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Cooling solution combines PV and ice storage

05 April 2017

USA: Solar PV and ice battery storage have been combined to offset peak electricity cooling demand at a cultural centre in California. Ice Energy, a Santa-Barbara-based provider of distributed … .6kW of solar panels and five Ice Energy Ice Bear 30s, which have replaced the centre’s existing HVAC system. Ice Bear charges by making ice during off-peak hours and discharges by using the stored ice … The Centre’s greatest energy load comes from turning on the air conditioning in late afternoons and early evenings for community events. The Ice Bears now provide up to four …

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Pump House leads egg hunt

05 April 2017

UK: Air conditioning and refrigeration ancillary products supplier Pump House is conducting a seasonal Easter egg hunt …

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Eurovent publishes air filter guide

05 April 2017

BELGIUM: The Eurovent Association has released a 28-page guide for air handling equipment manufacturers … Air Filters for General Ventilation covers such topics as the importance of filtration, their benefits, 

relevant standards, design, … been working on changing this for many years by developing guidelines and standards throughout all ventilation areas. “With air filters constituting a key factor in ensuring a better indoor air quality, the aim …

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Rising affluence and global warming to boost global air conditioning industry: Ken Research

05 April 2017

Ken Research has released its report on the state of the global air conditioning industry “Global Air Conditioning Industry Situation and Prospects 2017”. The comprehensive report with its in-depth industry analysis … Among the growth triggers of the air-conditioning industry are: increase in building renovation and remodeling projects; increase in the demand for … in one single box and its cool air is passed through a high capacity blower on to the space where cooling is required.

Finally, there are central air conditioning systems which are used for cooling big …

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Emerson updates Copeland compressor app

05 April 2017

USA: Emerson has updated its Copeland X-Ref compressor database app to include improved product … .0 of the app includes extended functionality for quick and convenient access to its database of air conditioning and refrigeration compressor product specifications. In addition to an auto-fill function using the …

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Online form from A-Gas helps make the low GWP switch easy

05 April 2017

A-Gas has introduced an online refrigeration selection form Refrigerant Suggestions to make the switch … The F-Gas Regulations are forcing installers and end-users to look at greener options and make more efficient … Included in this is cooling duty, power requirements, charge sizes and other key elements. A-Gas technical experts are on hand …

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R404A will be scarce and more expensive

04 April 2017

UK: Refrigerant suppliers insist that they are not “crying wolf” with dire warnings about the future … Climalife MD Alan Harper warned that the F-gas “honeymoon” is over. “Prices will continue to increase this year and their may be limitations on …

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A-Gas offers advice on low GWP switch

04 April 2017

UK: With the pressure on to switch to low GWP refrigerants, A-Gas is offering advice and assistance … Included in this is cooling duty, power requirements, charge sizes and other key elements. A-Gas technical experts are on hand …

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Mitsubishi makes a show of it

04 April 2017

UK: Mitsubishi Electric is hosting its own one-day exhibition and seminar business event in London on May 18. The Hatfield-based air conditioning supplier is inviting any business involved in the construction industry along with building owners, … “In addition to an exhibition of the latest solutions for air conditioning, and ventilation, we have an excellent line-up of speakers including Peter Bonfield, OBE chief executive of the … “There will also be talks on BREEAM, F-gas and the new generation of refrigerants, sustainability in the modern built environment, and legislation …

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Seminar Series Round-Up - ebm-papst Data Centre Energy Efficiency and Design Seminar

04 April 2017

On the 29th of March 2017, ebm-papst UK Ltd, hosted their first seminar for 2017 at their client centre … from Ark data centres who discussed the Ark experience and how they ensure efficient data centre cooling. The morning session was closed off by Natascha Meyer from Stulz, who intrigued seminar attendees … HVAC is one of the main contributors to energy bills for the majority of commercial buildings. It is …

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04 April 2017

CIAT has announced the start of its 2017 INTERNATIONAL CIAT TOUR presenting its newest product … ”

CIAT designs, manufactures and supplies heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) solutions that optimise energy consumption and enhance indoor air quality and comfort in various …

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Ingersoll Rand completes acquisition of Thermocold Costruzioni Srl

04 April 2017

On 1st April Ingersoll-Rand completed its acquisition of Thermocold Costruzioni Srl. The acquisition strengthens the company’s comprehensive portfolio of energy efficient, climate-friendly heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) products for buildings in Europe with opportunities to extend Thermocold technologies to other … Thermocold solutions is a multi-pipe HVAC system for high efficiency, simultaneous heating and cooling. This system repurposes rejected energy, or uses renewable energy, for heating the facility, delivering …

