2013 AHR Expo Innovation Award Winners Announced

Ranging from an innovative geothermal heat pump to a copper theft deterrent system, the winners of the 2013 AHR Expo Innovation Awards have been chosen and will be honored at a special ceremony during...


Find It All at the World’s Largest HVAC&R Event

--January 28-30, 2013; Dallas, Texas, the U.S.   Over 1,800 leading manufacturers and innovative new suppliers will all be in Dallas to showcase their latest products and systems, building automa...


Johnson Controls Invests US$ 30 Million to Upgrade R&D in Wu

Johnson Controls (JCI) announced in May that it would invest US$ 30 million to upgrade R&D and manufacturing campus in Wuxi. Groundbreaking ceremony of the new factory was held lately, and JCI top...


Hisense: Growing Steadily in China and Overseas --Interview

In 2003, Hisense and Hitachi founded the joint venture Hisense-Hitachi, and in 2007, Hisense acquired Kelon. How has the company developed between now and then? What are its plans for the residential ...


Africa -- Bright Spot in Global AC Market

Amid the slow global economy, the growth of Africa’s air conditioner market serves as an inspiration and welcome good news. According to data from China Customs, the number of air conditioners manufac...


AHRI-supported Regulatory Relief Measures Signed into Law

December 18, 2012 Arlington, VA -- The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) today applauded President Obama’s signing of H.R. 6582, the American Energy Manufacturing Technical...


Frascold Opens Operations in India

Dec 19, 2012 Italian air-conditioning and refrigeration components supplier Frascold has established an Indian manufacturing operation, according to a report from Desh Gujarat. The company’s new busi...


Recent trends in data centre cooling

17/12/2012 Currently, keeping computer systems cool accounts for 70% of a data centre’s non-IT energy consumption. With the data centre industry growing by 12% annually, saving energy required for cooling is becoming a crucial issue and new options are being explored such as free-cooling, thermal energy storage or various means of liquid cooling.   According to Green Grid, a non-for-profit co...


Mitsubishi Electric ac now available through FSW

Dec 17, 2012 UK: FSW Ltd, the Fujitsu and Hitachi air conditioning distributor has been appointed as a value-added reseller by Mitsubishi Electric.  Through its 23 nationwide branches, FSW will ...

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