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All hands on deck

John Dulac, Energy Analyst, Energy Technology Policy Division, International Energy Agency (IEA), speaks on policy, the need for collaboration and the lack of incentives for efficient products to become market standard. Excerpts from the interview with Hannah Jo Uy…

Added: Aug 9, 2018 | By Hannah Jo Uy


Kigali Amendment gains momentum

More than 30 stakeholders signed a letter to President Donald Trump requesting the administration to send the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol to the Senate, AHRI says

Added: Jun 24, 2018 | By CCME Content Team


CSG: China eager for training on flammable refrigerants

Centro Studi Galileo receives a Chinese delegation of 18 university professors, following request from the United Nations for a training course on alternative and eco-friendly refrigerants

Added: Sep 4, 2017 | By CCME Content Team


‘The technologies are on track’

And we are confident about the future, says John Mandyck, the Chief Sustainability Officer of United Technologies, on the company’s response to the developments at Kigali, as he in the company of Giorgio Elia, Vice President, Climate Control and Security (Middle East), United Technologies, and Mohammed Al Qaisi, General Manager at UTS Carrier, talks to B Surendar of Climate Control Middle East on a wide range of issues, including the company’s path-breaking initiative to quantify indoor environmental quality. Excerpts from the interview…

Added: Feb 23, 2017 | By B Surendar

‘Oil can go up at the same speed it came down’

Ashraf Abdalla, Vice President and General Manager (Middle East and Africa) of Johnson Controls, expresses optimism on business trends for 2017 for the GCC region, in this interview with B Surendar of Climate Control Middle East. Excerpts…

Added: Jan 31, 2017 | By B Surendar


‘The industry now has an opportunity to innovate and move forward’

The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI), in collaboration with ASHRAE, the US Department of Energy (DoE), the Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers, the California Air Resources Board and Johnson Controls, is engaged in a multi-million-dollar research programme to establish a strong case for the use of flammable refrigerants, as part of global efforts to phase down the use of high-GWP refrigerants and identify climate-friendly alternatives. AHRI attended the 28th Meeting of the Parties to Montreal Protocol in October in Kigali, Rwanda, during which an agreement was reached to include HFC refrigerants in the Protocol’s (treaty’s) purview. AHRI for long has supported the inclusion of HFCs under the treaty. B Surendar of Climate Control Middle East spoke to AHRI President, Steve Yurek in the aftermath of the watershed Kigali meeting.

Added: Dec 26, 2016 | By B Surendar