Posts filed under: World News

SPAIN: The Spanish refrigeration association AEFYT has welcomed news of the Spanish government’s decision to cut the tax on HFC refrigerants....
AUSTRIA: The delegates to last week’s Montreal Protocol meeting have promised “a sweeping response” to evidence of a rise in CFC11 emissions....
ITALY: Controls and humidification company Carel has appointed Xavier Pinto as the new MD of Carel Ibérica, its subsidiary in Spain and Portugal....
AUSTRALIA: Bitzer Australia is set to close its Buffalo Trident heat exchanger factory in Melbourne after signing an exclusive long-term distribution deal in Australia and New Zealand with Güntner....
USA: Over 1.1 billion people are said to face immediate risks from lack of access to cooling....
EUROPE: Leading European air conditioning and refrigeration groups are claiming that the current interpretation of the F-gas regulations is making European manufactured products uncompetitive.   ...
TURKEY: Istanbul-based refrigerant supplier Cantas has reacted with shock to learn that its refrigerant is being imported into the UK in illegal non-refillable cylinders....
  SWEDEN: Refrigeration wholesaler Beijer Ref has reported a 32% increase in net sales for the second quarter of 2018, its strongest quarter so far....
UK: Emerson’s US technology guru Rajan Rajendran and Japanese flammability expert Kenji Takizawa are two of the keynote speakers at the upcoming international HFO conference....
USA:  A new report has linked extreme heat with reduced cognitive performance among young adults in non-air-conditioned buildings....