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25 May 2017International conference to focus on HFOs

UK: The application of HFO refrigerants will be the subject of an IIR International Conference in Birmingham, UK, being planned for September 2018.

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25 May 2017Daikin officially opens US plant

USA: Politicians and a crowd of more than 400 staff, customers and suppliers attended yesterday’s opening of Daikin’s US factory – the fifth-largest manufacturing...

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24 May 2017Webinar on R404A conversions

BELGIUM: With the pressure on to quit using high GWP refrigerants like R404A, Honeywell is hosting a webinar on how to retrofit to a...

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24 May 2017Tesco to convert 1200 stores to R448A

UK: Tesco, one of the world’s largest supermarket chains, is to convert more than 1,200 existing stores across the UK from R404A to lower GWP refrigerant R448A.

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24 May 2017Armacell ground-breaks new Bahrain plant

BAHRAIN: Insulation company Armacell has formally begun construction of a new manufacturing facility in Bahrain with a groundbreaking at the Bahrain International Investment Park...

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24 May 2017Studying effectiveness of UV coil cleaning

USA: Researchers at Penn State University are investigating the effectiveness and safety of ultraviolet germicidal irradiation (UVGI) when applied to cooling coils.

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23 May 2017Koxka success at European design awards

SPAIN: Commercial refrigeration cabinets from Koxka, the company saved from bankruptcy in 2015, have won four 2017 European Product Design Awards.

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23 May 2017Latest R32 Sky Air offers 50 indoor units

UK: Daikin is set to introduce its new R32-based A-Series Sky Air commercial air conditioners to UK customers at this week’s Daikin D1 Dealer conference...

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23 May 2017Rasmussen president for further year

FRANCE: Alex Rasmussen, senior vice president at Systemair Denmark, is to serve as president of the Eurovent Association for a further year.

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23 May 2017A-Gas cranes in new separator

UK: A-Gas is on schedule to double its refrigerant reclamation capacity at its Portbury, Bristol, site with the completion of the major structural components...

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22 May 2017Oscar-winner DiCaprio backs Bluon’s R458A

USA: Oscar-winning actor and environmental activist Leonardo DiCaprio has become an investor and board advisor to Bluon Energy, the US developer of lower GWP...

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20 May 2017Honoured for heat pump developments

NETHERLANDS: Three leading scientists and a team from the US Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) have been honoured for their work in the advancement...

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