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.
GERMANY: Bitzer has appointed Christian Wehrle, a long-standing member of its executive board and COO, as chairman of the executive board with immediate effect.
USA: Carrier Global has agreed to sell its Chubb fire and security business to US safety and industrial services company APi Group for $3.1bn.
UK: The removal of most covid restrictions in the UK has prompted the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) to publish a guide to good practice on indoor air quality.
GERMANY: Bitzer has added models with IP55 and IP66 enclosure classes to its range of VariPack frequency inverters.
UK: The installation of a low charge ammonia chiller system at a major UK food manufacturer’s storage facility is said to have led to a 77.3% reduction in energy consumption