UK: The UK government has reminded refrigerant sellers that only refillable cylinders are allowable and that vendors must have a process in place for customers to return cylinders for refilling.
RUSSIA: Young and aspiring refrigeration and air conditioning engineers from across the world take centre stage tomorrow with the official opening of the 45th WorldSkills Competition in Kazan, Russia.
USA: In a surprise announcement, commercial refrigeration manufacturer Tecumseh says it is to launch a new range of unit coolers in a “product partnership” with Italian manufacturer Lu-Ve.
SPAIN: Five people have been arrested after police raids in Catalonia netted more than 100 cylinders of stolen refrigerant.
COOK ISLANDS: The Cook Islands, the tropical archipelago of 15 islands in the South Pacific, has become the latest country to ratify the Kigali Amendment to phase down HFCs. The…
UK: The Heat Pump Association (HPA) has welcomed warnings from the UK government’s Science and Technology Committee that the UK is in danger of missing its net-zero emissions targets.
JAPAN: Mitsubishi Electric has developed a thermal sensor which can distinguish between humans and other heat sources and identify specific human behaviour.
GERMANY: Following the first installation of transcritical CO2 refrigeration technology on board a cruise ship last year, German manufacturer GEA says it has received orders for two new ships.