High-Performance AC Combined Liquid Desiccant & Water Refrig

In fiscal year 2016 (end of March 2017), the Japanese Ministry of the Environment commissioned ‘Low-Carbon Technology Research and Development Program’. Within the framework of this progra...


Hitachi Consumer Marketing and Hitachi Appliances to Announc

Tokyo, March 1, 2019 - Hitachi Consumer Marketing, Inc. and Hitachi Appliances, Inc. today announced that they will, effective April 1, 2019, form a new company that will be a leader in the home appli...


Panasonic Realizes Its First Zero-CO2 Factories* at Two Site

Panasonic has realized its first zero CO2 emission factories at two sites in Japan and Belgium, which are expected to reduce CO2 emissions by a combined total of approximately 5,000 tons per year. Fe...


Toshiba Carrier Identifies the Potential of Solstice N41 as

On January 9, Honeywell announced that Toshiba Carrier has identified the potential of Solstice N41 (R466A*) as an alternative to R410A, the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) industry’s current standard in variable refrigerant flow (VRF) systems. The findings were presented at the 13th International Symposium on New Refrigerants and Environmental Technology in Kobe, Japan. ...


Boiler Plus reforms urged after calls for new build gas heat

25 February, 2019 Viessmann says efficiency standards should be ramped up and applied to more gas boilers as industry faces up to report that backs electric heating in all new UK homes   Manuf...


Panasonic: Global Household Refrigerator Production Tops 100

Feb 25, 2019   Progress in refrigerator production figures and key features   Osaka, Japan - Panasonic Corporation's production of household refrigerators reached a grand total of 10...


Arkema Satisfying Customers with Lower GWP Refrigerants

At the International Symposium on New Refrigerants and Environmental Technology (Kobe Symposium) held in December 2018 in Japan, Sarah Kim, Ph. D., Research Scientist, Fluorochemicals R&D, Arkema,...