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8 May 2024

US stores slow to adopt HFC-free technology

USA: US supermarkets are accused of a lack of transparency and sluggish adoption of HFC-free refrigeration technology….

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3 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….

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2 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. …

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30 Apr 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…

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28 Apr 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….

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25 Apr 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%….

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22 Apr 2024

Beijer Ref to acquire US company Young Supply

USA: Swedish wholesaler Beijer Ref has signed an agreement to acquire Young Supply, a North American distributor of commercial refrigeration and HVAC with headquarters in Detroit, Michigan. …

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19 Apr 2024

Midea to acquire Arbonia HVAC businesses

SWITZERLAND: Midea has agreed the €760m purchase of Swiss group Arbonia’s Climate Division, which includes HVAC businesses Sabiana, Termovent and Tecna….

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18 Apr 2024

Thai ammonia leak sends 155 to hospital

THAILAND: An ammonia leak at an ice factory in Thailand’s Chonburi Province hospitalised more than 150 people of which nine are said to be in a serious condition….

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17 Apr 2024

Daikin’s Crombez elected EHPA president

BELGIUM: Patrick Crombez, Daikin Europe’s general manager heating and renewables, has been elected as president of the European Heat Pump Association (EHPA)….

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