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  • Spanish heat pump market situation

    The ratio of heat pumps versus mere air conditioning units sold is bigger than 95% in the residential/domestic sector. In the commercial sector, this ratio is 90% approximately.

    • Publication date : 2016/02/15
    • Subjects: Figures, economy
  • PCM thermal energy storage for indoor environments

    During the IIR PCM 2018 conference which took place on May 21-23 in Orford, Canada, numerous applications of phase-change materials (PCMs) and slurries were presented, including in commercial refrigeration (refrigerated display cabinets), domestic...

    • Publication date : 2018/06/22
  • Recent geothermal energy-based district cooling projects

    In December 2023, district cooling projects using geothermal energy were launched in France and the United Arab Emirates.

    • Publication date : 2024/01/25
    • Subjects: Technology
  • Market: European heat pump market

    - The European Heat Pump Association (EHPA) has published an updated version of its outlook for the European heat pump market. The report shows that after 2 years of very difficult economic times, the market decline has stopped and heat pump...

    • Publication date : 2011/02/07
  • Alternative Cooling Technologies conference, London, 1st February 2005

    This conference, which was co-sponsored by the UK Institute of Refrigeration and organised commercially by RAC magazine, was well attended with about 140 people present. It was arranged in five sessions. In the first session, speakers from UK...

    • Publication date : 2005/02/11
  • Market: Japanese heat pump market

    A Japanese market research company has analysed the Japanese heat pump market for applications in Eco-Cute water heaters and air-conditioners and published a forecast for market development over the next 10 years. Growth expectations for the...

    • Publication date : 2011/02/07
  • Markets and figures: heat pump market

    The heat pump market is growing fast, especially in Europe and in Asia: - In Europe, a recent report from Frost & Sullivan found that the heat pump market - covering commercial, residential, public and industrial applications - earned over €...

    • Publication date : 2009/12/09
  • ASHRAE Technology Awards: winning project features green design

    The ASHRAE Technology Awards recognize outstanding achievements by members who have successfully applied innovative building design in the areas of occupant comfort, indoor air quality (IAQ) and energy conservation. The designs incorporate ASHRAE...

    • Publication date : 2005/06/14
  • Growing uptake of natural refrigerants in commercial refrigeration

    A recent report estimates the number of commercial refrigeration systems using R744 (CO2) or hydrocarbons in Europe and worldwide. 

    • Publication date : 2022/10/17
    • Subjects: Figures, economy
  • Record year for air conditioners and heat pump shipments in the US

    In June 2004, manufacturers of central air conditioners and heat pumps set a single month record of 1 081 147 shipments. This puts the industry on a pace to exceed, for the first time, 7 000 000 units in 2004. Shipments for residential and light...

    • Publication date : 2004/09/14
  • Frost mitigation methods for heat pumps and refrigeration systems

    Frost growth is an important issue since defrosting can represent up to 30% of the total energy consumption of refrigerated display cabinets. Review of the various frost mitigation technologies and latest...

    • Publication date : 2021/12/15
    • Subjects: Technology
  • AC Market in Europe

    According to Daikin Industries Ltd., the European air-conditioning (AC) market has features that could appear as commercial obstacles, including relatively mild climate, even in Mediterranean areas. Concern for cityscape issues leads to resistance...

    • Publication date : 2006/07/26
  • Canadian government

    The Canadian government recently proposed a set of Minimum Energy Performance Standards (MEPS) for homes and industrial products including large air-conditioning systems, commercial air-conditioning systems, room air conditioners, portable air...

    • Publication date : 2011/02/11
  • Consensus agreement on air conditioner efficiency standards in the US

    On November 11, 2004, air conditioner manufacturers and energy efficiency advocates in the US announced that they had reached a consensus agreement on federal equipment efficiency standards for air conditioners and heat pumps used in many...

    • Publication date : 2004/11/25
  • ICR 2019: an overview of current refrigeration research (part I)

    Presentation of the main scientific and technical topics covered in the papers of the 25th IIR International Congress of Refrigeration and summary of some of the 14 keynotes.

    • Publication date : 2019/09/30
    • Subjects: HFCs alternatives