USA: In a surprise announcement, commercial refrigeration manufacturer Tecumseh says it is to launch a new range of unit coolers in a “product partnership” with Italian manufacturer Lu-Ve.
SPAIN: Five people have been arrested after police raids in Catalonia netted more than 100 cylinders of stolen refrigerant.
USA: Walmart says it is making “great progress” in reducing its GHG emissions and will move to using low- and ultra-low GWP in new systems by 2025.
USA: Honeywell has joined forces with Sanhua, the Chinese air conditioning and refrigeration controls and components manufacturer, to commercialise the use of R466A, Honeywell’s lower GWP R410A replacement refrigerant.
USA: A poultry processing plant in Laurel, Mississippi, faces $119,341 in penalties for allegedly exposing employees to hazardous chemicals.
UK: Refrigeration contractors and end users of uneven run times on compressors leading to possible burn-outs on multi-compressor packs.
JAPAN: Mitsubishi Electric has developed a thermal sensor which can distinguish between humans and other heat sources and identify specific human behaviour.
KOREA: Bitzer condensing units are playing a key role in ensuring that kimchi, the Korean national dish, reaches the consumer in perfect condition.