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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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20 May 2017AIRAH elects new board members

AUSTRALIA: Dr Paul Bannister and Liza Taylor have joined the board of the Australian Institute of Refrigeration, Air-conditioning and Heating (AIRAH).

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20 May 2017Danfoss opens digital hub in Copenhagen

DENMARK: Danfoss plans to open a new centre in Copenhagen dedicated to developing inventions for future IoT, connected products, cloud-based solutions and applications.

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19 May 2017Eurovent appoints deputy secretary general

FRANCE: Francesco Scuderi has been appointed deputy secretary general of Eurovent, the European association for indoor climate, process cooling, and food cold chain technologies.

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19 May 2017Advansor CO2 racks roll in Poland

POLAND: Danish CO2 refrigeration systems specialist Advansor has commenced production at its new factory in Poland – the first racks expected to be delivered...

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19 May 2017Daikin Applied buys German service partner

GERMANY: Daikin Applied Germany has acquired Aircool GmbH, its Munich-based sales and service partner.

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18 May 2017Propane heat pump wins top award

NETHERLANDS: The TripleAqua propane heat pump has won the Dutch Innovation Award at this week’s International IEA Heat Pump conference in Rotterdam.

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18 May 2017Bacharach buys UK competitor Parasense

USA/UK: Refrigerant leak detection company Bacharach has acquired UK manufacturer Parasense.

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17 May 2017LG expands US training

USA: LG Electronics USA has expanded its North Texas air conditioning training facility to include training and call support for contractors and customers.

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17 May 2017Daikin announces heat pump collaboration

JAPAN: Daikin is to collaborate with another Japanese manufacturer in the development of heat pump air conditioners and the sale of heat pump chillers.

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16 May 2017Honeywell starts US production of R1234yf

USA: Honeywell has today started commercial production of the refrigerant R1234yf at its new manufacturing plant in Geismar, Louisiana.

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