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CPI Industry’s VRF Conference attracts heavy government participation

Abu Dhabi Quality & Conformity Council; Trakhees; Electricity & Water Authority, Bahrain; Qatar Ministry of Municipal & Environment and the European Partnership for Energy and the Environment (EPEE) confirm their participation in the 5th Annual Middle East VRF Conference

Added: Feb 22, 2017 | By CCME Content Team

VRF – time for a mindset change

Until recently, though weighing heavily in its favour, the jury was still out on VRF technology as a serious contender in the region. That road hump has now been crossed. What has changed the narrative in the short interim? We read the signposts that signal the crossover, and the road ahead.

Added: Sep 20, 2016 | By Pratibha Umashankar

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Turkey – stirred but not shaken

Turkey has recently been the epicentre of world news due to tectonic shifts in the region. This has in some ways impacted, yet strengthened the HVAC industry in the country for the coming years, say experts.

Added: May 30, 2016 | By Rajiv Pillai

Let’s talk VRFs

The 4th Annual Middle East Variable Refrigerant Flow Conference moved away from issues plaguing the VRF industry that had dominated the last edition of the event, and cast a forward-looking gaze at opportunities for growth and how the technology can help the region achieve its environmental goals. We bring you the post-event report.

Added: May 25, 2016 | By Rajiv Pillai

Defining affordability – an exercise in semantics?

With market demand for affordable housing projects reportedly on the rise, there is a perceived need for reasonably priced cooling solutions. But what exactly makes an HVAC system affordable? Is equipment selection a simple matter of looking at the initial cost, or should other considerations, like OPEX and energy efficiency be factored in?

Added: May 17, 2016 | By Fatima de la Cerna

Enough room for all HVAC players in Qatar

Dr Essam Elsarrag of the Gulf Organization for Research & Development (GORD-GSAS) says diversity of projects in Qatar, including 2022 FIFA World Cup-related developments, offers plenty of scope for different cooling approaches

Added: Mar 27, 2016 | By B Surendar

‘Variable speed is the future of air conditioning’

Ryouji Sanou, President of Daikin Middle East and Africa, sits down with Fatima de la Cerna of Climate Control Middle East to discuss his company’s performance in 2015 and the growing interest in VRF technology in the region. He also shares his insights on the climate action plan the UAE has submitted to the United Nations for COP21 and the continued search for alternative refrigerants for high-ambient countries.

Added: Mar 14, 2016 | By Fatima de la Cerna

What ails our industry – Part III

In this, the third of a six-part series, George Berbari focuses on the variable refrigerant flow industry in the GCC region, and talks of the next big thing – the variable water flow (VWF) system, which he sees as a panacea for overcoming current challenges

Added: Jun 3, 2015 | By CCME Content Team