Carrier Launches Updated Line of WeatherMaker® Rooftop Units

Carrier Launches Updated Line of WeatherMaker® Rooftop Units

Carrier’s award-winning line of WeatherMaker® single-packaged rooftop units are now available with more environmentally sustainable R-454B refrigerant, known commercially as Puron Advance. Carrier is a part of Carrier Global Corporation (NYSE: CARR), global leader in intelligent climate and energy solutions. The all new Puron Advance™ 48FE gas heat and 50FE cooling only WeatherMaker models feature Carrier’s refrigerant of choice for light commercial and residential applications.

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LG USA renews partnership with Tennessee titans

NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 9, 2024 – LG Electronics USA and the Tennessee Titans have signed a multi-year extension of their partnership, which will continue to focus on providing support to local businesses, driving economic growth and creating community programs and events.

LU-VE Group: turnover in line with expectations; further growth of order backlog

Uboldo (Varese, Italy), July 11, 2024 - LU-VE Group announces the highlights results as of June 30, 2024:

Adveco: Restoring Solar Thermal On Commercial Buildings

For more than a decade at the start of the 21st Century, the government drove efforts to explore the validity of solar renewables, first solar photovoltaics for generation or electricity and later solar thermal as a means of capturing solar energy onsite for water heating. Purchasing flat plate or evacuated tube systems, proved cost-effective and the technology enjoyed a heyday with many public sector buildings employing one or both options.

Dr Andy Pearson to present new research on refrigeration technology innovations and energy efficiency at the Herrick Conferences 2024

As part of Star Refrigeration’s commitment to advancing industry standards through innovation and collaboration, Group Managing Director Dr Andy Pearson will present two papers, chair a session, and participate in a plenary session discussion panel during the three-day event.

Stay Cool and Sustainable This Summer with Panasonic

As temperatures start to rise, keeping our homes cool, fresh, and comfortable becomes a top priority. When it's hot outside, air conditioning isn't just about staying cool – it plays a crucial role in maintaining an optimal indoor environment. By alleviating some of the strain on your body's cooling system, air conditioning helps you stay energised and hydrated, allowing you to enjoy your summer activities to the fullest.

Haier Ghana wins the "Product of the Year"

On July 5, 2024, the Global Business Brands Summit & Awards, hosted by the Government of Ghana, took place in Accra, the capital. At the award ceremony, Haier Smart Home was the only home appliance brand to receive the "Product of the Year 2023" Award.

Condair acquires Kuul

US-based evaporative media manufacturer, Kuul, has been acquired by humidity control specialist, Condair. Kuul is a leading manufacturer of glass fibre and cellulose media used in evaporative cooling systems and adiabatic pre-cooling for chillers and turbines. Rebranding as Condair - Evaporative Technologies, the organisation will be extending its distribution of evaporative media solutions through Condair’s global network of sales and service offices in 23 countries, and its wider distribution partners around the world.

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Europe to Achieve Carbon Neutrality with Healthy Heat Pump Market Growth

The European air-to-water (ATW) heat pump market, which grew explosively during the period spanning 2020 to 2022, is currently facing various challenges. Issues are arising throughout the industrial process, including disruptions to production plans and supply chains as well as increased distribution inventory.
The explosive growth of the market a few years ago was the result of a combination of multiple factors, including governments’ decisions to phase out gas boilers in an effort to decarbonize and the provision of generous subsidies for electric heat pumps as an alternative clean heating device, along with concerns about gas supplies triggered by the Ukraine crisis.

Daikin to Change Its Representative Directors

On May 9, 2024, Daikin held a press conference to announce drastic changes in its representative directors during its 100th anniversary year.


Frascold Continues to Grow in Hard Times with Its Forward-looking Investments

In March 2024, JARN visited Frascold, a global leader in semi-hermetic screw compressors, at its production site in Rescaldina, Italy, and interviewed Giuseppe Galli, chief executive officer (CEO), to hear about the company’s history, product range, production sites, and vision.

