News

Daikin acquires major refrigeration business

Daikin has confirmed plans to purchase AHT Cooling Systems – a European manufacturer of plug-in refrigerator and freezer systems – for €881m (Au$1.38bn). AHT has its headquarters in Austria, as well as major facilities in China, the US and Brazil. It sells its products to 115 countries worldwide, and boasts a client list that includes […]

Events and conferences

AIRAH Award winners announced

The stand-out projects, people and products of the Australian HVAC&R industry took centre stage at the black-tie AIRAH Awards presentation dinner held at Melbourne’s Central Pier on Thursday, November 15. Recognised as Australia’s premier annual HVAC&R awards ceremony, the AIRAH Awards celebrate the industry’s exemplar projects, high achievers and ground-breaking research. Winners were announced across […]

Products

Daikin releasing new Zena range

Daikin is releasing its new Zena designer series of wall-mounted split-system units. The new range will be available from late October, and will consist of an enhanced line-up ranging from 2.5kW through to 6.0kW. “The indoor unit presents itself in an outstandingly minimalist and compact design of only 798mm in width, 185mm in depth, and […]