Samsung ACs enhance quality of life

August 9, 2013 By: BEN UZOR JR Samsung split air-conditioners are famous for their eco-friendliness. Samsung has designed these ACs keeping in mind more air and water conservation, using less power, a...


African nations ready for hydrocarbon refrigerants - Settala

08 August 2013 The need to implement HCFC replacement projects in developing countries is raising interest in natural alternatives like hydrocarbon refrigerants. In Africa, several workshops on the sa...


Samsung rolls-out jet engine air-conditioner

Ghana July 26, 2013 Samsung has launched the world’s first air conditioner that uses jet engine technology to cool air faster than any other conventional unit. “Featuring an impressive power technolo...


Hisense Opens South Africa Factory

Hisense opened a US$ 35-million invested home electronics factory in Atlantis north of Cape Town, South Africa on June 6.   Hisense started manufacturing flat-screen televisions and refrigerators...


LG Donates Anti-mosquito ACs to Ibadan Community, Nigeria

LG has donated some units of the recently introduced LG Anti-mosquito air conditioners and treated mosquito nets to the Idi Ayunre community health center in Ibadan, Nigeria.   The gesture, which...


Report: Hisense May Be Planning More South Africa Plants

Jul 12, 2013 Chinese appliance and consumer electronics maker Hisense opened a plant to make TVs and refrigerators in South Africa last month, and, according to media reports, is already beginning dis...


Samsung flies in with jet engine air conditioner

08 Jul 2013 Samsung the launch of the Q9000 jet engine air conditioner, the world’s first that uses jet engine technology to cool or heat the air faster than any other conventional unit. “Featuring a...


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...