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Wolf returns to head Chillventa

07 April 2020

GERMANY: Petra Wolf, former press officer to Chillventa, has returned to the NürnbergMesse management team of the leading refrigeration and air conditioning trade fair. 

In her role as expo and conference director and a member of NürnbergMesse’s management …

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AIRAH scheme for engineer accreditation

07 April 2020

AUSTRALIA: The Australian air conditioning, refrigeration and heating institute (AIRAH) has launched the AIRAH Registered Professional Engineer (ARPEng) accreditation programme for mechanical engineers – HVAC&R professionals. 

The new professional registration schemes for engineers is a response to last …

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SkillFRIDGE registration is now closed

06 April 2020

As of April 2, 2020, registration to compete in this year’s SkillFRIDGE competition, the UK’s only refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump competition, has closed.

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Danfoss takes safety to a new level

05 April 2020

DENMARK: The new Danfoss LLS 4000 liquid level switch for ammonia and HFCs is said to offer new levels … to EN378,” commented Jakob Lundholm, new product owner for industrial refrigeration at Danfoss Cooling.

The LLS 4000 requires only one weld, making installation simple and leak inspection fast. In …

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Richie Mittal named president of ISHRAE

04 April 2020

INDIA: Richie Mittal, an HVAC consultant with over 30 years experience, has been named president of the Indian Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air conditioning Engineers (ISHRAE).

Mittal joined ISHRAE in 1987 holding various positions including national … Noida, Uttar Pradesh, offering design, engineering and consultancy services in industrial evaporative cooling, ventilation and air conditioning systems.

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Mitsubishi Electric Europe acquires Swedish distributor AQS

04 April 2020

SWEDEN: Mitsubishi Electric Europe has acquired AQS Produkter AB, a comfort, process and IT cooling and heat pump distributor in Sweden, a market with promising prospects.

Until now, Mitsubishi … of commercial cooling and heat pump products manufactured by Mitsubishi Electric Hydronics & IT Cooling Systems (with brands Climaveneta and RC), which was acquired in 2015.

Residential air conditioners …

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Carrier becomes an independent company

04 April 2020

A leading provider of heating, ventilating and air conditioning, refrigeration and fire and security technologies, Carrier’s products and services are essential …

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Sauermann offers Bluetooth instruments

03 April 2020

BELGIUM: Sauermann has launched a new range of Bluetooth connected handheld HVACR measurement instruments.

This new range of products covers a full spectrum of measurements including …

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A-Gas urges government to recognise industry in support of critical services  

03 April 2020

A-Gas is calling on the Government to recognise the role of the HVACR industry in providing critical support during the coronavirus pandemic. Cooling engineers are helping to maintain the running of hospitals, care facilities, supermarkets, food … the European Partnership for Energy and the Environment (EPEE) and the European refrigeration and air conditioning component manufacturers’ group ASERCOM insist that their members’ operations are vital to maintaining …

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Independence day for Carrier

03 April 2020

USA: Air conditioning an refrigeration equipment manufacturer Carrier is once again an independent company after successfully … A leading provider of innovative heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC), refrigeration, and fire and security technologies, Carrier Global Corporation now becomes an …

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Mitsubishi Electric buys Swedish distributor

02 April 2020

NETHERLANDS: Mitsubishi Electric Europe BV, the European subsidiary of the Japanese air conditioning manufacturer, has acquired Swedish cooling and heat pump distributor AQS Produkter AB.

Established in 1985, AQS has 12 employees with … of commercial cooling and heat pump products manufactured by Mitsubishi Electric Hydronics & IT Cooling Systems, with its Climaveneta and RC brands, which was acquired in 2015.

AQS is also an established …

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Airedale prioritises critical orders

02 April 2020

UK: Air conditioning manufacturer Airedale International is prioritising orders for hospitals, pharmaceutical plants and … data centres that support their IT infrastructure can function effectively through our specialist air conditioning technology.

