In Europe, where environmental awareness is high, air-to-water (ATW) heat pumps, which use renewable energy for heating, have attracted attention from early on and have developed into a large market. JARN estimates that the European ATW heat pump market reached 1.09 million units in 2021, growing by a substantial 46.1% compared with 2020, mainly thanks to subsidy polices for heat pumps. With the European heating season facing an energy crisis this year, demand for ATW heat pumps is expected to continue to grow.
LU-VE Group announced that on July 28, 2022, that the contract for the sale of the Italia Wanbao-ACC company branch to SEST, 100% controlled by LU-VE Group, was signed, following the submission by SEST on January 31, 2022, of a binding purchase offer.
The first China Heat Pump Conference (CHPC), organized by the Chinese Association of Refrigeration (CAR), and co-sponsored by the International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR), will be held on October 24 to 27, 2022, in Hangzhou, China, with the theme of ‘Focus on heat pump innovation to pursue low-carbon development’.
September 22 is World Car Free Day, promoting the use of mass transit, cycling and walking as alternatives to cars. The initiative stems from the oil crisis in 1973, with striking relevance to a 2022 context. Around 60 SWEP colleagues took on the challenge and pledged their participation to World Car Free Day.
Last week we officially unveiled our newest product, Crēdo™ Go. This new passive, reusable shipper is built with the same superior thermal protection and high-quality material construction you’ve come to expect from Peli BioThermal. But it has evolved into a thermally and dimensionally flexible solution that caters to variable lane challenges, temperature control requirements and payload shapes.
Henndorf – This year and last, two major corporate anniversaries took place – 40 years of ETHERMA and 105 years of Viessmann. An excellent reason to celebrate together. On September 12, 2022, the ETHERMA family, which has been part of the Viessmann Group since 2018, was finally able to greet the members of the Viessmann family at the headquarters in Henndorf.
The biggest HVAC exhibition in Indonesia, after a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, is scheduled to be held on September 21~23 again at JI-EXPO Kemayoran, Jakarta. As the biggest air conditioning manufacturer in the world, Gree participates in it again with the theme of “GREE CHOICE, GREEN LIFE CHOICE”.
On August 10, 2022, Daikin announced that Jeff Drees has been selected as the new chief executive officer (CEO) and president of Daikin Applied Americas. Mr. Drees currently serves as executive vice president of sales, marketing and aftermarket at Daikin Applied, and replaced Mike Schwartz who retired at the end of August after 11 years leading the organization.