“Rethink energy” is heat pump theme
The goal of the conference is to promote heat pumping technologies through discussions, networking, and information exchange.
Covering covering topics in heat pumps, air conditioning and refrigeration is for residential, commercial and industrial applications, the conference will begin with a series of workshops on May 15 followed by an evening welcoming reception.
The conference promises high-level keynote speakers, a poster presentation of papers after each session, equipment exhibits and information kiosks, as well as technical visits and a programme of social and sight-seeing events. There will also be workshops on international collaborative projects.
Sessions will cover advances in equipment design and development; advanced electrically and thermally operated systems, and ground source systems; applications demonstrating energy efficiency and environmental advantages; new developments in heat pumping technology; policy, standards, market strategies, market status, trends and future opportunities.
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Latest news from the world of air conditioning and refrigeration
UK: The majority of local authorities in the UK are flouting government prompt payment laws, according to a new report by the Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA).
UK: A cascade refrigeration system twinning CO2 with the HFO refrigerant 1234ze has been named as Retail Energy Project of the Year in last week’s Energy Awards in London.
UK: Industrial refrigeration contractor Stonegrove Refrigeration has appointed Steve Gowing as design and project engineer.
UK: Javac UK, the refrigerant recovery and vacuum pump supplier, has been named as Climate Centers’ Supplier of the Year for the second year running.
USA: Refrigerant manufacturers have appealed against the US International Trade Commission decision not to apply antidumping duties on imports of HFC components from China.
EUROPE: The European Commission has warned that the uptake of training in alternative refrigerants is too low to match the requirements of the F-gas phase down.
SOLOMON ISLANDS: Customs authorities in the Solomon Islands have reported their second seizure of the illegal CFC refrigerant R12 this year.
IRAN: German compressor manufacturer Bitzer has established a subsidiary company in Iran.