“Our engineers play an incredibly valuable role in keeping these systems afloat by ensuring these data centres continue to operate at increased levels through effective cooling methods. We’re acutely aware of the need for proactive and rapid issue resolution in these unprecedented …

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Dakin closes Texas manufacturing plant

02 April 2020

USA: Air conditioning manufacturer Daikin has temporarily closed its $450m Daikin Texas Technology Park (DTTP) after two …

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JD Cooling to serve critical industries

02 April 2020

The safety and wellbeing of employees, clients and the wider community is paramount and as such JD Cooling has made the decision to service critical sectors only. Those that keep food on the shelves, …

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AREA joins calls for industry recognition

01 April 2020

BELGIUM: European contractors’ group, AREA, has joined calls for recognition of the critical role that air conditioning and refrigeration plays in protecting people’s health and safety during the coronavirus crisis. … role by ensuring the maintenance, repair and overall efficient functioning of refrigeration and cooling systems,” Buoni writes. “They allow the cold chain to operate and the Internet to function, and they …

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ASHRAE forms epidemic task force

01 April 2020

USA: ASHRAE has created a task force of experts to address the challenges of the current coronavirus pandemic and the effects of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems.

ASHRAE says its Epidemic Task Force has been established to help deploy ASHRAE’s technical …

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HVAC is not the problem – it’s part of the solution

01 April 2020

Speaking on a webinar hosted by the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA), Head of REFCOM Graeme Fox, said cooling and ventilation systems were not the problem, but rather they were part of the solution.

For example, by switching … Crucial “The truth is that HVAC systems perform a crucial role in keeping essential services like hospitals, supermarkets, care … by guidance from REHVA, the European Federation of HVAC associations, which said humidification, air conditioning and duct cleaning had no practical effect on the transmission of the coronavirus.

It said Covid- … It is recommending that heating and cooling systems are operated normally to ensure buildings can continue to support critical …

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Industry voices call on EU governments to define cooling services as critical

01 April 2020

A group of European organisations which include ADC3R, ASERCOM, EHI, EHPA and EPEE, representing the heating and cooling industry together with ECSLA and Transfrigoroute International, representing the cold storage and … These sectors produce, install, service and use systems for heating and cooling. Heating and cooling systems are even more essential today to ensure that health measures can be safely … For these reasons, it will be essential that HVACR technicians are allowed to intervene in case of required equipment installation, maintenance or …

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Global Aluminum Cold Plate Market Industry Raesearch Report, Growth Trends and Competitive Analysis 2020-2025

01 April 2020

The Aluminum Cold Plate market report provides a detailed analysis of global market size, regional … Xenbo Electric Asia Vital Components Hitachi KTK Thermal TAT Technologies TE Technology Advanced Cooling Technologies Aretè & Cocchi Technology Cooltech s.r.l. DAU Wenxuan Hardware Suzhou Wint Electric …

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Global Corrosion Resistant Blower Market Industry Raesearch Report, Growth Trends and Competitive Analysis 2020-2025

01 April 2020

The Corrosion Resistant Blower market report provides a detailed analysis of global market size, … Texel-Seikow Verantis Greenheck AEROVENT(Twin City Fan) MK Plastics IPF Colasit Seat Ventilation Hartzell New York Blower TongYang Vanaire Shenzhen Xicheng Plastic Continental Fan Mittal Blowers …

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EC promises to tackle F-gas compliance

01 April 2020

EUROPE: The European Commission insists it is taking measures to ensure the correct implementation of the F-gas regulation (517/2014) and is doing everything it can to stop illegal refrigerant imports.

In a …

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EU groups call for recognition of cooling as critical service

31 March 2020

EUROPE: Organisation representing all sectors of the cooling and heating industry have called on EU member states to consider their services and manufacturing sites as … the European Partnership for Energy and the Environment (EPEE) and the European refrigeration and air conditioning component manufacturers group ASERCOM insist that their members’ operations are vital to maintaining … HVACR services and manufacturing sites as well as the entire cold chain are part of such critical …

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Competitors Analysis of Industrial Ventilation Equipment Market from 2020 to 2025

31 March 2020

The Industrial Ventilation Equipment market report provides a detailed analysis of global market size, regional and country- …

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J&E Hall cellar coolers installed at historic inn

31 March 2020

J&E Hall cooling equipment is playing a key role at one of Britain's oldest pubs. Two cellar cooling systems and an …

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AEFYT welcomes essential service recognition

31 March 2020

SPAIN: The Spanish refrigeration association AEFYT has welcomed the recognition of refrigeration as … AEFYT also highlights the importance of air conditioning for well-being and its application for reasons of sanitation in delivery rooms, operating rooms, …

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