UK: Long-established UK M&E consultancy Hoare Lea has been acquired by Tetra Tech Inc, a US-based consulting and engineering services firm.
EUROPE: The European refrigerant producers group, EFCTC*, has admitted that it is unclear what HFC and HFO refrigerants are included in the new REACH regulation proposals.
USA: HVAC equipment manufacturer Rheem is to acquire fellow US manufacturer Friedrich Air Conditioning.
EUROPE: While Europe continues with the HFC refrigerant phase down, new proposals to be put before the Commission could see further restrictions or even bans on HFCs and HFOs.
USA: Chemours has reported second-quarter net sales of $1.7bn, and increase of 51% on the same period last year.
GERMANY: The FläktGroup’s latest generation of 4-pipe HeaMo Air heat pumps is offered with lower GWP refrigerant R454B.
GERMANY: Environmental test chamber manufacturer Weiss Technik has proven the long-term compatibility of Danfoss AKV expansion valves with its newly developed cryogenic refrigerant R469A.