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.  

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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.

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.

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.

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)

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.

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.

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.

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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.


Weil-McLain Introduces Advanced, Energy Efficient Stainless Steel Vertical Firetube Commercial Boiler

Hydronic comfort heating leader Weil-McLain® now offers its most advanced commercial stainless steel boiler. The new Stainless Steel Vertical Firetube (SVF) features industry-leading thermal efficiency up to 97.1%, unrivaled ease of installation and maintenance, the intuitive and user-friendly Unity™ control system, and Weil-McLain boiler design reliability and longevity.

2018 North Carolina HVAC/R Apprentice Contest

The fourteenth annual North Carolina HVAC/R Apprentice Contest was held on Friday, October 19th at the NC State Fairgrounds in Raleigh, NC. The contest is sponsored by the North Carolina Department of Community Colleges/Apprenticeship NC and the North Carolina Department of Agriculture.

JARN Would Like to Feature Your Advertisements in its Revamped Newsletter

JARN’s Weekly Newsletter or Mail Magazine has been providing readers with global heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVAC&R) market information since it was launched in 2009. It has become a key, highly reputed tool enabling readers to grasp global market trends.


2019 AHR Expo in Atlanta is Coming Soon

The International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (2019 AHR Expo) will be held from January 14 to 16 at Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta.

JARN to Publish Market Research Report ‘U.S. VRF Market Forecast for 2017–2023’

At JARN, we are preparing a cutting-edge report for our global readers. The report, titled ‘The U.S. VRF Market Forecast from 2017 to 2023’, gives an in-depth insight into the U.S. variable refrigerant flow (VRF) market. The report provides market forecasts, combining analysis with U.S. macro-economic trends.

Belimo Energy Valve Improves Energy Efficiency

Buildings now account for 40% of global energy consumption, with HVAC systems accounting for over 33% of this energy. Belimo sets a high standard for energy-efficient solutions.

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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.