The European Union’s stringent energy efficiency regulations are influencing policies in other regions, report finds
June 8, 2016
During the past five years, the number of energy efficiency polices around the world has continued to increase, notes Navigant Research. While policies vary by region and country, and with more developed nations taking more stringent approaches, a lack of enforcement remains a significant barrier to implementation.
Challenge is focused on ideas and topics related to improving energy efficiency
June 7, 2016
The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), along with industry partner CLEAResult, is seeking crowdsourced ideas for residential energy efficiency applications for smartphones as part of the DOE JUMP initiative.
Valves categorized into commercial, residential, and industrial
June 7, 2016
The global HVAC valves market is forecast to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.64 percent during the forecast period of 2016 to 2020, according to the latest market study released by Technavio.
The ZigBee Alliance, a nonprofit association of companies creating, maintaining and delivering open, global standards for the low-power wireless Internet of Things (IoT), announced 38 new members have joined since the beginning of 2016.
Will enable company to provide an end-to-end supply and reclamation service to its customers
June 6, 2016
A-Gas International, through its A-Gas Americas business, has completed the acquisition of Rapid Recovery. Headquartered in Phoenix, Rapid Recovery operates across the U.S. from 40 branch locations providing a full suite of on-site recovery and cylinder services to the refrigeration and HVAC sectors.
Global demand for HVAC equipment is forecast to increase at a 4.1 percent yearly rate through 2020 to $122 billion, according to a new study from The Freedonia Group, a Cleveland-based industry research firm.
Will enable UTC to expand its presence in the heating segment in Europe
June 3, 2016
United Technologies Holdings Italy S.r.l. has completed the acquisition of approximately 70 percent of Riello Group S.p.A., a leading provider of heating products and services. The Riello family will continue to own the balance of the shares of the Italian-based company, which now becomes part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security.
New technology to protect property and conserve and enhance how we use water
June 3, 2016
Uponor Corp. has announced the formation of Phyn, a new partnership with Belkin International. According to the companies, Phyn will create an intelligent water solution that protects homes and businesses from leak damage, enables mindful conservation, and enhances water usage with automated and anticipatory controls.