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Rapidly Emerging Smart Community Market
Countries around the world are moving forward with projects to build smart grids, for some as part of efforts to realize low-carbon societies, for others in tandem with infrastructure development vis-脿-vis rapid economic growth. In addition, the focus of projects has shifted recently from a narrow definition of smart grids centering on power supply to a broader concept of smart communities or smart cities that offer total solutions for whole regions by creating intelligent infrastructure and urban environments.
Japanese Industry News
Daikin to Adopt R32 as Next-generation Refrigerant for ACs in India
Panasonic Announces Fujisawa Sustainable Smart Town Initiative
Daikin Starts Electricity Conservation Business in Kanto Area
Rinnai Hybrid Water Heater Acknowledged as Top Level Energy Saver
Mitsubishi Electric Starts Testing Smart House
Favorable Solar Cell Module Shipments
MHI Expands Inverter Driven Centrifugal Chiller Range
Sakura Launches New Products
Sanyo Develops Gas AC System with Electricity Generation
Testo Offers New Digital Manifold
10th Intl鈥 Symposium on New Refrigerants and Environmental Technology 2012
JRAIA Holds General Assembly and Elects New Chairman
The Great East Japan Earthquake and HVAC&R Industry
Toshiba Carrier Releases Power-saving Remote Controllers
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News From Global
Government Strengthens Central AC Sanitation
Central AC Market Sees 30% Increase in Jiangsu
Sanhua Deals with Raw Material Price Hike
Shanghai Implements New Regulations on Chilled Water System
MHI to Expand Market in Jiangsu
Galanz to Focus on High Energy-efficient Acs
Midea to Promote ATW Heat Pump Water Heater
Daikin Launches New Service for Residential Acs
Hefei Swan Achieved Initial Effect
Samsung鈥檚 Venice ACs See New Record during the Holiday
Chinese Cold Chain Market Shows Great Potential
Mitsubishi Electric Guangzhou Compressor Celebrates 15th Anniversary
Research on R32 Refrigerant Advances Significantly
Compressor Standard for CO2 Heat Pump Water Heater Implemented
AC Peak Season Comes Early in Shanghai
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China Stops Subsidy for Energy-saving Acs
Yuetu AC Group Lays Foundation
Japan Earthquake Shakes Sensor Supply Chain
The 109th Canton Fair 鈥 Changing from Trade Fair to Exhibition
Sanyo Builds More Flexible Production Lines
VTS Exhibits AHU Flagship at CR 2011
Nippon Light Metal to Build Aluminum PFC Plant in Thailand
Beijing to Increase Heating Metering and Supply Area
Refrigerator Sales Slow Down
CEO of Broad Honored by UNEP
Inverter ACs Become Mainstream
High - speed Railway Brings Opportunities for HVAC Industry
Gree Central AC Wins GIETC Project in Guangzhou
Stulz鈥檚 Steps in China
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