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2013.05.14

Mitsubishi brings Mr Slim, City Multi air conditioners

2013-05-11 KATHMANDU: Airtech Industries -- sole distributor of Mitsubishi Electric in Nepal -- has launched two models of air conditioners -- Mr Slim and City Multi -- in the Nepali market.   Mi...

2013.05.04

Air Conditioning Options

By EarthTalk May 11, 2013 According to the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE), energy consumption for home air conditioning units accounts for more than eight percent of all the electricity produced in the U.S., at a cost to homeowners of $15 billion annually. Besides the cost, all this cooling leads to annual emissions of about 195 million tons of CO2-or two tons per year fo...

2013.05.13

Sleeper cab air-con fuel now tax free

May 10, 2013 Trucking operators no longer need to pay tax on the fuel used in truck sleeper cab air-conditioners, the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has ruled.   A recent decision issued this month now allows operators to claim back 100 percent of the tax on the fuel used in the air-conditioners.   The Australian Trucking Association (ATA), which lobbied for the exemption, says busines...

2013.05.13

Green Investment Bank commits £635m to energy and carbon pr

10 May 2013 The UK Green Investment Bank (GIB) claims it has committed a total of £635m to 11 renewable energy and carbon-reduction projects.   The bank announced the investment impact of its first five months of operation. It has committed funds to 11 transactions with a total value of £2.3 billion. The bank has supported in all of its priority sectors which include offshore wind, energy e...

2013.05.14

Queen’s Speech pledges to “support free trade and tackle cli

10 May 2013 The Queen’s Speech has pledged that the Government will use its upcoming presidency of the G8 to “support free trade…while continuing to make progress in tackling climate change”.   STA CEO Paul Barwell commented: “This is the perfect opportunity to demonstrate the UK’s commitment to both free trade and the environment by urging the other member states to vote ‘no’ to these duties...

2013.05.08

ASHRAE Annual Conference June 22-26; Features Building Effic

The Technical Program addresses the practitioner’s needs for the built environment industry with such tracks as Building Energy Modeling vs. Measurement and Verification, and much more.   May 10,...

2013.05.10

Gree Appliances Revenue up 11% in First Quarter

May 10, 2013 Gree Electric Appliances, Inc. (Zhuhai, China) reported first quarter 2013 revenue of 22.30 billion yuan, up 10.98% from 1Q 2012. The company reported 1Q 2013 net profit of 1.34 billion y...

2013.05.02

DOE Requests Input on Commercial Furnace Standards

May 10, 2013 The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is initiating rulemaking to consider amended energy conservation standards for commercial warm air furnaces.   By Dec. 31, 2013, DOE is required to either propose amended energy conservation standards for warm air furnaces or to make a determination that the existing standards do not need to be amended.   DOE is soliciting information to ...

2013.05.07

MicroGroove Coils Webinar Looks at Commercial Applications

May 09, 2013 New York -- The International Copper Association (ICA) is presenting a new, free webinar on smaller-diameter, inner-grooved copper tubes titled “MicroGroove Copper-Tube Coils: Moving beyond Residential Applications.” Co-sponsored by The NEWS and Appliance Design, the webinar will be presented at 1 p.m. ET on June 11, 2013.   MicroGroove technology initially was developed by some ...

2013.05.04

Tecumseh Launches Condensing Unit Promotion

May 09, 2013 Ann Arbor, Mich. -- Tecumseh Products Co. has kicked off its Big Chill2 Condensing Unit Promotion. The company noted that the rewards program has garnered substantial support from its who...

2013.05.05

SAE Research Finds HFO Refrigerant Safe for Mobile Use

May 09, 2013 Warrendale, Pa. -- The SAE International Cooperative Research Project (CRP1234-4) team, which formed last year, has announced that the CRP team continues to review relevant research and testing to finalize its risk assessment, and it has a high level of confidence that the refrigerant R-1234yf can be used safely in automotive applications.   The CRP team said it continues its pro...

2013.05.11

Small and Midsized Manufacturers Expect Growth

May 09, 2013 Chicago -- Prime Advantage, a buying consortium for midsized manufacturers, announced the findings of its fifth annual Group CFO Survey, revealing financial projections and top concerns of its member companies’ CFOs in 2013. The survey indicates that CFOs remain optimistic about financial prospects and are focused on growth, as indicated by increased hiring as well as capital and R&am...

 
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