Japan

2013.03.26

Daikin Launches New RAC with R32 Refrigerant

Daikin released new 2013-model room air conditioners (RACs) in the Uru- Sara 7 R series in November 2012.The RACs are the first commercialized models in the world to adopt R32 refrigerant, which is en...

2013.03.12

Panasonic X Series RACs Controlled with Smartphones

In October 2012, Panasonic released the X series room air conditioners (RACs) with ‘Econavi’ functions that ensure comfort and energy efficiency. The X series can also be remotely controlled via a sma...

2013.03.14

Sharp Releases SX Series of Plasmacluster ACs

On March 18, Sharp has released the SX series of Plasmacluster air conditioners that adopt ‘long panel airflow control’ to reduce the breeze directly felt by the body. This technology provides comfort...

2013.03.20

Fujitsu General Releases 3 Series of New ‘nocria’ RACs

In February 2013, Fujitsu General released ‘nocria’ X series, which generates two types of air stream - a cooling/heating air stream discharged from the central part  of the indoor unit and ...

2013.03.21

RAC Sales Race Starts for 2013 Season

While replacement demand for the latest models of room air conditioners (RACs) offering high energy-saving performance is growing favorably, RACs have also been increasingly recognized as space heati...

2013.03.04

IEA experts advise Japan on ‘smart communities’

Government seeks input on best practices in energy planning for towns damaged by 2011 earthquake and tsunami 12 March 2013 Two members of the IEA Sustainable Energy and Policy Technology Directorate ...

2013.03.09

Japan extracts gas from methane hydrate

13 March 2013 Japan says it has successfully extracted natural gas from frozen methane hydrate off its central coast, in a world first, the BBC reported.   Methane hydrates, or clathrates, are a type of frozen “cage” of molecules of methane and water.   The gas field is about 50km away from Japan’s main island, in the Nankai Trough.   Researchers say it could provide an alternative ...

2013.03.10

SolarCity, Honda Partner to Provide Solar Power to Auto Cust

08 March 2013 SAN MATEO, Calif., and TORRANCE, Calif. -- SolarCityR and American Honda Motor Co. Inc. have announced a partnership to make solar power available to Honda and Acura customers in the Uni...

2013.03.01

Fujitsu appoints new technical support

6 March 2013 FG Eurofred has appointed Ian Simmonds as a new Fujitsu technical support engineer to provide help to customers both over the telephone and on-site.   Ian, who has been in the air c...

2013.03.05

Daikin Reports 3Q Results

Mar 4, 2013 HVAC maker Daikin Industries (Osaka, Japan) reported net sales of 286.3 billion yen in the third quarter of its fiscal year 2012, up from 283.6 billion yen in 3Q fiscal year 2011. The thir...

2013.03.03

Hitachi announces new ‘affordable, premium-efficiency’ split

4 March 2013 Hitachi Air Conditioning Europe SAS has launched its new Utopia IVX range for small to medium sized applications where VRF capacities and heat recovery options are either not needed, or w...

2013.02.28

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. : Two New Series of Reside

-- Eleven High-performance and Standard Models Incorporate Numerous Innovations and Improvements -- Tokyo, February 28, 2013 -- In March Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) will progressively int...

 
 
 
 
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