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Features - Cooling Post


30th March 2023

Oval installation fails to stump Panasonic

UK: Panasonic was not stumped when recently called upon to provide a sustainable heating and cooling system for England’s legendary Oval cricket ground. Following the…
24th March 2023

Plug-ins excel with ISA Smartloop

ITALY: Umbria-based commercial refrigeration equipment manufacturer ISA has introduced the Smartloop closed-loop system for use in conjunction with its plug-in R290 display cases. Used in…
23rd March 2023

Freor debuts in New Zealand

LITHUANIA: Commercial refrigeration equipment manufacturer Freor has extended its global sales map with its first supermarket installation in New Zealand. With the help of its sales…
8th March 2023

Cool Gauge takes HTF monitoring to new heights

UK: The control and monitoring of heat transfer fluid (HTF) levels is ensuring the reliability of a critical adiabatic process cooling system at a major…
5th March 2023

Fujitsu has no trouble at mill

UK: A Fujitsu system providing comfort cooling and heating heat recovery with fresh air ventilation is being employed a newly refurbished historic former textile mill…
28th February 2023

University graduates to R32

UK: The University of Lincoln has graduated to a Daikin R32-based VRV5 heat recovery air conditioning system for an administrative and services building in its…
23rd February 2023

Heat pumps dominate ISH awards

GERMANY: Heat-pumps and their related components are set to dominate the sustainable technologies to be seen at this year’s ISH exhibition in Frankfurt.  Seven heat-pump-related…
22nd February 2023

Excess heat – the untapped energy source

DENMARK: The vast potential energy savings and benefits of tapping into waste heat are being “politically overlooked” in the EU, a new report from Danfoss…
1st February 2023

GEA compressors drive FAIR cooling

GERMANY: GEA Grasso screw compressors for the compression of helium gas will play a crucial role in the Facility for Antiproton and Ion Research (FAIR)…
1st February 2023

Press fittings pass school exam

UK: Around 20,000 Conex Bänninger press fittings have been employed in the construction of a new secondary school in Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh. The company’s >B<…
1st February 2023

Material that changes colour to save energy

USA: Researchers at Chicago University have designed a building material that changes its infrared colour and how much heat it absorbs or emits based on…
29th January 2023

Daikin chillers to cool the High-Luminosity LHC

SWITZERLAND: Daikin has supplied a further eight water-cooled chillers to the CERN nuclear research facility for the High-Luminosity Large Hadron Collider which is due to…
26th January 2023

Top floor cooling needs Haier air conditioning

CZECH REPUBLIC: Four Haier MRV S air conditioning units have been installed to combat overheating on the upper floors of a prestigious new residential apartment…
22nd January 2023

Panasonic AC brings a sense of community

UK: Panasonic heat pump air conditioners are providing a flexible and efficient heating and cooling solution for a local community centre in Kent. Kemsley Community…
13th January 2023

Carrier water-cooled chillers in OneAsia data centre

CHINA: Carrier has provided an energy efficient water-cooled chiller system for leading IT services and solution provider OneAsia’s new data centre in China’s Nantong Industrial…
8th January 2023

Thermoacoustic heat pump is sound development

FRANCE: A new French startup company, Equium, is reported to have developed a thermoacoustic heat pump with a COP of up to 4. The heat…
4th January 2023

Could ionocaloric cooling replace vapour compression?

USA: Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have been experimenting with creating a refrigeration effect by using ions to drive solid-to-liquid…
1st January 2023

Cheers for the beers and the AC condensate

USA: The air conditioning condensate from air conditioners at a major US airport is being used by a local brewery to brew beer.  Captured from…
27th December 2022

Active Panasonic creates passive house

UK: Panasonic Aquarea air-source heat pumps, VRF air conditioning and heat recovery system has helped a 5-bedroom property achieve passive house energy efficient standards. Energy…
25th December 2022

Lamborghini speeds life-saving organs to hospitals

ITALY: A Lamborghini with specially-adapted refrigeration compartment has delivered life-saving donor kidneys at top speed to two hospitals in Italy. The two special Christmas presents…
21st December 2022

Panasonic AC offers five star service

UK: A luxury 19th century 5-star hotel and spa in the Sussex countryside is benefitting from the latest Panasonic air conditioning system fitted with nanoe X technology.…
16th December 2022

Panasonic transforms former warehouse

UK: A derelict Kent warehouse has been transformed into a modern co-working space with a Panasonic PACi split system and nanoe X filter technology to ensure…
8th December 2022

Variable speed R290 monoblocks show 14% savings

JAPAN: A new range of Daikin cold room monoblock refrigeration units are said to have shown around 14% energy savings using Embraco’s FMFT variable speed…
8th December 2022

City Multi VRF checks in at top Sheffield hotel

UK: Sheffield’s only 4-star hotel is benefiting from a new air conditioning system based on Mitsubishi Electric's City Multi R2 VRF units. Originally a 19th…
2nd December 2022

Cooling using programmable foam

GERMANY: Scientists at a German research organisation are looking to cool buildings using a “programmable” insulation foam that can change shape depending on the temperature. …
30th November 2022

Panasonic helps council to net zero

UK: Gloucester City Council has installed a Panasonic air conditioning system for its new refurbished office in the town centre. The Council has set net…
26th October 2022

Aquarea heat pumps make it home

UK: Housebuilder Gleeson Homes is specifying Panasonic’s Aquarea heat pumps following trials at a number of UK affordable housing projects.  Panasonic provided 5kW Aquarea Monobloc…