The Toshiba Carrier partnership has unveiled an Indian air conditioning joint venture intended to localise its market strategies and product development for commercial VRF products in the country.
Honeywell has said it is turning to the US Supreme Court to push for a judicial review of a ruling last year that reversed an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) stance to brand use of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) as ‘unacceptable’.
AREA has said that the coming steep quota reduction in HFC refrigerants should move forward as planned
More must be done to bridge the isolated use of clean cold and cold chain networks moving forward to ensure a more sustainable approach to cooling in food distribution, academics have argued.
The German Environment Agency, Umweltbundesamt (UBA), has backed a stricter approach to curbing use of ozone depleting substances (ODS) such as refrigerants that would go beyond those identified in the Montreal Protocol.
According to a new report from the research firm, global advanced sensor revenue is expected to grow from $1.2 billion in 2016 to $3.2 billion in 2025.
Emerson Network Power has announced new research results showing that half of all data center cooling systems will be upgraded before the end of 2016.
Gartner Inc. forecasts that 6.4 billion connected devices will be in use worldwide in 2016, up 30 percent from 2015, and will reach 20.8 billion by 2020.
According to a new report from the research firm, the global BEMS market is expected to grow from $2.8 billion in 2016 to $10.8 billion in 2024.
The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) commends decision to work toward an amendment to include HFCs in the Montreal Protocol
The Air Conditioning, Heating and Refgigeration Institute (AHRI) in the US has launched an investigation into the ignition of A2L or ‘mildly flammible’ refrigerants
The Obama Administration and the US private-sector has announced the further introduction of a series of significant HFC-reduction commitments
AHRI to provide progress report on pledge to invest $5 billion in research over the next 10 years for new refrigerants and HVACR equipment.
USITC votes to continue investigation on impact of HFC blends and components from China on American market
AHRI General Counsel Amy Shepherd discusses AHRI’s recent settlement agreement with the Department of Energy (DOE) over the walk-in coolers and freezers final rule.
The Air-conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) has reached a settlement with the Department of Energy (DOE) over energy efficiency standards for commercial walk-in coolers and freezers.
US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announces U.S. Department of Agriculture to invest more than $6.7 million in 544 renewable energy and energy efficiency projects nationwide.
American Hydrofluorocarbon Coalition has filed an antidumping duty petition charging China for causing material injury to the U.S. domestic fluoro-chemicals industry.
U.S. renewable energy accounted for 9.8 per cent of total domestic energy consumption in 2014, the highest since the 1930s
Over eight million building management systems (BMS) will be integrated with some form of Internet of Things (IoT) platform, application, or service by 2020.
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy has announced $30 million in funding for 14 new projects dry-cooling technologies.
The global geothermal heat pumps market is forecast to reach $130.5 billion by the end of 2020,
Importance of building and system commissioning to be highlighted at ASHRAE Annual Conference - June 27-July 1
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced $4 million in funding to develop and demonstrate new energy efficiency solutions for homes through its Building America program.
The United States market for building automation system (BAS) products is forecast to grow at over 9 percent through 2020, according to a report
Global investment in renewable energy technologies increased 17 percent to $270 billion in 2014
Field service organisations need to become more efficient, develop better time-saving approaches, and fix a problem on the first visit in order to meet customer expectations.
US shipments of central AC and air-source heat pumps totaled 475,926 units in February 2015, up 19.9% from 396,863 units shipped in February 2014.
Emerson Climate Technologies announces fully operational commercial kitchen to research and develop solutions to food service industry challenges.
Washington tops U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) seventh-annual list of the top 25 U.S. metropolitan areas with the most Energy Star certified buildings in 2014
Newly installed solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity for 2014 reached a record 6,201 megawatts (MW), growing 30 percent over 2013’s total, according to a report.
United States combined shipments of central air conditioners and air-source heat pumps totaled 479,484 units in January 2015.
ASHRAE has announced a newly published book, Geothermal Heating and Cooling: Design of Ground-Source Heat Pump Systems (GSHP).
Yahoo was named as winner of the 2014 DataCenter Dynamics North American Award, “Improved Data Center Energy Efficiency.”
The International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR) announced the first edition of the IIR guide “CO2 as a Refrigerant”.
The US construction industry added 39,000 jobs in January, including 12,700 net new nonresidential jobs, according to a new preliminary estimate released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).
Daikin has announced plans to build a $410 million (£270 million) factory campus near Houston, Texas, as it seeks to convert the US market to VRV and VRF technology, rather than the more common ducted systems.
Robert Bosch North America Corp. has acquired Climatec LLC, a provider of energy efficiency, building automation, security, and life-safety solutions for the U.S. market.
nomos system AG has introduced three products that the company says provide universal automation for a seamless path into the Internet of Things (IoT) market.
Global revenue for commercial BASs is expected to grow from £39.3 billion annually in 2013 to £57 billion in 2023, according to a new report.
Worldwide revenue from ZEBs is expected to total nearly £2.7 trillion from 2014 through 2035, according to a report from the research firm Navigant Research
Enmetric Systems Inc. announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Integrated Building Solutions Inc (IBS).
According to a new report from the research firm, worldwide revenue from wireless control systems for smart buildings is expected to grow from $97 million annually in 2014 to $434 million in 2023.
An ASHRAE and AHR Expo survey sent to more than 1,000 HVACR manufacturers worldwide found there is growing optimism for improving business prospects in 2015.
Global demand for commercial refrigeration equipment is forecast to increase 4.7 percent annually through 2018 to £22.9 billion, according to a new study from The Freedonia Group Inc.
The building energy management software market is forecast to grow at an annual rate of up to 15 percent up to 2019.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced the availability of $9 million in funding to encourage investments in energy-saving technologies that can be tested and deployed in commercial buildings.
Substantial equipment efficiency is lost due to design and installation deficiencies, according to a new report.
The Geothermal Exchange Organization (GEO) announced that it is actively supporting “tax extenders bills” that are now under consideration by the U.S. House of Representatives and in the U.S. Senate.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced its final phase down schedule regarding production and importation of HCFC-22 refrigerant.