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Underfloor a/c system brings increased design freedom to refurb

20 July 2020

The 77 Coleman Street development, designed by Buckley Gray Yeoman architects on behalf of Kajima … AET’s underfloor air conditioning system makes use of the void within the building’s raised-access floor and so removes the need for …

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WHO backs industry stance on airborne threat

20 July 2020

WHO officials said “evidence was emerging” that Covid-19 can spread through the air in enclosed spaces. A number of scientists have, therefore, pointed out that building ventilation systems will be crucial in limiting the chances of “super spreader” events in enclosed environments …

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Lennox reports 14% sales drop due to Covid-19

20 July 2020

20 Jul 2020

USA: The impact of Covid-19 is blamed for a 14% drop in Q2 sales for heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration product manufacturer Lennox International.

The reported revenue of $941m in the … -19 pandemic – 20 April 2020 USA: Lennox is predicting a 20% decline in the North America unitary HVAC and refrigeration market in 2020 due to the impact from the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more…

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Data centre selects four eChillers for efficient cooling

20 July 2020

20 Jul 2020

GERMANY: In its largest installation to date, four eChillers, using water as a refrigerant, … Uniformly water-cooled climatic chambers are used for cooling and supplied with refrigeration by the four interconnected 35kW eChillers. The required temperature …

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AHT Italy partners with Frost-trol

20 July 2020

20 Jul 2020

ITALY: AHT Italia, which recently integrated the commercial refrigeration sales activities … month, changes to Daikin’s refrigeration business in Italy saw the refrigeration components of Daikin Air Conditioning Italy SpA, Zanotti SpA and AHT Italia being formed under the leadership of AHT Italia. 

AHT Italia …

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Automotive Cable Assemblies and Wire Harnesses Market to Witness Robust Expansion by 2025

20 July 2020

According to this study, over the next five years the Automotive Cable Assemblies and Wire Harnesses  … Body Wiring Harness

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TF Solutions has become the latest addition to the REFCOM Elite Supplier scheme.

18 July 2020

The refrigeration and air conditioning distributor is the latest supplier to be audited and accredited in line with REFCOM’s ambition to … qualified and registered companies were accessing refrigerant gas and equipment in line with the F-Gas Regulation.

TF Solutions Commercial Director Andy Reed said: “TF Solutions has always focused on …

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EC commits to beat illegal HFC trade

18 July 2020

EUROPE: The European Commission has repeated that it is aware of the black market in HFCs and insists … , Spain’s César Luena became the latest MEP to raise questions regarding the implementation of the F-gas regulation (517/2014). He asked whether the Commission was aware of the illegal trade, what action …

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Global cooling action is key to climate goals

18 July 2020

18 Jul 2020

KENYA: Global action on energy-efficient, climate-friendly refrigeration and air conditioning could avoid as much as 460 billion tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions over the next four decades. … According to the Cooling Emissions and Policy Synthesis Report from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the … .6 billion cooling appliances in use globally today, and that number is growing by up to 10 devices every second.  …

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Thailand receives $5m grant to reduce HFC emissions

17 July 2020

THAILAND: The World Bank has provided Thailand with a grant of $5m to fund projects to reduce HFC … Amendment by helping countries, including Thailand, phase down HFCs and improve energy efficiency in air conditioning and refrigeration, resulting in reduced emissions, decreased peak demand for electricity, and lower …

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TF Solutions becomes Elite Supplier

17 July 2020

17 Jul 2020

UK: Refrigeration and air conditioning wholesaler TF Solutions has become the latest addition to the Refcom Elite Supplier scheme.

Refcom … qualified and registered companies were accessing refrigerant gas and equipment in line with the F-gas regulation.

“This scheme means suppliers have a way of demonstrating that they have signed up to …

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Commercial Baking Ovens Market 2020 Global Share, Business Growth, Trend, Segmentation, Top Key Players Analysis Industry, Opportunities and Forecast to 2025

17 July 2020

The Commercial Baking Ovens market report provides a detailed analysis of global market size, regional … Complete profiling of the key players including _Berjaya, Guangzhou Hongling Electric Heating Equipment, Salva, FRITSCH, Ferneto, MJD INDUSTRIES, PROBAKE INC, Twothousand Machinery, R&M Machinery, …

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Commercial Bakery Machine Market 2020- Global Industry Analysis, Key Players, Segmentation, Services, Solutions, Trends and Forecast By 2025

17 July 2020

The Commercial Bakery Machine market report provides a detailed analysis of global market size, regional … Some of the major companies in the region are Berjaya, Guangzhou Hongling Electric Heating Equipment, Salva, FRITSCH, Ferneto, MJD INDUSTRIES, PROBAKE INC, Twothousand Machinery, R&M Machinery, …

