Latin America


Gree Serves the Confucius Institute in Jamaica

Recently, Gree won its bid for the Confucius Institute project in Jamaica. The Institute will boost the development of the Chinese language and culture. The Confucius Institute in Jamaica is located at the Monash Campus of the University of the West Indies in Kingston. The total construction area of this project is more than 2,400 m2. After construction is completed, this space will mainly be u...


Report on the participation in CIAR 2019 Conference in Santi

25 June 2019  Manuel Gameiro da Silva, in the sequence of an invitation in the framework of the MoU signed between FAIAR and REHVA, has represented REHVA in the CIAR 2019, the XV Congreso Iberoa...


Mexichem backing fight against illegal imports

17/6/2019 Refrigerant manufacturer and supplier Mexichem is supporting the European Fluorocarbons Technical Committee (EFCTC) in the fight against illegal refrigerant imports.   EU regulation ...



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...


Daikin Applied and CYVSA Form Alliance

Daikin Applied Americas has reached a definitive agreement to form an alliance with Grupo CYVSA, the leading HVAC solutions provider in Mexico. The group includes DYPRO, Consulting engineering group, all CYVSA subsidiaries, and Clima-Flex manufacturing company, located in San Luis Potosí, Mexico. This alliance has been established to aggressively respond to the increasing market expectat...


FEBRAVA & CONBRAVA 2019 to Be Held in September

FEBRAVA and CONBRAVA will be held simultaneously from September 10 to 13, 2019, at São Paulo Expo in Brazil. FEBRAVA is the only national event that enables a broad display of HVAC&R innovative products to be showcased. Launches for the entire HVAC&R chain are also conducted during the event. The campaign slogan of this year’s edition is ‘Innovations that Drive Busine...


Brazilian Split-type RAC Market Registers 28% Growth in Q1 2

The summer of 2019 in Brazil was one of the hottest in recent years. In addition, a slight recovery in economic activity has emerged this year compared with last year. These factors positively impacte...



Latin American countries have seen political instability and currency depreciation in 2018, so the market has lost vitality, and turmoil is prevalent in Argentina and Venezuela. Mexico is a goo...


Brazilian Companies Celebrate Their Results at 2019 AHR Expo

The ABRAVA Export Program enabled 10 Brazilian companies to exhibit at 2019 AHR Expo, the largest fair for heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVAC&R) industry, which was he...

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