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2022.01.23

U.S. Split Market to Take up Carbon Neutral Challenge

— Will the Shift to R32 Refrigerant Proceed? With a view to the realization of carbon neutrality in 2050, specific efforts are underway in various countries around the world. The air condi...

2021.12.20

Revolution in U.S. Heating Market — Heat Pumps to Be a Game

The United States is one of the world’s largest heating markets. Currently, the U.S. heating market is benefitting from a tailwind for heat pumps, thanks to environmental policies implemented by...

2021.11.27

Japan to Raise RAC Energy Efficiency Standard Values in Apri

The new Japanese energy-saving performance standard for room air conditioners (RACs) is expected to come into effect in April 2022. This is the first revision since 2006. With this revised version, th...

2021.10.25

ISK-SODEX Boosts Turkish HVAC&R Export Potential

The Turkish air conditioning market is showing signs of recovery despite the pandemic. In the variable refrigerant flow (VRF) segment in particular, there are bright spots thanks to the government&rsq...

2021.09.26

Is the U.S. Unitary Market Cooling after Overheating?

The combined shipments of central air conditioners and heat pumps in the United States this year are showing strong growth, according to data from the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Inst...

2021.08.22

Global AC Market Struggling to Recover

— Review of the Global AC Market in the First Half of 2021 As in previous years, JARN recently conducted interviews and questionnaires with major air conditioner manufacturers and related ass...

2021.07.19

Daikin Develops a New Refrigerant for EV Air Conditioning

Daikin has developed D1V-140, a refrigerant blend for battery electric vehicle (BEV) air conditioning. Daikin described the characteristics of this new refrigerant during a lecture titled ‘New R...

2021.06.19

Global AC Sector Hit by Price Hikes in 2021

In 2020, in order to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, various countries around the world have introduced various stimulus policies to support eco-nomic development. Due to the excessive currency exch...

2021.05.26

Japanese AC Manufacturers Fight against Strong Headwinds

In Japan, many companies reached their closing month in March and announced their financial results for fiscal year 2020 (FY; ending March 2021). Looking at those reports, it emerges that Japanese air...

2021.04.27

Focus on Carbon Neutrality & Healthy World — Report on CR 20

China Refrigeration 2021 (CR 2021), the 32nd International Exhibition for Refrigeration, Air-Conditioning, Heating and Ventilation, Frozen Food Processing, Packaging and Storage, was held from April 7...

 
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