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UNEP advises on dealing with seized refrigerant

16 July 2020

16 Jul 2020

FRANCE: With European authorities cracking down on illegal refrigerants, the United … Auctioning of Seized Refrigerants – How to Get it Right, has been produced following revelations by the Cooling Post last year that Bulgarian customs authorities were planning to auction over 10 tonnes of seized …

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Covid-19 challenges cooling for all

16 July 2020

16 Jul 2020

AUSTRIA: Without access to sustainable cooling, a new report says countries will struggle to recover from the significantly higher rates of poverty … A new report from Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) – Chilling Prospects: Tracking Sustainable Cooling for All 2020 – finds that over one billion people still lack cooling access, with the pandemic … Just 22 million people are said to have gained access to adequate refrigeration, a reliable fan, air conditioning or other solutions since last year’s Chilling Prospects report. 

A further 2.2 billion lower-middle …

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Lu-Ve joins €3.4m geothermal research project

16 July 2020

ITALY: Heat exchanger product manufacturer Lu-Ve is to participate in the €3.4m international research … Emeritus is a cooling device, patented and developed in collaboration with the Polytechnic University of Milan, that is …

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Refrigerants under threat from new PFAS proposals

16 July 2020

15 Jul 2020

EUROPE: Proposals to restrict the use of PFAS – a range of chemicals dangerous to health … ” 

Paul Ashord of Anthesis-Caleb, who is acting as a consultant to A-Gas, told the Cooling Post: “The concern is that non-hazardous PFAS will be phased out when they have a role in acting as … for high GWP refrigerants and thereby jeopardise the ability of the European Union to achieve its F-Gas Regulation objectives by ruling out a number of refrigerant blends that the industry is relying upon. …

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Beijer Ref reports €96m hit on sales due to Covid-19

15 July 2020

15 Jul 2020

SWEDEN: The full effects of Covid-19 saw refrigeration wholesaler Beijer Ref’s net sales … future: “Although the period has been very different from previous years, we see clear signs that our HVAC segment is growing ever stronger.”

Beijer Ref’s digitalisation of the business and the launch of … stronger – 21 April 2020 SWEDEN: Beijer Ref CEO Per Bertland has pledged that the refrigeration and air conditioning wholesaler will exit the Covid-19 crisis stronger, despite its early impact on first quarter financial …

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PHE for large performance requirements

15 July 2020

15 Jul 2020

GERMANY: The new Kelvion plate size NP250L is designed for larger performance requirements in applications such as district cooling, high-rise building cold supply or data centre cooling.

Gasketed plate heat exchangers for these …

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Action demanded as illegal AC sales persist

15 July 2020

14 Jul 2020

UK: Despite alerting UK authorities, contractors continue to reveal instances of air conditioners being sold to the general public in direct contravention of the European F-gas regulations.  

Under the F-gas regulations (517/2014), non-hermetically sealed equipment charged … Karl Richardson, MD of Derbyshire-based air conditioning distributor Logicool, maintains that despite providing evidence of illegal sales to the Environment …

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UL refrigeration test lab accredited by WHO

15 July 2020

14 Jul 2020

INDIA: The World Health Organisation (WHO) has named UL’s refrigeration laboratory in … Todd Denison, vice president and general manager of UL’s Appliances, HVAC and Lighting Division said, “As billions worldwide eagerly await a COVID-19 vaccine, government …

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Aquaforce in a tight spot

15 July 2020

14 Jul 2020

UK: Carrier AquaForce water-cooled screw chillers, with a combined cooling capacity of more than 1.4MW, are providing high efficiency cooling at Wiltshire County Council’s … Council carpark and connected it to the building’s chilled water system, maintaining supply to the air conditioning during the changeover.

The basement plant room housing the chillers had very restricted access, …

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UNEP celebrates 100th Kigali ratification

15 July 2020

KENYA: The landmark 100th ratification of the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol has been … is estimated that replacing HFCs also creates an opportunity to increase the energy efficiency of cooling equipment by 10-50%.  

“Each ratification of the Kigali Amendment brings us closer to replicating …

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14 July 2020

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A range of industry bodies and suppliers working in the HVAC sector have welcomed the latest Treasury commitments as a welcome first step in addressing the many …

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Beijer Ref and Carrier extend sales deal

14 July 2020

14 Jul 2020

SWEDEN: Beijer Ref and Carrier have extended their exclusive agreement to distribute Carrier DX’s comfort cooling products in several countries in Europe.

Refrigeration wholesaler Beijer Ref has had the exclusive rights to import and distribute Carrier-branded DX residential and light commercial heating, ventilating and air conditioning products in a number of countries in Europe since 2015. This agreement has now been extended until … experience continuing to drive the adoption of the Carrier brand in residential and light commercial HVAC applications.

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