Danish manufacturer Nowocoat has obtained a US patent for a solvent-free coating that builds on research into stealth jet technology in order to limit heat absorption from the sun and lower the overall temperatures in buildings.
The UK has secured a haul of medals at the WorldSkills Finals in Russia, where trained individuals compete to display high levels of skills in a range of disciplines such as cooling, plumbing and engineering.
Academics and specialists will look at new approaches for sustainable cooling solutions and policy that will fully or partially make use of solar power in ‘sun-rich’ countries
Honeywell says it is collaborating with controls and components manufacturer Sanhua to commercialise its non-flammable HFO R466A. The product is marketed as Solstice N41.
AREA has unveiled new guidance that introduces key features of the EN378 standard.
A new Committee on Climate Change (CCC) report for parliament has called for the urgent publication of a clear strategy to tackle overheating in both new and existing properties.
Efforts to eliminate HCFC use and reduce industry reliance on HFC refrigerant in line with the Montreal Protocol offers a significant opportunity to broaden workplace diversity in refrigeration and air conditioning, according to the UN.
The August edition of RAC Magazine considers how the cooling sector is facing up to these pressures by looking at new approaches to technology, controls and data-led systems that are coming to market.
Open deck technology specialist Applied Design & Engineering has weighed into the debate on doors on fridges, in the wake of the petition currently before the UK Parliament.
My editor’s comment from back in 2014 makes interesting reading, in the light of the current debate…