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LG forms cold climate heat pump consortium

UK: LG has formed a partnership with leading Norwegian and Italian universities to develop high-performance heat pumps for cold climates.

The partnership under the name of the European Consortium for Advanced Heat Pump Research (ECAHR) links LG with the Oslo Metropolitan University, the Norwegian University of Science and Technology and the University of Naples Federico II, an institute in Italy actively pursuing research in cold-climate HVAC. 

LG founded its own cold climate heat pump laboratory in Alaska last year, and the company plans to expand efforts to enhance the performance of its HVAC products in low-temperature climate conditions. 

This August, LG will also continue its research on cold climate heat pumps in the Chinese city of Harbin in partnership with a Chinese university.  

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