Gree Qatar and Al Jazeera Sign Sponsorship Contract

On April 1, Gree Qatar and Al Jazeera Media Network signed a one-year advertising sponsorship contract at Al Jazeera headquarters in Doha, with a view to promoting Gree brand in Qatar and around the w...


LG to Offer Integrated Energy Solutions to Qingdao

Capitalizing on its leading integrated energy solutions, LG won the Qingdao Gold West Coast Transportation Commercial Zone project and will supply products including an inverter magnetic-bearing centr...


Refrigerant Supply Situation in China

Recently, the price of refrigerants, such as the hydrochlorofluorocarbon (HCFC) refrigerant R22, has been soaring with a supply shortage of refrigerant raw materials such as fluorite. Such a phenomeno...


Suning Starts Trade-in Campaign for Old Appliance Replacemen

In March, Suning initiated a trade-in campaign of ‘Replacing old with new’ in Guangzhou with an investment of RMB 1 billion (US$ 149 million) to offer subsidies to consumers replacing their old products with new. This campaign reaches across China and is intended to stimulate the consumption of household electrical appliances and digital products. Old household electrical appliances su...


Trade-in Subsidy for Energy Efficient Appliance to Resume

In April 2019, the National Development and Reform Commission requested comments on ‘the 2019– 2020 implementation plan for promoting the renewal of automobiles, home appliances, and consu...



Gas is an indispensable energy source providing a means of rational and balanced energy utilization. GHP technology is especially important for the reduction of peak electricity usage in summer. GHP i...


China VRF Sales Shows Signs of Recovery in Tight Situation

In the period from January to February 2019, China’s variable refrigerant flow (VRF) market experienced volatility with a stable brand share in the market. Thanks to a low base during the same p...


Emerson Opens New Suzhou Research and Solutions Center

On April 16, 2019, Emerson opened a new, expanded research and solutions center in Suzhou, Jiangsu Province, China to further strengthen its innovation capabilities and technical support for air condi...


Chigo HVAC Starts Operating Independently from Chigo Holding

Chigo Holding announced on April 1 that it has completed a change in investment policy and has sold 40% of shares of Guangdong Chigo Heating & Ventilation Equipment Co., Ltd. (GCHV). After the sto...

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