CHINA: Danish manufacturer Danfoss is to build a new CNY50m (US$7.7m) global refrigeration R&D and testing centre in China.
BELGIUM: Andrea Voigt is stepping down as director general of EPEE to take up the position of vice president, head of group public affairs and sustainability at Danfoss.
UK: A Panasonic Etherea air-conditioner using the Japanese manufacturer’s nanoe X air cleaning technology has been verified by a leading independent viral test lab to inhibit the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2.
USA: Supermarket retailer Walmart is to trial a home delivery service using a temperature-controlled smart box that can placed outside the home.
GERMANY: Arneg Deutschland, the German subsidiary of the Italian retail refrigeration equipment manufacturer, has acquired the German contractor IKT Innovative Kalte Technik.
UK: Panasonic has extended its Green Cashback schemes for Aquarea air-to-water heat pump projects by three months to 30 June 2021.
EUROPE: Toshiba has officially launched its seventh generation VRF system, incorporating its highly-anticipated triple-rotary compressor.
UK: An underfloor air conditioning system installed in a refurbished 1930s warehouse and former clothing factory in London has received a BREEAM ‘Excellent’ rating.