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15th April 2024

Nidec to increase water cooling production

JAPAN: Nidec is to increase production of its coolant distribution unit (CDU) production line in Thailand from 200 to 2,000 units per month by June 2024.
15th April 2024

François Audo joins Enex as CEO

ITALY: François Audo has been appointed CEO of Enex Technologies, the Treviso-based manufacturer of cooling, heating, ventilation and refrigeration equipment.
15th April 2024

Cheap gas and policy changes hit heat pump sales

BELGIUM: Cheap gas and expensive bank loans are cited as two key reasons behind the dramatic fall in heat pump sales in Europe last year.
14th April 2024

IRAC 2024 returns to Dublin

IRELAND: IRAC 2024, Ireland’s biennial refrigeration and air conditioning exhibition, opens its doors next Friday with over 30 exhibitors showcasing their products and services. 
14th April 2024

Heat pump unit for larger residential properties

GERMANY: A new system based on Vaillant heat pumps is said to offer an energy efficient solution for large residential complexes.
13th April 2024

AKO signals fine food for Spanish trains

SPAIN: Madrid-based facilities management company Serveo has announced a strategic partnership with temperature monitoring and control company AKO to transform railway catering services in Spain.
13th April 2024

Group demands support for European cold chain

BELGIUM: A group of national and international trade associations representing well over 5,000 European logistics companies has issued a call to action to support the European cold chain.
13th April 2024

Hoshizaki buys Philippines food service company

JAPAN: Refrigeration equipment manufacturer Hoshizaki has acquired two foodservice equipment subsidiaries of the Philippines-based Techno Holdings Corporation.
13th April 2024

Low-profile electronic charging scale

SWITZERLAND: The new Refscale-S electronic charging scale from Refco is designed to simplify the refrigerant exchange process with its sleek and efficient design.
11th April 2024

UK F-gas must not sacrifice efficiency and safety

UK: As the UK awaits a revision of the F-gas regulation, industry representatives have been stressing that any changes should not be at the expense of energy efficiency or safety.
11th April 2024

See, hear and feel a heat pump before purchase

UK: A new online tool could enable homeowners to see, hear and feel what living with an air-source heat pump would be like.
10th April 2024

Beijer Ref offers sustainable solutions

UK: Wholesaler Beijer Ref is hosting two major events in Solihull and Waltham Abbey this month showcasing the latest products and technologies, with interactive presentations and hands-on demonstrations.
10th April 2024

Webinar covers latest HVACR developments

ITALY: Centro Studi Galileo is hosting a free webinar on April 16 covering industry best practices, safety and tools.
10th April 2024

Entries invited for lower GWP award

USA: Entries are invited for this year’s Lower GWP Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Innovation Award for projects in developing countries that reduce GWP through RAC management.
10th April 2024

Epta sells Misa cold room business

ITALY: Commercial refrigeration equipment manufacturer Epta has sold its Misa cold room business to Purever Industries, the global insulation group with headquarters in Madrid.
10th April 2024

ASERCOM forms ESG working group

BELGIUM: The Association of European Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Manufacturers (ASERCOM) has formed a new Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) working group.
9th April 2024

Ziehl-Abegg is first to Eurovent certify

BELGIUM: German manufacturer Ziehl-Abegg is the first manufacturer to gain acceptance under Eurovent Certification’s new and improved certified performance programme for fans.
9th April 2024

M&S seeks 30% cut in HVAC costs

UK: Retailer Marks & Spencer is to use AI data in a trial to reduce HVAC costs by up to 30% across its estate of more than one thousand UK stores. 
9th April 2024

Grisenti named Carel Iberica MD

SPAIN: Simone Grisenti, HVAC commercial group marketing manager at Italian controls company Carel, has assumed the role of MD at the company’s Spanish subsidiary Carel Iberica.
9th April 2024

Carrier repeats support for hybrid electric racing

UK: Carrier Commercial HVAC is repeating its support for the Laser Tools Racing with MB Motorsport racing team in the 2024 Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship. 
9th April 2024

MHI announces new R32 multi-split AC

JAPAN: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Thermal Systems has started mass production of its KXZ3 series of commercial multi-split air conditioners for its worldwide markets. 
8th April 2024

Sam Parris joins Wave

UK: Sam Parris has joined award-winning Halifax-based refrigeration and and HVAC consultancy Wave as business development manager.
8th April 2024

Indian AC firm Voltas sees sales exceed 2 million

INDIA: Indian manufacturer Voltas reports sales of over two million air conditioners in FY 2023-24, said to be the largest ever annual sales of ACs in India.
8th April 2024

Criminals get smart as illegal HFC trade persists

UK: Despite crackdowns by authorities significant levels of illegal refrigerant trafficking persist in Europe with criminals becoming smarter at dodging detection.
7th April 2024

Daikin previews low noise R290 heat pump

GERMANY: Daikin Germany has previewed the coming European launch of the new Daikin low noise Altherma 4 HS-S+ monobloc air-water heat pump on R290 refrigerant. 
7th April 2024

TCUK web-based embedded BMS

UK: Toshiba Carrier UK has introduced its web-based Interactive Intelligence II embedded BMS to monitor all aspects of an air conditioning system.
6th April 2024

Borea multideck to replace AHT’s Vento series

AUSTRIA: Commercial refrigeration equipment manufacturer AHT has announced the launch of the Borea multideck, as a direct successor to its established Vento series.