USA: UN secretary-general António Guterres has called for all nations to develop National Cooling Action Plans to deliver efficient and sustainable cooling.
BULGARIA: A Macedonian national has received a suspended six month prison sentence and a fine of around €500.00 for attempting to import the banned ozone-depleting refrigerant R22 into Bulgaria.
UK: Dave Ball, one of the UK’s most respected refrigeration engineers, has died at the age of 72, following a sudden Illness.
USA: Trane has acquired Arctic Chiller Group, the Ontario-based HVAC manufacturer, specialising in air- and water-cooled chillers for commercial HVAC and process cooling applications.
USA: Carrier has appointed Tim McLevish as chief financial officer as it prepares to become a public company after completing its separation from United Technologies Corp (UTC).
UK: DEFRA is reminding UK F-gas quota holders to register on a new online system to ensure current UK F-gas restrictions are maintained post-Brexit.
BELGIUM: Trane has added XStream RTHF XSE water-cooled screw chillers in high capacities of 3.0 to 3.6MW.
DENMARK: The new 190-room Alsik hotel, one of the largest in Denmark, incorporates a 900kW water-cooled Clint liquid chiller using Turbocor compressors running on low GWP HFO refrigerant R1234ze.