Trane®, a leading global provider of indoor comfort solutions and services, and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, introduces RTHF G, the newest addition in the XStream™ range of water-cooled screw chillers. The new design, now available in countries across Europe, Middle East and Africa, is part of the Ingersoll Rand EcoWise™ portfolio, designed to lower environmental impact with next-generation, low-global warming potential (GWP) refrigerants and high-efficiency operation.
The South African government is putting in place legislation to regulate HFCs, heard participants in ATMOsphere Network Frigair 2018, held on Thursday (8 June) at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg as part of Frigair 2018 – Africa’s only dedicated HVAC&R tradeshow.
According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), “Green building is the practice of creating structures and using processes that are environmentally and resource-efficient throughout a building’s lifecycle from siting to design, construction, operation, maintenance, renovation and deconstruction.”
LG Electronics named industry veteran Donald Decker as director of owner sales for LG Air Conditioning Technologies in the United States. In this position, Decker will be taking on the critical role of driving LG’s business forward into new and important channels to drive profitable growth in the U.S. market.
Marketair, a provider of HVACR installation and service accessories for ductless mini-split (DMS) and unitary air conditioning systems, formed a marketing alliance with HydroKleen on June 1 to promote U.S. contractor licensing for the Queensland, Australia-based company’s globally-renowned HVACR branded DMS cleaning program.
Panasonic has announced that David Frise, CEO of Building Engineering Services Association (BESA), will be the UK judge for the Panasonic PRO Awards 2018, which celebrates excellence in the design, specification, installation and commissioning of Panasonic heating and cooling systems.
Daikin Applied Europe has announced the launch of a new Witness Testing service for clients, with a new climatic test chamber designed to accommodate all cooling-specific applications. The new facility, based at Cecchina, near Rome, offers testing to recognised International Standards across a range of operational modes, in all climate conditions.
UTC Climate, Controls & Security, which manufactures products under the Carrier, Bryant, Payne, and ICP brand names, announced a price increase of up to 3 percent on residential and commercial heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning equipment. It will be implemented effective Sept. 10.
The new refrigerant addresses a major concern for the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) industry, contractors, and end-users in light of new regulatory requirements and safety standards.
The air conditioner market in Southeast Asia has increased by 5.6% compound annual growth rate (CAGR), and this trend is attracting more and more attention in the global air conditioner industry. It is estimated that by 2020, the population of Southeast Asia will reach 700 million. Combined with the economic development, middle-class population has expanded rapidly, forming the basis for the promotion of the development of the air conditioner market in the region.
On April 11, a press conference on new YORK variable refrigerant flow (VRF) systems was held in Beijing during the China Refrigeration expo (CRH 2018). JARN was honored to witness this historic moment. Johnson Controls (JCI) and Qingdao Hisense Hitachi Air Conditioning Systems (Qingdao Hisense Hitachi) jointly released an announcement on February 1 indicating that the two parties had finished a business transition of YORK VRFs in China, which would become the business of Qingdao Hisense Hitachi.
Recently, JARN seized an opportunity to interview Gaurang Pandya, president, UTC Climate, Controls & Security, Asia Pacific. On that occasion, Mr. Pandya talked about his company’s environmental sustainable solutions such as chillers with low-global warming potential (GWP) refrigerants and green building business in China.
During the 2018 AHR Expo held in January in Chicago, JARN interviewed Chris Peel, president and chief operating officer (COO) of Rheem and newly appointed AHRI chairman to hear about the activities and prospects of the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) on alternative refrigerants, the U.S. air conditioning market, and other facets.
During Mostra Convegno Expocomfort (MCE) held in March in Italy, JARN interviewed Takayuki Kamekawa, president, Daikin Air Conditioning Italy (DACI), to hear about its featured exhibits and business strategies in Europe.
Oakland International is holding the last in a series of Brexit seminars in October. The event, hosted jointly by Oakland International and Oakland Invicta, will take place at The Crowne Plaza, NEC, Birmingham on Wednesday 17th October 2018.
ECEX has produced a three-minute video explaining how its Air Intake Screens can help reduce maintenance and increase energy efficiency of HVAC plant including air handling units, chillers, condensers and cooling towers.
Klein Tools has selected six regional winners for its 5th annual Electrician of the Year award. The finalists, who represent the Northwest, Southwest, Central North, Central South, Southeast, and Northeast regions, were chosen for their commitment to the electrical industry.
Hamworthy Heating has recently welcomed Jason Fretwell, who spent the last 13 years at A.O. Smith, to oversee the sales team as sales director. He joins with almost 30 years of experience in the sector.
Fooma Japan 2018 was held from June 12 to 15 at the Tokyo Big Sight. Sponsored by the Japan Food Machinery Manufacturers’ Association, and held under the theme of ‘Food Technology Unlimited,’ Fooma Japan 2018 is Asia’s largest class and comprehensive trade show showcasing food technologies and proposed an ‘affluent future being explored by food technology’ through state-of-the-art food processing machinery, products and services.
Frigair Expo 2018 took place at the Gallagher Estate in in Johannesburg, South Africa, from June 6 to 8. Frigair Expo is the African continent’s only dedicated heating, energy, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HEVAC&R) exhibition. This expo showcases the crucial role played by the HEVAC&R industry and the rapidly developing technology in eco-friendly efficiency.
From May 9 to 11, Japan IT Week was held at the Tokyo Big Sight. Japan IT Week is an exposition specializing in IT that is held three times a year. It consists of a total of 13 expositions including a Software & Apps Development Expo, an IoT/M2M Expo and an AI & Business Automation Expo.
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Fooma Japan 2018
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