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19 Sep 2018Private equity firm has HVACR focus

USA: A number of former Carrier management personnel are involved in a new private equity firm focused on the HVAC and refrigeration market.

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17 Sep 2018JCI/Hitachi opens sales office in Vietnam

JAPAN: Johnson Controls-Hitachi Air Conditioning has widened its southeast Asian sales network with a new joint venture in Vietnam.

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16 Sep 2018Major manufacturers back HFC curbs

USA: A number of leading air conditioning and refrigeration manufacturers have given their support to California in its efforts to phase down and eliminate...

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16 Sep 2018Webinar showcases top heat pump projects

BELGIUM: The European Heat Pump Association (EHPA) is to present a series of webinars showcasing top heat pump projects.

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16 Sep 2018Celebrating World Ozone Day

KENYA: “Keep cool and carry on” is the message from the UN Environment Programme as it celebrates World Ozone Day today (Sunday).

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14 Sep 2018ASHRAE improves standards review access

  USA: ASHRAE has improved its online standards review database to simplify access to public review drafts and to submit comments.

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14 Sep 2018Connecticut joins HFC phase out move

USA: Connecticut has joined California, New York and Maryland in announcing its intention to phase out the use of HFC refrigerants.

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13 Sep 2018Maryland joins US HFC phase out move

USA: Maryland has joined New York and California in pursuing measures to phase out the use of HFC refrigerants.

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12 Sep 2018Honeywell launches A2L competitor to R32

BELGIUM: Honeywell has announced the commercial availability of R452B, the lower GWP “mildly flammable” refrigerant alternative to R410A.

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12 Sep 2018R32 units now 60% of Daikin sales

BELGIUM: Daikin has reported that its R32 air conditioning systems now account for around 60% of sales across Europe.

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11 Sep 2018Emirati woman fridge engineer honoured

DUBAI: Eurovent Middle East is to award its first honorary membership to Roudha Bin Bahr, the first Emirati woman to participate in the refrigeration...

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11 Sep 2018New York to phase out HFC refrigerants

USA: New York has announced it will follow California and adopt regulations to phase out the use of HFC refrigerants.

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