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Hisense VRF Participated in the 2018 World Climate

Hisense VRF Participated in the 2018 World Climate

The 14th International Specialized Exhibition "Climate World-2018" opened on Feb.27, 2018. In recent more than 10 years, it is considered to be the largest specialized exhibition of Russia and Eastern Europe in the industry of HVAC & R.

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Hisense VRF Showed New Products in MCE

On Mar. 13, 2018, Hisense VRF put on MCE 2018 together with Hisense residential and light commercial air conditioner which attract thousands of visitors and industrial professinals. Mr. Liu Tao, the vice president of Hisense VRF overseas department presented on the show and spoke for new Hisense VRF products. During the show, Mr. Liu Tao met several key customers and discuss deeply about the long-term strategic cooperation in the future.


GCC hospitality project pipeline exceeds $147bn

The total value of the 1,156 hospitality and tourism projects in the GCC region exceeded $147bn (AED 539bn) at the end of March 2018, according to BNC Network.


Church Brothers to use 100% clean energy in salad making facility

This plant uses natural gas cogeneration to produce electric power and low-temperature refrigeration. Church Brothers Farms, Salinas, Calif., is now in position to use 100% clean energy to power the True Leaf Farms salad making facility in San Juan Bautista, Calif.


The European Union project Cryohub in Beijing

The IIR organised a well-attended CryoHub workshop at the 5th ICCC in Beijing on April 7th. The CryoHub project is an EU Horizon 2020 project developing liquid air energy storage as a means to store energy at cold storage warehouses.

HARDI Concludes Inaugural HR Workshop

Heating, Air-conditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) has concluded its inaugural HR Workshop with overwhelmingly positive results. This was a two-day event from April 18-19 at the HARDI headquarters in Columbus, Ohio.

The Code Council Names Judy Zakreski Vice President of Global Services

The International Code Council welcomes Judy Zakreski as the Vice President of Global Services. In this new position, Zakreski will represent the Code Council internationally and develop global interest in the association, the International Codes (I-Codes), and other ICC products and services.

Lennox Parts Plus in Pelham Announces New Product Line

Lennox Parts Plus in Pelham, Alabama recently announced the addition of some new product lines available to HVAC contractors. Lennox is well known for their excellent FirstChoice® universal parts line. Sold exclusively by Lennox, the FirstChoice® line of universal replacement parts gives you name-brand quality at competitive prices.

Cover Story

Are R32 VRFs Poised to Expand in Japan and in the World?

Daikin plans to release a Green Multi Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) system from August 2018, adopting the hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) refrigerant R32 for the first time in the industry. R32 is a lower global warming (GWP) refrigerant which is far more environmentally than its predecessors, and generates energy savings. However, its mild flammability has limited its application range in the past.

Another Tie-up between Asian and U.S. AC Manufacturers

On January 17, 2018, Mitsubishi Electric and Ingersoll Rand announced that they have entered into an agreement to establish a 50%-50% joint venture (JV). Pending favorable global antitrust reviews and customary closing conditions, the new JV is expected to be operational in the first half of 2018. A chief executive officer (CEO) will be named from Mitsubishi Electric, a chief financial officer (CFO) will be named from Ingersoll Rand, and the business will operate from head-quarters in Suwanee, Georgia, where Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. Cooling and Heating Division is located.

Interview

Daikin to Expand VRV Sales in U.S. Residential Market by Promoting Its Product Flexibility

Daikin acquired U.S.-based Goodman in 2012, and its new facility named the Daikin Texas Technology Park (DTTP) opened in May 2017.

Dorin to Penetrate the U.S. Market with Its Large CO2 Compressors

During 2018 AHR Expo, JARN interviewed Giovanni Dorin, marketing manager, and Giacomo Pisano, sales manager, CO2 Compressors BDM, Dorin, to hear about the Italy-based company’s compressor business.

Haier Opens Its New AC Plant in Pune, India

On November 16, 2017, Haier India held an opening ceremony for Haier Industrial Park (Pune), Maharashtra State.

Market

Baker Distributing and Tradewinds Customers Attend Daytona Lucas Oil 200 Race

Baker Distributing and Tradewinds hosted their customers to a day at the races at Daytona Speedway on Saturday, February 10, 2018. The most anticipated event was the ARCA Racing Series Lucas Oil 200, featuring the GREE-sponsored car driven by Gus Dean.

Michigan State University Migrates to Next Generation Aircuity Platform

Aircuity, (www.aircuity.com ), creator of measurably better environments, announced that it has migrated systems at Michigan State University from the original platform to the next generation; Aircuity 2.0.

Brad Gillman Named Daikin NA Single and Multi-Zone Systems Area Sales Manager for the South Division

Daikin North America (NA) has announced that Brad Gillman is now Area Sales Manager for Single and Multi-Zone Systems in the South Division. Brad comes to Daikin with 11 years of HVAC industry experience both in regional and national sales. Brad has worked with IAQ and Connected Home Products with Ultra-Aire and Emerson respectively.

Product

Johnstone Supply Opens New Showroom in Harahan

Johnstone Supply, located at 1400 Edwards Avenue in Harahan, has opened their re-modeled showroom to their customers. Dwayne Farbe, President of Johnstone Supply – The Petit Group, took time to tell us about the new store.

GREE shows in Nordbygg Again

On 10th April, local time, the biannual Nordbygg was grandly held in Sweden Stockholmsmassan Exhibition Center. It is reported that Nordbygg is the biggest and most professional construction exhibition which attracts more than 900 companies from over 30 countries. The floor space is up to 37,696 m2 exhibiting construction and building material, ventilation devices and HVAC, etc.

Comfort Systems USA Announces First Quarter 2018 Conference Call and Webcast

Comfort Systems USA, Inc. (NYSE: FIX), a leading provider of mechanical services including heating, ventilation, air conditioning, plumbing, piping and controls, announces that it has scheduled its quarterly conference call and webcast for Friday, April 27, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.

Photo Report

CRH 2018,Beijing -live-

China Refrigeration 2018, an international exhibition on refrigerating, air-conditioning, heating, ventilation, food freezing and processing, was inaugurated in Beijing on April 9.

ICCC in Beijing

Technical architecture of cold chain equipment with high efficiency, environment-friendly, and precisely control

Many Refrigeration Units Adopting Low-GWP Refrigerants Showcased at SMTS 2018

Supermarket Trade Show 2018 (SMTS 2018) was held at Makuhari Messe from February 14 to 16. SMTS 2018 dispatched the latest information to food distribution business circles centering on super-markets.

Toshiba Climaveneta GMCC HEPA JCI

PHOTO REPORT

CRH 2018,Beijing -live-

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