Honeywell Announces Partnership with Ichinen To Bring Next Generation Mobile Air Conditioning Refrigerant to Japan

Honeywell Announces Partnership with Ichinen To Bring Next Generation Mobile Air Conditioning Refrigerant to Japan

Honeywell (NYSE: HON) today announced a partnership with Ichinen Chemicals, Co., Ltd., for the distribution of small service cans to the automotive aftermarket in Japan, which make it easier for professional automobile technicians to service air conditioning systems with environmentally-preferable Honeywell Solstice® yf refrigerant.

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AHRI Supports DOE General Counsel Nomination

In a letter sent to the Chairwoman and Ranking Member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) urged support for President Donald Trump's nominee, William Cooper, to serve as general counsel to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).

Johnson Controls: LSSU invests in a brighter future for students through infrastructure upgrades

Lake Superior State University and Johnson Controls celebrated the second phase of their partnership with a ceremonial tree planting, which is the first tree of hundreds to be planted on campus.

LG Appoints HVAC Veteran to Lead U.S. Air Conditioning Owner Sales

LG Electronics named industry veteran Donald Decker as director of owner sales for LG Air Conditioning Technologies in the United States. In this position, Decker will be taking on the critical role of driving LG’s business forward into new and important channels to drive profitable growth in the U.S. market.

Member questions: Underfloor heating and carpets, rebalancing air flows and weather louvre air flow

It all depends on the thermal resistance of the carpet and underlay, and whether the underfloor heating system was designed for it.

Mahou San Miguel invests 3.3m euros to create ‘Eco’ chiller

Mahou San Miguel has invested €3.3 million to develop a sustainable chiller for the hospitality industry.  According to the company, the new Ecocooler chiller uses propane for refrigeration, which reduces the carbon emissions of the chiller to zero while increasing refrigeration yield by 8%.

HVAC RepCo Appointed as Rep Agency for GREE

HVAC RepCo has signed an agreement to represent Gree air-conditioning products in Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida Panhandle, North Texas and Oklahoma. Gree has developed three brands, namely GREE, TOSOT and KINGHOME, with a wide product range which includes residential Mini-Splits, PTACs, Solar GMV (photovoltaic direct-driven inverter) and the GMV5 VRF (Variable Refrigerant Flow) commercial equipment.

ebm-papst at Chillventa

The Chillventa trade show in Nuremberg is the world's leading trade show when it comes to energy efficiency, heat pumps, and refrigeration technology. ebm-papst will be showcasing the latest innovations and trends in the fan sector in hall 4A-317 from October 16-18, 2018.

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Honeywell Unveils New Non-flammable Refrigerant with Lower GWP

The new refrigerant addresses a major concern for the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) industry, contractors, and end-users in light of new regulatory requirements and safety standards.

Vietnam, A New Star in the Southeast Asian Market

The air conditioner market in Southeast Asia has increased by 5.6% compound annual growth rate (CAGR), and this trend is attracting more and more attention in the global air conditioner industry. It is estimated that by 2020, the population of Southeast Asia will reach 700 million. Combined with the economic development, middle-class population has expanded rapidly, forming the basis for the promotion of the development of the air conditioner market in the region.


Carrier Contributing to Green Society with Its Innovative Technologies

Recently, JARN seized an opportunity to interview Gaurang Pandya, president, UTC Climate, Controls & Security, Asia Pacific. On that occasion, Mr. Pandya talked about his company’s environmental sustainable solutions such as chillers with low-global warming potential (GWP) refrigerants and green building business in China.

New Chairman Talks about AHRI’s Activities & Prospects

During the 2018 AHR Expo held in January in Chicago, JARN interviewed Chris Peel, president and chief operating officer (COO) of Rheem and newly appointed AHRI chairman to hear about the activities and prospects of the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) on alternative refrigerants, the U.S. air conditioning market, and other facets.

Daikin to Sweep European Market with R32 ACs

During Mostra Convegno Expocomfort (MCE) held in March in Italy, JARN interviewed Takayuki Kamekawa, president, Daikin Air Conditioning Italy (DACI), to hear about its featured exhibits and business strategies in Europe.


Timothy Belcher Joins M&A Supply as Regional Manager

Timothy Belcher has joined M&A Supply as the Regional Manager for the South Alabama/Gulf Coast Region.

UN Environment and UNIDO help countries with high ambient temperatures assess risk of flammable refrigerants

UN Environment’s OzonAction, in cooperation with UNIDO, is currently leading the way to build the first Risk Assessment Model for Flammable Refrigerants. This endeavor is part of the UN Environment-UNIDO multi-stage project “Promoting Lower-GWP Alternative Refrigerants in High Ambient Temperature (HAT) Countries,” commonly known as “PRAHA.”

Air conditioning refrigerant phase out: What business owners need to know

As environmental awareness increases, the sale and use of ozone depleting substances (ODS), including common refrigerants used in air conditioning, decreases. This is excellent progress towards protecting the ozone; however, as a business owner, you don’t want to be caught off guard by regulations and product discontinuation.


China: Crackdown launched on ODS

China has launched a nationwide campaign against illegal use and production of ozone-depleting substances, also known as ODS, according to the country's top environmental authority.

HOPE Innovation Partners Assist Haier Freezer, Cross-disciplinary Experts Pointed out the Innovation Direction

As we all know, breast milk is the most natural, safe and complete natural food in the process of baby’s growth, and it is also the best and most precious gift from mothers. But for many female employees, breastfeeding has become a luxury, and the busy work and inconvenient traffic after the maternity leave have forced them to give up the idea of ​​breastfeeding their baby.

The When, Why, & How of Protective HVAC Coil Coatings

Applying aftermarket protective coil coatings is critical to sustaining the full lifecycle of newly-installed HVAC equipment destined for corrosive environments, but many engineers and contractors don’t specify this important step.

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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.

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