UBER Technology Lab Tapped Unique Ventilation Solution

UBER Technology Lab Tapped Unique Ventilation Solution

Now up and running in Pittsburgh, the transportation company’s new research and development facility required extensive HVAC zone management. In Summer 2016, UBER Advanced Technologies Group (ATG) officially opened its doors in downtown Pittsburgh. As the main campus for UBER’s autonomous vehicle research and development labs, the building presented a unique design challenge.  

Latest headlines

EPREL state of play and new prototype version (GEN - 972.00)

On 29 November, DG Energy provided an update on the state of play. The Commission aims to make the data that suppliers upload in the database accessible to market surveillance authorities and the public as of April 2019 rather than 1 January 2019.

GEA Delivers 10,000th Liquid Manure Spreader to PK Winter Farms

GEA`s 10,000th liquid manure spreader unit: EL48 8800 model with a capacity of 10,500 US gal. From left to right, Randy Gorter – Head of North America Manure Management Sales at GEA, Chris and Paul Winter - owners of PK Winter Farms Inc , Scott Shane - GEA Manure Management Sales Specialist and Jason Baumgarn – AWS Salesman. (Source: GEA)

Sage Communications Expands Client Portfolio with the Addition of Seven New Clients

Award-winning integrated marketing communications agency adds new clients across public relations and marketing divisions

BAC to be Featured on Inside the Blueprint Airing on Fox Business Network

 Baltimore Aircoil Company (BAC) will be featured in an upcoming episode of Inside the Blueprint airing on Fox Business. The segment will review how BAC’s customer-fueled innovation processes produced a revolutionary new product – the NexusTM Modular Hybrid Cooler.

Dean & Wood switches to MHI

Beijer Ref UK has now secured exclusive distribution rights with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries for all its UK businesses, with the announcement that Dean & Wood will switch brands from Mitsubishi Electric in the New Year.

Clean Energy Package (GEN - 793.00)

GEN - 973.00. Publication of all three revised directives in the Official Journal is scheduled on 21 December. The 2030 targets set out in the revised Energy Efficiency Directive are 32,5%. The revised Renewable Energy Sources Directive has a binding collective target of 32% of energy that shall come from renewable energy sources.

Toshiba distribution updates

Following another strong year of sales, Toshiba Air Conditioning would like to thank all of our customers for the continuous support and our distribution partners for the commitment we receive from them working hand in hand with Toshiba to help support our direct sales channel.

Cover Story

Refrigerant Diversification to Reduce Environmental Impacts

Chillventa was held successfully from October 16 to 18 in Nuremberg, Germany. This biennial international exhibition of refrigeration, air conditioning, ventilation, and heat pump equipment attracted a recordhigh 35,490 trade visitors and 1,019 exhibitors.
 As a platform to publicize product information, Chillventa is positioned as an important networking venue for refrigeration, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (RHVAC) industry professionals. Exhibitors set up attention-getting booths with distinctive designs to attract visitors and showcase their products and services. JARN sent reporters to cover the three days of the trade show and interview exhibitors and other attendees.

Panasonic’s New Commercial AC Sales Company in China Launches Operations in September

Panasonic established Panasonic Appliances Air-Conditioning Equipment (China) Co., Ltd. (PAPAECN) on June 6, 2018, with the objective of strengthening its commercial air conditioner business in the Chinese market. The sales company, which exclusively sells commercial air conditioner systems, launched its sales operations this September.


Belimo Achieves Success through Customer-centered Strategy

Belimo reported dynamic sales growth of 12.7% in the first half of 2018. Recently, JARN interviewed Lars van der Haegen, chief executive officer (CEO), Belimo, to hear about the secrets governing the company’s success. Belimo Automation was founded in Switzerland in 1975. Thanks to these products, Belimo achieved market leadership in European local markets then expanded to the Americas, and Asia Pacific, and rapidly became a global company.

Danfoss Commercial Compressors Evolve to Meet Market Needs

JARN interviewed Noel Ryan, president of Danfoss Commercial Compressors, to hear about the company’s business strategy and new products focusing on oil-free technology and alternative refrigerants.

Mitsubishi Electric Sets to Establish Strong Sales Channels in the U.S. Commercial AC Market

JARN interviewed Masafumi Ando, the new senior general manager of Overseas, Air-Conditioning & Refrigeration Systems Division, Mitsubishi Electric, who was appointed on April 1, 2018. He talked about the division’s air conditioning business focusing on priority markets, alternative refrigerants, production bases, and sales cooperation with Ingersoll Rand.


Alfa Laval wins SEK 140 million energy-efficiency order

Alfa Laval – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling – has won an order to supply compact heat exchangers to a petrochemical plant in the U.S. The order has a value of approximately SEK 140 million.

Arada awards three contracts to build almost 800 homes

Arada has awarded three contracts for the construction of close to 800 homes at its two major projects in Sharjah.
 Modern Building Contracting Company (MBCC) will build three apartment blocks at the Aljada development comprising a total of 366 units.

Bry-Air Eye Camp at Moga, Punjab

The camp was held on Sunday, 18th November, 2018 in Mathra Das Civil Hospital, Moga in association with Bhartiya Jagriti Manch. Facilities provided were free eye check-up, free spectacles, free medicine and free cataract operation to the patients.


BEIS Select Committee demands retentions crackdown

A hard-hitting report from the department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Select Committee has backed the building engineering industry’s calls for tougher action on late payment.

On demand webinar: Benefits of Vaisala Carbocap measurement technology

Learn about the advantages of Vaisala Carbocap technology over other infrared CO2 measurement technologies and the value it offers to applications such as greenhouses, CO2 incubators, and HVAC.

Dynamic Air Quality Solutions Deepens Commitment to Sustainability

Dynamic Air Quality Solutions, a manufacturer and distributor of high-performance indoor air quality products, announced that they have recently become a member of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, an association of colleges and universities working to create a sustainable world.

Photo Report

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.

Refrigeration & HVAC Indonesia Expands by Adding Two More New Exhibitions

Refrigeration & HVAC Indonesia and International Indonesian Sea-food and Meat (IISM) Expo were held simultaneously at Jakarta International Expo from September 26 to 28, 2018. From this year, two other exhibitions, Solar & Energy Storage Indonesia and International Farming Technology Expo, were added.