China More
Little Swan Sees China Becoming a Front-Loader Washing Machine Market
The washing machine market in China was dealing with touch competition and diversified trends in development during 2013, according to speakers during a recent industry conference. Manufacturer Wuxi Little Swan, part of Chinese appliance giant Midea, said the sales volume of front-loading washers showed a large increase since January 2013.
Developing with Innovation, Jointly Fulfill Green Chinese Dream
BITZER exhibits product highlights at China Refrigeration in Peking
Copper Exhibit Highlights 'All-Copper' Coils, MicroGroove Coils and Heat Pump Coils at the 2014 China Refrigeration Exposition, says International Copper Association
China and EU agree joint work on climate action

Japan More
Panasonic's Contribution to Japanese Battery Industry Recognized with IEEE Milestone
Panasonic Corporation was recognized by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the largest organization of its kind in the world, as one of the companies that has contributed to the creation and development of primary and secondary battery industries in Japan, in the IEEE Milestone titled "Birth and Growth of Primary and Secondary Battery Industries in Japan, 1893."
Panasonic's Contribution to Japanese Battery Industry Recognized with IEEE Milestone
Heat pump and thermal storage center of Japan publishes new best practise videos for heat pump applications
Panasonic Solar Cell Achieves World's Highest Energy Conversion Efficiency
Panasonic HIT(R) Solar Cell Achieves World's Highest Energy Conversion Efficiency*1 of 25.6%*2 at Research Level

Korea More
LG Enhances Positioning In Asia With Innofest 2014
LG Electronics (LG) kicked off the third leg of its global Innovation Festival (InnoFest) roadshow in Seoul with a showcase of its newest products aimed at Asian consumers, which included the company鈥檚 diverse lineup of TVs, refrigerators, washing machines, air conditioners and smartphones.
BITZER expands in South Korea
LG Home Appliance 2013 Sales Up 5%
Samsung Innovative Triangle Body Design AC
LG Appliance 3Q Revenues at $2.68 Billion

USA More
ClimateMaster Receives R&D Award for Trilogy Q-Mode
ClimateMaster sources have announced the company received a 2013 R&D 100 Award from R&D Magazine, for its Trilogy Q-Mode geothermal heat pump system.
Cold storage plants need to be inspected every year
Home Builder Confidence Steady in April
New Era Continues Pressure on EPA over R-22 Production
Americans Used More Energy in 2013

Europe More
New technology set to improve the thermal efficiency of windows
After two and a half years of scientific research and technological development in polymer compounding and multi-layer extrusion techniques, a solution has been found to make windows more energy efficient.
Smiths continues expansion with new recruit
Hoshizaki launches ECO Standard fridges and freezers
ABB and Philips Join Forces in Commercial Building Automation
Epta launches transcritcal and cascade refrigeration packs for supermarkets

India More
India鈥檚 first water source CO2 electric heat pump (EHP) system installation at milk plant
The CO2 EHP system was installed by engineers from Mayekawa Manufacturing Company Limited, Japan, as part of a four-year research project titled 鈥淎pplication of Low Carbon Technology鈥.
Honeywell Featured in BusinessWorld Cover Story
Indian agency wins award for record seizures of R-22
ACREX India 2014: A sustainable foundation for future India
ACREX India 2014

Russia More
New Russian decree puts an end to the construction of ODS production facilities
From 1 January 2015, the construction of such facilities for the production of ozone-depleting substances or products containing these is prohibited, while the circulation of ozone-depleting substances is allowed only in refillable containers (some exemptions for laboratory use)
Panasonic Signs Official Worldwide Olympic Partnership Agreement
Arctos Celebrates 15th Anniversary
Toshiba Airconditioning Seminar in Moscow
Cherbrooke to Reach 20th Anniversary

Middle East More
Al-Futtaim Engineering and Johnson Controls sign agreement
Al-Futtaim Engineering and Johnson Controls have signed an agreement to distribute Johnson Controls鈥 heating, cooling and building management products, as well as fire alarm and security technologies across the UAE, with Al-Futtaim Engineering being the exclusive distributors for Johnson Controls鈥 fire alarm systems in the UAE.
Airedale International launches gateway to the Middle East
Panasonic Showcases Innovative Electrical Construction Materials At Middle East Electricity Exhibition 2014
Alfa Laval wins SEK 65 million energy-efficiency order in Middle East
Daikin moves into Saudi Arabia with new venture
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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