Savant Integrates with Resideo's Honeywell Home T-Series Smart Thermostats

Savant Integrates with Resideo's Honeywell Home T-Series Smart Thermostats

Savant, a leader in smart home technology, has announced compatibility between their control platform and Resideo’s Honeywell Home T Series Smart Thermostats. This ground breaking cloud-to-cloud integration delivers the most intuitive operation imaginable, including voice control via Savant’s award-winning touchscreen Pro Remote and Pro 8 app.

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Registration for SkillFRIDGE opens on March 1

Registration for the practical skills competition SkillFRIDGE opens on March 1. The organisers of the competition says that the competition is a way for the cooling industry to tackle the skills crisis head-on, helping to cultivate a knowledgeable, innovative and inspired workforce.

Combination of energy labels: Local Space Heaters, Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps (GEN - 997.00)

To facilitate the comparison of different technologies with the same application, the consultant for the Review Studies proposes introducing the same Energy Efficiency classes for the appliances in the scope of Regulation (EU) 2015/1186 ‘Local Space Heaters’ and Regulation (EU) 626/2011 ‘Air Conditioners’.

Centrica expands in smart home technology and smart hot water tanks

The company has also made a key investment in ‘smart hot water tank’ technology, backing the Oxford University commercial spinoff Mixergy.

Cambridge Engineering Announced 2018 Sales Leadership Awards

Cambridge Engineering announced that two representatives, HVAC Commercial Solutions (Mid Atlantic), and John McGraw (Michigan) achieved their coveted “platinum” distinction, selling more than $2,000,000 in Cambridge equipment during 2018.

Midea V6 Solutions to the Largest High-end Apartment in Iraq

Iraq Gate project is the largest high-end apartment in Iraq and is located in the heart of Baghdad. It is estimated to build 48 apartments together with 4 shopping malls and hospitals and so on.

Emerson’s New Ultrasonic Welding Platform Meets Challenges of Critical Small Plastic Part Assembly

Emerson has launched a new generation of ultrasonic welders that support the growing demand for the assembly of smaller and more intricate plastic components such as those used within medical devices and consumer electronics.

Temperature-controlled courier guide

Cold Chain News has published its annual guide to temperature-controlled courier companies in the February issue. Courier companies say that 2018 was a strong year for business, despite the spectre of Brexit, rising fuel prices and skills shortages, according to a report by Cold Chain News.

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Next-generation Refrigerant Initiatives

The International Symposium on New Refrigerants and Environmental Technology 2018 (Kobe Symposium) was held at the Kobe International Conference Center and organized by the Japan Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Indus- try Association (JRAIA). The 13th edition of the symposium started on December 6 and ended with success on December 7.

Daikin Acquires Austrian Refrigerating and Freezing Showcases Manufacturer AHT

Daikin has reached an agreement for the acquisition of Austria-based AHT Group, a leading company in the commercial refrigeration market in Europe.  The transaction value is € 881 million (about US$ 999 million). Through its subsidiary Daikin Europe headquartered in Belgium, Daikin will obtain all company shares from UK-based Bridgepoint, the private equity shareholder of AHT Group. Completion of the acquisition is planned for January 2019 after conclusion of all necessary procedures.


AHRI Contributing to Healthy Growth of U.S. HVAC&R Industry

JARN interviewed Stephen Yurek, president and chief executive officer (CEO), the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI). He talked about recent trends in U.S. air conditioning demand, standards and regulations, the move to low global warming potential (GWP) refrigerants, and AHRI’s recent activities.

Nidec Extends Competency by Drawing on Synergy with Secop Compressors

During Chillventa 2018, JARN interviewed Ricardo Maciel, president of Cold (compressor) Business Unit, Nidec Global Appliance Division, to hear about the focus on the acquisition of Secop and the synergy created.


STULZ Training Presents Grow Room Webinar Series

STULZ is pleased to announce the grow room webinar series. This three-part webinar series is ideal for anyone associated with the grow room industry. You will leave this series with a better understanding of the grow room industry, how to select the appropriate temperature and humidity equipment for the application, and how to get the best ROI in the grow room space.

Welcome to Midea Booth on Climatización 2019

Climatización 2019 emerged as an important benchmark event in Spain for HVAC industry. More than 700 companies and 50,000 people will attend the exhibition.

Center for Sustainable Landscapes, Pittsburgh

In 2012, Phipps reached new heights with the opening of the Center for Sustainable Landscapes (CSL), which was the first and remains the only facility in the world to meet four of the highest green building standards: Living Building Challenge™, WELL Building Platinum, Four-Stars Sustainable SITES™ and LEED® Platinum.


Dacor Explores the Culture of Entertaining with the Debut of Cutting-Edge Products at KBIS 2019

New product unveilings include additions to the acclaimed Modernist and Heritage collections, further expanding the next generation of creative tools for the modern entertainer

USGBC announces Top 10 countries, regions for LEED green building

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), Washington, D.C., announced the annual Top 10 countries and regions for LEED. Outside the U.S. Mainland China topped the list with more than 68 million gross square meters.

Courier firms’ strong business growth in 2018

Courier companies say that 2018 was a strong year for business, despite the spectre of Brexit, rising fuel prices and skills shortages, according to a report by Cold Chain News.

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Refcold India Makes Impressive Debut--Photo Report

Kirloskar Pneumatic—is one of the leading Indian companies in refrigeration, air, and gas compression.

Refcold India Makes Impressive Debut

The refrigeration and cold chain industry is one of the sunrise sectors in India. For the last three years, it has been growing at a compound average growth rate (CAGR) of 17–19%, and this pace of growth is expected to be maintained for several years.

Chillventa 2018 Report-- Photo Report

Kirloskar Chillers—featured products including the TurboLev water-cooled centrifugal chiller with a magnetic bearing compressor. The TurboLev adopts HFO-1234ze nontoxic and low-flammability refrigerant with zero ODP and less than 1 GWP and reduces direct CO2 emissions by 99.6%.