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  • Global LNG supply: the potential of Africa, South and Central America

    IGU provides an update on the LNG supply outlook for countries in Africa, Central and South America. 

    • Publication date : 2022/10/27
    • Subjects: Figures, economy, Developing country
  • US central air conditioners and air-source heat pumps market

    U.S shipments of central air conditioners and air-source heat pumps totaled 720,084 units in March 2016, up 6.5% from 676,010 units shipped in March 2015.

    • Publication date : 2016/07/12
    • Subjects: Figures, economy
  • Latest IPCC report predicts an increased risk of heatwaves

    The IPCC report published in February 2022 highlights several risks posed by rising temperatures, such as increased heat waves and greater energy demand for space...

    • Publication date : 2022/03/31
    • Subjects: Environment
  • Trends and markets: IARW Food Industry’s Return on Investment Guidelines

    The IARW Food Industry's Return on Investment Guidelines provide valuable information regarding cold storage construction costs and trends in 2010. There are a number of variables that affect the cost of a project, ranging from building size to...

    • Publication date : 2011/02/04
  • Briefs: Hot 2009

    According to data published by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) in December 2009, the year 2009 is likely to rank in the top 10 warmest on record since the beginning of instrumental climate records in 1850. The global combined sea...

    • Publication date : 2010/03/07
  • Briefs: Illegal refrigerants

    Over 108 tonnes of illegal refrigerant have been seized by customs officers around the world in a special operation code-named Sky-hole Patching II. The joint operation by the World Customs Organization and the United Nations Environment Programme...

    • Publication date : 2011/02/07
  • Markets: Chinese AC exports to Africa are soaring

    Exports of air conditioners from China to Africa grew to over 28.8 million units in the first 8 months of 2010, an increase of 51.3% over last year, according to Chinese customs figures. This growth is even greater than that of Chinese exports of...

    • Publication date : 2011/02/07
  • Trends

    - The worldwide market for air conditioning was estimated by BSRIA as being 34 billion USD in 2001 and was forecast to reach 39 billion USD in 2004. The Freedonia Group predicts a rise to 56 billion USD by 2008. Fastest growth will occur in the...

    • Publication date : 2005/02/11
  • Global LNG market: review of 2021 and forecasts for 2022

    According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), the global LNG market grew by 6% in 2021 in comparison with 2020. However, it is projected to slow down in early...

    • Publication date : 2022/03/25
    • Subjects: Figures, economy
  • COVID-19 news in the HVAC&R sector

    The IIR reviews the available information on the possible impact of air conditioning on the spread of COVID-19 and the recommendations for the operation and maintenance of HVAC systems. Furthermore, several...

    • Publication date : 2020/04/05
  • The global LNG market slowly recovers in early 2021

    According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), the global LNG market recovered modestly at the end of 2020, after a downward trend. The LNG market is expected to grow in 2021, albeit at a slow...

    • Publication date : 2021/02/23
    • Subjects: Figures, economy
  • Latin America commercial refrigeration equipment market.

    The Latin America commercial refrigeration equipment market was valued at USD 741.4 million in 2012, and is expected to grow to USD 1,108.9 million by 2018.

    • Publication date : 2013/10/30
    • Subjects: Figures, economy
  • US

    - The Second Circuit Court in New York finally ruled that the 13 SEER standard as originally promulgated by the Department of Energy in 2001 should go into effect in January 2006 for new central air conditioners and heat pumps. Energy use by new...

    • Publication date : 2004/04/28
  • AHRI releases latest US heating and cooling equipment shipment data

    AHRI provides monthly data on heating and cooling equipment shipped by US manufacturers in the US market.  

    • Publication date : 2021/12/16
    • Subjects: Figures, economy
  • AHRI releases november 2021 US heating and cooling equipment shipment data

    AHRI provides monthly data on heating and cooling equipment shipped by US manufacturers in the US market. The data provided covers the two months prior to the month of release....

    • Publication date : 2022/01/25
    • Subjects: Figures, economy
  • Hydrocarbon refrigerants

    Hydrocarbons such as R290 (propane), R600a (isobutane) or R1270 (propene/propylene) are low GWP non-toxic natural refrigerants with excellent thermodynamic properties. They offer an...

    • Last update : 2022/06/22
    • Langues : English, French
    • Themes : Hydrocarbons, Containment, refrigerant charge reduction
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    Ice cream manufacturing, environmental impact and market data

    From a physico-chemical point of view, ice cream is a complex, frozen multiphase mixture. The manufacturing process includes several stages of freezing which are described in this...

    • Last update : 2022/10/12
    • Langues : English, French
    • Themes : Ice creams