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UK £2 Billion New Grant Is Designed to Boost Heat Pump Deman

In August 2020, the UK government announced a Green Homes Grant which will give homeowners in England vouchers worth up to £2 billion (US$ 2.6 billion) in total, to implement one or more green c...


Magnetic Bearing Centrifugal Chillers Boosted by Rapidly Gro

This year’s global economy has been hit hard by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. In this difficult context, the information technology (IT) industry is one of the few areas that remains stro...


Global RAC Market Shrinks by 27%

— Review of the Global AC Market in the First Half of 2020 As in previous years, JARN recently conducted interviews and questionnaires with major air conditioner manufacturers and related ass...


Daikin & Rotex Merge to Expand European Heating Business

— Targeting Over €100 M in Heating Sales by 2025 in Germany Following the brand change of Rotex products to Daikin brand on January 1, 2020, the sales, marketing, and service activities ...


Air Purifiers Riding a Wave on Global Stage

— Embodiment of Japanese Technology In Japan, domestic shipments of air purifiers increased sharply this April. According to data from the Japan Electrical Manufacturers’ Association (J...


Europe Innovates to Stay Afloat

– Report on the European AC Market in Q1 2020 This year in Europe, the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic spread rapidly, with Italy as an epicenter, from late February. In March, most Eur...


HVAC&R Industry Seeking Post-pandemic Opportunities

April is the start of the air conditioner sales season in the Northern Hemisphere, and prior to this, many exhibitions and other events related to heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigera...


Sustainable Thermal Solutions for Small Stores in Europe

— Report on EuroShop 2020 in Düsseldorf, Germany Acting as the key final link to consumers, the retail industry is undergoing great changes due to acceleration of an intelligent and sust...


New Toshiba Carrier Plant in Europe to Offer Local-fit Produ

-- ATW Production to Start in Poland On January 21, 2020, Toshiba Carrier announced the establishment of Toshiba Carrier Air-Conditioning Europe in Gniezno, a mid-western city of Poland. The new co...


Another Global Manufacturing Pole – Made in India

The development history of the air conditioner market in the past 40 years is actually the story of the great transfer of the manufacturing industry. The first one was Made in Japan, then Japanese man...


Heat Waves Come Early and Brazil’s AC Market Growth Rate Exc

While the northern hemisphere is cold and windy, South America, the scorching land, is living up to its name. In Brazil, which has entered an early summer, although the weather is still relatively ...

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