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2008.12.12

Canadian Development Scores Record LEED

Canada-Dockside Green, a mixed-use residential and commercial development in Victoria, Canada, has received the world’s highest rating for environmental sustainability through the Canadian Green Building Council. The development has achieved the highest ever rating at the LEED Platinum level in the category of new construction, with the project’s first phase scoring 63 points out of a possible 70....

2008.12.12

Ingersoll Rand Lowers Earnings Estimates for 2008

Ingersoll Rand, a leading diversified industrial firm, today announced that it has revised its estimated third-quarter adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) to the range of US$ 0.98 – US$ 1.00 from continuing operations including discrete tax benefits equal to US$ 0.07 per share. This earnings estimate excludes non-recurring costs related to the acquisition of Trane, which equates to approxima...

2008.12.28

Danfoss Wins 2009 AHR Innovation Awards for Cooling and Refr

Danfoss will be honored with an unprecedented two Innovation Awards at the AHR Expo, including coveted awards in both Cooling and Refrigeration categories.For Cooling, the award will be given for the Danfoss Apexx VSH compressor, the first high-capacity (12 to 40 tons of refrigeration) R410A variable speed scroll compressor for air conditioning and heat pumps. The Apexx solution offers continuous ...

2008.12.29

Daikin Partners with ASHRAE in Building Sustainable Headquar

Daikin parent company of Daikin AC(Americas), based in Texas, donated a heating ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) system that services the first floor of the new ASHRAE renewal headquarters, located in Atlanta Georgia. Daikin also provided the funding for a vegetative roof garden, which will be named the Daikin Sustainability Garden.ASHRAE’s newly renovated headquarters effectively serves as...

2008.12.12

Mitsubishi Electric in U.S. Promotes Key Member of Staff

Mitsubishi Electric HVAC Advanced Products Division, headquartered in Suwanee, Georgia, the United States, has recently promoted Meredith Emmerich to Director of application support. “With her technical expertise and knowledge of the HVAC industry, Meredith and her team are an asset to our division and will be instrumental in providing even stronger technical support,” said Bill Rau, Senior Vice P...

2008.12.31

AHRI Releases September Heating, Cooling Equipment Shipment

Central Air Conditioners and Air-Source Heat PumpsCombined U.S. factory shipments of central air conditioners and air-source heat pumps for September totaled 420,726, down 20 % compared with the same ...

2008.12.12

Freshvector from Dunham Bush

Freshvector is an innovative new product from Dunham Bush that combines passive, natural ventilation with the company’s Finvector perimeter heating system. It addresses the need to ensure high air quality with minimum energy consumption and low noise in classrooms and many other applications.Specially developed vents with motorized dampers and attenuators are fitted into the wall of the building, ...

2008.11.26

Financial Storm Slams Air Conditioning Industry

Recent weeks have been the climax of a longstanding recipe for disaster that boasted such ingredients as deregulation, sub-prime loans, and a housing bubble. The result could be the worst economic cri...

2008.11.25

THE 2009 AHR EXPO, One of the World’s Largest Exhibitions

The 2009 AHR EXPO will be held on January 26 -? 28 at Chicago’s McCormick Place in the United States.The latest in ‘green’ products, technologies, trends and solutions will take center stage at the 20...

2008.11.24

Panasonic Seeks Capital Alliance with Sanyo

Birth of Japan’s Largest Electronics Manufacturer Panasonic Corporation(Panasonic) (President: Fumio Ohtsubo) and Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd. (Sanyo) (President: Seiichiro Sano) held a joint press con...

2008.11.06

Roaring Raw Material Prices Force AC Makers to Find New Stra

Accompanying the roaring price of crude oil from the beginning of this year, prices of raw materials, especially those used in the air conditioning industry such as steel, copper, and plastics, experi...

 
 
 
 
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