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Mitsubishi Electric buys Swedish distributor

02 April 2020

NETHERLANDS: Mitsubishi Electric Europe BV, the European subsidiary of the Japanese air conditioning manufacturer, has acquired Swedish cooling and heat pump distributor AQS Produkter AB.

Established in 1985, AQS has 12 employees with … of commercial cooling and heat pump products manufactured by Mitsubishi Electric Hydronics & IT Cooling Systems, with its Climaveneta and RC brands, which was acquired in 2015.

AQS is also an established …

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Airedale prioritises critical orders

02 April 2020

UK: Air conditioning manufacturer Airedale International is prioritising orders for hospitals, pharmaceutical plants and … data centres that support their IT infrastructure can function effectively through our specialist air conditioning technology.

“Our engineers play an incredibly valuable role in keeping these systems afloat by ensuring these data centres continue to operate at increased levels through effective cooling methods. We’re acutely aware of the need for proactive and rapid issue resolution in these unprecedented …

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Dakin closes Texas manufacturing plant

02 April 2020

USA: Air conditioning manufacturer Daikin has temporarily closed its $450m Daikin Texas Technology Park (DTTP) after two …

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JD Cooling to serve critical industries

02 April 2020

The safety and wellbeing of employees, clients and the wider community is paramount and as such JD Cooling has made the decision to service critical sectors only. Those that keep food on the shelves, …

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AREA joins calls for industry recognition

01 April 2020

BELGIUM: European contractors’ group, AREA, has joined calls for recognition of the critical role that air conditioning and refrigeration plays in protecting people’s health and safety during the coronavirus crisis. … role by ensuring the maintenance, repair and overall efficient functioning of refrigeration and cooling systems,” Buoni writes. “They allow the cold chain to operate and the Internet to function, and they …

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ASHRAE forms epidemic task force

01 April 2020

USA: ASHRAE has created a task force of experts to address the challenges of the current coronavirus pandemic and the effects of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems.

ASHRAE says its Epidemic Task Force has been established to help deploy ASHRAE’s technical …

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HVAC is not the problem – it’s part of the solution

01 April 2020

Speaking on a webinar hosted by the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA), Head of REFCOM Graeme Fox, said cooling and ventilation systems were not the problem, but rather they were part of the solution.

For example, by switching … Crucial “The truth is that HVAC systems perform a crucial role in keeping essential services like hospitals, supermarkets, care … by guidance from REHVA, the European Federation of HVAC associations, which said humidification, air conditioning and duct cleaning had no practical effect on the transmission of the coronavirus.

It said Covid- … It is recommending that heating and cooling systems are operated normally to ensure buildings can continue to support critical …

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Industry voices call on EU governments to define cooling services as critical

01 April 2020

A group of European organisations which include ADC3R, ASERCOM, EHI, EHPA and EPEE, representing the heating and cooling industry together with ECSLA and Transfrigoroute International, representing the cold storage and … These sectors produce, install, service and use systems for heating and cooling. Heating and cooling systems are even more essential today to ensure that health measures can be safely … For these reasons, it will be essential that HVACR technicians are allowed to intervene in case of required equipment installation, maintenance or …

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Global Aluminum Cold Plate Market Industry Raesearch Report, Growth Trends and Competitive Analysis 2020-2025

01 April 2020

The Aluminum Cold Plate market report provides a detailed analysis of global market size, regional … Xenbo Electric Asia Vital Components Hitachi KTK Thermal TAT Technologies TE Technology Advanced Cooling Technologies Aretè & Cocchi Technology Cooltech s.r.l. DAU Wenxuan Hardware Suzhou Wint Electric …

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Global Corrosion Resistant Blower Market Industry Raesearch Report, Growth Trends and Competitive Analysis 2020-2025

01 April 2020

The Corrosion Resistant Blower market report provides a detailed analysis of global market size, … Texel-Seikow Verantis Greenheck AEROVENT(Twin City Fan) MK Plastics IPF Colasit Seat Ventilation Hartzell New York Blower TongYang Vanaire Shenzhen Xicheng Plastic Continental Fan Mittal Blowers …

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EC promises to tackle F-gas compliance

01 April 2020

EUROPE: The European Commission insists it is taking measures to ensure the correct implementation of the F-gas regulation (517/2014) and is doing everything it can to stop illegal refrigerant imports.

