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Middle East

2012.07.05

Saudi Arabia Sees Increasing Demand for ACs

Chinese Brands Receive Recognition   According to the report of Saudi Arabia Communique, Saudi Arabia enjoys an air conditioner market of about 4.4 billion rial (approximately US$ 1.2 billion), the largest market in the Middle East and North Africa region. Saudi Arabia has the population of only 27 million, and as the world’s major oil supplier, the country boasts very cheap energy. Under the...

2012.07.11

Du Pont success over counterfeiting

17 July 2012 DuPont Refrigerants completes successful action against counterfeiting in United Arab Emirates   DuPont Refrigerants completed a five-year effort to achieve shutdown of a suspected t...

2012.07.15

IEA organises high-level policy dialogue and energy training

Energy experts from the public and private sectors in the Caspian region attended a three-day meeting in Astana, Kazakhstan, from 3 to 5 July.   11 July 2012 The event, which was organised by the...

2012.07.04

$2,620,000 GEF grant for HCFC phase out & HFC-free promotion

05 July 2012 Ozone & climate synergies move up the agenda of largest public funder of green projects   In its latest meeting (June 2012), the GEF Council approved funding for a project in Aze...

2012.07.05

Hastie administrator faces Middle East confrontation

3 July 2012 Middle East division of building services group demands adminstrator ‘gets his arse over to the UAE’   PPB Advisory, the administrator of the Hastie Group, which is currently estimate...

2012.07.03

Abu Dhabi to get more air-conditioned bus shelters

Date :  28/06/2012 Type :  Technology   Abu Dhabi’s Department of Transport (DoT) is to install additional air-conditioned bus shelters in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and the western region. &nb...

2012.06.29

NFRC: a new centre for natural refrigerants in Pakistan

25/06/2012 The Natural Fluids Refrigeration Centre (NFRC) is the result of a partnership between GIK Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology in collaboration with Isotherm, Inc. USA.   ...

2012.06.28

Lochinvar Names Goodwin President, Chief Operating Officer

June 26, 2012 LEBANON, Tenn. -- Wallace E. “Eddie” Goodwin has been named president and chief operating officer of Lochinvar LLC, a leading manufacturer of high-efficiency water heaters, boilers, pool heaters, and commercial solar thermal equipment.   Goodwin will be responsible for managing day-to-day operations of the company as well as working with senior leadership to establish long-range...

2012.05.30

Hastie Group collapse affects 4,700 jobs in Australia and Mi

28 May 2012 Subcontractors told to stop work on Hastie projects, as there is no ‘access to cash’   Adminstrators of Australian rac giant Hastie Group said there are no funds for 33 of the companies it is administering in the M+E and plumbing (MEP) sector in Australia and the Middle East, affecting a total of 4,700 jobs.   Banks appointed administrator PPB Advisory today, as a result, PPB...

2012.05.29

2.9.4 Israel

Last summer, large social justice demonstrations were held in Israel to protest the lack of housing for young couples and students. As a result, the Israeli government recently approved a new housing plan designed to add tens of thousands of apartments to the housing market, which may increase air conditioner installations in the country.   With a market size of about 450,000 units last year,...

2012.05.29

2.9.3 Iran

Iran’s air conditioner market scale in 2011 is estimated at 513,000 units. The market was slighlly contracted from the previous year due to the international economic sanctions imposed on Iran. However, with a large population of over 75 million and a very hot climate, the market has potential. Whether the economic sanctions are relaxed is the key to future growth.   Window-type units account...

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