EUROPE: The leading European air conditioning and refrigeration associations are behind a new document warning of the consequences of buying refrigerant from unsafe sources.
EUROPE: With reports of subsiding demand, refrigerant prices continued to fall in Europe in the first quarter of this year.
USA/FRANCE: A leading French contractor, Axima Refrigeration France, is to partner with refrigerant manufacturer Chemours to evaluate the use and future adoption of Chemours low GWP Opteon XL refrigerants.
UK: Global heat pump sales fell by 3.3% in volume terms last year, after a record year in 2017.
ROMANIA: Border police in southern Romania seized 86kg of illegal refrigerant at the Calafat border crossing point with Bulgaria yesterday.
UK: Mark Rampling, owner of LNE, a Malaysia-based manufacturer of metal components, has been made a director of new air conditioning and refrigeration distribution company ACR Supplies.
USA: The new MVR-SC controller from Bacharach is said to eliminate the need to integrate VRF leak detection into a BAS controller.
Based on a study conducted by Star Refrigeration, the Glasgow-based company’s operations service manager, Chris Druce, looks at the effect that refrigerant leakage can have on plant running costs.