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6th May 2024

Carel partners with IoT company SECO

ITALY: Carel has signed an agreement with SECO SpA, an IoT and AI analytics software development specialist, to design a new refrigeration and air conditioning control and monitoring system.
5th May 2024

Daikin remote leak detection prevents downtime

ITALY: As well as benefitting the environment, the timely detection of a chiller refrigerant leak has saved costs and potential production downtime for a leading aluminium die-casting foundry.
5th May 2024

Bitzer Ecolites provide prime cuts

UK: Three Bitzer Ecolite condensing units running on R454C have been installed at a leading Gloucestershire meat processor, one of the first such projects to be installed in the UK.
5th May 2024

Zardo to head Schneider Electric Italia

ITALY: Davide Zardo, former CEO of Italian precision air conditioners and refrigeration systems manufacturer Uniflair, has been appointed as president and CEO of Schneider Electric Italia.
4th May 2024

Andrea Cavalet elected president of Eurovent ME

UAE: Andrea Cavalet, general manager of Epta Middle East, has been elected president of Eurovent Middle East. 
3rd May 2024

German heat pump sales down 52%

GERMANY: Heat pumps sales in Germany declined 52% in the first quarter of the year, according to new figures from the German heating industry association BDH.
3rd May 2024

Daikin MEA appoints Bahrain distributor

UAE: Daikin Middle East and Africa FZE has appointed Almoayyed Contracting Group as its new distributor in Bahrain. 
3rd May 2024

Marstair tops the bill with R454C

UK: The latest lower GWP Marstair cellar coolers are being employed to service the bars within one of Glasgow’s most historic live music venues. 
2nd May 2024

Carrier brings CO2 technology to the US

USA: Carrier Commercial Refrigeration is bringing its CO2 mechanical refrigeration systems to its North American home market. 
2nd May 2024

Chemours ends US sales of R404A and R507

USA: Refrigerant producer Chemours is to cease sales of high GWP HFC refrigerants R404A and R507A in the USA. 
2nd May 2024

Charlotte Robinson wins womens’ video award

UK: Charlotte Robinson, an industrial refrigeration engineer at Catalent Pharma Solutions in Swindon, UK, has won this year’s Women in Cooling video competition.
1st May 2024

JCI-Hitachi’s first cold-climate VRF

USA: Johnson Controls-Hitachi Air Conditioning has launched its first cold-climate VRF heat pump in North America. 
1st May 2024

Taking control of commercial HVAC

UK: MELCloud Commercial is Mitsubishi Electric’s new IoT platform that can remotely manage, monitor and control HVAC systems in multiple buildings from one central location.
1st May 2024

Heat pump projects receive £5.3m funding

UK: The UK government has announced a further £5.3m in funding under its Heat Pump Ready scheme to support the development of innovative heat pump solutions.
30th April 2024

UK prepares cooling outlook document

UK: The UK government has confirmed that it expects to publish a national cooling action plan “in the early part” of the next parliament.  Responding…
30th April 2024

Ideal launches commercial R290 heat pump

UK: Ideal Heating Commercial has announced the launch of its next generation R290 Ecomod heat pumps and the imminent launch of a CO2 model. 
30th April 2024

Carel opens 4,500m2 knowledge centre

ITALY: Controls manufacturer Carel has officially opened its new 4,500m2 knowledge centre, home to the group’s thermodynamic research operations, technical training and promotion of its solutions.
29th April 2024

£11m backing for Scottish public sector

UK: The Scottish government has announced £11m in grant funding to accelerate the decarbonisation of public sector properties.
28th April 2024

EU must prioritise clean heating and cooling

BELGIUM: Claiming that the EU and national governments are currently failing to support a clean heat roll-out, a new report urges the next European Commission to make it a political priority.
28th April 2024

Oslo building is self-sufficient in HVAC

NORWAY: An 18-storey mixed-use building in Oslo makes use of a climate system that is self-sufficient in heating, cooling and ventilation.
28th April 2024

ExxonMobil and Intel work on immersion cooling

USA: Energy and chemical company ExxonMobil and IT company Intel are to collaborate to bring data centre immersion cooling solutions to market 
28th April 2024

Albanian arrested for refrigerant smuggling

GREECE: An Albanian van driver has been arrested in Greece for illegally transporting more than three tonnes of HFC refrigerant.
26th April 2024

Eurovent ME awards first F-gas training certificates

UAE: Eurovent Middle East has awarded the first certificates for F-gas handling to eleven HVACR engineers and technicians from refrigeration specialist EPTA Middle East. 
25th April 2024

Carrier sales up 17%

USA: Carrier achieved net sales of $6.2bn in Q1, a 17% rise on the same period last year. Organic sales were up 2%.
25th April 2024

Beijer Ref offers high speed refrigerant recovery

UK: Beijer Ref Refrigerants UK has announced a new refrigerant recovery service focused on simplifying the recovery process from larger systems.
24th April 2024

Daikin opens Doncaster Sustainable Home Centre

UK: Daikin has opened a new Sustainable Home Centre, its sixth this year, at Doncaster-based plumbing and heating supplier Spinks.
24th April 2024

NIST optimises pulse tube refrigerator

USA: Scientists from the USA’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) claim to have dramatically reduced the time and energy required to chill materials to temperatures near absolute zero.