Editorial

2018.04.25

Emerson Survey: Regulations Bring Opportunities and Concerns

24 April 2018 A survey of HVAC contractors by Emerson (NYSE: EMR) shows that many are entering 2018 focused on growing their businesses as they navigate residential and commercial regulations.   While 75 percent of residential contractors surveyed are aware of the DOE developed regional standard enforcement procedures involving contractors, only 14 percent understand the requirements assoc...

2018.04.24

AREA Attends UNEP Inter-Regional Thematic Meeting

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Economy Division OzonAction Compliance Assistance Programme (CAP) organized the first Inter-Regional Thematic Technical Workshops and Regional Network M...

2018.03.29

Japan’s Domestic AC Shipments : January 2018

Source : The Japan Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Industry Association (JRAIA)...

2018.03.28

Technical Trends of Rotary Compressors

Contributed by Masataka Yamane, HVACR advisor Looking back at the transition of compressors for refrigeration and air conditioning use, it was often considered that newer compressors are generally bet...

2018.03.26

Supermarket Solutions: Current Issues

The Rise of Online Shopping As the Internet has made inroads into almost every home, more and more people are using the Internet to shop online at e-commerce sites and the websites of brick-and...

2018.02.22

Technical Progress at CRH 2017--AHU and Automatic Control Sy

Reported by Dr. Shao Xiaoliang from University of Science and Technology Beijing Various types of air handling devices, air supply terminals, and control devices were exhibited at China Refrigeration Expo (CRH) 2017. With respect to the product characteristics on show during previous editions, new technical features and new application trends were presented this time. For example, indoor...

2018.02.21

China’s New Standard to Ease Use of Flammable Refrigerants

The ‘GB/T 9237-2017: Refrigerating systems and heat pumps -- Safety and environmental requirements’ standard was issued on December 29, 2017 by the Standardization Administration of China ...

2018.01.20

JARN Serves as Communicator in the HVAC&R Industry

-- Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of JARN’s Founding Keisho Ka, president of JARN On JARN’s 50th anniversary, I would like to extend my warmest appreciation to all of our readers f...

2017.12.23

Clean Indoor Air with Ventilation

When the indoor environmental quality of office buildings is good, the people who work in those buildings are more comfortable, enjoy better health, and are more satisfied and productive in their jobs...

2017.11.22

Rapidly Expanding IoT Applications

The so-called fourth industrial revolution brought about by the Internet of Things (IoT) and artificial intelligence (AI) is a source of technology development, production activities, and new services...

2017.10.22

Paris Agreement Offers Business Opportunities

Toward zero-emissions A notable number of Japanese companies have set the ambitious environmental management target of zero carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. What they are pursuing is not a low-carbon ...

2017.09.23

Thermal Storage Expected to Play a Major Role in Energy Savi

--Continued from August Issue   Examples of Sensible Heat Storage   Sensible heat storage is most widely utilized in the field of thermal storage with the most familiar example of water heat...

 
 
 
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