August 2022 – Embraco, a global provider of refrigeration technology for the complete residential and commercial cold chain, and part of Nidec Global Appliance’s portfolio of brands, announced a new range of indoor R290 condensing units for Europe, especially for food service applications, such as under-counters, blast chillers, cold rooms and reach ins. The lineup will be one of the groups of products highlighted at Chillventa, the world’s leading exhibition for refrigeration technology that will be held in Germany, from 11 to 13th October 2022.
Monday 14 November · Committee Meetings. Venue: MAI Building, Rue Washington 40, Brussels Tuesday 15 November · Policy conference about Building decarbonisation and phase out of fossil fuels in heating and cooling. Venue: Thon Hotel Bristol Stephanie, Brussels
Emerson announced its E360 Webinar series, “The Journey to Lower-GWP Refrigerants” will include five webinars designed to prepare food retailers and other industry stakeholders for the U.S. phasedown of hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) refrigerants. The series, which kicked off with the webinars “Regulatory Update: The Latest in Refrigerant Rulemaking and Safety Standards” and “The Role of Emerging Refrigerants Alternatives: CO2, A2Ls and R-290,” is designed to provide food retailers with strategies to achieve compliance of federal refrigerant mandates by exploring refrigerant and equipment options that align with their operational and sustainability goals.
Samsung Electronics today broke ground for a new semiconductor research and development complex in Giheung, Korea, aiming to extend its leadership in state-of-the-art semiconductor technology. Samsung Electronics plans to invest about KRW 20 trillion by 2028 for the complex in an area covering about 109,000 square meters within its Giheung campus. The new facility will lead advanced research on next-generation devices and processes for memory and system semiconductors, as well as development of innovative new technologies based on a long-term roadmap.
During the summer sales, statistics for heat pumps during 2021 have been presented for different markets in the world. In Europe, heat pump sales grew by 34% during 2021 – an all-time high! On July 12, EHPA published figures for 21 countries in Europe. In total, 2.18 million heat pump units were sold in these countries – nearly 560,000 more than in 2020. This brings the total number of installed heat pumps in the EU to 16.98 million, covering around 14% of the heating market.
Refrigeration units designed specifically for use in sea transport are put to use for the purpose of ensuring that perishable cargo is kept at the correct temperature throughout travel. These are referred to as reefer units in the industry. Refrigeration systems designed for use in marine transport are utilised for transfer over greater distances and of greater quantities. The increasing volume of commodities going both in and out of the country has led to an increase in demand for refrigeration units in maritime transport. When it comes to the processing, preservation, and shipping of fresh and frozen food products, transport refrigeration is necessary in many different ways.
Following the amendments tabled in the ITRE committee of the European Parliament on 06 July 2022 and the progressing negotiations in the Council on the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD), REHVA has released an updated position paper on the Directive. While there are promising developments in the ongoing negotiations, REHVA is concerned that the definition and requirements for 'zero-emission buildings' (ZEBs) will lead to a fragmented implementation among Member States.
Thermosystems LLC, a commercial heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) manufacturers’ representative serving Chicago, northwest Indiana, and central and southern Illinois, today announced it has appointed Mike Murray as President. Murray, who has been with the firm for more than 10 years as a leading sales engineer, is replacing John Dolan, one of the company’s co-founders, who is retiring after 22 years of service.