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6th April 2024

Chillventa calls for presentation papers

GERMANY: The organiser of this year’s Chillventa exhibition has called for presentations for its specialist forums which will run alongside the October event.
5th April 2024

Atlas Copco acquires rental company Delta Temp

SWEDEN/BELGIUM: Delta Temp, a company that provides rental solutions for industrial cooling applications has become part of Atlas Copco Group. 
5th April 2024

Could air conditioners be key to crime solving?

AUSTRALIA: Air conditioning units may in the future be used by forensic teams to access vital DNA evidence in crime solving.
4th April 2024

Thailand ratifies Kigali Amendment

THAILAND: The Kingdom of Thailand has become the 158th party to ratify the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol.
4th April 2024

Daikin training heralds R290 Altherma launch

BELGIUM: Daikin has initiated the second phase of its certified partner programme in preparation for the arrival of the Altherma 4, its first heat pump with R290 refrigerant.
3rd April 2024

Danfoss BIM Tool includes hydronic products

DENMARK: The new BIM Tool from Danfoss contains a majority of Danfoss’ hydronic HVAC products to simplify and improve the quality of designs.
3rd April 2024

Adcock sold to construction company

UK: Cambridgeshire-based Adcock Refrigeration and Air Conditioning has been acquired by UK construction company Bowmer + Kirkland. 
3rd April 2024

Caverion expands ACR competence in Austria

AUSTRIA: Building services company Caverion Österreich GmbH has expanded its refrigeration and air conditioning capabilities through the takeover of Austrian contractor Climacraft.
3rd April 2024

Mitsubishi Electric buys French company Aircalo

EUROPE: Mitsubishi Electric has acquired French air conditioning company Aircalo, a manufacturer of HVAC products including air handling units and fan coils.
3rd April 2024

Hecoclima high temperature R290 heat pump

ITALY: A new air-cooled, reversible, high temperature heat pump for outdoor installation has been added to Hecoclima’s ProSeries R290 range.
3rd April 2024

WTW R32 heat pump offers modular advantage

EUROPE: Daikin Applied has released details of a new range of water-to-water R32 heat pumps with a new modular design for additional configuration flexibility. 
3rd April 2024

Easing the core removal process

NETHERLANDS: Fieldpiece Instruments Europe has announced the imminent launch of a new range of valve core removal tools with swappable 1/4in and 5/16in port fittings.
2nd April 2024

Thierry Jomard appointed CEO of Lennox EMEA

FRANCE: Thierry Jomard has been appointed CEO of Lennox EMEA to succeed Ricardo Freitas.
1st April 2024

Paint coating cools people by up to 1.5ºC

SINGAPORE: A real-world study by researchers at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, has shown that the use of cool paint coatings in cities can help pedestrians feel up to 1.5ºC cooler. 
30th March 2024

Webinar discusses latest F-gas regulation

FRANCE: Refrigerant supplier Climalife is hosting a webinar on April 15 explaining the solutions for refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pumps under the new European F-gas regulation 2024/573.
29th March 2024

BUS applications up 75% in February

UK: Applications for grants under the UK government’s Boiler Upgrade Scheme (BUS) in February were 75% higher than during the same month last year, new statistics reveal.
29th March 2024

EBM-Papst opens new Chinese HQ

CHINA: German fans and motors manufacturer EBM-Papst has established a new 33,000m² local headquarters in China, bringing together the company’s previous four locations in Shanghai.
28th March 2024

Hudson warns of unsafe US recovery cylinders

USA: The US refrigerant supplier and reclaimer Hudson Technologies has warned of illegal and unsafe recovery cylinders entering the US market.
28th March 2024

Topical talks at Bath breakfast meeting

UK: The next South West South Wales Refrigeration Society breakfast briefing will feature talks from three experienced and knowledgable speakers on varied refrigeration and air conditioning topics.
28th March 2024

CO2 compressor for multiple applications

ITALY: Frascold’s new TK HD series transcritical CO2 compressors are designed for a wide range of refrigeration and air conditioning applications, as well as high-temperature heat pumps up to 100°C.
28th March 2024

Copeland releases 50hp scroll in Asia

CHINA: US compressor manufacturer Copeland is to launch a 50hp scroll for heat pump OEMs in Asia.
27th March 2024

Daikin redesigns Perfera R32 air conditioner

BELGIUM: Daikin Europe has announced a next generation All Seasons Perfera R32 air conditioner with redesigned indoor and outdoor units, making them easy to install and use.
27th March 2024

Press fittings go large

UK: Conex Bänninger has expanded its >B< MaxiPro range of press fittings with the addition of a 1⅝in fitting.
27th March 2024

Distilling the zero carbon benefits of heat pumps

IRELAND: An Irish distiller is now producing carbon neutral whiskeys following the installation of high temperature heat pumps from Finnish manufacturer Oilon.
27th March 2024

Daikin acquires Danish distributor

DENMARK: Daikin has acquired its Danish HVAC distributor BKF-Klima A/S from Swedish refrigeration and air conditioning wholesaler Beijer Ref.
26th March 2024

Low carbon specialist moves to new premises

UK: Strong growth has prompted Hull-based BREng, the building services company specialising in low-carbon air conditioning and heat pump projects, to move to new offices in the city centre.
26th March 2024

RSL acquired by Belgian insulation company IPCOM

UK/IRELAND/BELGIUM: RSL Group, the long-established UK and Ireland refrigeration and air conditioning distributor, has been acquired by IPCOM, a Belgium-based distributor and converter of technical insulation.