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Tax offences land engineering boss with 11-year ban

05 October 2019

An air conditioning company director has been banned from being involved in the formation, promotion or management of …

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BITZER opens new HQ

05 October 2019

BITZER says that the new headquarters signals that the company, established in 1934, remains committed … The refrigeration and ventilation stations are located on the second floor of the basement. Three central refrigeration systems, each …

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This opens up new possibilities for use in electric bus and rail air conditioning.''

05 October 2019

Based on a star-shaped cylinder arrangement, the StarCO2mpressor is said to offer a compact system …

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Chinese factory to produce commercial air conditioners

04 October 2019

CHINA: Johnson Controls-Hitachi Air Conditioning, a leading global air conditioning manufacturer, is to invest $US135m in the relocation and expansion of its factory in Wuhu, Anhui …

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JCI-Hitachi opens development centre in India

04 October 2019

INDIA: Johnson Controls-Hitachi Air Conditioning has announced the opening of a new a US$22.5m global development centre in Kadi, Gujarat State, … It also features an experience zone that will give customers hands-on experience of the latest air conditioning innovations and technologies.

Describing the new centre as a crucial step in strengthening the …

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Under pressure Emerson to conduct business review

04 October 2019

USA: Rumoured to be under pressure from investors, Emerson has said it will conduct “a comprehensive … solutions interests, which includes Copland compressors and Alco controls for the refrigeration and air conditioning industry.

Emerson’s automation business is the larger of the two divisions, accounting for around …

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Honeywell offers app to verify HFC refrigerants

04 October 2019

UAE: Honeywell has launched a smart phone app in an effort to combat counterfeit versions of its … fake refrigerants can cause a variety of issues, ranging from increased energy use and decreased cooling performance, to significantly reducing the operating life of systems and causing injury and equipment … They can also damage air conditioning and can contain dangerous chemicals. According to research by the speciality gas supplier Linde, as …

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AC prices expected to rise as China gets “smart”

03 October 2019

CHINA: Prices of residential air conditioners in China are set to rise, according to the latest report … According to published data, the proportion of inverter type residential air conditioning exceeded 50% in the first half of 2019. The proportions of smart residential air conditioning units …

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Government National Design Guide promotes passive cooling planning

03 October 2019

Overheating is among a number of considerations raised in new government guidance aiming to ensure … They maximise natural ventilation, avoid overheating, minimise sound pollution and have good air quality.”

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European cooling body hopes to build awareness of best practice when using a range of newer to market refrigerants … its nine-part guidance intended to support best practice when managing refrigeration, heat pumps and air conditioning systems

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Govt unveils Future Homes Standard and consults on revamp of Part L and Part F

03 October 2019

Standard seeks to embed technology such as air-source heat pumps and solar PV in new-build homes … One of the key elements of the new standard will see “polluting fossil fuel heating systems such as gas boilers banned from new homes by 2025”. 

The government has also announced … regulations can drive down the carbon footprint of homes built after 2025 – including changes to the ventilation and efficiency requirements as well as the role of councils in getting the best energy standards …

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Future Homes Standard: Ventilation and energy efficiency building regs reforms

03 October 2019

Consultation outlines proposals for stricter standards and compliance procedures around energy and ventilation performance, with particular concern raised by government over poor domestic IAQ

A consultation … Feedback will be sought from across the construction and HVAC sector on key proposals set out in the document until January 10. Responses will then be used to … ”

Ventilation rethink

Proposed changes set out in the consultation around reforming Part F of the Building …

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Future Homes Standard: the technology approach

03 October 2019

What the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government is looking for in the Standard

The … no need for further adaptations or changes, as they will not be reliant on fossil fuels for their heating.

Energy use in homes accounts for about 14 per cent of UK emissions, with electricity consumption …

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Future Homes Standard: Need for training

03 October 2019

New standard will require significant expansion of qualified heat pump installers

The Ministry of … above the current Building Regulations standards and that some are already installing low carbon heating systems. ”However,” it says, “Not all home-builders are ready to build to higher fabric specifications …

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H&V News October digital issue is online now

03 October 2019

This month’s H&V News finds BEIS committing to offer some form of clarity on its heat decarbonisation … adoption of heat networks in the UK despite the technology’s likely importance to cut carbon from heating demand.

