Enforcement is just one of the pressing challenges facing efforts by the EU cooling industry in trying to phase-out use of higher GWP refrigerant. The claims have been made amidst fears that the unknown scope of illegal trade for such gasses could derail any progress made by industry under the F-Gas regulation.
Parliament’s Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Committee has urged the government to bring forward proposals to introduce mandatory project accounts with a mechanism to independently release cash retentions owed to contractors.
Carel Industries has announced it has acquired major Germany-based humidifier manufacturer HygroMatik in order to expand its position in Northern Europe.
The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) is committed to ensuring the US will meet its obligations set out under the Kigali Amendment, while also looking at a replacement for the Significant New Alternatives Policy (SNAP) refrigerant rule dropped last year.
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.