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European Heat Pump Summit Newsroom

News of the industry

  • IEA: HEAT PUMP CONFERENCE 2020 (April 2021)

    Heat Pumps - Mission for the Green World: Hybrid Transition of HPC2020. The 13th IEA Heat Pump Conference (HPC2020) will take place on April 26-29, 2021. The conference venue will be KAL Hotel Jeju, Korea. However, due to COVID-19 outbreak, there will also be an online platform for those who cannot attend the conference physically. Thus, we are aiming for a hybrid conference.

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  • EFCTC: Black market for refrigerants

    New data reinforce that the EU may fall short of its climate ambitions because of a thriving black market for hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs): Smugglers have been trafficking shipments of HFCs up to a maximum of 31 million tonnes CO2equiv across EU borders in 2019. Emissions of these illegally traded HFCs would have major effects on our climate and fund organized crime.

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  • Daikin: Air Purifier Production in Malaysia

    With the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, demand for air purifiers has skyrocketed around the world as one of the preventive measures against infectious diseases. Daikin, one of the leading Japanese air purifier manufacturers, also increased the cumulative number of overseas air purifier shipments during the period spanning April to October, 2020, to 3.7 times that of the same period in 2019. To meet this surge in demand, Daikin began producing air purifiers at its Malaysian plant at the end of 2020. In the first year, the company starts with an annual production system of 150,000 units, and plans to expand production in the future. Source: JARN

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  • Chemours: Two new segments

    In addition to its refrigerant interests, the new Thermal & Specialized Solutions (TSS) division (formerly Fluorochemicals) will also include fire suppressants, blowing agents, propellants and solvents. The other party in Chemours’ former Fluoroproducts segment – Fluoropolymers – has been renamed Advanced Performance Materials (APM).

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  • Eurovent: Recommendation on air leakages

    Eurovent Product Group ‘Air Handling Units’ (PG-AHU) has published the first edition of Eurovent Recommendation 6/15 – Air Leakages in Air Handling Units. The Recommendation presents guidelines for improving Indoor Air Quality and correcting the performance of Air Handling Units due to internal leakages.

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