Headline News Volume 107
Published Jul 2011

eJARN.com Headline News
Date: 2011 July 21, Volume 107
Read on for breaking HVAC&R developments, brought to you courtesy of JARN.

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1. Interview: Focusing on APF and New Refrigerants
At the trilateral technical exchange with the representatives of JRAIA, CRAA, and AHRI, held in Shanghai in April, JARN interviewed with Junichi Shimoda, senior engineer of Daikin and Tetsuro Kishimoto, president of JRAIR to learn more about the discussion surrounding APF as well as the status of research on next-generation refrigerants.


2. The Great East Japan Earthquake and HVAC&R Industry
The parts and materials supply chain was severely damaged in the Great East Japan Earthquake of March 11, and this has had a major impact on HVAC&R industry. JARN visited leading Japanese manufactures to gather information about production, changing supply chain and market impact.

3. Compressor Standard for CO2 Heat Pump Water Heater Implemented in China
Although there are currently no CO2 heat pump water heaters sold in China, and the compressor for such products is still under development, the national standard formally implemented on June 1 will play a key role in boosting the products in the new market.

4. General Climate Offers New Line of Chillers
Russian-based General Climate launched a new line of EuroWell chillers, heat pumps and compressor-condenser units.

5. Sanyo Develops Gas AC System with Electricity Generation
Sanyo has development of its Solar Link Excel, an air conditioning and electrical power generating system consisting of a gas heat pump (GHP) air conditioner with a photovoltaic power generating function.


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Cover Story
High Temperatures Stimulate AC Market in the Southern Hemisphere
While the Northern Hemisphere is suffering from severe winter weather, countries in the Southern Hemisphere are being challenged by scorching temperatures. Now is the peak season for air conditioner sales in the Southern Hemisphere. JARN has collected information from major air conditioner manufacturers to create this review of the 2014 Southern Hemisphere air conditioner market focused on Brazil and Australia.
Top Interview
Changing U.S. AC Industry with Passion
Goodman was acquired by Daikin in November, 2012. One year after that, JARN reporter visited Goodman鈥檚 Houston factory and interviewed with David Swift, CEO of Goodman Manufacturing, to hear about topics focusing on the future of ductless air conditioners in North America.
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