Posts filed under: World News

TURKEY: Mitsubishi Electric’s new air conditioning factory in Turkey is to commence production tomorrow (December 12)....
ARGENTINA: The European F-gas refrigerant training and certification scheme is to be emulated in Argentina as the country seeks to move to low GWP alternatives....
DENMARK: Large increases in the use of lower GWP HFCs saw Europe stay 4% below the 170.3Mt CO2e F-gas phase down limit for 2016....
BELGIUM: Those involved in the heat pump industry have been celebrating the installation of Europe’s 10 millionth heat pump....
USA: The organiser of the AHR Expo, the US HVACR show in Chicago in January, has donated $20,700 to a local charity....
CHINA/GERMANY: Chinese company Songz Automobile Air Conditioning is taking over Lumikko Technologies Oy, Bitzer’s Finnish transport refrigeration subsidiary....
GERMANY: Johnson Controls has extended its EasyParts chiller and air conditioning spares platform to Germany....
UK: The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) has accused some countries of attempting to derail the European F-gas phase down process....
  USA: Tom Watson, former chief engineer at Daikin Applied, has received a Distinguished Service Award from the US Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI)....
SPAIN: The Spanish refrigeration association AEFYT has warned of a “critical” refrigerant shortage and appealed to the Spanish government to reduce the country’s tax on HFCs....