ASERCOM Names Wolfgang Zaremski New President

ASERCOM’s top management position has been filled, Wolfgang Zaremski has been serving as the new president of the Association of  European Refrigeration Component Manufacturers (ASERCOM) si...


Panasonic UK Announces Complete Switch to R32 in 2018

Against a backdrop of increasingly stringent European regulations governing refrigerants, Panasonic UK is leading a switch to R32 refrigerant, and has announced that in 2018 it will make a full switch to R32. Panasonic will consolidate its residential and commercial air conditioning ranges with a refrigerant charge of less than 3 kg, including its newly designed room air conditioners (RACs) of flo...


Spanish HVAC Market in 2017

Reported by Asociacion de Fabricantes de Equipos de Climatizacion (AFEC) AFEC has collected statistical data concerning the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) market in 2017. The sta...

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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

Marco Buoni New President of AREA

Marco Buoni was unanimously elected president of AREA, the European association of refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump contractors, during the AREA General Assembly spring meeting in Vienna,...


Swegon Air Academy Receives SCANVAC Award for Knowledge Shar

The SCANVAC Award is granted every second year to private individuals, companies or organizations in the Nordic countries who have made outstanding contributions in the heating, ventilation, and air c...


A-Gas Acquires Arthur Friedrichs Kaeltemittel

The UK-based refrigerant supplier and reclaimer A-Gas has acquired Arthur Friedrichs Kaeltemittel. Head-quartered in Seevetal, near Hamburg, Germany, Arthur Friedrichs Kaeltemittel has supplied refrigerants to the European market since 1955, and is a key player in the European automotive market.   Through the acquisition, A-Gas will strengthen its global automotive presence on an original e...


Sanden Merges European Entities

As of April 1, 2018, Sanden International Europe, SandenVendo, and Sanden Environmental Solutions were merged into SandenVendo. Sanden intends to gradually phase out heat pump activities in the context of this new strategy.   The move aims to strengthen its Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) assets to focus more on the cold chain and foodservice business. The company aims to remain the ...


Aircraft Seats Reach New Heights

Fraunhofer, German-based application -oriented research organization, and its partner Gentherm, an U.S.-based manufacturer that launched first heated and cooled car seat in 1996, have developed an air-conditioned business-class seat, the Aviation Double Seat. The seat features active ventilation using thermoelectrics and heat control using several heating elements. This provides optimal temperatur...


CIAT Launches Full Lineup of DX Inverter Split Systems

CIAT UK has launched a full range of high-performance direct expansion (DX) air conditioners for residential and light commercial applications. It comprises portables, wall-mounted splits, floor-stand...


EU Heat Pump Market Experiences Marked Growth

The heat pump market within the European Union (EU) grew 9% in 2017, and sales reached almost 1.1 million units. According to the European Heat Pump Association (EHPA), the buoyant market was generated by a favorable construction sector and an increasingly strong focus on renew-able energy and energy efficiency. A total of 1,087,423 heat pumps were sold in 2017, and 10.5 million heat pumps have no...


CAREL Heez Earns Top Product of the Year Award

On May 21, 2018, CAREL received a Top Product of the Year Award from the Environmental Leader. Heez is considered by the judges as an exemplary product.   One judge stated “This product a...

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