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2008.11.25

2.10 Latin America

Politics and economy of this region, as represented by Brazil as part of BRICs and Argentina as part of VISTA (Vietnam, Indonesia, South Africa, Turkey, and Argentina), kept relatively stable growth in 2007.The rate of building construction starts has also risen reflecting the increasing purchasing power in this region as a whole.Although demand for central air conditioners such as large chillers ...

2008.11.25

2.9 Australia

Australia’s GDP growth rate (in value terms) in 2007 was 3.0%, proving that the nation’s economy has continued to expand stably.Although the construction boom ended by 2004, the construction industry still attained a 6% growth in 2006 and a 2% growth in 2007.The rate of contribution of commercial buildings to the growth above is increasing, leading to an increase in large chiller demand.According ...

2008.05.25

2.11 Latin America

The market size of Latin American countries in 2007 is estimated to have grown to 4.1 million units, an increase of 13 % from 2006. The ductless split type accounts for about 60% of the market and the rest is made up of window type units. Unitary types account for only a few %. One quarter of ductless split units are of the heat pump type and the rest are cooling only. It is expected that ductless...

2009.04.30

ISO to Establish ISO50001: Standard on Energy Management

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has decided to establish an international standard on energy management for industrial plants, commercial facilities or entire organizations. In September last year, the first meeting of ISO’s new project committee PC 242 which is to develop an international standard on energy management in Washington, DC. USA.   Twenty-five major count...

2009.05.24

Energy Efficiency and Labeling Systems in Asia

A global environmental symposium titled ‘International deployment of energy efficiency standards and labeling systems: Cooling Asia, heating Asian economics’ was held on February 27 in Tokyo, Japan. T...

2009.04.23

Catching Up on Product and Market Trends at Expos

World HVAC&R Expo Schedule Updates: http://www.ejarn.jp/Type_news_inside.asp?id=11593&classid=6   Exhibitions held in various cities around the world are an ideal way to stay on top of HVAC&R product and market trends.JARN brings you real-time updates on the global exhibition schedule. JARN’s print edition provides monthly updates, while our Web edition offers weekly updates of in...

2009.04.21

Views of the Residential AC Manufacturers Department of Abra

Residential-use mini-splits have become the most promising segment of the Brazilian air conditioning market after attaining a 29% growth in sales in 2008 over 2007. This presents a sharp contrast to sales of window type air conditioners (WRACs), which showed a 21% drop in 2008. Whether this change lasts or is temporary remains a question. For a more accurate prediction, it is necessary to further ...

2009.02.28

Danfoss Launches New Scroll Compressor Line for Refrigeratio

Highly Efficient, Reliable, Low Noise Refrigeration Scroll Compressor RangeWith its unique scroll design and manufacturing process flexibility, the new Danfoss refrigeration compressor Type MLZ offers a highly efficient solution for demanding refrigeration applications.The new family of refrigeration compressors from Danfoss includes 11 models of medium temperature scroll compressors designed for ...

2009.02.28

Hanbell’s Expansion and Innovation

Hanbell Precise Machinery has been specializing in the manufacturing of twin screw compressors for more than 14 years, and is now a market leader in Asia. Last year, its sales in screw compressors grew greatly in Europe, the Middle East, India, the United States and China.Hanbell’s main products include refrigeration screw compressors (semi-hermetic and open-types), air screw compressors and vacuu...

2009.02.28

Dorin Innovation

TCS-200: CO2 Compressor for Transcritical ApplicationsResponding to market demands, Dorin has recently developed the smallest ever compressor in its range operating with CO2.Operating in transcritical conditions, this semi-hermetic piston compressor is suitable for commercial refrigeration in MT applications, refrigerated transport, sanitary hot water heat pumps and ambient heating systems. It com...

2009.02.28

Bock ATEX Compressors for Operation with Combustible Refrige

Combustible refrigerants were used in the 1920s, but following the introduction of CFCs, they almost completely disappeared from the market due to safety considerations.To date, non - halogenated combustible hydrocarbons such as butane (R600/R600a) or propane (R290) have only been used in niche applications.In Germany, for example, refrigerators and freezers with filling quantities of 50 to 150 g ...

2009.02.28

Emerson Cup 2008 Silver Award Project

CP ALL has proudly presented the Panyapiwat Building — worth more than 440 million bahts — in the recently concluded 2008 Emerson Cup Design Competition in India and Southeast Asia. The project won the Silver award in the competition for its design that delivered the benefits of comfort, environmental protection and energy efficiency using central air conditioning systems powered by Copeland Digit...

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