Midea Launches Self-developed Magnetic-Bearing Centrifugal C

On April 29, a launching ceremony for the first batch of Midea self-developed magnetic-bearing centrifugal chillers was held in Chongqing. The new generation of magnetic- bearing centrifugal chillers ...


Hanbell Sets up Joint Venture in Indonesia

On March 25, Hanbell signed an agreement with Ilthabi Mandiri Tehnik to set up a joint venture (JV) company in Jakarta, Indonesia. The two parties will leverage their own advantages to jointly explore...


Government Purchase of ACs Is Mainly for Coal-to- Electricit

In the first quarter of 2019, the government’s purchases of air conditioners in China didn’t see any recovery. According to Government Purchase Information, about 500 air conditioner purch...


Hisense Holds VRF Technical Seminar in Romania

Since Hisense started its variable refrigerant flow (VRF) business in Romania, the biggest air conditioner market in Eastern Europe, its reliable products, technical strength, and efficient marketing ...


China’s Cold Chain Logistics Market Accelerating

China’s cold chain logistics market has been expanding to meet increasing consumption scale and the upgrading of existing consumption structure. According to statistics, cold chain storage in China rose from 0.01 m3 per capita in 2008 to 0.14 m3 per capita in 2016. It is estimated that in the next three years, the cold storage volume per capita will exceed the global average level of 0.2 m3....


Midea Launches BreezeleSS+ AC at C&R 2019 in Spain

At Climatización & Refrigeración (C&R), one of the leading trade fairs for air conditioning, ventilation, cooling, and heating technology in Europe that took place at IFEMA from ...


Chinese AC Manufacturers at the 125th Canton Fair

Canton Fair, the 125th China Import and Export Fair, was held from April 15 to 19, 2019 at China Import and Export Fair Pazhou Complex in Guangzhou. Many Chinese air conditioner manufacturers attended...



Recent VRF Product and Technology Trends In 1982, variable refrigerant flow (VRF) units were released in Japan as commercial air conditioners for the first time. During the early days, VRF units em...



Compiled and edited by the Brazilian Association for HVAC&R (ABRAVA) After two years of serious economic contraction between 2016 and 2017, the Brazilian economy experienced slight recovery in 2017 and 2018, which was not enough to offset the previous drop but sufficient to start a recovery curve. The total commercial air conditioning market, which consists of chillers, air handling unit...

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