BELGIUM: The Eurovent Association has published an overview of the evaporative cooling tower industry and its contribution to reducing CO2 emissions today and its future potential.
USA: ASHRAE has listed over 100 technical sessions in its recently published programme for its 2020 Winter Conference in February
ITALY: European refrigeration and air conditioning associations EPEE and AREA have both signed memorandums of understanding with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the UN’s environmental arm.
INDIA: Leading air conditioning companies Daikin and Gree are among eight finalists for the Global Cooling Prize, the international innovation competition to develop super-efficient and climate-friendly residential cooling solutions.
USA: Chemours has announced that Italian manufacturer GI Industrial Holding has adopted its lower GWP refrigerant Opteon XL41 (R454B) for use in its scroll chiller systems.
CANADA: A 2-year-old girl has died in Toronto after being struck by a falling air conditioning unit.
ITALY: Refrigeration controls and humidification company Carel has seen sales soar by 18.9% to €247.7m in Q3, compared to the first nine months of 2018.
JAPAN: Commercial refrigeration equipment company Hoshizaki is seeking to acquire a majority shareholding in Turkish kitchen equipment company Öztiryakiler.
JAPAN: Daikin’s worldwide air conditioning sales saw a 5% increase in the first half of the 2019 fiscal year, with expansion in Japan, the Americas, Europe, and Asia.
USA: Johnson Controls is to acquire US active magnetic bearing technology company Synchrony, part of Siemens Gas and Power.