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Danfoss: Energy is at the core of the sustainable development goals

Danfoss: Energy is at the core of the sustainable development goals

This week, hundreds of leaders from politics, business and civil society gather in New York for Climate Week. The fact that Climate Week and the United Nations Private Sector Forum are now an annual event along with the World Economic Forum shows the importance and opportunity to mitigate climate change and create sustainable growth.

Latest headlines

LG Launches Redesigned Heat Recovery Units

LG Electronics has launched its redesigned heat recovery units (HRUs) in the United States. Previewed at AHR Expo 2018, the upgraded HRUs offer enhanced installation flexibility, an improved system pipe configuration, as well as the addition of six-and eight-port models.


Fujitsu Names Jeffrey Lane Regional Sales Manager

On August 17, Fujitsu General America announced that Jeffrey Lane has been appointed regional sales manager in North and South Carolina, the United States.


Sanhua Acquires American Tubing International

Sanhua Holding Group has completed the purchase of American Tubing International (ATI), a manufacturer of copper and aluminum assemblies for the heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC&R) industry based in Springdale, Arkansas, the United States.


SKM launches a new psychrometric test facility

SKM Testing Lab, an affiliate of S.K.M Air Conditioning LLC, has launched a new test facility located in Sharjah, UAE with the capacity to test a range of air conditioning equipment in multimode.

Danfoss India Opens Solutions Center in Odisha

Danfoss, a global leader in energy efficient technologies, has announced its efforts to increase its product and technology offerings in the State of Odisha in East India with the launch of an exclusive authorized solutions center in Bhubaneswar, the capital of Odisha.

BITZER backing World Refrigeration Day

Patrick Koops of BITZER said: "This day will give our industry the recognition it deserves as an indispensable driver of the world we live in today and in future. It will raise awareness for all the exciting job opportunities in the refrigeration sector, which definitely is a promising option for young people in their career choice.”

Climaveneta: Convention Center in Buenos Aires

The Convention Center is one of the most important works done in the last years in the City of Buenos Aires. It has a total capacity of approximately 5,000 people, with a plenary room and an auxiliary room, offices, meeting rooms and a 1,600 m² lobby.

Cover Story

AC Markets in Japan and Europe Heat Up as Temperatures Soar

Heat waves have turned up the temperature on room air conditioner (RAC) demand in Japan and Europe this summer. The summer RAC sales competition in 2018 has also seen the heat turned up with special demand. Japan posted solid growth in RAC demand in 2016 and 2017, and domestic RAC shipments in the first half of 2018 grew by 4.8% over the same period of the previous year. Then a heat wave visited Japan in July, which turned up the heat on the sales competition.

AC Market Struggles to Record Positive Growth

As in previous years, JARN recently interviewed major air conditioner manufacturers and related associations around the world. Based on these interviews, we prepared this report on the global air conditioner market in the first half of 2018 and are proud to share it with our global readers. First of all, we would like to express our heartfelt gratitude to the professional stakeholders who have given great support and selfless dedication.

【PR】Kaori Heat Exchanger meet Ecodesign for Heating & Cooling experts

In order to contribute the innovation competency and strengthening of the competitiveness for the Heating and Cooling industries, Kaori enhance the development of innovative technologies on energy-efficient and highly cost effective Brazed Plate heat exchangers. Kaori has now extended its heat exchanger portfolio to include 3 new D071, Z400N and R216/ R216D designed for the specific requirements of low-GWP refrigerants.<br /> &nbsp;<br /> D071 new patented True Double Wall inherits not only visible crossover protection designs from the original D series, but also offers a pressure resistance up to 40 bar (580 psi). Kaori Claims it is the industry&rsquo;s first high pressure double wall Brazed Plate Heat Exchanger for who would like to broaden their range of heating and cooling applications.<br /> &nbsp;<br /> The Z400N nickel brazed aims for industrial heating or cooling process applications with high volume heat exchange needs. In addition, Kaori has successfully developed the enhanced (pressure resistance up to 30bar/435psi) nickel brazed heat exchanger for ammonia refrigeration systems. This solutions is optimized also for deionized water, sulphides and sulphates with better corrosive resistances.<br /> &nbsp;<br /> The R216/R216D, is specifically designed for high performance dual compressor systems in chillers and heat pumps applications.<br /> <img alt="" src="http://150.60.177.225/upload_files/report/2018083116554765.jpg" style="width: 309px; height: 140px;" />

Interview

JRAIA to Focus on Mildly Flammable Refrigerant Compatibility in HVAC Systems

In late August, JARN visited the office of the Japan Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Industry Association (JRAIA) to meet with Tetsuji Okada, president of JRAIA, and hear about air conditioner market trends in 2018 as well as the latest developments with next-generation refrigerants.

