UK: Long-established UK M&E consultancy Hoare Lea has been acquired by Tetra Tech Inc, a US-based consulting and engineering services firm.
EUROPE: The European refrigerant producers group, EFCTC*, has admitted that it is unclear what HFC and HFO refrigerants are included in the new REACH regulation proposals.
USA: HVAC equipment manufacturer Rheem is to acquire fellow US manufacturer Friedrich Air Conditioning.
EUROPE: While Europe continues with the HFC refrigerant phase down, new proposals to be put before the Commission could see further restrictions or even bans on HFCs and HFOs.
SWEDEN: Wholesaler Beijer Ref is set to acquire all the shares in Froid et Clim Distribution (FCD), an HVACR distributor on the southwest Pacific island of New Caledonia.
UK: South-Wales-based air conditioning product supplier Ixus Distribution has opened a trade counter in Hanworth, West London.
EUROPE: Daikin Applied is set to launch a new addition to its Bluevolution portfolio of R32 products – the R32 Small Inverter Chiller.
GERMANY: Environmental test chamber manufacturer Weiss Technik has proven the long-term compatibility of Danfoss AKV expansion valves with its newly developed cryogenic refrigerant R469A.