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Reform the U.S. Market with Energy-saving Technologies

-- Report of the 2016 AHR Expo, Orlando   The 86-year old AHR Expo was held from January 25 to 27 in Orlando amid the record-level cold storms that hit the East Coast of the United States. Howeve...


Technology, a Driver of Growth in the AC Market

A Review of the 2015 Global Air Conditioner Market   Global economic market and weather conditions were not as good as expected in 2015, and several big markets including China, the United States...


Will Next-Generation Refrigerants Get Decided?

AHRI to Host Low-GWP AREP Conference   In response to environmental concerns raised by the use of refrigerants with high global warming potential (GWP), the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrige...


Samsung Targets US$ 10 Billion in Air Solutions Annual Sales

The Samsung AC Forum 2015 kicked off in South Korea on October 28 with attendance by more than 800 global partners and media representatives.   “With these new offerings, our target is to reach a...


Daikin Promotes Global Conversion to R32 ACs by Offering Fre

On September 10, Daikin started offering companies worldwide free access to 93 of its R32 equipment patents in addition to companies in emerging markets, where it has offered patent access since 2011....


Mitsubishi Electric Aiming for No. 1 AC Manufacturer Title i

On August 25, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation entered into a groundbreaking agreement to purchase from De’Longhi Industrial S.A. shares representing approximately 74.97% of the share capital of DeLcli...


MHI Wins Order for Saudi 200,000-ton Cooling Plant

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has received an order for 80 units of large capacity centrifugal chillers for the district cooling plant of an urban development project in Medina, Saudi Arabia. The ...


When Will R290 RACs Be Available?

In the phase-out of R22 refrigerant in China, the room air conditioner (RAC) industry has chosen environmentally friendly R290 (propane) to replace R22. In recent months, JARN has reported that Chines...


Panasonic Aims for Sales of \700 Billion in HVAC Business in

Panasonic has been steadily carrying out organizational reforms and revising its air conditioner strategy since it established the new Air-Conditioner Company within the Appliances Company in April. &...


CRH 2015: The Grand Festival of HVAC&R in Asia

With the theme of ‘Winning Partnerships for Blue Skies and a Green World,’ the 26th International Exhibition for Refrigeration, Air-conditioning, Heating and Ventilation, Frozen Food Processing, Packa...


LG Invests US$ 1.5 Billion in New Vietnam Production Base

LG Electronics officially announced on March 27 the opening of its newest production facility in Vietnam with the completion of the main building at its Haiphong Campus. At 800,000 m2, the building in...