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‘Arbitrary conclusions’

VRF systems have a strong case going for them and deserve accurate observations, argue Utpal Joshi, V. Sekhar Reddy and Dharmesh Sawant…

Added: Sep 12, 2021 | By CCME Content Team

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Why we do what we do

In the July 2021 issue of the magazine, Dan Mizesko, writing his monthly column (Licence to Chill), dismissed variable refrigerant flow (VRF) systems as inferior in their energy performance when compared to chilled water systems, and raised doubts over their operational safety. In doing so, he opened a can of worms, his words attracting criticism […]

Added: | By Surendar Balakrishnan

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On the surface of it

It is imperative that the chiller’s evaporator and condenser tube surfaces have the lowest resistance to heat transfer possible to prevent the scenario of chillers operating above their design efficiency.

Added: Jun 10, 2021 | By CCME Content Team

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Why the Hx should we go with copper?

Frank Gao and Kerry Song of International Copper Association, Yoram Shabtay of Heat Transfer Technologies and Harry Schmitz of The Kellen Company explain the role copper heat exchangers could play in safeguarding the atmosphere.

Added: | By CCME Content Team

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Rubber World Industry launches AED 90mn HVAC production unit

Company says the new entity, ‘United Air-Conditioning’, based in Ajman, will complement its efforts in manufacturing heating, ventilation, air-conditioning, cooling, mechanical, electrical and plumbing products, parts and accessories for commercial and residential use in the UAE

Added: Mar 18, 2021 | By CCME Content Team

HEATING HAMBURG WITH HYDROGEN

With Germany’s green hydrogen economy being further fuelled by a EUR 9 billion investment from the government, the port city of Hamburg has embarked on a bold initiative to build one of the world's largest electrolysers. Stefan Kleimeier of Wärme Hamburg GmbH, Hamburg's municipal heat supplier, speaks on the collaboration with Vattenfall, Shell and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI). Hannah Jo Uy has the story…

Added: Feb 21, 2021 | By Hannah Jo Uy

ASHRAE 2021 Annual Conference to be held virtually

To be held in Phoenix, in the US state of Arizona, the event will provide actionable and innovative content to support HVACR and building systems professionals, Society says

Added: Feb 17, 2021 | By CCME Content Team

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Retrofitting in Kuwait, Oman and the UAE

Ashok Jha, Head, FM & Retrofit Projects, Universal Voltas LLC, provides an overview of trends driving demand for retrofits in Kuwait, Oman and the UAE

Added: Jan 18, 2021 | By Hannah Jo Uy

A complete 180

Dan Mizesko, Managing Partner/President, U.S. Chiller Services International, speaks candidly on how the changing political landscape and occupancy trends, triggered by COVID-19, will impact the built-environment across the United States. Excerpts from the interview he gave to Hannah Jo Uy of Climate Control Middle East…

Added: | By Hannah Jo Uy

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Building for the “new normal”

The drying up of new projects from COVID-triggered economic uncertainty has spurred greater awareness and interest towards retrofit projects. Will the new wave of retrofits place greater emphasis on IAQ, or like before, will efforts solely be towards energy efficiency, with an eye on reducing operational costs? Hannah Jo Uy has the story…

Added: | By Hannah Jo Uy

‘The UAE leadership has a view of the future – and it is not just tomorrow’

Tomas Anker Christensen speaks exclusively with Hannah Jo Uy of Climate Control Middle East on his appointment as Denmark’s first Climate Ambassador, opportunities for greater cooperation between the UAE and Denmark and the intangible benefits of cultivating local expertise and solutions. Excerpts…

Added: Jan 11, 2021 | By Hannah Jo Uy

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District Cooling in the air in Jordan

The Abdali area in Jordan’s capital, Amman, needed cooling and heating solutions customised to suit the ambience of the upmarket hub, while working within the constraints of the country’s climatic conditions and water scarcity. Araner proposed a design based on air-cooled chillers with zero water consumption. We bring you the case study…

Added: Apr 18, 2017 | By CCME Content Team

‘Top management wants to apply the Turkey blueprint to the whole region’

Levent Taşkın, former General Manager of Danfoss Turkey and the company’s new Regional President for Turkey, Middle East and Africa, in conversation with Fatima de la Cerna of Climate Control Middle East to discuss his plans for the region, including replicating the company’s performance in the Turkey market through an improved customer service system and unified business units.

Added: Jun 29, 2016 | By Fatima de la Cerna

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Testing times

Saying that Thermal Energy Storage is not economically feasible in the GCC region until we have utility demand charges, rate shifts and incentives, Dan Mizesko explains the fine print. 

Added: Aug 4, 2015 | By CCME Content Team