Walmart urged to move faster on HFC alternatives Tue, 22 Sep 2020 10:58:05 +0000
USA: Environmental groups have urged the world’s largest retailer Walmart to move faster on the transition to low GWP refrigerants. Groups including Green America and the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) have reacted to Walmart’s latest strategy to address the climate crisis which includes transitioning to “low-impact refrigerants” for cooling and electrified equipment for heating in …
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GEA sells Bock to private equity business Tue, 22 Sep 2020 09:26:10 +0000
GERMANY: GEA has sold refrigeration compressor manufacturer Bock to German private equity business Nord Holding.
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TCUK makes hotel room control easy Mon, 21 Sep 2020 20:16:53 +0000
UK: EasyHotel, the international value hotel chain, is equipping guest rooms with Toshiba Carrier UK’s new mini-touchscreen air conditioning controller. Linked to Toshiba SHRM-e three-pipe VRF air conditioning, the mini-touchscreen enables hotel guests to quickly and easily adjust the temperature and ventilation speed to create ideal comfort conditions in their rooms. “Traditional air conditioning controllers …
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Bank offers $1m for central AC systems Mon, 21 Sep 2020 19:57:27 +0000
PHILIPPINES: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $1m knowledge and support technical assistance project to deploy smart, energy efficient, and disease resilient centralised air-conditioning systems in developing countries. The bank insists that this will help to improve energy efficiency and mitigate the risks of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic and other airborne viruses …
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