Mitsubishi Electric Establishes Turkish Office

Mitsubishi Electric has established a direct presence in Turkey to act as a base to expand and support its business in Turkey and surrounding regions.   Mitsubishi Electric Turkey will support cu...


ASHRAE Publishes Revised Filtration Standard; Combines Stand

Jan 23, 2013 ATLANTA -- A newly revised filtration standard from ASHRAE combines two standards setting the path to improve the technical accuracy of filter testing.   ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 52.2-20...


Star Refrigeration relaunches e-learning system

January 23, 2013 Star Refrigeration has launched the beta version of its re-branded global e-learning platform i-Know.com, previously known as elearning-training.com. Available through www.i-know.com, the new system provides members with "a more social learning experience", the company says. The site offers the HVACR industry a wide range of information on cooling and heating, ranging from engin...


Optimizing Geothermal Sources

The French national heat pump institute (INPAC) reports current developments on the modeling of various configurations of ground-source heat exchangers including compact units as well as the traditional vertical and horizontal solutions. In particular, the research is studying short-term response needed in buildings with low energy demand. The role of heat pumps in leveling consumption peaks in el...


Refrigeration Industry to Get Parliament’s Approval of FDI i

In early December, the Government won the majority vote in Parliament defeating opposition to permitting foreign supermarket chains, such as Walmart and Tesco to establish their presence in the country with a control over the majority of the total foreign direct investment (FDI) required. Every State in the country, however, will have the option of deciding whether they will allow such chains to o...


Munters Focusing on Data Center Cooling

Munters cooling technologies are in operation at over 50 data center facilities across the world, including a strong base of major projects in the United States, and expansion into Europe and Australi...


Bingxiong Develops Threetemperature Refrigeration Car

The three-temperature car developed by Henan Bingxiong put into operation at the end of 2012. This car is tailormade by the Bingxiong Group for UK chain store Tesco, and utilized in three temperature ...


AC&R Energy Saving New Technology Seminar

On December 5, 2012, the China Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Energy Saving New Technology Seminar was held in Xi’an. Representatives from Shaanxi Province, building energy saving experts and scholars from Tsinghua University, members of the National Development and Reform Committee and over 30 provinces and cities discussed the green building revolution along with the process of urbanization....


Ammonia solutions at AHR EXPO 2013, Dallas

22 January 2013 Visitors will get a firsthand look at global innovation, with 300+ international companies presenting the latest technology introduced by manufacturers from over 30 countries, and will...


Daikin seizes opportunities presented by climate change legi

January 21, 2013 Daikin UK has welcomed MP Ed Davey’s speech at the launch of the Climate Legislation Initiative in London on 15 January, during the Globe Climate Legislation Summit. Speaking about c...


DOE Invests in Developing Advanced Building Technologies, In

January 21, 2013 WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced a $9 million investment in the development of leading-edge building technologies, including high-efficiency heating and cooling equipment.   “A typical American family spends nearly $2,000 per year on their home energy bills, and much of that money is wasted on air leaks and drafts in our homes’ roofs, attics, an...