Daikin technology centre wins award

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JAPAN: Daikin Industries has won a major Japanese office development award for its Technology Innovation Centre, opened last year in Settsu City, Japan.

The €300m technology centre was a winner in this year’s 29th Nikkei New Office Promotion Award which recognises office developments that, amongst other criteria, incorporate environmental considerations, stimulate creativity and promote worker comfort.

The six-storey, 58,000m² facility is the base for Daikin’s future technology developments in air conditioning, inverters, heat pumps, and refrigerants. The building itself combines a number of Daikin technologies to achieve zero energy.

The Daikin Technology Centre was one of 16 winners from a total of 125 entries. Daikin also won the Kinki region’s Kinki Bureau of economy, Trade and industry Award.

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