Nouvelles des membres de l'IIF : Daikin (en anglais)

De 2012 à mars 2015, plus de 3 millions de conditionneurs d'air résidentiels et commerciaux de Daikin utilisant le frigorigène "modérément inflammable" R32 ont été vendus dans 43 pays. (en anglais)
From 2012 to March 2015, over 3 million units of Daikin’s residential and commercial air conditioners using the “mildly flammable” R32 have been sold in 43 countries.

For now, air conditioners using R32 are not yet available in the USA and have only recently been introduced into Europe.
The figures are revealed in Daikin’s recently released 2015 Corporate Social Responsibility Report. It also reveals that this refrigerant, initially designed for residential air conditioners, is now being used in commercial units and water heaters as well.
Daikin’s approach is to promote worldwide use of R32. Daikin is assisting emerging countries by providing governments, air conditioner manufacturers and dealer engineers with the necesary techniques and knowledge.

“With emerging countries hastening their conversion from conventional refrigerants, Daikin is working with national governments and United Nations organizations to build the infrastructure and train the human resources needed to spread the use R32 air conditioners,” said Masanori Togawa, Daikin president and CEO.

The company is already working with the Thai government and air conditioning manufacturers to aid the switch to R32. Daikin also recently announced that it was allowing free access to all its patents governing the use of R32.