Partnership to develop heat pump water heater

Partnership to develop heat pump water heater

Thermal energy storage specialist Sunamp has signed an agreement with Chinese partner Jiangsu Gomon New Energy to move forward with manufacturing and commercialisation of a heat pump water heater based on Gomon heat pumps and on Sunamp high energy-density, high power-density heat batteries. Maurizio Zaglio, international business development manager at Sunamp, with trade and investment minister Ivan McKee and Gomon chairman Chaohong Fan.

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Industrial Analytics Platform soft-launched at Thailand Industry Expo

The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) rolled out its Industrial Analytics Platform (IAP) during a soft launch at the Thailand Industry Expo 2019 today. Thai Minister of Industry, Mr. Suriya Juangroongruangkit, opened the Expo and visited the UNIDO booth that featured the IAP.

Ingersoll rand: Steve Hagood Elected to Project Scientist Board of Directors

Project Scientist, a non-profit 501(c)(3) dedicated to creating STEM experiences for girls, announced today that it has elected Steve Hagood, senior vice president and chief information officer at Ingersoll Rand, to its Board of Directors.

Saudi Arabia's Chiller Market 2014-2024: Size, Share, Development, Growth & Demand Forecast

The Saudi Arabian chiller market is predicted to generate a revenue of $291 million by 2024, progressing at a CAGR of 2.7% during the forecast period (2019-2024). This growth can be majorly attributed to the increasing investments in the tourism sector and commercial infrastructure, and expansion of the overall hospitality industry.  

Kele, Inc. Completes Acquisition of Temperature Control Systems, Inc.

Kele, Inc. recently announced the acquisition of Temperature Control Systems, Inc. The acquisition expands Kele’s footprint and enhances its ability to serve customers in the south-central United States. Temperature Control Systems, which is headquartered in Dallas with six locations across Texas and Oklahoma, will increase its offering with a broader product line, value-added services, and faster delivery options.

Leaflet on illegal refrigerants

With the EU F-Gas Regulation and HFC phase down, the pressure on HFCs, particularly when they have a high GWP, has considerably increased. Refrigerants have become precious goods. They are essential for the safe and reliable operation of your business – just as medicine can be essential for your life. Therefore, you cannot afford to take any risk.

Wabco and TIP connect the fleets

Wabco will upgrade TIP trailers with telematics and digital fleet management systems including track and trace capabilities and remote trailer health and diagnostics. The telematics systems also include tyre pressure monitoring and on reefers, fridge management.

U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry Tours Thermal Energy Corporation

U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry Thursday visited Thermal Energy Corporation (TECO) to see first-hand the energy system that cools and heats buildings in the world’s largest medical complex – the Texas Medical Center. TECO was recently selected the #1 district energy system in the world for 2019 by the International District Energy Association.

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Trade War Accelerates and Supply Chain Heads South

The intensifying trade war between the United States and China not only casts a shadow over the global economy, but also seriously impacts both the supply and demand sides of the air conditioning industry. Manufacturers, retailers, and consumers face pressure to share the 25% tariff increase. At the same time, the air conditioner supply chain has begun or is about to start changing.

Use of R290 for Heat Pumps Expanding in Europe

In Europe, demand for rotary compressors using propane (R290) refrigerant is expanding. There are several contributing factors for this increase such as growing demand for heat pump applications such as washer dryers and air-to-water (ATW) heat pumps. The European Commission (EC) is in the final steps of the legislative process that should result in the publication after the summer break of revised EcoDesign and energy labeling regulations for five types of household appliances including washing machines and washer dryers.


Belimo Moving towards the Internet of Things with Innovative Products

During China Refrigeration Expo (CRH) 2019 held in April in Shanghai, JARN visited Belimo’s booth and interviewed Peter Schmidlin, chief innovation officer, member of the Executive Committee, and head of Innovation, Belimo Holding. During JARN’s interview, he explained Belimo’s innovation, technology, investment, and Belimo’s highlights at CRH focusing on Internet of Things (IoT) products.

CAREL Is Leading Provider of Advanced Control Solutions for HVAC&R

JARN interviewed Giandomenico Lombello, new managing director of CAREL Group, to hear about the company’s business performance, products, production bases, market situation, and so on.


Propane Council Announces New Director of Residential and Commercial Business Development

WASHINGTON  — The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) announced Bryan Cordill as its director of residential and commercial business development.

Tecumseh Products Announces Appointments

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Tecumseh Products has announced several recent appointments: 
    Ernani Nunes has been appointed senior vice president, Global Sales and Engineering.
    Chet Brown has been appointed vice president, Global IT.


RectorSeal Introduces Flaretite, the HVAC/R Tubing Flare Leak Preventative

RectorSeal®, Houston, a leading manufacturer of quality HVAC/R tools and accessories, has been named the master distributor in the North America and Australia HVAC/R markets for the Flaretite seal. Flaretite, Brighton, Mich., is the industry’s first gasket-like seal designed specifically for making a tight, leak-resistant connection between flared tubing connections used in air-conditioning/refrigeration applications.

ASERCOM on the road to success at the China Refrigeration Expo in Shanghai

From 9th to 11th April, the thirtieth China Refrigeration Expo took place, as this year’s highlight of the refrigerant industry in Asia. ASERCOM was on site and was able to organize a symposium together with the Chinese Association CAR for the first time. The China Refrigeration Expo in Shanghai is one of the world's leading trade fairs for refrigeration, air-conditioning, heating and ventilation technology, as well as for the processing, packaging and storage of frozen products.

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CRH Expo 2019 in Shanghai—Continued from May Issue

CAREL—received an Innovation Product Award in the Refrigeration category at CHR 2019 for Hecu CO2. Hecu sistema is the CAREL high-efficiency solution for condensing units with BLDC compressors and natural refrigerants. The use of Hecu CO2 is expected to expand in China.

Japan IT Week Showcases Cutting-edge Technologies in 11 Fields

From May 8 to 10, Japan IT Week Spring was held at the Tokyo Big Sight. Japan IT Week Spring is Japan’s largest IT exposition consisting of 11 special expositions such as Data Center Expo, Software & Apps Development Expo, Big Data Management Expo, Data Storage Expo, Information Security Expo, and Cloud Computing Expo.

Pursuit of High-Quality Life with Energy Saving and Environmental Stewardship--Photo Report

Gree—released several new products such as an independently developed high-efficiency and energy saving magnetic-bearing centrifugal compressor featuring a permanent magnet synchronous motor. Other exhibits included GMV series VRFs, heat pumps, etc.

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