Chillventa – the exhibition for energy efficiency, heat pumps and refrigeration
Innovation & trends from the energy efficiency – heat pumps – refrigeration sector in Nuremberg from 16 - 18 October 2018
Whether compressors, heat exchangers, fans or systems, the industry, wholesale trade, professional associations and research meet at Chillventa to discuss the most important questions on refrigeration, ac & ventilation and heat pumps.
Be there and meet the experts at this leading exhibition: Chillventa – the exhibition for the energy efficiency – heat pumps – refrigeration sector starts on 16 October 2018 in Nuremberg.
The latest news of the industry
On 15-16 November, the Executive Committee (ExCo) of HPT TCP met for their fall meeting in Vienna. Here is a short report from the meeting. During the meeting, the ExCo Chairman Stephan Renz from Switzerland was reelected for a new three year period. In addition, Antoni Bouza from USA was reelected as Vice Chairman. During the meeting a new International Organizing Committee (IOC) for the IEA Heat Pump Conference 2020 in South Korea was established with Per Jonasson from Sweden as IOC Chairman, Hiroshi Okumura from Japan and Sophie Hozatte from Canada as Vice IOC Chairmen. A workshop entitled “IEA Heat Pumping Technologies Workshop – An Austrian Perspective” was held on 14 November.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced nearly $25 million for a selected eight organizations to further the installation of cost-effective, highly efficient combined heat and power (CHP) technologies. The use of CHP can support U.S. economic competitive advantage, promote economic development, instill resiliency in businesses and communities, create and maintain local energy-related jobs, and provide solutions for modernizing energy generation and delivery. Source:ASHRAE
The refrigerant company known as Airgas Refrigerants will be renamed to ASPEN Refrigerants. A few months ago Hudson Technologies announced that they had acquired Airgas Refrigerants for the approximate cost of two-hundred and twenty million dollars. This new ASPEN name for Airgas will allow Hudson Technologies to phase the new acquisition into their ranks as well as move away from the Airgas name which is similar to their competitor’s A-Gas Americas. •The ASPEN brand name is always written in all capital letters. •ASPEN is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hudson Technologies, Inc. Source: RefrigerantHQ.com