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Time to dispel data center immersion cooling misconceptions

06 November 2019

According to a report from 451 Research, the demand of immersion cooling is expected to increase considerably due in part to high density deployments. In recent months, …

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EIA and Greenpeace relaunch Cool Technologies

06 November 2019

The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) and Greenpeace have relaunched Cool Technologies, a database showcasing alternative cooling technologies to hydrochlorofluorocarbon (HCFC) and hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) systems used at present.

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Global Industrial Exhaust Fan Market to Witness a Pronounce Growth During 2024

06 November 2019

Market Research Report Store offers a latest published report on Industrial Exhaust Fan  Market Analysis … Air Systems Components

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Air Cooling Synchronous Condenser Market to Witness Robust Expansion by 2024

06 November 2019

According to this study, over the next five years the Air Cooling Synchronous Condenser market will register a xx% CAGR in terms of revenue, the global market size … .lpinformationdata.com/reports/214432/global-air-cooling-synchronous-condenser-market

 

This report presents a comprehensive overview, market shares, …

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Refrigerant black market costs Chemours $125m

06 November 2019

USA: Refrigerant manufacturer Chemours estimates that illegal HFC imports into Europe has cost the … Speaking to the Cooling Post following the publication of the chemical company’s Q3 figures, president and CEO Mark Vergnano … “The way we look at it now we think that they constitute 20-30% of the total volume of the F-gas quota within the EU. So it’s significant. We have said publicly to our investors that it has hurt …

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EPEE offers 5 steps to sustainable cooling

05 November 2019

BELGIUM: Cooling offers real potential to contribute to a carbon neutral Europe, but a lack of awareness and long- … Partnership for Energy and the Environment (EPEE) describes the steps to be taken to deliver sustainable cooling.

A massive growth in the use of cooling throughout the world, especially in developing countries, … efficiency solutions; and shift to renewable energy sources with an integrated approach to cooling and heating of individual buildings or whole cities. 

It describes risks and opportunities, including examples …

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The Future of HVAC podcast #3 – The challenges facing a heat pump revolution

05 November 2019

Dr Mathew Trewhella from Kensa Contracting joins H&V News to talk about the current low adoption levels … Our latest podcast builds on a key session from H&V News’ recent Future of HVAC Summit and the question of whether advancements in heat pump technology will mean an end to the dominance of the gas boiler in domestic heating.

We are joined in this edition by Dr Mathew Trewhella, managing director of Kensa Contracting, …

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H&V News November digital issue is online now

05 November 2019

This month’s issue takes an in-depth look at some of the key developments and conclusions from H&V News’ Future of HVAC Summit

The November edition of H&V News looks at the wide range of issues that were debated at … Experts on the panel said that any meaningful change to how IAQ and ventilation standards are measured and managed may not likely be realised without high profile fatalities that …

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RAC Magazine November digital issue is online now

05 November 2019

November’s RAC magazine includes coverage of our recent F-Gas Question Time event that found the cooling industry’s transition from using R404A was well underway

This month’s issue considers the cooling … federal legislation to phase out HFC use, as well as a detailed look at the winners of the 2019 Cooling Awards.

You can read the digital edition of this month’s magazine here, or by clicking the cover …

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Sponsored content

05 November 2019

The HVACR industry is full of misinformation, which creates challenges for end users who need to make decisions …

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World Refrigeration Day

05 November 2019

With the first World Refrigeration Day in June seeking to build greater awareness of the pressing challenges facing the cooling sector, July’s RAC Magazine looks at how industry is looking to embrace a need for alternative refrigerants and better overall compliance with EU F-Gas legislation.

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Man City home draw for Fujitsu

05 November 2019

UK: Fujitsu General Air Conditioning UK is looking for a home win next week when it takes over Manchester City’s Etihad Stadium for a …  

As well as presentations from Fujitsu and GIH exploring the latest in air conditioning, HFO chillers and close control technology, participants at the event on November 13 will also be …

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Illegal imports continue to impact HFC sales

05 November 2019

USA: Illegal imports of HFC refrigerants into the EU are said to have contributed to a 6.7% fall in … of $122m decreased 33% versus the prior-year quarter, primarily due to lower net sales and lower F-gas quota sales. Related stories:

Illegal imports hit Chemours refrigerant sales – 1 August 2019 USA: …

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Heating industry survey warns of decarbonisation awareness challenge

04 November 2019

Study based on responses from hundreds of heating experts looks at current industry attitudes to training and awareness campaigns that are seen as …

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US senators propose national HFC phase down legislation

04 November 2019

Bipartisan efforts have been announced to push for the introduction of clear national targets and a … legislation proposed in the US will attempt to introduce a national phasedown schedule to support the cooling industry to switch to lower GPW products from using HFC refrigerant.

