USA: Daikin North America, the US subsidiary of the Japanese air conditioning manufacturer, has purchased its long-standing US distributor Stevens Equipment Supply.
The Daikin cassette, created by designers at the Japanese air conditioning manufacturer’s Malaysian subsidiary, has been named in the top 100 best products at this year’s Japanese Good Design Awards.
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.