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2021.09.26

Is the U.S. Unitary Market Cooling after Overheating?

The combined shipments of central air conditioners and heat pumps in the United States this year are showing strong growth, according to data from the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Inst...

2021.08.22

Global AC Market Struggling to Recover

— Review of the Global AC Market in the First Half of 2021 As in previous years, JARN recently conducted interviews and questionnaires with major air conditioner manufacturers and related ass...

2021.07.19

Daikin Develops a New Refrigerant for EV Air Conditioning

Daikin has developed D1V-140, a refrigerant blend for battery electric vehicle (BEV) air conditioning. Daikin described the characteristics of this new refrigerant during a lecture titled ‘New R...

2021.06.19

Global AC Sector Hit by Price Hikes in 2021

In 2020, in order to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, various countries around the world have introduced various stimulus policies to support eco-nomic development. Due to the excessive currency exch...

2021.05.26

Japanese AC Manufacturers Fight against Strong Headwinds

In Japan, many companies reached their closing month in March and announced their financial results for fiscal year 2020 (FY; ending March 2021). Looking at those reports, it emerges that Japanese air...

2021.04.27

Focus on Carbon Neutrality & Healthy World — Report on CR 20

China Refrigeration 2021 (CR 2021), the 32nd International Exhibition for Refrigeration, Air-Conditioning, Heating and Ventilation, Frozen Food Processing, Packaging and Storage, was held from April 7...

2021.03.29

Lack of Containers Causes AC Shipping Bottlenecks

The impact of COVID-19 is spreading not only to the production of air conditioners but also to global supply. The container shortage is becoming more serious throughout the world, and even if there is...

2021.02.24

Indonesia Is Short of RACs — Japanese Manufacturers Call on

On August 28, 2020, the Indonesian Ministry of Trade (MOT) tightened the import regulations for room air conditioners (RACs) with capacities of 3 hp and less. In early February 2021, more than five mo...

2021.01.24

California Approves HFC Regulation

On December 10, 2020, California Air Resources Board (CARB) approved ‘Prohibitions on Use of Certain Hydrofluorocarbons in Stationary Refrigeration, Chillers, Aero-sols-Propellants, and Foam End...

2021.01.24

Attack COVID-19 with Air Conditioning

— Panasonic’s Air Conditioner with nanoe X Can Effectively Inhibit the Novel Coronavirus Air conditioning is a great achievement in the development of human civilization. The role of ai...

2020.12.23

Cold Chain Helps Massive Roll-out of COVID-19 Vaccination

At the beginning of December, 2020, the world’s first COVID-19 vaccination campaign began in the United Kingdom. Several other European and North American countries also planned to launch vaccin...

2020.12.22

Midea Enters Elevator Business Targeting Smart Buildings

Midea officially announced its entry into the elevator business. On December 11, 2020, Midea HVAC & Building Technologies Devision (Midea HBT) formally acquired Winone Elevator and held a merger a...

 
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