Posts filed under: World News

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....

Gill invited to join ASHRAE committee

UK: Steve Gill, leading UK refrigeration consultant and current president of the IoR, has been invited to join ASHRAE’s refrigeration committee for 2017/18....

Ritchie opens Amsterdam office

USA: Ritchie Engineering, the manufacturer of Yellow Jacket air conditioning and refrigeration products, has opened a new European office in Amsterdam....

Daikin joins race to replace R404A

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

Using analytics to reduce costs

USA: ASHRAE will discuss key elements of controls and analytics for better building operations in a free-to-register webinar....

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....

RDM to benefit from Microsoft deal

UK: Glasgow-based controls manufacturer RDM is looking to reap the benefits of this week’s  announcement of a partnership between Malaysia’s UEM Group and Microsoft....

$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)....

Simmons heads Precision sales in Dubai

UAE: Les Simmons, a man with a long history in ice machines, has been persuaded out of retirement to join commercial refrigeration equipment manufacturer Precision....

Ciat takes to the road

FRANCE: Ciat is to take its HVAC solutions on the road, visiting more than 70 cities across three continents over the next nine months....