UK: DEFRA has issued warnings of new F-gas rules that will ban virgin high GWP refrigerants, like R404A, in systems of 40 tonnes CO2e or more from 1 January 2020.
UK: Global sales of air conditioners rose to 141 million units last year, valuing the market at US$103bn, according to the most recent figures from BSRIA.
JAPAN: Daikin hopes to introduce a low GWP refrigerant replacement for the current R32 in air conditioners in 2023.
JAPAN: Daikin has reported record sales and operating profit for the sixth consecutive term.
UK: Resource Data Management (RDM) has announced a major software update for its range of PLC Intuitive TDB controllers.
USA: A new surface treatment developed by researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) could improve refrigeration efficiency.