Chemours Showing Its Strength with Lower GWP Refrigerants

During China Refrigeration Expo (CRH) 2018 held in Beijing in April, JARN interviewed Diego Boeri, vice president of Chemours Fluorochemicals, to hear about the company’s refrigerant business strategy under more stringent environmental regulations in the global market.

JCI Emphasizes Comprehensive Evaluations at Alternative Refrigerants

JARN interviewed Dr. Paul de Larminat, senior expert and consultant of Johnson Controls, and he commented on alternative refrigerants from safety, reliability, cost optimization, thermodynamic properties, and other points of view.

Market

Johnson Controls joins Eurovent Middle East

Dubai, 23 September 2018. Johnson Controls, a global, multi-industrial leader in diversified technologies, serving a wide range of customers in more than 150 countries, is specialised in intelligent building management, efficient energy solutions, and integrated infrastructure for smart cities and communities.

Kögel light weight box

Hanover, Germany: Kögel is exhibiting a concept vehicle featuring the new Kögel Box Light in its 3-axle version with plywood walls and lightly insulated roof. at IAA Commercial Vehicle show.

Johnson Controls named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for 13th year

Johnson Controls named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for 13th yearMILWAUKEE, Sept. 24, 2018 – Johnson Controls announced today its inclusion on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the 13th year.

Product

Daikin donates HVAC equipment for hands-on learning at Harper College

Harper College’s new BEST (Building Energy Systems Technology) Laboratory is a resource for students who are studying in the Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration program. Daikin’s donation of VAV boxes, air handlers, a unit ventilator and the complete VRV system provides students hands-on learning opportunities with advanced HVAC technology.

New CAREL site in Casablanca

The CAREL Group is continuing to expand internationally, with the opening of a new site in Morocco, called “CAREL Maghreb”.
 
CAREL Maghreb, a subsidiary of CAREL France, is located in Casablanca and became officially operational on 16 July, after successfully completing an initial start-up period of a few months.

“Filling matters” at BrauBeviale: GEA VIPOLL filling expertise makes GEA a full-range supplier of brewing technology

With the motto ‘Filling matters’ GEA will demonstrate at BrauBeviale 2018 that filling is a key pillar of the beverage industry (Hall 7, Booth 602, November 13–15, 2018, Nuremberg, Germany).

Photo Report

Fooma Japan 2018

Fooma Japan 2018 was held from June 12 to 15 at the Tokyo Big Sight. Sponsored by the Japan Food Machinery Manufacturers’ Association, and held under the theme of ‘Food Technology Unlimited,’ Fooma Japan 2018 is Asia’s largest class and comprehensive trade show showcasing food technologies and proposed an ‘affluent future being explored by food technology’ through state-of-the-art food processing machinery, products and services.

Frigair 2018 Showcases Products for African Market

Frigair Expo 2018 took place at the Gallagher Estate in in Johannesburg, South Africa, from June 6 to 8. Frigair Expo is the African continent’s only dedicated heating, energy, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HEVAC&R) exhibition. This expo showcases the crucial role played by the HEVAC&R industry and the rapidly developing technology in eco-friendly efficiency.

Japan’s Only Data Center Expo Opens

From May 9 to 11, Japan IT Week was held at the Tokyo Big Sight. Japan IT Week is an exposition specializing in IT that is held three times a year. It consists of a total of 13 expositions including a Software & Apps Development Expo, an IoT/M2M Expo and an AI & Business Automation Expo.

Toshiba Chemours Danfoss

Exhibition & Event

Johnson Controls-Hitachi Air Conditioning New Shirokuma-kun RAC

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