World News

World News

24 Feb 2017Six months prison for illegal R22 sale

SPAIN: A former company owner in Spain has been sentenced to six months in prison after offering the HCFC refrigerant R22 for sale on...

Read More

24 Feb 2017Carrier expands PTAC recall

USA: Carrier has expanded the recall of certain models packaged terminal air conditioners and heat pumps to more than 500,000.

Read More

23 Feb 2017First in India with R1234ze chiller

INDIA: Kirloskar, the Pune-based chiller manufacturer, is the first company in India to announce the use of low GWP refrigerant R1234ze(E).

Read More

23 Feb 2017Verkempynck becomes LG sales VP

FRANCE: Peter Verkempynck, former md of Daikin UK, has joined LG Electronics as HVACR sales vice president Europe.

Read More

22 Feb 2017Carrier signs IoT deal with AT&T

USA: Carrier has added AT&T wireless connectivity on its air conditioning chillers.

Read More

21 Feb 2017Wolseley and Walter Meier in Swiss merger

SWITZERLAND: Wolseley has signed an agreement to merge Tobler, its Swiss plumbing and heating business, with Swiss HVAC distributor Walter Meier AG.

Read More

20 Feb 2017MHI extends R1234ze(E) chiller range

JAPAN: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has extended its range of chillers running on new low GWP refrigerant R1234ze(E) to cover capacities from 150 to 5,000TR.

Read More

19 Feb 2017HRP turnaround boosts Beijer Ref

SWEDEN: Contributions from the newly acquired UK wholesaler HRP and New Zealand company Realcold boosted Beijer Ref net sales by 8.5% in Q4 of 2016.

Read More

18 Feb 2017Air conditioning faces flammable future

USA: A search of more than 60 million chemicals to find a replacement for R410A in air conditioning systems has found just 27 suitably-efficient...

Read More

18 Feb 2017AHR Expo breaks all records

USA: This year’s AHR Expo has been confirmed as the best attended event in the exhibition’s 85-year history.

Read More

17 Feb 2017Daikin Applied makes “intelligent” change

USA: Daikin Applied has renamed its systems and controls businesses to reflect the move towards intelligent equipment.

Read More

17 Feb 2017Westfalen expands refrigerant plant

GERMANY: Münster-based refrigerant supplier Westfalen AG is to expand its gas activities at its Gelmer refrigerant facility by an extra 93,000m² by mid-2019.

Read More