Hitachi unveils new distribution partner

3 June 2013 Hitachi Air Conditioning Europe has formed a new strategic alliance with Air Conditioning Accessories Ltd., who will focus exclusively on the sale and distribution of Hitachi products. &nb...


VRV Design Bootcamp in Houston, June 7

The class is for engineers and Design/Build contractors involved in design and commissioning for Daikin VRV systems. May 31, 2013 The class at Direct Expansion Solutions in Houston, TX is for enginee...


Wigan the centre for Japanese-led heat pump study

23/05/2013 UK: Leading air conditioning manufacturers Hitachi and Daikin are part of a Japanese-led consortium which is to study the feasibility of heat pumps and information and communication technologies (ICT) in a demonstration project in Wigan. The consortium, which is being led by Hitachi and also includes Japanese bank Mizuho and the IT strategy company Mizuho Information & Research Ins...


Trane VRF Offers Individualized Solutions for Comfortable En

Trane’s Advantage VRF system has adopted an inverter compressor and features an upgraded vapor injection system that surpasses the performance of previous versions. This optimizes energy efficiency, p...


Johnson Controls Introduces York Yes Series DC Inverter VRF

Johnson Controls introduced the York Yes Super and Slim series DC inverter VRF systems for commercial applications and the York Yes Mini series DC inverter VRF systems for residential applications. At...


2.8 Australia

The heat recovery VRF products with simultaneous cooling and heating functions are attracting much attention in Australia. VRF market scale in 2012 is estimated at 7,600 units.   The commercial building and construction sector is soft in Australia, mainly due to developers having issues with credit and funding. Australia has also experienced consecutive years of flooding, resulting in a downw...


2.7 Latin America: Chile

Because of the high cost of energy, the Chilean market focuses strongly on high-efficiency products for air conditioning solutions. Most offices and hotels in Chile are now being equipped with VRFs. The market is defined by solutions that provide cooling and heating functions simultaneously.   In Chile, the combined market size of VRF systems, unitary air conditioners, and chillers accounted ...


2.7 Latin America: Brazil

Sales of VRF systems are rising sharply in Brazil, and its VRF market is estimated at 8,700 units in 2012. In the January?March quarter of 2013, VRF demand increased by more than 50% compared with the same period of 2012.   VRF trends include higher energy efficiency and smaller installation footprints. The average price of VRF systems is rising, as high-performance energy-saving models have ...


2.6 South Korea

On an outdoor unit basis, the size of the South Korean VRF market is estimated at over 63,000 units in 2012, almost the same level as the previous year.   Local manufacturers take 90% of the Kore...

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