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News of the industry

  • Danfoss: 25 years TU valve

    Danfoss is celebrating the 25th anniversary of its popular TU stainless steel thermostatic expansion valve—trusted for the most demanding refrigeration applications by OEMs and installers worldwide. With more than 15 million valves sold since its launch in 1995, TU’s combination of high precision and unique stainless-steel construction has made it a staple of cold-chain systems in particular.

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  • Refrigerant HQ: R-134a

    Is R-134a Being Phased Out From Cars? History and Conclusion: This article provides more up to date information for those that are researching the topic.

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  • AHRI: Dubai Office opened

    he Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) has opened an office in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, to further the interests of its members and certification program participants by enhancing relationships with manufacturers and governmental and non-governmental organizations in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. “Our Dubai office further expands AHRI’s global reach and provides us with a unique opportunity to develop and nurture relationships with manufacturers, regulators, and other stakeholders in the region,” said AHRI President and CEO Stephen Yurek.

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  • Cooling Post: Chillventa 2020 goes online

    Following the cancellation of this year’s Chillventa exhibition due to Covid-19, the organisers of Europe’s largest air conditioning and refrigeration show is to organise a virtual event instead. According to the organiser, NürnbergMesse, the Chillventa eSpecial will offer three days of industry knowledge, dialogue and innovation from 13-15 October. NürnbergMesse maintains that the spirit and drive of the Chillventa exhibition will be reflected in the online event, with participants being able to establish contacts, cultivate networks, share knowledge, and discuss new products, projects and developments in the sector.

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  • Eurovent: REACH initiative

    National authorities of five countries (Germany, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and Denmark) invite interested parties to send in evidence and information on the use of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). The call for evidence request includes producers, suppliers and distributors. The survey is very broad, covering a wide range of substances and polymers, with the deadline on 31 July 2020. The European Fluorocarbons Technical Committee (EFCTC) has called the attention to the invitation by national authorities of several European countries to interested parties to send in evidence and information related to PFAS. The survey is a very broad, covering a wide range of substances and polymers, and seeks to establish as one of its objectives how these substances are used and if workers come into contact with them. As the European trade association for the producers of HFCs, HFOs and HCFOs, EFCTC is preparing and will be submitting a detailed reply to the call for evidence. In addition, they call all on relevant parties to participate in the related survey.

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