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Blog - Cooling Post


7th July 2024

Rhoss adds R290 heat pumps

ITALY: Rhoss has added two new reversible and modular heat pumps operating on R290 refrigerant to its portfolio.
6th July 2024

White roofs could be most effective at cooling

UK: Painting roofs white would be more effective at cooling cities like London than vegetation-covered “green roofs”, street-level vegetation or solar panels, a new study claims.
6th July 2024

Multi-scroll chiller on R454B

ITALY: Cosmotec has adopted lower GWP refrigerant R454B in its new WPA multi-scroll free cooling chillers.
5th July 2024

Price of high GWP refrigerants continues to rise

EUROPE: Prices of the high GWP refrigerants R410A, R134a and R404A experienced significant price increases across the supply chain in the first quarter of this year.
5th July 2024

Daikin Malaysia initiates refrigerant recycling scheme

MALAYSIA: Daikin Malaysia has launched an initiative to collect refrigerant  from installers in a recovery and recycling initiative.
4th July 2024

Hyperchill industrial process chiller on R513A

UK: Parker Hannifin has launched the Hyperchill Plus-E industrial process chiller operating on lower GWP refrigerant R513A.
4th July 2024

Sanhua updates RFKH valve

SPAIN: Sanhua has updated and optimised the design of its RFKH thermostatic expansion valve.
3rd July 2024

CIBSE and BESA agree strategic alliance

UK: Two of the UK’s main building services organisations have agreed a strategic alliance to work on key initiatives.
3rd July 2024

Danfoss adds 3 new heat pump compressors

DENMARK: Danfoss has announced three new and extended compressor ranges for comfort and industrial heat pumps.
3rd July 2024

Bahrain signs up to the Kigali Amendment

BAHRAIN: The Kingdom of Bahrain has followed its Gulf neighbour, the United Arab Emirates, in signing up to the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol.
3rd July 2024

MHI updates remote controller

JAPAN: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has added the new RC-ES1 remote control unit for commercial air conditioners for the European market, and plans to begin sales this summer.
3rd July 2024

Carrier AquaEdge 19MV on R1234ze

USA: Carrier’s AquaEdge 19MV water-cooled centrifugal chiller is now available with R1234ze(E) refrigerant.
3rd July 2024

EPEE publishes F-gas revision guide

BELGIUM: The European Partnership for Energy and the Environment (EPEE) has published a detailed guide to the F-gas regulation revision 2024/573. 
3rd July 2024

InstallerShow records 20,290 attendance

UK: Last week’s InstallerShow at the NEC Birmingham attracted 20,290 visitors – a 38% increase on last year’s event – according to the organiser.
3rd July 2024

Milan welcomes dedicated heat pump event

ITALY: RX Italy, organiser of the Mostra Convegno Expocomfort exhibition, has released further details of its proposed event next year dedicated to heat pumps and related technologies.
2nd July 2024

US supermarket to pay $400k for refrigerant leaks

USA: A New York City supermarket chain has agreed to pay a $400,000 penalty for leaking 19 tonnes of R22 and R404A refrigerant over a three-year period. 
2nd July 2024

Nordic Climate expands into the Netherlands

SWEDEN/NETHERLANDS: Nordic Climate Group has expanded its operations into the Netherlands with the acquisitions of Dutch installers Compair Airconditioning BV and T&S Klimaattechniek BV.
2nd July 2024

Swegon acquires the HC Groep

SWEDEN/NETHERLANDS: Swegon has acquired the Dutch indoor climate technology company HC Groep.
1st July 2024

Scientists probe solid-state cooling behaviour

USA: Work by a research team led by the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory is providing a better understanding of solid-state cooling materials.
1st July 2024

SKILLcard goes digital

UK: A digital version of the Engineering Services SKILLcard allowing users to access all their technical and health & safety qualifications is now available via a mobile phone app.
1st July 2024

Hamworthy adds CO2 heat pumps

UK: Hamworthy Heating heralds the arrival of its new Tyneham CO2 monobloc heat pumps with inverter-controlled compressors.
1st July 2024

Soft starter for AC units up to 6 tons

USA: The new EasyStart Flex soft starter from Micro-Air is designed for all sizes of residential AC units up to six tons.
1st July 2024

Samsung signs HP distribution deal

UK: Samsung has signed a UK distribution deal with Exeter-based heat pump supplier Unitherm (UK).
30th June 2024

Daikin recalls due to electrical issues

USA/CANADA/AUSTRALIA/NEW ZEALAND: Daikin has been beset by a number of product recalls this month on Daikin and associated brand products in the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.
30th June 2024

Haier expands European presence

ITALY: Expanding its European presence, Haier HVAC Europe has signed a distribution agreement with Kokotas Klimatismos in Greece and agreed a partnership with Dutch supplier Rexel Netherlands.
30th June 2024

Daikin adds VRV 5 one-way blow cassette

BELGIUM: Daikin Europe has announced the addition of a one-way blow cassette to its VRV 5 air conditioning range.
29th June 2024

Vaillant partners with Heat Geek

UK: Vaillant UK has formed a partnership with the Heat Geek community of independent heating engineers in an effort to drive heat pump uptake.