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Swindon Silicon Systems and Dukosi to Partner on Next Generation Battery Management Technology

04 April 2017

Edinburgh, UK – April 4, 2017 – Dukosi, the battery management technology innovator, and Swindon … millions of people every day in automotive, appliance, aircraft, industrial, military, heavy vehicle, heating, air-conditioning, data, telecommunications, recreational vehicle and marine applications.  For more information, …

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Former Space man lands at PAD

04 April 2017

Glenn Cook: joining Pure Air Distribution

Pure Air Distribution (PAD), the newly appointed UK distributor for Haier air conditioning equipment, has appointed Glenn Cook from controls manufacturer Carel UK. Having previously spent …

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IR completes Thermocold purchase

04 April 2017

IRELAND: Ingersoll-Rand, owner of US HVAC manufacturer Trane, has completed the acquisition of Italian manufacturer Thermocold. First announced … interest is thought to be Thermocold’s multi-pipe HVAC system for high efficiency, simultaneous heating and cooling. Thermocold operates from one location in Bari, Italy, and has a wide European distribution network. …

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R404A price rises 62% in a month

04 April 2017

EUROPE: Refrigerant manufacturer Chemours has announced price rises of 30% on high GWP refrigerants … Under the F-gas phase-down regulations, Europe faces severe cuts in HFC availability next year with cuts of 37% of …

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03 April 2017

Mitsubishi Electric is celebrating further industry success after its innovative Hybrid VRF (HVRF) solution was named Air Conditioning Product of the Year at the ACR News Awards 2017.

The awards reward excellence and innovation in the air conditioning and refrigeration sector and have been running for more than 20 years.

Organised by Datateam … The Hybrid VRF solution is capable of simultaneous heating and cooling and because it uses water in a simplified two pipe design, there is no need to install refrigerant …

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03 April 2017

was crowned Air Conditioning Ancillary of the Year at the ACR News Awards which were held at the Chelsea Harbour Hotel in London … exploit their superior part-load performance, but could also be applied to other suitable chillers or HVAC systems. Teslamiser automatically optimises energy flows into, within and out of the chiller. This …

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Huayi Compressor Barcelona launches new B and S R290 Cubigel compressors

03 April 2017

As propane (R290) is being gradually introduced in commercial appliances as a replacement for CFC, H- … .20cc to 4.50cc, extending the cooling capacity from 86kCal/h to 173kCal/h in LBP and 230kCal/h to 330kCal/h in HMBP applications, offering … The Green Cooling ranges are 30% more efficient than standard ranges and covers all different requirements in terms …

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13 April 2017

03 April 2017

The Air Filters product group within the Eurovent Association has released the first edition of its guidebook ‘Air Filters for General Ventilation’. Over 28 pages, the document provides for a hands-on introduction to all-important aspects related … been working on changing this for many years by developing guidelines and standards throughout all ventilation areas.” He continued: “With air filters constituting a key factor in ensuring a better indoor air …

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ebm-papst acquires Guard Grill Specialist Lae

03 April 2017

ebm-papst Group has acquired Lae S.r.l., specialist for fan guard grills, retroactively effective … motors has increased the vertical range of manufacture for its safety-relevant components used in ventilation, cooling and air conditioning applications.  

 

Stefan Brandl, Group CEO, says: “By acquiring a supplier with whom we have … many industries, including ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration, household appliances, heating, automobiles and drive engineering.

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Seeking innovative cooling projects

03 April 2017

BELGIUM: Projects on solar cooling, heat pumps and thermal energy storage are invited for presentation at an EC-backed renewable heating and cooling technology event. The selected projects will be presented at the annual event of the European Technology and Innovation Platform on Renewable Heating & Cooling (RHC-ETIP) being held in Brussels on June 20. The projects will be divided into seven technology …

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Sweet solution for confectionary makers

03 April 2017

UK: Advanced Engineering’s latest specialist chemical, a liquid to remove

sugar build-up from air conditioning coils, is the result of end-use demand. RTU Sucro was developed after Advanced engineers, attending …

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Aqua Cooling aids search for Universe origins

02 April 2017

UK:

The search for the origins of the Universe is being advanced with the help of air blast radiators supplied by Fareham engineering firm Aqua Cooling. For the past five years the specialist chilling equipment has been used in a multi-million dollar …

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The Cooling Post passes 40,000 visits

02 April 2017

The Cooling Post passed a milestone 40,000 visits for the first time in March, underlining its position as a major global source of air conditioning and refrigeration news and information. Google Analytics figures reveal that figures for March …

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