This month’s RAC Magazine finds uncertainty over the likely longer-term impacts of the recently introduced first service ban on higher GWP refrigerant as part of F-Gas legislation
A first service and new equipment ban that came into effect on 1 January will limit … It is now illegal to service larger cooling systems with a gas that has a GWP of 2500 or more under the amendments introduced to the EU’s F-Gas … Gregory Pelling, chief executive of HVACR contractor Miramar Engineering, has expressed disappointment over the scope of the service ban. He …read more
Market Overview The global Smart Commercial Building market size is expected to gain market growth in … Building Management System (BMS)
Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning (HVAC)
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Emergency Alarm and Evacuation System …read more
Market Overview The global Pipe Dredging Machines market size is expected to gain market growth in … Pipeline
Regions and Countries Level Analysis
Regional analysis is another highly …read more
JAPAN: The HVAC&R Japan 2020 exhibition, scheduled to be held from March 3-6, has been cancelled as a result of the … The Japan Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Industry Association announced the cancellation of the biennial show on Friday. It was due to be …read more
USA: A Johnson Controls BlueStream thermosyphon cooler is said to have saved 554,000 gallons (2,518, … The dramatic decrease in water use from the cooling unit installed on the roof of the Sandia National Laboratories’ facility in Albuquerque is seen as …read more
GERMANY: Daikin used last week’s Euroshop exhibition to present its recently announced Conveni-Pack … in Europe in 2006, Conveni-Pack combines freezing, refrigeration and energy efficient heat pump air conditioning technology for forecourts and convenience stores.
Originally developed using R410A, the CO2 version … The work is being part-funded under the EU’s Natural HVACR 4 LIFE research project.
The new unit adopts a new Daikin swing compressor, specially designed …
Thanks to the combination of cooling, air conditioning, heating and ventilation functions in one system, the Conveni-Pack requires 40% less floor space. Related stories:
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USA: Daikin Applied is set to introduce its first chillers based on the low GWP HFO refrigerant R1233zd. … , are said to feature the smallest footprints in the industry compared to equipment with the same cooling capacity.
Chillers employing R1233zd refrigerant are not new. Trane, Carrier, Johnson Controls …read more
GERMANY: Bitzer’s new headquarters in Sindelfingen will be the venue for the sixth Art of Compression … Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences, will cover such topics as future developments in heat pump, air conditioning and compressor technology, cybersecurity and future compressor-bearing technologies.
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New prizes for manufacturing excellence and innovative smaller companies are among the categories that … Two new categories will be contested at this year’s RAC Cooling Industry Awards with the aim of identifying both the Cooling Manufacturer of the Year and Small …read more
Three Carrier AquaSnap 30 RBP air-cooled liquid chillers have been installed by mechanical and electrical … The chillers deliver a combined cooling capacity of 900kW, and provide the stable, reliable cooling required to maintain the high-tech …read more
A key reason that Williams supports and encourages apprenticeships is because they form a vital part … apprentices Daniel Walker, Ben Saman and Sam Corlett are all currently undertaking the Refrigeration and Air Conditioning: Refrigeration Level 2 course, whilst Ben Watts is completing the Safety, Health and Environment …read more
ITALY: The organiser of next month’s Mostra Convegno Expocomfort (MCE 2020) exhibition in Milan has … Earlier this month, China Refrigeration Expo 2020, one of the world’s major refrigeration and air conditioning shows was postponed due to the coronavirus. Other shows have been hit by exhibitor cancellations … cancellations, the situation is constantly changing,” a spokesperson for the organiser told the Cooling Post.
“We know that some Chinese companies (we have 256 Chinese out of 2322 stands), will attend …read more
GERMANY: Stiebel Eltron has announced the introduction of its first heat pump using lower GWP refrigerant …
Designed for heating and cooling as well as the production of hot water, the new model is said to be able to provide flow temperatures …read more
USA: The New England states of Maine, Massachusetts and Rhode Island have submitted bipartisan … California votes to restrict HFC use – 31 August 2018 USA: California has voted to pass the California Cooling Act which will restrict the use of high GWP HFC refrigerants and other HFC compounds. Read more…read more
UK: The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is reminding employers that they must protect their workers’ … “Employers should be using local exhaust ventilation where effective and provide suitable respiratory protective equipment where necessary to protect …read more
BELGIUM: The fluorocarbon refrigerant manufacturers’ group, EFCTC, has welcomed the European Commission decision to escalate the case against Romania for failing to introduce penalties for breaches of the F-gas regulation.
After Romania failed to act on a letter of formal notice sent last year, the European …read more
Drift from a cooling tower can be a huge problem. Drift is the aerosol emission of process water from a cooling tower. … airstream, resulting in the drift eliminator being overloaded and water droplets being ejected from the Cooling Tower.
Are your drift eliminators damaged?
Drift Eliminators work by having an available surface …read more
Among his responsibilities, Mr Gills will spearhead the roll-out of ?Bitzer UK's ammonia compressor … Mr Gills has many years’ experience in senior management and national sales in the industrial cooling sector, including service with Integral, Johnson Controls and Star Refrigeration.
He said: “?Bitzer …read more
If you are involved in architecture or landscaping, it’s almost certain that you will have heard the … Natural light, ventilation and plants are staples of biophilic designs, as are unbleached fabrics, images of nature, naturalistic …read more