikin says its acquisition of Solvay’s European refrigerants business will boost sales to €230m by 2018.The deal reported to be worth around €22m gives the Japanese company, best known in the West as an air conditioning manufacturer, its first refrigerant manufacturing base in Europe.
Five managers of waste sites have been given prison terms of up to four years and 200 more could face court for incorrectly disposing of refrigerators.
Honeywell has today officially launched four new lower GWP refrigerants for applications ranging from supermarket refrigeration to industrial cooling.
The US Environmental Protection Agency is to crack down on refrigeration facilities that are failing to implement procedures to prevent the release of ammonia.
Emerson says it has retrofitted a glass door reach-in cabinet that far exceeds proposed new US energy efficiency standards for commercial refrigeration equipment.
Multinational inspection, product testing and certification company Intertek has invested more than $20m in support of the refrigeration industry in North America.
Retailers have called on the cooling supply chain for solutions to help them meet a triple challenge of tight margins; smaller store footprints and new refrigerant choices.
A prototype wine cooler using magneto caloric technology is being presented at a consumer electronics show in Las Vegas.
A petition calling for a ban on the use of “dangerous substance” R1234yf in vehicle air conditioning systems has been rejected by the European parliament.