World News

Industry news and insights from Europe and around the World

UK News

Latest news and developments in the United Kingdom


Keep up-to-date with the latest new products and technology


General articles, applications and industry analysis

Toshiba poised for UK R32 launch

MIRAI-ToshibaUK: Toshiba is poised to launch its first R32 air conditioner in the UK, offering the lower GWP refrigerant as an alternative to R410A.

Previewed at last month’s Mostra Convegno exhibition in Milan, Toshiba UK has said it will launch an R32 version of its MIRAI entry-level split in the second quarter of this year.

The high-wall residential inverter heat pump will be available in two versions – R410A and R32.

Boasting an A+ class in cooling and heating, the Mirai is expected to be available in five sizes from 1.5kW to 5kW.

Featuring a specially-coated aluminium fin coil to repel dust and improve efficiency, it is said to enable cooling operation down to -15ºC ambient and is suitable for server-room application Performance is further boosted by using Toshiba’s twin rotary compressor technology.

Related stories:


Latest News

23rd February 2024

Hoshizaki acquires 25% stake in Fogel

PANAMA: Japanese refrigeration equipment manufacturer Hoshizaki has acquired a 25% stake in Fogel Company Inc, a manufacturer of commercial refrigeration equipment based in Republic of Panama, for US$28m.
22nd February 2024

Large capacity ULT chiller using neon refrigerant

SOUTH KOREA: Researchers claim to have developed a large capacity ultra-low temperature industrial chiller which, in tests, has achieved a 10kW cooling performance at -100℃.
21st February 2024

CCF publishes election manifesto

UK: In a new manifesto ahead of this year’s general election, the Cold Chain Federation (CCF) is calling for future government’s to take action to recognise the industry’s crucial contributions.
21st February 2024

Sanhua extends expansion valve applications

SPAIN: Sanhua’s SEC HD electric expansion valve controller is now compatible for a variety of applications with 29 commonly used refrigerants, including CO2, hydrocarbons and HFCs. 
20th February 2024

F-gas regulation published in Official Journal

EUROPE: The new F-gas regulation has now been published in the EU’s Official Journal, making it legally binding and entering into force in 20 days.
20th February 2024

Carrier Germany increases heat pump training

GERMANY: Carrier Germany is offering new hydraulics training courses  at its training centre on the IKKE campus in Duisburg to support the growing demand for heat pump expertise.