U.S. shipments of residential gas storage water heaters for July 2018 increased .8 percent, to 313,782 units, up from 311,242 units shipped in July 2017. Residential electric storage water heater shipments increased 8 percent in July 2018 to 317,692 units, up from 294,070 units shipped in July 2017. Year-to-date U.S. shipments of residential gas storage water heaters increased 7.2 percent, to 2,724,717, compared to 2,542,293 shipped during that same period in 2017.
China Cold Chain (Meat and Seafood, Fruits and Vegetables, Bakery, Pharmaceutical and Others) Market Outlook to 2022
The China cold chain market is highly fragmented in nature and is at the nascent stage. The companies compete on various parameters including the warehouse capacity, number of pallets, fleet, temperature range, network coverage and locations.
Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI) today expressed disappointment on behalf of its members with the decision by the Trump Administration and the United States Trade Representative (USTR) to impose tariffs of 10 percent on more than $200 billion worth of Chinese imports, including plumbing-related products and components.
Venstar® recently announced that its ColorTouch®, Explorer® and Explorer Mini programmable Wi-Fi® thermostats are now compatible with Google Assistant, giving users voice control over their thermostat functions. Voice commands include setting temperatures and turning on heat or air conditioning for one or multiple thermostats in their homes.
Optimum Energy has been awarded two patents for technologies that allow building owners to harness the full benefits of HVAC optimization and boost cost, water and energy savings using cloud computing, machine learning and Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity.
From October 16 to 18, 2018, Chillventa, the gathering place for the international refrigeration, air conditioning, ventilation, and heat pump community, will once again make the exhibition venue in Nuremberg. The Chillventa Congress will be held on October 15, the day before the exhibition.
At today’s meeting, the Supervisory Board of GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft has appointed Stefan Klebert (53) to the company’s Executive Board with effect from November 15, 2018. On February 18, 2019, he will succeed the long-serving CEO, Jürg Oleas (60), who is going to leave the company after completion of the fiscal year and after handing over the reins in February 2019
Supermarket Asda is to install F1-inspired Aerofoils in 187 of its supermarkets, with the aim of reducing electricity consumption from refrigeration by an estimated 17% and cutting CO2 emissions.