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UK: The UK government has ordered an immediate examination of the fridge freezer confirmed today as the source of the Grenfell Tower fire in London earlier this month....
JAPAN: Daikin’s purchase of Airmaster for AUS$100m (JPY8m) through its subsidiary Daikin Australia Pty heralds an expansion of the Japanese manufacturer’s service network....
JAPAN/AUSTRALIA: Daikin is reported to be set to acquire Australian air conditioning maintenance  company Airmaster for JPY8bn (US$71.6m)....
AUSTRALIA: The Australian government has successfully passed legislation to phase-down HFCs beginning next year and reaching an 85% reduction by 2036....
EUROPE: Chemours is to double the price of high GWP refrigerants R404A and R507 from next month as the European F-gas phase-down really begins to bite....
UK: Condensate pump manufacturer Aspen Pumps has acquired Middlesbrough-based tool specialist Javac UK....
UK: Green group EIA has added its voice to warnings that some retailers are heading for a major financial shock when drastic cuts in supplies of HFC refrigerants kick in....
BELGIUM: Leading industry body EPEE has welcomed the adoption of a new energy labelling scale but has called for more rigorous market surveillance checks....
USA: The AHRI’s Technology Institute has issued its first report from its ongoing $5.2m flammable refrigerant test programme....
EUROPE: A switch to low GWP refrigerants and efforts to reduce leakage resulted in a fall in HFC emissions in Europe in 2015, halting huge increases since 1990....