UK: The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) is to call for a ban on HFC refrigerants in single-split air conditioning units in Europe.
BELGIUM: The Federation of European Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning Associations (REHVA) has published a further Covid-19 guidance with the re-opening of buildings after lockdown.
UK: Nick Glynne, CEO of Buy It Direct, has accused BESA of being “ill-informed” and “offensive” in criticising its subsidiary Appliances Direct for selling R290 split systems to DIYers.
UK: Edinburgh-based commercial refrigeration company Capital Cooling has been acquired in a pre-pack deal after entering administration for the second time in less than three years.
USA: Robert Sharp, executive president of Emerson’s Commercial & Residential Solutions business is reported to be leaving the company as he pursues new opportunities.
UK: FETA has informed us of the sad passing of refrigeration industry veteran John Lilburn. He was 72.
DENMARK: Danfoss has launched its largest Turbocor oil-free compressor with a nominal capacity of 450 tons/1,600 kW.
RUSSIA: Italian heat exchanger product manufacturer Lu-Ve has supplied the cooling system for Russia’s largest commercial cold store using CO2 refrigeration.