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More suppliers increase refrigerant prices

UK: More refrigerant suppliers across the UK have announced price increases on middle to high GWP refrigerants from April 1....

EU agrees to revise energy labelling

EUROPE: The European Parliament and the Council has agreed to a revised energy efficiency label, replacing the current A+++ to G labels by easier to understand A to G labels....

Space: the final frontier

UK: Independent Daikin distributor Space Airconditioning saw its turnover fall by nearly two-thirds in just 10 years following the formation of Daikin UK, the administrator has revealed....

Daikin joins race to replace R404A

JAPAN: Daikin has launched the refrigerant blend R407H as its lower global warming potential replacement for R404A....

High GWP gases face 30% price increase

UK/EUROPE: Refrigerant users face new price increases of as much as 30% as Europe transitions away from high GWP HFCs....

$154,000 fine for ammonia leaks

USA: A fruit juice processor that experienced three ammonia refrigeration leaks in the past year faces fines of $154,000 by Washington State’s Department of Labor & Industries (L&I)....

Afram’s new Space Air to sell LG

UK: Neil Afram, founder and md of Space Airconditioning, the UK Daikin distributor that fell into administration in November, has formed a new company to distribute LG....

Cross to sell Yanmar GHP

UK and ROI: Yanmar, the Japanese diesel engine manufacturer, has teamed up with the Cross Group to supply a range of gas engine heat pump products in the UK & Ireland....

Trane signs joint venture in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia: Air conditioning manufacturer Trane has signed a joint venture manufacturing agreement with its Jeddah-based distributor Dallah Trading Company....

Carrier and Goodman settle patent dispute

USA: Carrier and Goodman Manufacturing are reported to have settled a US patent infringement lawsuit involving Goodman’s ComfortNet products and Carrier’s Infinity technology....