USA: The Sporlan Division of controls and components manufacturer Parker Hannifin has given the thumbs up to R466A, Honeywell’s yet to be introduced low GWP, non-flammable replacement for R410A.
USA: UN secretary-general António Guterres has called for all nations to develop National Cooling Action Plans to deliver efficient and sustainable cooling.
BULGARIA: A Macedonian national has received a suspended six month prison sentence and a fine of around €500.00 for attempting to import the banned ozone-depleting refrigerant R22 into Bulgaria.
UK: Dave Ball, one of the UK’s most respected refrigeration engineers, has died at the age of 72, following a sudden Illness.
UK: The building engineering services sector is being invited to nominate women who have become role models in the industry for a special award.
BELGIUM: Trane has added XStream RTHF XSE water-cooled screw chillers in high capacities of 3.0 to 3.6MW.
DENMARK: The new 190-room Alsik hotel, one of the largest in Denmark, incorporates a 900kW water-cooled Clint liquid chiller using Turbocor compressors running on low GWP HFO refrigerant R1234ze.