Mitsubishi Electric has said that lower flammability R32 refrigerant will remain a vital solution to help industry curb its environmental footprint up until at least the late 2020s. The appeal of the gas as a readily available lower GWP solution could also then be further extended beyond the next decade in a blended form, the manufacturer has claimed.
The government has announced it will be delaying the introduction of a new process for receiving VAT payments by twelve months following concerns from the construction sector about introducing the changes.
The Women in RACHP Network has launched a survey intended to determine how the cooling sector can be made more attractive as a prospective career for women.
Indian refrigerant manufacturer SRF says it has obtained Ashrae certification for R467A, its new, low-GWP refrigerant blend for stationary air conditioning applications.
October’s RAC Magazine F-Gas Question Time will focus on major upcoming changes to the flagship EU environmental legislation, such as the introduction of its first service bans in January 2020.
This month’s issue looks at neurodiversity and how growing awareness of supporting individuals with conditions such as ADHD and dyslexia may help the cooling industry to rethink how it tackles critical challenges.
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.
The shortlist for the 2019 RAC and Institute of Refrigeration (IOR) National Student of the Year award has now been unveiled with ten people competing for the overall prize.
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