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2010.05.01

MHI Establishes General AC Company in China

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has newly established Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Air-conditioners (Shanghai) (MHIAS) in Shanghai to oversee its air conditioning and refrigeration (AC&R) busines...

2010.05.01

Testo Releases Digital Manifold for Tough Applications

Especially in the fields of service and maintenance, but also when commissioning systems, time is of the essence. In the future, a new digital manifold from the measurement technology specialist Testo will allow time-saving measurements and is a low-budget alternative to the previously used analog manifolds.   The testo 550 measures high and low pressure quickly and precisely, and simultaneou...

2010.05.06

Toshiba Carrier Transfers RAC Business to Toshiba Home Appli

On May 1, Toshiba Carrier transferred its residential room air conditioner business to Toshiba Home Appliances (HA) with the aim of increasing the Toshiba Group’s competitiveness in the home appliance business.   Toshiba Carrier has been developing heat pump technology for residential room air conditioners for many years. Heat pump products have high growth potential since they emit less CO2 ...

2010.05.01

Panasonic Announces New Mid-term Management Plan

Panasonic Corporation recently announced its new mid-term management plan for the three years from April 2010 to March 2013. The plan, called Green Transformation 2012 (GT12) and unveiled by Panasonic President Fumio Ohtsubo, is designed to realize strong growth potential. Panasonic is aiming to become the ‘No. 1 Green Innovation Company in the Electronics Industry’ by 2018, the 100th anniversary...

2010.05.12

Nihon Itomic and Mitsui Form Capital Partnership

Nihon Itomic, a Tokyo-based manufacturer of electric water heaters and commercial Eco Cute units, has signed a capital partnership agreement to receive investment from Mitsui and Company, Principal In...

2010.05.10

Regional Reports: 2.4 Japan

Japanese EconomyThe Japanese economy remained stagnant in 2009 following the 2008 global financial crisis. Export-dependent companies revised their annual projected earnings substantially downward, wi...

2010.05.01

The 10th IEA Heat Pump Conference

May 16 – 19, 2011; Tokyo, Japan   The 10th IEA Heat Pump Conference 2011 will take place at ‘Chinzan-so’ in Tokyo from Monday, May 16 through Thursday, May 19, 2011.   The Conference program...

2010.04.12

Melco Enhances COPs of VRF AC Systems

From February, Mitsubishi Electric (Melco) began releasing new its standard type VRF air conditioning system City Multi Y E eco suitable for installation in new buildings. From April, the company also began releasing high COP type outdoor models having attained a cooling/heating average COP of over 3.90. These outdoor units are made to order.The standard type 16 hp model has attained a cooling/hea...

2010.04.01

New Energy Exhibitions: PV & PV System Expo, FC Expo, Batter

As interest in renewable energy grows around the world and interest in protecting the environment gains momentum in Japan, the popular ity of residential solar power (PV) systems is growing. Other new...