In a …

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EU groups call for recognition of cooling as critical service

31 March 2020

EUROPE: Organisation representing all sectors of the cooling and heating industry have called on EU member states to consider their services and manufacturing sites as … the European Partnership for Energy and the Environment (EPEE) and the European refrigeration and air conditioning component manufacturers group ASERCOM insist that their members’ operations are vital to maintaining … HVACR services and manufacturing sites as well as the entire cold chain are part of such critical …

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Competitors Analysis of Industrial Ventilation Equipment Market from 2020 to 2025

31 March 2020

The Industrial Ventilation Equipment market report provides a detailed analysis of global market size, regional and country- …

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J&E Hall cellar coolers installed at historic inn

31 March 2020

J&E Hall cooling equipment is playing a key role at one of Britain's oldest pubs. Two cellar cooling systems and an …

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AEFYT welcomes essential service recognition

31 March 2020

SPAIN: The Spanish refrigeration association AEFYT has welcomed the recognition of refrigeration as … AEFYT also highlights the importance of air conditioning for well-being and its application for reasons of sanitation in delivery rooms, operating rooms, …

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ASHRAE support for WRD celebrates vital role of refrigeration

31 March 2020

USA: ASHRAE has joined with associations and societies around the world in pledging support for the … Day is an international awareness campaign created to raise the profile of the refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump sector and focuses attention on the significant role that the industry and its technology …

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No evidence that ac is spreading coronavirus

30 March 2020

UK: The UK’s F-gas certification body Refcom insists that there is still no evidence that air conditioning or ventilation systems are contributing to the spread of the coronavirus.

In response to questions from members, … cleaning has no effect on Covid-19 spread – 21 March 2020 BELGIUM: REHVA, the European Federation of HVAC associations, has advised that humidification, air conditioning and duct cleaning has no practical …

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Daikin signs JPY1bn CO2 capture research deal

30 March 2020

JAPAN: Leading air conditioning manufacturer Daikin has entered into a co-operation agreement with Kyoto’s Doshisha University with …

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Australian Institute celebrates 100 years

29 March 2020

AUSTRALIA: Congratulations to the Australian Institute of Refrigeration, Air conditioning and Heating (AIRAH) which today marks its official 100-year anniversary.

While the celebrations will probably … Today the Institute represents over 10,000 air conditioning, refrigeration, heating and ventilation professionals across Australia.

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Book early for BESA’s Covid-19 update webinar

29 March 2020

UK: The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) is advising early bookings for its highly … regular input from head of Refcom Graeme Fox the webinars are also of great specific interest to the air conditioning and refrigeration sector.

Friday’s webinar reached its sell-out 500 attendee limit, although over …

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Building engineering is a critical service

27 March 2020

The important status of engineers who maintain the reliability of heating, hot water, ventilation, electrical and building management systems during the coronavirus crisis was confirmed by a BEIS … They are carrying out crucial work,” he said.

Solution Heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems are “part of the solution and not part of the problem”, added Graeme Fox, who heads up the UK’s F Gas register REFCOM. He said rumours that air conditioning helped to circulate the virus had no foundation …

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GLOBAL ALCOHOLIC SPIRITS MARKET FORECAST 2020-2028

27 March 2020

KEY FINDINGS The global alcoholic spirits market is predicted to record a CAGR of 3.45% during the … , grains, and other sugar sources by the process of fermentation followed by distillation in the heating and cooling process meant to concentrate the alcohol. The presence of popular brands has increased the demand …

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Global Cleanroom Technology Market Worth $ 5.4 Billion by 2024

27 March 2020

Zero contamination, enhanced product folio, customized solutions, superior image, and compliance with … Market Segmentation   By Cleanroom Technology Type Equipment HVAC (Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning) Systems HEPA (High-Efficiency Particulate Air) Filters ULPA (Ultra-Low Penetration Air) Filters …

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Coronavirus prompts closure of some Wolseley branches

26 March 2020

UK: Wholesaler Wolseley UK has closed some branches and reduced operating hours in a raft of new … The refrigeration and air conditioning wholesaler has temporarily closed 14 branches and has reduced opening hours from 07.30 to 15.30 Monday to Friday. In addition, Wolseley UK Plumbing & Heating, Building Services & Cooling branches will be closed on Saturdays from this weekend, March 28. 

Trade counter doors will be …

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Let’s face it, the F-gas regs aren’t working

26 March 2020

EUROPE: The measures taken by European member states to counter the coronavirus threat provide a stark contrast to their lack of actions to enforce the F-gas regulations, writes Cooling Post editor Neil Everitt.   

Despite lock downs in many countries, and some suggesting that the … Anecdotal evidence in the UK suggests sales of non-hermetically sealed air conditioning or refrigeration equipment is regularly sold to non-F-gas-certified companies or individuals and …

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