JAPAN: Daikin has recorded a 37% leap in Q1 sales to JPY799bn (US$7.3bn), with profit doubling to JPY109.3bn ($1bn) compared to the same period in 2020.
JAPAN: Daikin is partnering with Japanese utility company Kansai Electric Power Co to test an energy management system utilising an air conditioning control system and solar power generation.
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.
UK: Members of the Institute of Refrigeration (IoR) are being invited to run for election as the Institute’s next president-elect.
GERMANY: Bock GmbH has launched a range of oils specifically formulated for use with mobile and stationary Bock compressors in all applications using “natural” and synthetic refrigerants.
UK: Commercial refrigeration and air conditioning specialist Pinder Cooling & Heating has been appointed by Football League Two side Bradford City AFC to support the renovation of its function suites.