Unilever trials Hubbard Dearman refrigeration

Unilever trials Hubbard Dearman refrigeration

During the six-month trial from June to December 2017, Unilever used a Dearman Hubbard fridge to deliver frozen produce demonstrating that the Dearman engine outperforms diesel incumbents on economic and environmental grounds, Dearman says.

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European truck sales falter

Brussels, Belgium: Registrations of new commercial vehicles in March fell 2.5% in all European markets apart from France where sales were up 7.7%, according to data from the European Automobile Manufacturers Assocation.

Aldous Bill published ahead of second reading

The Construction (Retention Deposit Schemes) Bill has been published prior to its second reading reading on Friday April 27 2018.

NAWB and NC3 Announce a Partnership

The National Association of Workforce Boards (NAWB) and the National Coalition of Certification Centers (NC3) announced a partnership that will further their common mission to connect a knowledgeable and skilled workforce with the needs of business and industry.

UTC Climate, Controls & Security Announces Price Increase

TC Climate, Controls & Security, which manufactures products under the Carrier, Bryant, Payne and ICP brand names, announced a price increase of up to 6 percent on residential and commercial heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning equipment. It will be implemented effective 07/01/2018.

Thermostat Recycling Corp. Issues Statement on Proposed Chinese Tariffs

Ryan Kiscaden, executive director, Thermostat Recycling Corp. (TRC), released the following statement regarding President Donald Trump’s announcement on $50 billion worth of Chinese tariffs, which include Automatic Thermostats (90321000) at 25 percent.

UNIDO at Hannover Messe 2018

The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) again had a strong presence at the annual Hannover Messe, the world’s leading industrial trade fair which attracts over 6,500 exhibitors and 200,000 visitors. UNIDO has participated in the Hannover Messe every year since 2015 to provide a platform where institutions and industrial enterprises from its Member States can promote themselves at this important international trade setting.

Kimura Kohki Creates Comfortable Air Conditioning Spaces

Years ago, air conditioning systems made users feel cold at the level of their feet during heating operation in winter, and made them feel a hot flush in their face during cooling operation in summer. To solve these problems, manufacturers have adopted a method to even out the room temperature by increasing the discharge air speed and stirring the room air.

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Southern Hemisphere AC Market Gradually Recovers in 2017

In the Northern Hemisphere, the air conditioner sales season will begin soon, while in the Southern Hemisphere the sales season will soon be over. JARN carried out questionnaire and interview surveys of global leading air conditioner manufacturers and asked about the Southern Hemisphere market situation in 2017 and 2018.

Are R32 VRFs Poised to Expand in Japan and in the World?

Daikin plans to release a Green Multi Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) system from August 2018, adopting the hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) refrigerant R32 for the first time in the industry. R32 is a lower global warming (GWP) refrigerant which is far more environmentally than its predecessors, and generates energy savings. However, its mild flammability has limited its application range in the past.


JCI Emphasizes Differentiated Features of YORK YZ Chiller

During 2018 AHR Expo held in January in Chicago, JARN interviewed Laura T. Wand, vice president and general manager, Global Chiller Products, Building Technologies & Solutions, Johnson Controls (JCI), to hear mainly about YORK’s YZ magnetic bearing centrifugal chiller.

Daikin to Expand VRV Sales in U.S. Residential Market by Promoting Its Product Flexibility

Daikin acquired U.S.-based Goodman in 2012, and its new facility named the Daikin Texas Technology Park (DTTP) opened in May 2017.

Dorin to Penetrate the U.S. Market with Its Large CO2 Compressors

During 2018 AHR Expo, JARN interviewed Giovanni Dorin, marketing manager, and Giacomo Pisano, sales manager, CO2 Compressors BDM, Dorin, to hear about the Italy-based company’s compressor business.


The First HVAC&R Award 2018 Presented during HVAC&R JAPAN

HVAC&R JAPAN 2018 was held from February 27 to March 2 at Makuhari Messe, organized by the Japan Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Industry Association (JRAIA). On the occasion of this year’s exposition, the organizer invited applicants for the HVAC&R Award 2018 in or-der to mark the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the exhibition.

Full residential R32 Multisplit range from Toshiba

Toshiba has announced the launch of its new environmentally-friendly and high-efficiency R32 Multisplit system for residential air-to-air cooling and heating. With a comprehensive selection of high wall, duct, console and cassette units for complete multi-room functionality and budget flexibility, the low GWP system is aimed at larger house installations where just one easily concealed low-noise outdoor unit can service up to five rooms.

Ways to Optimize Your Refrigeration Efficiency & Lower Energy Costs

Sixty percent of a manufacturing facility’s total operating expenses come from industrial refrigeration. It’s no surprise that refrigeration efficiency is a priority.


France Ratifies Kigali Amendment

The aim of this amendment adopted in Kigali on October 15, 2016, is to incorporate hydro fluorocarbons – powerful greenhouse gases used mainly in refrigeration and air conditioning – into the Montreal Protocol, which entered in force on January 1, 1989…

APM Terminals Launches Integrated Cold Chain Solutions

Inauguration of South India’s first cold storage facility integrated with a container freight station, will ensure reliable transport of temperature controlled cargo…

Elanpro Introduces New Edgy Counter Top Chiller

Elanpro Counter Top Chiller is available in 66 litres with top sliding glass door. The user-friendly product is compact in size and can be cleaned easily for maintaining high standards of hygiene…

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European AC Market Still Seeking Future Refrigerants — Report on MCE 2018

G.I. Holding— entered into a basic agreement concerning a comprehensive tie- up with Fujitsu General in November 2017. It displayed a DX AHU and a commercial ATW heat pump that were developed with Fujitsu General. Fujitsu General President Etsuro Saito visited the booth and met with Paolo Baldissin, managing director of G.I. Holding.

European AC Market Still Seeking Future Refrigerants — Report on MCE 2018

Mostra Convegno Expocomfort (MCE) was held from March 13 to 16, 2018 in Milan, Italy. Together with the first edition of Biomass Innovation Expo (BIE), MCE attracted more than 2,400 exhibitors and 162,000 trade visitors who made their way to the show from all over the world.

CRH 2018,Beijing -live-

China Refrigeration 2018, an international exhibition on refrigerating, air-conditioning, heating, ventilation, food freezing and processing, was inaugurated in Beijing on April 9.

Toshiba GMCC Climaveneta JCI HEPA


CRH 2018,Beijing -live-

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