Systemair Advances the Middle East’s Vision for Sustainable Growth and Healthy Air

JARN interviewed Kurt Maurer, market area director Asia and Middle East, Systemair Group, and Khalil El Ghazzi, managing director, Systemair Saudi Arabia, who gave insights into the global ventilation company’s new factory in Riyadh, the capital city in Saudi Arabia, increased investment in the region, and the values driving the group’s 50 years in the business.

Lubrizol Reliably Delivers Its Lubricants via Its Global Footprint

Lubrizol is a global specialty chemicals company whose science delivers sustainable solutions to advance mobility, improve well-being, and enhance modern life. For the heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVAC&R) industry, it offers a wide array of solutions to serve customers’ lubricant needs. JARN interviewed Mike Brubaker, global vice president of Finished Fluids for Lubrizol, to gain an insight into the company’s lubricant business.


Liebherr HVAC units for Etihad Rail high-speed trains

Liebherr Transportation Systems (China) Co., Ltd. has been commissioned to deliver and service heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC) units for installation in three high-speed trains that will be operated by Etihad Rail.

Kelvion introduces groundbreaking hybrid cooling system to revolutionise thermal efficiency

11. July 2024 Kelvion is reshaping the market to boost thermal efficiency and empower customers to operate sustainably and energy-efficiently. The new state-of-the-art hybrid cooling system is designed to deliver exceptional thermal performance at the same time as minimising environmental impact. This revolutionary system offers a perfect balance between water and energy consumption while setting a new standard in the heat rejection industry.

Thermo King Introduces Trailer Assist Premium, Vehicle Data Monitoring Solution For Trailers

Thermo King Trailer Assist Premium is a next step in data monitoring solutions for refrigerated trailers combining cooling unit’s and trailer data within one telematics platform.


Daikin: IEQ Sensor & demand-controlled ventilation

Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ) concerns not only air quality but also other factors that affect the comfort and well-being of building occupants, such as thermal comfort. IEQ aims to improve the overall living or working environment, considering not only physical health but also the general well-being of the occupants. By optimising IEQ, buildings can promote healthier, more productive and more comfortable indoor environments. Daikin's new IEQ sensor addresses the increasing awareness and importance of indoor air quality, providing an advanced solution for the monitoring and management of IAQ across various indoor environments. Furthermore, this article will present a case study demonstrating the energy-saving benefits of the Daikin IEQ sensor when integrated with our Modular T unit.

Mitsubishi Electric: Automotive and HVAC Systems

MEHITS has already successfully provided its air-conditioning and cooling solutions to factories dedicated to the production of automotive or associated components, making the related factories comfortable, safe, sustainable and future proof, reducing energy consumption and thus operating costs. Let's see a selection of them together: click here.

Announcing Our Latest FREE CIBSE-Approved CPD: Modern Solutions for Domestic Water Services

We are excited to announce the launch of our latest Continuing Professional Development (CPD) course, "Modern Solutions for Domestic Water Services". This CIBSE-approved course is now available through the free-to-access Altecnic Academy digital platform.

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ARBS 2024 Records Biggest Participation and Most Initiatives Ever

ARBS 2024, Air Conditioning Refrigeration and Building Services Exhibition, was held on May 28 to 30 at the ICC Sydney in Australia.
This year’s exhibition recorded its biggest participation ever, with over 9,000 visitors and about 350 exhibitors which displayed innovations, technologies, products, and solutions in the heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVAC&R) sector as well as building services.

HVAC-R Show Chile Brings Together HVAC&R Players in South America

HVAC-R Show Chile 2024, the sixth International Air Conditioning, Heating, Ventilation, Refrigeration, and Domestic Hot Water Fair, was held on May 15 to 17 at the Centro Cultural Estación Mapocho in Santiago, the first cultural center of Chile that was built as a national monument in 1910 to commemorate the centennial of the republic’s return to democracy. The show has been organized every two years by Arma Productora, a company with a solid and recognized presence in the heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVAC&R) sector in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Paraguay, Peru, and Uruguay.

MCE 2024 Photo Report — Part II

Mostra Convegno Expocomfort (MCE) was held in Milan, Italy, on March 12 to 15, 2024. Here is Part II of the Photo Report featuring highlighted exhibits of the latest heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVAC&R) solutions that go beyond comfort.

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