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28 Jun 2017Güntner opens CO2/NH3 test lab

GERMANY: Güntner has completed a new test chamber capable of performing capacity and air volume measurements on CO2 and ammonia coolers, condensers and evaporators.

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27 Jun 2017Bosch buys Italian chiller firm MTA

GERMANY: Bosch Thermotechnology is to acquire Italian chiller manufacturer MTA SpA, following agreements signed in Milan last week.

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27 Jun 2017Haier R290 ac line is Euro safety certified

CHINA: Haier’s propane air conditioner production line at its factory in Jiaozhou has received safety certification from German assessment company TUV Rheinland.

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26 Jun 2017Seville venue for 2018 Eurovent Summit

SPAIN: The Eurovent Association is to jointly organise its 2018 conference with the Spanish associations AEFYT and AFEC.

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25 Jun 2017US man charged over illegal R22 import

USA: The owner of a California car parts business has been charged with illegally importing refrigerant R22 in cylinders marked as R134a.

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25 Jun 2017Man sold hydrocarbon as drop-in refrigerant

USA: A man arrested for selling a highly flammable propane/isobutane mixture as a drop-in refrigerant has been given a suspended sentence and ordered to...

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25 Jun 2017Halton buys French contractor

FINLAND: Indoor climate company Halton Group has agreed to acquire the French air conditioning contractor Diffus’Air.

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22 Jun 2017Daikin plans service expansion

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.

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21 Jun 2017Daikin to buy Airmaster for US$71.6m

JAPAN/AUSTRALIA: Daikin is reported to be set to acquire Australian air conditioning maintenance  company Airmaster for JPY8bn (US$71.6m).

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20 Jun 2017TripleAqua attracts more awards

BELGIUM: The European Technology and Innovation Platform on Renewable Heating & Cooling (RHC-ETIP) has selected the TripleAqua propane heat pump as most innovative project.

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20 Jun 2017Australia passes HFC phase down law

AUSTRALIA: The Australian government has successfully passed legislation to phase-down HFCs beginning next year and reaching an 85% reduction by 2036.

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17 Jun 2017Price of R404A to double next month

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...

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