EUROPE: Pressure on the European Commission to take action against illegal HFC refrigerant imports continues, with a Spanish MEP claiming the black market trade “jeopardises” the F-gas phase down.
JAPAN: Fujitsu has taken its air conditioning expertise to a personal level with the development of a wearable cooling device.
USA: Seven initiatives to develop affordable refrigeration technologies in the developing world have been selected for grants ranging from $30,000 to $50,000.
CHINA: Although yet to officially ratify the Kigali Amendment, China has drafted new proposals for a quota system in line with global agreements to phase down HFC refrigerants.
JAPAN: Daikin has invested JPY150m ($1.4m) in Nature Architects, a start-up company from the University of Tokyo developing direct functional modelling (DFM) in product design.
UK: With more business moving online, refrigeration wholesaler Beijer Ref has completed the roll out of new e-commerce websites across its Dean & Wood, HRP and RW businesses in the…
ITALY: Carel has introduced Boss micro, a new addition to its wi-fi enabled local supervisor system for refrigeration and air conditioning applications.
UK: While COVID-19 has stopped play at this year’s Wimbledon tennis tournament, it’s love all with Aermec’s air conditioning solutions.