It’s time once again for the annual Cooling Showcase. The NEWS’ annual issue has traditionally introduced

It’s time once again for the annual Cooling Showcase. The NEWS’ annual issue has traditionally introduced the latest cooling units available for the upcoming summer season. The intent is to help contractors prepare for this busy period by doing the research that will help them to distinguish between brands. Like last year, this year’s Cooling Showcase is split into two parts — commercial and residential. This issue focuses on the commercial side of the air conditioning industry, while the April 15 issue highlighted new offerings in the residential cooling market. Included in the coverage is feature-specific information about each individual product as submitted by the manufacturers. The product chart includes technical facts, such as unit tonnage, refrigerant type, efficiency rating, and cooling capacity. The photo feature below provides more in-depth information on the features of each individual unit and also includes technical support information from the manufacturer. The manufacturers provided all of the data included in the product grid, as well as in the photo feature. Therefore, any questions should be directed to them via the contact information provided in the photo fe...

EUROPE: Panasonic is set to follow up the European launch of a 2hp CO2 refrigeration condensing

EUROPE: Panasonic is set to follow up the European launch of a 2hp CO2 refrigeration condensing unit last year with a 10hp unit in medium and low temperature versions. The new 7.3kW condensing unit expands the range to applications in small shops operating multiple refrigerated cabinets and freezers. Like the 2hp units, the heart of the new condensing unit is Panasonic’s rotary 2-stage CO2 compressor. In a statement, Panasonic said “In order to prevent global warming and to realise environmentally conscious stores, we will continue to aggressively promote the development of equipment compatible with CO2 refrigerant.” 18.5kw 220v Solar Inverter For Water Pump Panasonic is well known as a major player in the commercial refrigeration market in the Far East and a pioneer in the adoption of CO2. Its energy-efficient and environmentally conscious refrigerated and freezer display cases for supermarkets and convenience stores are available in Japan, China and other parts of Asia. In 2015, Panasonic acquired major US display case manufacturer Hussmann. The new 10hp units will be available from next month and it is thought that this will be followed by 15hp and 20hp models later this yea...