USA: Carrier has signed agreements to acquire Guangdong Giwee Group (Giwee Group) and its subsidiaries, including Guangdong Chigo Heating & Ventilation Equipment Co Ltd (GCHV).
CHINA/USA: The US and China have both committed to implementing the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol and phase down the production and consumption of HFCs.
CHINA: The Chinese president Xi Jinping has indicated that China, the world’s largest producer of refrigerants, will accept the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal to phase down HFCs.
USA: Engineers at Purdue University say they have created a white paint that reflects up to 98.1% of sunlight and could cool surfaces 4.5ºC below ambient even under the noon-day…
UK: Air conditioning and refrigeration contractor, Aberdeen Cooling Solutions (AC Solutions), has merged with facilities services company Kore Solutions of Westhill, Aberdeenshire.
ITALY: Swegon has launched a range of commercial air-source inverter heat pumps up to 200kW using propane (R290) refrigerant.
USA: Refrigeration engineers are developing a vapour compression fridge that will work at zero gravity and in different orientations to provide longer-lasting and more nutritious food for astronauts.