UK: DEFRA has confirmed that UK F-gas certification will continue to be recognised in the EU, ending fears that they would cease to be valid after January 31.
DENMARK: Danfoss is to close its refrigeration and air conditioning valves factory in Kolding, Denmark, moving production to its Grodzisk manufacturing plant in Poland.
EUROPE: The volume of illegal refrigerant flooding the European market is described as “like not having any regulations, or worse,” by the head of one of the leading refrigerant manufacturers.
BELGIUM: The fight against illegal imports of HFC refrigerants into the EU is said to have been made an operational priority for OLAF, the European Commission’s anti-fraud office.
AUSTRALIA: Refrigeration wholesaler Beijer Ref has signed an agreement to acquire all shares in the Australian HVAC distribution company ACD Trade.
NETHERLANDS: Samsung has launched new wall-mounted Wind-Free air conditioners using R32 refrigerant and incorporating AI smart technology.
USA: Three 200 ton gas-engine-driven chillers have been supplied by Tecogen to a cannabis cultivation factory in New Jersey.