Air Conditioning

Distributor of air conditioners and home appliances, the Shaker Group, has signed an MoU with LG Electronics (LG) and the Ministry of Investment of Saudi Arabia (MISA).

Minister for Industry and Science, Ed Husic, has released the final report of the Pathway to Diversity in STEM Review.

Trane Technologies has released Trane LEAF, its new generation of air-to-water heat pumps.

Johnson Controls International (JCI) is in the early stages of simplifying its business portfolio which could include the sale of its HVAC assets for an estimated $US5 billion.

The Master Plumbers Association (MPA) is calling for a review into the allocation of heat pump grants by the NSW and federal governments.

Johnson Controls has launched the YORK YVWH Water to Water Dual Variable Speed Screw Heat Pump, the first heat pump in the US to use R1234ze refrigerant.

New factory for LG

LG Electronics (LG) has opened a new scroll compressor production line at its factory in Monterrey, Mexico.

JCI appoints VP

Johnson Controls has appointed Marc Vandiepenbeeck as executive vice president and chief financial officer.

Carrier Global Corporation has completed its $US13.17 billion acquisition of Viessmann Climate Solutions from the Viessmann Group.

Sydney is the first city in Australia to establish cooling centres this summer in preparation for extreme heat or heatwaves.

TCCI Manufacturing and TekModo have announced a collaboration to revolutionise climate control systems across a range of applications.

Plans are underway for the federal government to review the apprentice system despite a rise in completion rates.

The ebm papst Group will invest $US1.07 million in the expansion of its regional headquarters in Singapore.

The new and innovative CIARA series, has been introduced to meet growing consumer demand for connected living, compact systems, and quiet operation.

LG Electronics Australia has announced the local availability of its latest range of 1:1 ducted system and ceiling mounted cassette system designed for residential dwellings and commercial buildings.

A new unit of competency is available to anyone with Certificate III level qualifications or higher in the field of refrigeration and air conditioning.