Panasonic Aquarea Heat Pumps provide sustainable heating for Cambridgeshire homes

Panasonic Aquarea Heat Pumps provide sustainable heating for Cambridgeshire homes

Working with East Cambridgeshire District Council, Palace Green Homes is in the final phase of a new 54-home residential development in the Cambridgeshire village of Haddenham, with 19 affordable housing properties for the Haddenham Community Land Trust (CLT). Panasonic and specialist heating and cooling distributor, Oceanair, worked with CG Plumbing to provide each property with sustainable heating and domestic hot water via Panasonic’s Aquarea Mono-bloc air to water heat pumps.

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New Chairman and Vice-Chairman of Eurovent PG-CUR

Brussels, 29 November 2022. The Eurovent Product Group ‘Air Curtains’ (PG-CUR) has elected Carsten Dittmar (Systemair) as its new Chairman and Michael Hims (Carver) as the new Vice-Chairman. The election took place during the Product Group meeting at the 2022 Eurovent Summit in Antalya, Türkiye.


Panasonic Delivers Heating and Cooling for Gloucester City Council

Gloucester City Council has recently relocated and completed a refurbishment of a 700 Sq. Metre office space in the East Shopping Centre of the town. The Council has set net zero targets for 2030 and were looking for a sustainable and energy efficient system to cool and heat their new office space to replace an old gas boiler, plus wanted to ensure that the indoor air quality catered for the well-being of their employees and visitors. 


Midea Announces Upgraded Sustainability Strategy

Midea, a global leader in the smart home segment, unveiled its upgraded sustainability strategy for its green products at Chillventa 2022.


ASERCOM & EPEE Hold Symposium at Chillventa Congress

On the day prior to the exhibition, the Association of European Refrigeration Component Manufacturers (ASERCOM) and the European Partnership for Energy and the Environment (EPEE) held a symposium as a highlight of the Chillventa Congress. The program focused on sustainability, refrigerants, and international markets in three sessions.

Panasonic’s new VRF Mini Cassette comes with upgraded nanoe™ X Mark 3

Panasonic Heating & Cooling Solutions has introduced its new VRF Mini Cassette MY3 with nanoe™ X Mark 3 Generator as standard. The slim cassette is available in 6 capacities ranging from 1.5 – 5.6kW and with the more powerful nanoe™ X Mark 3 integrated within, is ideal for improving environments such as offices, veterinary clinics, restaurants, supermarkets, and more.

4 PRODUCT & TECHNOLOGY TRENDS

Buildings accounted for 36% of global energy demand and 37% of energy-related CO2 emissions in 2020, according to the 2021 Global Status Report for Buildings and Construction from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)*¹. And building operational energy accounted for 27% of energy-related CO2 emissions. Therefore, buildings are a significant source of CO2 emissions.

3.10 AUSTRALIA

According to JARN’s database, the market demand for chillers and air-side systems amounted to US$ 82 million and US$ 41 million in 2021. This increasing trend has become more pronounced in 2022. According to the current situation, the whole year of 2022 will exceed the pre-pandemic level.

Cover Story

Emerson to Sell Majority Stake in Climate Technologies

On October 31, 2022, Emerson, a global technology and software company, announced a definitive agreement under which it will sell a majority stake in its Climate Technologies business to private equity funds managed by Blackstone, a leading global alternative asset manager, in a transaction valuing Climate Technologies at US$ 14.0 billion. Emerson will receive upfront, pretax cash proceeds of approximately US$ 9.5 billion, while retaining a non-controlling ownership interest in a new standalone joint venture (JV).

Heat Pumps Revitalize HVAC&R Industry — Report on Chillventa 2022

Chillventa kicked off in Nuremberg, Germany, on October 11, 2022, and this was the first face-to-face event in four years. Leading manufacturers in the heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVAC&R) industry returned with their latest products and technologies to the exhibition stage in the beautiful old city with its colorful trees. JARN and other press members covered the lively venue where cutting-edge technology competed in this historic city.

Interview

Daikin Is Now Deeply Rooted in Latin American Soil

Shigeki Hagiwara, senior associate officer of Daikin, has been based in Mexico since 2018 as representative of Daikin Latin America operations. Receiving JARN’s interview on Daikin’s strategies and applied business in Latin America, he spoke of his aspirations linked to his respect for the Amigo culture in Latin America.

Haier Accelerates Global Localization of AC Business

Haier, a leading air conditioner manufacturer in China, has been exploring overseas markets with its own brands and performed strongly in the first half of 2022. In this context, JARN interviewed Zhang Tieyan, director of Haier Air Conditioning Overseas Market, to learn about the company’s business performances in overseas markets.

Market

LG Offers Suitable Solutions with Its Wide Range of Chiller Lineups

LG Electronics (LG) boasts various types of chillers to meet the diverse needs of customers, from centrifugal, screw, and scroll types to absorption chillers.

Panasonic Expands Its Chiller Lineup with the Sustainable ECOi-W R32

In 2022, Panasonic Heating & Cooling Solutions has expanded its ECOi-W R32 range to add the Chiller portfolio which includes heat pumps and cooling-only units, 50 to 170 kW, high SEER 4.64 in U-150 model, high SCOP 3.73 in U-130 model.

MEHITS Launches New Air-source Chiller and Reversible Heat Pumps

Mitsubishi Electric Hydronics & IT Cooling Systems (MEHITS) MECHiS-G07 and MEHP-iS-G07, a unique range of Mitsubishi Electric branded air-source chillers and reversible heat pumps, features variable speed scroll compressors and low-GWP refrigerant R32.

Product

New Mitsubishi Electric Chiller & Heat Pump Applied Ranges

At Chillventa 2022, Mitsubishi Electric presented MEHP-iS-G07 reversible heat pumps and MECHiS-G07 air-source chillers with variable speed scroll compressors and low global warming potential (GWP) refrigerant R32, available from 50 to 220 kW.

Heat Pump Manufacturers Strengthening Their Business in Europe

In Europe, demand for heat pumps as contributors to energy savings and environmental protection is increasing fast. In this context, heat pump manufacturers have been strengthening their business in Europe, by expanding their production, research and development (R&D), sales, and other capabilities.
On October 3, 2022, Panasonic announced that its Heating & Ventilation A/C Company is expediting its growth strategy for its air-towater (ATW) heat pump business in Europe.
 

3.9 LATIN AMERICA

Compared with other regions such as North America, Central and South America were negatively affected in the first half of 2021 by weak medical systems, a lack of government response to the pandemic and economic stimulus measures, and sudden exchange rate fluctuations.

Photo Report

Heat Pumps Revitalize HVAC&R Industry — Report on Chillventa 2022 — Photo Report

Bock—showcased its complete trans-critical CO2 compressor range with additional options for capacity control and raised efficiency, such as the new 6-cylinder HGX56 CO2 T model.

CR 2022 Photo Report — Part II

China Refrigeration Expo 2022 (CR 2022), the 33rd International Exhibition for Refrigeration, Air-conditioning, Heating and Ventilation, Frozen Food Processing, Packaging and Storage, was held at the Chongqing International Expo Center from August 1 to 3, 2022. Here is the Photo Report Part II continued from the September regular issue.

MCE 2022 Photo Report — Part II

Mostra Convegno Expocomfort (MCE), a global event in the heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVAC&R), renewable sources, and energy efficiency sectors, was held on June 28 to July 1, 2022 at Fiera Milano, Milan, Italy. Here is the Photo Report Part II continued from the September regular issue.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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