Tag : Daikin
With the first ever World Refrigeration Day set for June 26 this year, April’s RAC Magazine considers the importance of the event in recognising the significant challenges in trying to sustainably meet increasing demand for cooling systems and services.
Daikin has acquired Australia-based commercial refrigeration group AHT as it seeks to expand its presence and expertise across the cold chain with an increased focus on commercial refrigeration in particular.
Daikin Applied Europe has said that a new witness testing service will support its efforts to futureproof development of new products in line with regulatory changes such as those affecting Ecodesign.
Cooling industries across Europe will not be receiving special exemptions to help with the spiralling costs of higher-GWP refrigerant, with EU member states being urged to back support programmes instead.
Questions remain over how many large AC manufacturers will commit to provide and support the product as an alternative to the increasingly costly R404A and R410A, despite respondents finding education programmes on adopting A2Ls were assuaging potential safety concerns.
Mexichem has launched a lower GWP refrigerant called Klea 407H that it will market as an alternative to R404A and R507 when used in medium and low temperature applications