The online edition of the magazine can be read here, or by clicking on the image below. …

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Webinar to discuss hydrocarbon refrigerant safety

02 October 2019

BELGIUM: Life Front, the EU-funded project that aims to remove barriers to hydrocarbon refrigerants, … Daniel Colbourne of HEAT GmbH, Laure Meljac of NIBE Climate Solutions and Werner Schwaiger of AHT Cooling Systems.

The Life Front project is funded under LIFE, the EU’s financial instrument supporting …

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Panasonic’s CO2 condenser takes to the road

02 October 2019

UK: Panasonic’s CO2 condensing unit is contributing to an innovative mobile refrigeration test trailer …  

Cooling specialist Greencold had wanted to create a cold room test facility at its premises in Kettering, … limited space inside our workshop we decided that it would be a better idea to construct a mobile CO2 cooling system in a refrigerated box trailer,” explained Greencold director  Simon Andrew. “This could then …

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Kooltech celebrates 40 years

02 October 2019

UK: Kooltech, one of the longest-established independent air conditioning and refrigeration distributors, celebrates its 40th anniversary on October 3. 

Kooltech has grown …

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Components body Asercom issues flammable refrigerants guidelines

02 October 2019

Manufacturers’ body publishes safe handling guidance for use of flammables in compression refrigeration … ’involves numerous risks’ but noted that they are very important for achieving the objectives of the F-Gas Regulation, thanks to their low-GWP characteristics. 

Asercom said it has published a comprehensive … component manufacturers in Asercom have noticed a high degree of uncertainty among refrigeration and air conditioning specialists when dealing with flammable refrigerants.”

The body added: ”Flammable refrigerants …

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Welsh Slate scores a double at a unique church in Everton

02 October 2019

One of two unique cast iron churches in Liverpool is enjoying a new lease of life after a second phase … tackle almost every aspect - roofs, towers, re-pointing, window repairs, internal redecoration and heating systems.

 

The unique, almost flat patent slate roof at St George’s had suffered from continual … intentions and aesthetic but with improved weathering provided by a special sarking layer and improved ventilation.

 

Phase One sub-contractors RoofAbility employed a modern system of stainless steel fabricated …

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Voting opens for next IoR president

01 October 2019

UK: Voting has now opened for the next president of the Institute of Refrigeration, pitting REFCOM … A former air conditioning and refrigeration contractor, Graeme Fox was elected to the IoR board of trustees last year. He has … He is well-known for his Masterclass-Air Conditioning Technology Series of technical articles and has overseen thousands of engineers being trained and …

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ASERCOM offers flammable refrigerant guidelines

01 October 2019

BELGIUM: ASERCOM, the European refrigeration and air conditioning components manufacturers group, has produced new guidelines for safe handling of components for …

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Global Agrochemicals market 2019-2025 Top Brand Players Analysis with SWOT Analysis, Trends and Future Growth

01 October 2019

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Global Chiller Market Report 2019-2025 Top Key Players- Guangzhou Teyu, Mirapro, Shinwa Controls, Multistack and more...

01 October 2019

A new market study, titled “Global Chiller Market Size, Status and Forecast 2019-2025”, has been … , Ltd. LNEYA Chaoneng TopChiller Mydax

Water Cooling had a market share of 61% in 2018.

Market segment by Application, split into Semiconductor Equipment …

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Zimmer replaces Johnston at Lennox North America

01 October 2019

USA: Elliot Zimmer has been named as executive vice president, president and COO of Lennox International’s North America commercial heating and cooling business following the retirement of Terry Johnston. 

Johnston joined Lennox in 2001 from GE … International, chairman and CEO Todd Bluedorn said: “Under Terry’s leadership of our commercial HVAC business, we’ve strengthened our leading position as a provider of innovative products and services …

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BESA praises cross-party consensus on Building Regs reform

01 October 2019

Association president John Norfolk said that key housing figures within the country’s two main political … “welcome scrutiny” of existing technical skills and poor compliance across the construction and HVAC sector. He added that the pledges of support made from a serving government figure would need to be …

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