Europe

2013.05.22

176771.3.1 Italy

The prospects for an Italian general economic recovery look bleak following a 2.3% fall in 2012 and a further 0.4% expected this year. Exports grew marginally in 2012 and this could be a source of future growth following rising global demand. In 2012, penetration of air conditioning reached 44% in the commercial sector and 21% in the residential sector. Windows continued their downward sales trend...

2013.05.22

176761.3 Europe

Alan Field reports on overview of the latest BSRIA report   The latest report from the UK research institute BSRIA takes in Europe, the Americas, Asia Pacific, the Middle East, India and Africa. ...

2013.05.22

17668Micropower Council welcomes boost to RHPP vouchers

May. 21, 2013 Money off vouchers available under the Renewable Heat Premium Payment (RHPP) scheme have been increased to £2,300 for ground source heat pumps, £2,000 for biomass boilers, £1,300 for air source heat pumps and £600 for solar thermal systems, the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) announced yesterday (20 May). Energy and Climate Change Minister Greg Barker said: "Over ...

2013.05.12

17667Heat Pump City of the Year 2013

May. 21, 2013 - Winner announced: Amstetten, Austria!   After having reviewed a number of applications received from several countries in Europe (Italy, Estonia, Germany, Austria, Denmark, Portu...

2013.05.21

17664WR Refrigeration launches electrical business

21 May 2013 UK: Contractor WR Refrigeration has expanded its business with the launch of WR Electrical. The new business will provide a comprehensive range of services, including electrical design, i...

2013.05.07

17663DECC doubles Renewable Heat Premium Payments

21 May 2013 The DECC has announced that grants available to households installing renewable heat technologies, including solar heating systems, are to double.   The money off vouchers available under the Renewable Heat Premium Payment (RHPP) scheme have been increased to £2,300 for ground source heat pumps, £2,000 for biomass boilers, £1,300 for air source heat pumps and £600 for solar th...

2013.05.22

17661Alfa Laval AB (publ) Interim report January 1 - March 31, 20

Comment from Lars Renstrom, President and CEO   2013-04-23 “Order intake was SEK 7.2 billion during the first quarter, unchanged compared with the fourth quarter and in line with our expectations. The demand in the Process Technology division was sequentially somewhat lower due to fewer large orders. The activity level in the markets continued to be high, especially within oil and gas explora...

2013.05.21

17659Foster Refrigerator raises green bar with second CSR Report

20 May 2013 Foster Refrigerator has claimed to have raised the green bar higher for commercial refrigeration with the release of its second CSR (corporate social responsibility) report, detailing independently verified carbon footprint improvements and waste reduction.   Two years ago Foster claimed to be the first European company in commercial refrigeration to set its own robust environment...

2013.05.20

17650Recent developments in extreme cooling

17/05/2013 Researchers from NIST have demonstrated a solid-state refrigerator using quantum physics in micro- and nanostructures to cool a much larger object to extremely low temperatures.   Soli...

2013.05.09

17644Heat pump sector optimistic: despite the difficult economic

May 17, 2013 This year’s European Heat Pump Forum brings together stakeholders within the heatpump value chain - manufacturers, component manufacturers, national associations, test and research institutes etc. - as well as policy makers. Taking place in Brussels today, it opens the stage for a high level panel of speakers. They will addresses the three most important policy areas for heat pum...

Toshiba
 
Chemours