JAPAN: Daikin is partnering with Japanese utility company Kansai Electric Power Co to test an energy management system utilising an air conditioning control system and solar power generation.
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.
UK: South-Wales-based air conditioning product supplier Ixus Distribution has opened a trade counter in Hanworth, West London.
EUROPE: Daikin Applied is set to launch a new addition to its Bluevolution portfolio of R32 products – the R32 Small Inverter Chiller.
UK: Commercial refrigeration and air conditioning specialists Pinder Cooling & Heating has been appointed by Football League Two side Bradford City AFC to support the renovation of its function suites.