Solar cooling for large buildings in South Africa

02/07/2013 A solar cooling solution to reduce energy costs for large buildings by combining high-efficiency chillers with hybrid solar thermal and photovoltaic (PV) technologies has been introduced in South Africa.   The Johnson Controls system is said to be financially optimal for warm climates, given that it captures energy from the sun and uses a highly efficient absorption chiller.  ...


Hisense Opens South African Plant

Jun 18, 2013 Chinese appliance maker Hisense Kelon has opened a plant in the South African town of Atlantis to make refrigerators and TVs. Hisense acquired a shuttered plant in the town, about 40 km ...


LG Electronics Donates Anti-Mosquito ACs to Ibadan Community

31 May 2013 LG Electronics, a global leader in consumer electronics and air conditioning, has donated some units of the recently introduced LG Anti-mosquito ACs and treated mosquito nets to the Idi- A...

PR 2018.08.16

i-NX-Q: the new Climaveneta multi-purpose heat pump with inverter technology

Mitsubishi Electric Hydronics & IT Cooling Systems presents i-NX-Q. Climaveneta’s air source multi-purpose unit with scroll inverter compressors and cooling capacity from 43 to 151 kW. The logic of

1.11.4 South Africa

South Africa is the third-largest air conditioner market in Africa after Egypt and Nigeria. Reinforced by its abundant natural resources, South Africa shows potential for further economic growth. It i...


1.11.3 Algeria

Air conditioner market size of Algeria was estimated at about 250,000 units in 2012, up 25% from 2011.   According to China Customs, imports of air conditioners from China topped 1 million units in 2012. Of them, Midea and Gree each took slightly more than 250,000 units, while imports from Hisense and Samsung both surpassed 180,000 units. Imports from TCL, Galanz, and Aux are also rising shar...


1.11.2 Nigeria

Air conditioner market size of Nigeria is estimated at about 510,000 units in 2012, a 19% increase from the previous year.   According to China Customs, the number of imported air conditioners fr...


1.11.1 Egypt

Egyptian air conditioner demand came to 632,000 units in 2012, up 10% from the previous year.   According to China Customs, air conditioner units imported from China grew by 35% year on year to r...


1.11 Africa

The World Bank estimates the economic growth rate of Africa at 5.2% in 2012. Excluding South Africa, growth in other countries in the African region reached 6.4%.   Africa’s power and housing inf...


Swaziland Gains Knowledge in Safe Use of Hydrocarbon Technol

Swaziland, 28 March, 2013 -- The Swaziland Environmental Agency (SEA) in collaboration with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) OzonAction Programme conducted a national Train-the-trainers...


Mobile ACs, answer to comfort with convenience

by Paul Omorogbe 14 April 2013 We cannot deny it. Nigerians love good things and comfortable living is one of them. When it comes to putting our home in tasteful conditions, Nigerians have been seen t...


Climate and clean air coalition one year old

Feb. 19, 2013  Nairobi, Kenya -- The Climate and Clean Air Coalition to Reduce Short-Lived Climate Pollutants (CCAC) celebrates its first anniversary this week. The Coalition was launched by U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton with an initial group of six country partners and the United Nations Environment Programme. Canada is a founding partner in the Coalition, which has grown to 55 par...

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