Honeywell And Midea Team Up To Validate New Applications For Air Conditioner Refrigerant

Honeywell And Midea Team Up To Validate New Applications For Air Conditioner Refrigerant

Honeywell today announced a strategic partnership with Midea Group, a leading Chinese home appliance maker, to replace R-410A with Solstice® N41 (R-466A) in HVAC applications, including variable refrigerant flow (VRF) and chiller systems. R-466A is a nonflammable and lower global-warming-potential (GWP) refrigerant for stationary air conditioning systems.

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Carrier AquaSnap® Heat Pump Delivers Reliable, Clean Comfort for Yew Tree Nursery

A high performance Carrier air-to-water heat pump is delivering comfortable ambient conditions for children and staff at Yew Tree Nursery in Axbridge, Somerset. Carrier’s AquaSnap 61AF heat pump was selected to replace an oil-fired heating system that was proving unreliable and inefficient.

Large heat pumps in Europe Vol 2

EHPA is proud to present its second edition of a publication on large heat pump applications in Europe. The  brochure includes succesful application examples of 12 projects that show how heat pumps can be efficient and effective in several industrial sectors.

FIBA & TCL Annouced Design of the 'Player of the Game' Trophy

The 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup will be held in Beijing, Guangzhou, Nanjing, Shanghai, Wuhan, Shenzhen, Foshan and Dongguan from 31 August 2019 to 15 September 2019, which will have 32 teams participating for the first time.

Zhejiang Alternative Energy Program Promotes Heat Pump Drying Technology

Lishui’s Qingyuan County in Zhejiang Province is China’s largest shiitake mushroom production area and distribution center, with an annual output of more than 6,000 tons of dried shiitake mushrooms.

Bitzer: these days, cooling technology is where it’s at

Sindelfingen, 25.06.2019. On 26 June 2019, the refrigeration and air conditioning industry will celebrate the first World Refrigeration Day. The industry will use this day to draw attention to its importance.

ARS Acquires Quality Heating & Cooling Supply

American Refrigeration Supplies Inc. (ARS) acquires Quality Heating & Cooling Supply, Bullhead City, Arizona.  As a family owned and operated business for over 40 years, Quality Heating & Cooling Supply shares ARS’s commitment to provide great customer service and top-quality products.

Belimo: New Ball Valve Assemblies Offering Advanced Technology

Belimo Americas released new ball valve assemblies with fail-safe and non-fail-safe actuators (PKR and PR series). These technologically advanced assemblies offer energy efficiency, easy installation, application flexibility, longevity, and reliability for aggressive applications.

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Trade War Accelerates and Supply Chain Heads South

The intensifying trade war between the United States and China not only casts a shadow over the global economy, but also seriously impacts both the supply and demand sides of the air conditioning industry. Manufacturers, retailers, and consumers face pressure to share the 25% tariff increase. At the same time, the air conditioner supply chain has begun or is about to start changing.

Use of R290 for Heat Pumps Expanding in Europe

In Europe, demand for rotary compressors using propane (R290) refrigerant is expanding. There are several contributing factors for this increase such as growing demand for heat pump applications such as washer dryers and air-to-water (ATW) heat pumps. The European Commission (EC) is in the final steps of the legislative process that should result in the publication after the summer break of revised EcoDesign and energy labeling regulations for five types of household appliances including washing machines and washer dryers.


CAREL Is Leading Provider of Advanced Control Solutions for HVAC&R

JARN interviewed Giandomenico Lombello, new managing director of CAREL Group, to hear about the company’s business performance, products, production bases, market situation, and so on.

Daikin Expanding Its Global Presence with Multifaceted Approach

JARN interviewed Yoshihiro Mineno, senior executive officer of Daikin, to hear about the company’s business achievements and plans in detail in each strategically important market.


Exyte Hargreaves wins at BESA North West Awards

BESA North West held its annual awards ceremony on June 22 2019 at the Crowne Plaza in Manchester, where Exyte Hargreaves had a highly successful evening, picking up two awards and two commendations.

A short report on the REHVA-CAHVAC Workshop in CLIMA conference Bucharest 2019

CAHVAC is the Chinese organisation, with approximately 40,000 members dedicated to advancing heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration to serve humanity and to promote a sustainable technology in China. A CAHVAC-REHVA workshop entitled Energy in Buildings-Paths in Europe and China-Two Zooming Experiences was organized during the CLIMA 2019.


Bosch Thermotechnology Corp. Announces Upgraded Geothermal Heat Pump Model that Communicates with the New Bosch EasyStart App

Bosch Thermotechnology introduces its upgraded model in the Greensource CDi series: the Bosch SM Rev C Geothermal Heat Pump, featuring the new Heat Pump Control (HPC) microprocessor, which can communicate with the new Bosch EasyStart app.

Luxaire and Wisconsin-based Distributor, Design Air, Sponsor Make-A-Wish Fundraiser

The Luxaire® brand of Johnson Controls, in partnership with Design Air, an independent distributor, recently sponsored Make-A-Wish® Wish Night in Milwaukee, WI.

Carrier Holds Controls Expert Expo in Orlando, Florida

Carrier recently invited its channel partners and Controls Expert contractors to participate in the Carrier Controls Expert Expo in Orlando, Florida. Carrier Controls Expert contractors are certified professionals who install, service and deliver Carrier’s i-Vu® building automation system. The Expo is part of the Carrier Controls Expert continuing education training program that launched in 2013 and currently has more than 600 certified contractors in over 20 countries.

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CRH Expo 2019 in Shanghai—Continued from May Issue

CAREL—received an Innovation Product Award in the Refrigeration category at CHR 2019 for Hecu CO2. Hecu sistema is the CAREL high-efficiency solution for condensing units with BLDC compressors and natural refrigerants. The use of Hecu CO2 is expected to expand in China.

Japan IT Week Showcases Cutting-edge Technologies in 11 Fields

From May 8 to 10, Japan IT Week Spring was held at the Tokyo Big Sight. Japan IT Week Spring is Japan’s largest IT exposition consisting of 11 special expositions such as Data Center Expo, Software & Apps Development Expo, Big Data Management Expo, Data Storage Expo, Information Security Expo, and Cloud Computing Expo.

Pursuit of High-Quality Life with Energy Saving and Environmental Stewardship--Photo Report

Gree—released several new products such as an independently developed high-efficiency and energy saving magnetic-bearing centrifugal compressor featuring a permanent magnet synchronous motor. Other exhibits included GMV series VRFs, heat pumps, etc.

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