How Samsung’s Innovative HVAC Solutions are Bringing Fresher Air to the North American Market

How Samsung’s Innovative HVAC Solutions are Bringing Fresher Air to the North American Market

Visitors to the Samsung booth can experience first-hand the company’s leadership in HVAC technology, with the full Wind-Free™ cooling system lineup – comprising both residential and commercial units – showcased at the expo. Highlights include the Wind-Free™ 4Way Cassette, which was named a finalist in the Cooling segment of the 2019 AHR Expo Innovation Awards.

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Danfoss: The new AKVP series of Electric Expansion Valves creates possibility through simplicity

The new AKVP series of electric expansion valves reduces complexity by merging the well-known AKV10 & AKVH10 portfolio into one product, 50% increased capacity in the same housing and boosting the performance. In October 2018, Danfoss premiered our new AKVP electric expansion valve to the world on the world's biggest cooling stage: Chillventa.

Diversitech Acquires Stride Tools

DiversiTech Corp., a leading aftermarket manufacturer and supplier of highly-engineered components for residential and light commercial heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC/R), announced today that it has acquired Stride Tool LLC.

SANHUA at the ICRT 2018: to Promote Energy Efficiency

The 5th International Conference on Refrigeration Technology (ICRT 2018) held grand opening ceremony on Dec.6th, in Zhuhai, China. Hundreds of experts, scholars and engineers from home and abroad attended the conference.

Danfoss Presents 2019 Business Outlook, Regulatory Update

Danfoss held its 24th annual press conference at the Georgia Aquarium. Against the backdrop of beluga whales swimming by, the company offered its business outlook for 2019, as well as a regulatory update.

Sanhua Wins Chinese Industry Oscar

At the 5th China Industry Award ceremony held in Beijing on December 9th, the project of new energy vehicle thermal management system of Sanhua Holding Group won commendation awards.

LG Takes Requests, Delivers Multi V 5

Donald Decker, director, owner sales, expects big things from an expanded sales team that can use more industry-specific terms to talk about solutions with clients working in particular sectors.

Toshiba rolls out flammables training

Toshiba Air Conditioning has launched its Flammable Refrigerant Training Programme for installers, designed to ensure safe handling of R32 and other flammable refrigerants during installation, servicing and ongoing operation.

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Daikin Acquires Austrian Refrigerating and Freezing Showcases Manufacturer AHT

Daikin has reached an agreement for the acquisition of Austria-based AHT Group, a leading company in the commercial refrigeration market in Europe.  The transaction value is € 881 million (about US$ 999 million). Through its subsidiary Daikin Europe headquartered in Belgium, Daikin will obtain all company shares from UK-based Bridgepoint, the private equity shareholder of AHT Group. Completion of the acquisition is planned for January 2019 after conclusion of all necessary procedures.

Midea Ramps up Activities in Australia

In November 2018, Midea Commercial Air Conditioner (CAC) held two significant events in a row in Australia: the Midea CAC Global Strategic Partner Conference and the opening of the first Midea Smart Home show-room.


Nidec Extends Competency by Drawing on Synergy with Secop Compressors

During Chillventa 2018, JARN interviewed Ricardo Maciel, president of Cold (compressor) Business Unit, Nidec Global Appliance Division, to hear about the focus on the acquisition of Secop and the synergy created.

Embraco New R290 Compressors Contributing to Enhanced Product Efficiency

During Chillventa 2018 held in Germany in October, JARN interviewed Luis Felipe Dau, president of Embraco, to hear about the company’s new products and business performance in the global market.


Product of the Year Winner Announced

The 2019 Innovation Award winners were honored at The AHR Expo on Tuesday, Jan. 15. Each received a classic crystal triangle trophy from Clay Stevens, manager of AHR Expo, and Sheila Hayter, president of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE).

Gree Core Technologies Bring “China Fever” into AHR Expo

From Jan. 14th to 16th, the annual show AHR Expo is held grandly in Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta. Gree brings its ultra heat series products, PV series products, residential air conditioners, commercial air conditioners and industrial products to the show.

Camfil welcomes IAQ recognition

The document outlines a range of recommendations that focus on reducing exposure to particulate matter (PM), the very smallest of which cause the most damage.


Ultra Heat Multi Zone Product Launch in AHR EXPO

On Jan. 15th local time, Gree Ultra Heat Multi Zone Product Launch was held grandly in AHR Expo, the largest scale professional exposition around the world. AHRI Vice President Mr. Bill Tritsis, Gree President Assistant Mr. Fernando Xie, Vice General Manager Mr. Oyang Jun, Assistant General Manager Mr. Carlos Long, Gree Regional Sales Manager Amelia Liang attended the conference and made a speech respectively.

Johnson Controls develops new sound attenuator designed exclusively for YORK® air handling units

The Johnson Controls High Performance Silencer is an advanced sound conditioner optimized for low frequency sound attenuation. This innovative, patent-pending silencer delivers comparable performance levels in half the space of a traditional three-foot duct silencer.

Johnson Controls introducing diverse portfolio of YORK® Absorption Chillers and Heat Pumps at 2019 AHR Expo

As part of its commitment to global sustainability, Johnson Controls will showcase the YORK® absorption offering at the 2019 AHR Expo (Booth #B1617), January 14-16 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. These products use only a natural refrigerant (water) and are driven by waste or other low-cost heat sources.

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Chillventa 2018 Report-- Photo Report

Kirloskar Chillers—featured products including the TurboLev water-cooled centrifugal chiller with a magnetic bearing compressor. The TurboLev adopts HFO-1234ze nontoxic and low-flammability refrigerant with zero ODP and less than 1 GWP and reduces direct CO2 emissions by 99.6%.

CEATEC Japan 2018 — Presents the Future Society Realized with Society 5.0 —

For four days from October 16 to 19, the Cyber Physical System (CPS)/Internet of Things (IoT) exhibition, Combined Exhibition of Advanced Technologies (CEATEC) Japan 2018 was, held at Makuhari Messe. In the wake of the previous exhibition, that in 2018 was positioned as the ‘exhibition of Society 5.0 that dispatches Japan’s growth strategy and future towards the world.

Refrigerant Diversification to Reduce Environmental Impacts--Photo Report

Daikin—showcased a broad range of products with R32 refrigerant including Stylish wall-mounted RACs, the Daikin Altherma 3 heat pump, and the SkyAir Alpha series. Additionally, R410A systems such as Daikin VRV systems, ZEAS air conditioners, and Conveni Pack refrigeration systems were also displayed.