India

2012.07.10

Seasonal Workers Strike Hitachi AC Plant in India

Jul 6, 2012 Hitachi has labor trouble in Kadi, India, with about 500 seasonal workers from its air-conditioning plant on strike. On Tuesday of this week the striking workers held a rally. The strike ...

2012.07.01

MARKET EYE-Indian air conditioner makers rally on monsoon

Wed Jul 4, 2012 * Shares of major Indian air conditioner manufacturers rally after weaker-than-expected rain falls so far during the monsoon season spark hopes of increased sales.   * Whirlpool India Ltd shares gain 9.9 percent. Voltas Ltd shares gain 7 percent, while shares in Bluestar Ltd are up 7.75 percent.   * The monsoon has stalled over central India, leaving the northwest states ...

2012.07.06

Voltas leads air-conditioner market; LG slips to number 2 po

4 Jul, 2012 KOLKATA: After a decade of dominance in white goods, Korean giant LG abdicated its leadership position in India in May when it was relegated to No 2 position by Voltas in the 7,000-crore r...

2012.07.05

Copeland Scroll Digital VRF Air Conditioning Saves Precious

Results ? 31% annual KWHr energy saving proved by Energy audit and three year energy bill comparison ? Improved human comfort and working environment ? Intangible benefits like aesthetic & sound p...

2012.06.30

Indian cooling specialist looks at doubling exports

28 June 2012 Retail giant Wal-Mart demand drives sales at evaporative cooler maker Symphony   Symphony, India’s largest evaporative air cooler company, has announced it aims to double exports within the next two years. The company’s exports currently are at around 125,000 units per year, selling to dealers across 60 countries as well as to global retaillers like Wal-Mart, Sears and Home Depot...

2012.06.27

Denmark’s Danfoss to invest $100 mn in India

Jun 26 2012 S. Bridget Leena The refrigeration and air conditioner parts maker will establish its largest research and development centre in Oragadam   Chennai: Denmark-based Danfoss Group, a pro...

2012.06.22

My Air-Conditioner Envy

June 21, 2012 The author, right, with Rajendra Shende, head of the Terre Policy Center, in Pune, India. His air-conditioner, top, runs on a hydrocarbon.   With scorching heat enveloping New York ...

2012.06.13

Global air-conditioning boom a bust for climate

Gases used to pump cold air are more potent than carbon dioxide Air-conditioners dominate the facade of this building in Mumbai, India.   In the ramshackle apartment blocks and sooty concrete ho...

2012.06.11

Stars on ACs spell higher efficiency, says BEE chief

Mumbai, June 14 Choosing an air-conditioner is a complicated exercise given the plethora of brands in the market. However, the price to energy consumption or payback period of an air-conditioner does provide an effective tool to zero in on the right product. The Bureau of Energy Efficiency has mandated that all air-conditioners sold in the market carry star ratings. The Bureau assigns star ratin...

2012.06.13

Appliance Pricing in India Becoming More Dynamic

Jun 11, 2012 The depreciation of the Indian currency, the rupee, and higher raw materials costs are forcing appliance makers in India to raise prices, according to Zee News Ltd., a business news outlet in India. The article said sources in the industry expect price increases of 4%-10%, and that the amount of imported content - heavily impacted by oil prices and shipping rate increases - has much t...

2012.06.08

IEA conducts Emergency Response Exercise in India

IEA staff reviewed India’s oil emergency response policies last week by conducting simulations of major oil-supply disruptions during a two-day exercise near New Delhi. Ministry of Petroleum and Natu...

2012.06.06

India Air Conditioners Market Set to Cross INR 20,000 Crore

Increasing temperatures with reduction in prices coupled with rise in commercial installations would fuel the India air conditioners market over the next five year period.   Vancouver, British Columbia -- 06/06/2012 -- Not so long ago, the installation of an air conditioner in a house was considered to be a huge thing with many eyebrows rising and various households vying on to it. It was so,...

 
 
 
 
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