UK: Despite assurances from both the Environment Agency and online auction site eBay of measures to prevent illegal refrigerant being sold on the internet, black market gas continues to appear.
ITALY: In a year when sales rose 13.6% to €306.9m, heat exchanger manufacturer Lu-Ve saw net profits soar by 156.3% to €16.1m in 2018.
UK: A fraud case involving £357,000 illegally obtained from air conditioning company Airedale has resulted in prison sentences for two of those involved in laundering the money.
UK: John Lewis, owners of Waitrose supermarkets, says it will make a “significant investment” in new refrigeration technology as part of its efforts to achieve net zero operations by 2050.
USA: Leak detection company Bacharach has created an on-demand webinar explaining different types of refrigerant leak and how to deal with them.
UK: Mitsubishi Electric has completed its line-up of R32 M Series wall mounted air conditioning systems with the launch of R32 versions of its MSZ-EF Zen system.
UK: A new state-of-the-art Mercedes-Benz retail centre now under construction near Stockport will be air conditioned with Toshiba’s latest three-pipe heat recovery SHRM-e VRF.