CHINA: In a significant move, China has officially accepted the Kigali Amendment to phase down HFC refrigerants.
UK: The engineering services sector has called for an extension to the deadline for manufacturers to achieve the new UKCA product mark due to the lack of approved testing bodies.
JAPAN: Daikin has developed a new refrigerant blend, which the Japanese company says is a more efficient alternative to R1234yf in electric vehicle HVAC systems.
JAPAN: Nidec Global Appliance is to invest $70m to increase output in its Embraco refrigeration compressor and condensing unit factories in in Austria, China, Brazil and Mexico.
AUSTRALIA: The AIRAH, Australia’s Institute of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heating, is encouraging members to classify themselves as being employed in HVAC&R in the country’s census in August.
USA: Ritchie Engineering’s Yellow Jacket RealTorque core removal tools feature an integrated torque mechanism.
UK: Panasonic’s nanoe X air cleaning technology is to deployed in 27 dental practices operated by Riverdale Healthcare to enhance protection for patients and staff.