PHILIPPINES: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $1m knowledge and support technical assistance project to deploy smart, energy efficient, and disease resilient centralised air-conditioning systems in developing countries.
UK: EasyHotel, the international value hotel chain, is equipping guest rooms with Toshiba Carrier UK’s new mini-touchscreen air conditioning controller.
Linked to Toshiba SHRM-e three-pipe VRF air conditioning, the mini-touchscreen enables hotel guests to quickly and easily adjust the temperature and ventilation speed to create ideal comfort conditions in their rooms.
GERMANY: GEA has sold refrigeration compressor manufacturer Bock to German private equity … compressors in the lower and medium refrigeration capacity range for stationary and transport-related cooling applications. It generated sales of around €90m in 2018.
USA: Environmental groups have urged the world’s largest retailer Walmart to move faster … strategy to address the climate crisis which includes transitioning to “low-impact refrigerants” for cooling and electrified equipment for heating in its stores, clubs and data and distribution centres by 2040.
Adapted illegal trade of refrigerants leaflet to reflect situation in Turkey: Turkey’s Montreal Protocol team produced, in cooperation with UNIDO, an adaptation of our leaflet on illegal trade of refrigerants “Protect your business – buy refrigerants from safe sources”.