USA: With seemingly no let up in refrigerant developments, eight new gases have been submitted for ASHRAE 34 classification, in addition to two refrigerants from Honeywell and Chemours receiving R-numbers.
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.
CHINA: The Chinese subsidiary of Toshiba Carrier has relocated to a new 72,000m2 engineering and manufacturing facility recently completed in Qiantang New District, Hangzhou.
USA: Ritchie Engineering’s Yellow Jacket RealTorque core removal tools feature an integrated torque mechanism.
UK: Toshiba Carrier has stepped in at short notice to maintain a comfortable work environment during the rapid roll-out of Covid-19 testing laboratories for NHS Scotland.