French Heat Pump Market Records Extraordinary Growth

The French heat pump market registered spectacular growth in 2019. Uniclima data show that 83% growth was seen in the air-to-water (ATW) heat pump sector, with sales reaching 176,220 units as shown in...


Carrier to Provide an European Wholesale Giant with CO2 Syst

Carrier Commercial Refrigeration has entered into an agreement with wholesale center operator, Metro, to provide CO2 systems to the majority of its European stores. Within the framework of Metro’s F-gas Exit Program, the company aims to convert over 760 Cash & Carry stores to natural refrigerant systems and halve its CO2 footprint by 2030. Under the agreement, Carrier will install hig...


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...


Updates to the Safe Loading Pass Scheme in wake of COVID-19

27 March 2020 The Safe Loading Pass Scheme (SLPS) Management Group has announced that it is providing an extension on Safe Loading Passes soon to expire, in line with government direction on COVID-19.   The SLPS is administered by FTA, the business group representing the logistics sector. All vehicle Safe Loading Passes, which expire between 25th March 2020-25th June 2020, will now remain ...


Carel: we remain safe, we remain committed

26/03/2020 In compliance with the latest Prime Minister’s Decree signed on 22 March, which in order to stem the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) introduced further restrictive measures regard...


Businesses supposed to remain open throughout COVID-19, remi

26 March 2020 FTA, the business group representing the logistics industry, wants to reassure the public that it is working hard to keep the nation trading during the COVID-19 pandemic, and is busy supporting all sectors of the economy, in line with government advice.   FTA wants to make clear that businesses are supposed to remain operational as usual. Only non-essential retail shops and p...



25 March 2020 Shortly after announcing the decision to postpone the exhibition until September, MCE the world’s leading exhibition dedicated to residential and industrial installations, HVAC+R, and renewables gains full support of all the main trade associations, with a common goal to put on a new edition that can contribute significantly to the support and growth of the national economic s...



Reported by Association of European Refrigeration Component Manufacturers (ASERCOM) In 2019, the European refrigeration compressor market grew slightly.   Heat Pump Application Although com...


Nantes to Host Key Cold Chain Event

The International Conference on Sustainability and the Cold Chain (IICC) is an International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR) event held every two years. The previous editions were held in Cambridge (the United Kingdom), Paris (France), London (the United Kingdom), Auckland (New Zealand), and Beijing (China). The sixth edition of this cutting-edge event designed to address ever-increasing demand f...


LU-VE: update on temporary closure of plants

Uboldo (Va) –  March 25, 2020. LU-VE Group announces that following the issuing of the  Decree of the President of the Council of Ministers of 22 March 2020, due to force majeure, starting from midnight of March 25 until April 3, production will stop at the plants of LU-VE Exchangers and MANIFOLD (Uboldo, Varese), TGD (Travacò Siccomario, Pavia), AIR HEX (Alonte, Vicenza ) a...

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