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UK: The global air conditioning market showed recovery in 2017 with year-end sales expected to reach 137 million units at a value of just over $102bn....
UK: Faltec Europe, a car parts manufacturer, has been fined £800,000 after a legionnaires’ disease outbreak at its factory in South Tyneside....
GERMANY: With prices of R410A rising and concerns over restrictions on supply, Daikin Germany says it will guarantee the availability of the refrigerant for its supplied VRV systems....
USA: An ozone depleting CFC refrigerant, thought to be virtually extinct following Montreal Protocol phase outs, has mysteriously reappeared in increasing amounts in the atmosphere....
FRANCE: New air conditioning efficiency standards are needed if the world is to avoid an energy “cold crunch” from the growth in cooling demand in coming decades....
USA: US ratification of the Kigali Amendment has been described as good for American jobs and the economy, and crucial to maintain America’s global leadership....
USA: The US air conditioning and refrigeration industry claims that the country’s failure to ratify the Kigali Amendment to phase down HFCs will lead to job losses and a decline in US exports....
UK: F-gas registration company Refcom has backed a report criticising the Environment Agency for failing to enforce the F-gas regulations....
UK/GERMANY: Refrigerant supplier and reclaimer A-Gas has expanded its European influence with the acquisition of German company Arthur Friedrichs Kaeltemittel GmbH....
UK: Sainsbury’s and Walmart have agreed to merge their Sainsbury’s and Asda businesses, creating the UK’s largest retail chain with combined revenues of £51bn....