Latin America

2012.05.29

3.7 Brazil

Sales of VRF systems are solidly growing in Brazil. The Brazilian VRF market is estimated at 6,700 units in 2011. Brazil is hosting the World Cup in 2014 and the Olympic Games in 2016, which will create even more demand for VRF systems.   All major manufacturers in the market now offer VRF systems in their product lineups.   Hitachi has deep roots in the Brazilian market as well as a str...

2012.05.29

2.10.1 Brazil

Brazil’s annual GDP growth rate was 2.8% in 2011, much less than the 7.5% of 2010. Brazil, the largest air conditioner market in Latin America, did not reach the economic growth projected for 2011 due...

2012.05.11

Febrava-NE Space: No Geographic Limits

From April 24 to 27, 2012, Reed Exhibitions Alcantara Machado and Reed Exhibitions Multiplus, with institutional support from Abrava, held ‘Febrava- NE Space’ in the northeastern region of Brazil. Professionals and clients were able to access industry news and lectures at Febrava-NE Space. At last count, more than 25 booths were set up in approximately 300 m2 of event space at the Pernambuco Conv...

2012.05.09

Trox Brazil Invests in Research and Development

Inaugurated on March 1 in Curitiba, the Trox Academy was created with the objectives of meeting customer needs, fostering technological development in Latin America, and improving HVAC professionals’ ...

2012.05.25

Refrisat Launches New Chiller

Refrisat has released a new chiller that features independent cooling circuits to enable precision control of thermal requirements. The product incorporates a Siemens programmable logic controller wit...

2012.05.27

Daikin McQuay Opens Office in Southern Brazil

Daikin has opened an office in the southern city of Porto Alegre. The company is based in Sao Paulo in Brazil and has other regional offices in Rio de Janeiro and Recife. It is also building a plant i...

2012.03.21

Development of mechanical seals for high-pressure CO2 applic

19 March 2012 A mechanical HVAC seal usually rotates at 1800 rpm. However, in Brazil a high-pressure mechanical seal suitable for every phase of CO2 (gas, liquid, and supercritical), for dynamic rotat...

2012.02.21

Heat recovery and energy efficiency good for pocket and envi

Oilon, a privately owned Finnish company, is highlighting how using the most advanced technology in combustion of oil and gas can provide significant savings in overall energy consumption. Modern oxyg...

2012.02.25

Embraco Launches Pioneer Solution to Make Bivolt Refrigerati

Although the market is full of products running on more than one voltage, this has always been a challenge in the refrigeration industry. For equipment such as refrigerators, freezers or refrigerator ...

2012.02.29

Honeywell Recognized for Contributing to the Development of

February 13, 2012 Honeywell received the Solomon P. Ortiz Scholarship Endowment recognition award by the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) for its unrelenting support of the Endowment and...

2012.02.07

Embraco set to slash transformer use with multi-voltage refr

3 February 2012 Brazilian hermetic compressor specialist Embraco says it has overcome a significant hurdle for retail refrigeration with the development of a compressor that adjusts to the voltage of ...

 
 
 
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