Democratic senator Tom Carper … Stephen Yurek, president of the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI), said that the new legislation was being proposed as a time when … ”

The AHRI said in a statement that the HVACR industry has spent more than a decade advocating for a shift from HFC use as part of work to identify …

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Montreal Protocol parties to discuss sustainable cold chain, global HFC phasedown and rise in R11 emissions

04 November 2019

Meeting in Rome this week (4-8 November) will consider what actions should be taken to build on Kigali … into force on 1 January this year, requires countries to cut production and consumption of HFCs in cooling products by more than 80 per cent over the next 30 years. The Amendment, so far ratified by 88 …

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Daikin pledges $100m for startup investments

04 November 2019

JAPAN: Air conditioning manufacturer Daikin has set aside US$100m for investments in startup companies worldwide over the …

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Shrink Wrap Equipment Market Size, Share, Development by 2025

04 November 2019

Market Research Report Store offers a latest published report on Shrink Wrap Equipment  Market Analysis … known as shrink packing machine) is the product with heat shrinkable film wrapping package after heating, shrink film after wrapping machine products, apply to items more tight packaging and pallet packaging, …

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IoR brings fridge fun to schools

02 November 2019

UK: The Institute of Refrigeration (IoR) is encouraging schools to get involved in its Fantastic Fridges online resource explaining the science behind refrigeration and air conditioning.  

Designed for schools to use with content linked to national curriculum areas, the Fantastic …

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UN advice for mitigating impact of “essential” cooling

02 November 2019

KENYA: The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) has produced a set of guidelines for governments to expand access to refrigeration and air conditioning while mitigating the energy and environmental impacts.

While cooling is critical for human health, productivity, manufacturing, data centres and research, many argue … with improved cooling efficiency,” said Gabrielle Dreyfus, chief scientific advisor to the Kigali Cooling Efficiency Program. “This includes integrating policies for enhanced cooling efficiency into the …

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Innovation award for StarCO2mpressor

02 November 2019

Ulrich Frey, Product Manager Mobile Applications at GEA Bock, said: 

"We are delighted that our new … It confirms the leading position of GEA Bock compressors in the refrigeration and air conditioning technology sector and shows that functionality, economy and climate protection can go hand in hand …

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Eckelmann targets growth in France

02 November 2019

"We want to make our products and technologies more popular in the French-speaking region and thus … '' 

Meli Dountsop has been working with refrigeration and air conditioning since his school days in Cameroon, and after graduating from a technical high school, he studied …

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AREA unveils EN378 refrigeration guidance

02 November 2019

A rapid drop in industry reliance for R404A refrigerant seemingly in favour of lower GWP alternatives has shown the effectiveness of EU F-Gas regulation to tackle HFC use. However, experts warn that industry still must address major challenges …

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Panasonic appoints Hawco as CO2 CU distributor

01 November 2019

UK: Panasonic UK has appointed Surrey-based refrigeration and air conditioning supplier Hawco as a distributor for its CO2 condensing units.

Introduced last year, the Panasonic … leading supplier of engineering component parts and spares to the refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, electrical and process control sectors.

Hawco will be inviting contractors to attend a training …

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IOR launches schools competition and expanded Fantastic Fridges website

01 November 2019

Cool for School will seek to get Key Stage 3 pupils involved in refrigeration experiments

The IOR … Prizes and support have been offered by a range of cooling businesses: FJB Systems, 3CL, Airmaster, Ellis Training Works, Haier, Integral, J&E Hall, JD Cooling, Sure Solutions, Star Refrigeration, Artic Circle, CRT, GEA, and Bitzer.

Miriam Rodway, CEO of …

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