UK: A “wrapping” service which enables condensing units to blend into their surroundings has enabled an air conditioning upgrade to meet modern UK planning requirements.
The first of the new wall-mounted models, Urusara X and Urusara mini, will be released on November 1, followed by cassette and floor standing units at the end of March 2021.
Officials at Daikin Industries say demand in Japan for the residential-use products is rising on the back of the coronavirus pandemic.
INDIA: The Indian government has banned the import of split system air conditioners and self-contained units, including window units in a bid to boost domestic production.
The programme is said to save 250,000kg per year of virgin refrigerant from being produced. The reclaimed refrigerant is independently certified to guarantee that it meets quality standards.
USA: ASHRAE has announced that the 2021 AHR Expo, originally scheduled to be held January 25-27, 2021, in Chicago, has been cancelled.