GERMANY: Güntner has completed a new test chamber capable of performing capacity and air volume measurements on CO2 and ammonia coolers, condensers and evaporators.
GERMANY: Bosch Thermotechnology is to acquire Italian chiller manufacturer MTA SpA, following agreements signed in Milan last week.
CHINA: Haier’s propane air conditioner production line at its factory in Jiaozhou has received safety certification from German assessment company TUV Rheinland.
SPAIN: The Eurovent Association is to jointly organise its 2018 conference with the Spanish associations AEFYT and AFEC.
USA: The owner of a California car parts business has been charged with illegally importing refrigerant R22 in cylinders marked as R134a.
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...
FINLAND: Indoor climate company Halton Group has agreed to acquire the French air conditioning contractor Diffus’Air.
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).
BELGIUM: The European Technology and Innovation Platform on Renewable Heating & Cooling (RHC-ETIP) has selected the TripleAqua propane heat pump as most innovative project.
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...