Engineering News | HVAC-R https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/heating-and-cooling Thu, 21 Oct 2021 14:13:44 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Association releases new training manual https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/association-releases-new-training-manual-2021-09-17 Halima Frost HVAC-R Fri, 17 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +0200 594093 1631598966 1631829600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000960174_resized_hvacrsaraccanewtrainingmanual1022.jpg HOW TO... The association has released a new installation manual which will be used by training providers form this month 511 287 Refrigeration system to cut energy costs available https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/refrigeration-system-to-cut-energy-costs-available-2021-09-17 Halima Frost HVAC-R Fri, 17 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +0200 594086 1631540547 1631829600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000960150_resized_hvacreprefrigerationcoolingandsolar09211022.jpg LIGHT WORK Adding a solar installation to a company's refrigeration unit deceases the cost of running the unit off grid power alone 511 287 New units installed at zinc mine https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/product-consolidation-streamlines-hvac-specialists-offering-2021-09-17 Marleny Arnoldi HVAC-R Fri, 17 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +0200 592877 1631598962 1631829600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000958395_resized_booycoengineeringhvacfacilityinjhb1022.jpg COOL SPOT Booyco Engineering operates a world class HVAC assembly facility in Johannesburg 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/86111_2021-08-17_booyco_new_-_2.mp467590462Booyco Engineering executives unpacks its extensive product design and testing process Booyco Engineering executives unpacks its extensive product design and testing process Global citrus demand increases refrigeration demand https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-citrus-demand-increases-refrigeration-demand-2021-09-17 Halima Frost HVAC-R Fri, 17 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +0200 594081 1631598966 1631829600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000960130_resized_hvacreprefrigerationcitrusspace09211022.jpg FRUITFUL SERVICES An increased need for refrigerated storage and transport capacity in the citrus sector is being addressed by EP Refrigeration 511 287 Project aims to transform HVAC-R sector https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/project-aims-to-transform-hvac-r-sector-2021-02-01 Khutso Maphatsoe HVAC-R Fri, 12 Feb 2021 00:00:00 +0200 575357 1612880403 1613080800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Specialist installs humidifier at tobacco plant https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/specialist-installs-humidifier-at-tobacco-plant-2021-02-01 Khutso Maphatsoe HVAC-R Fri, 12 Feb 2021 00:00:00 +0200 575362 1612880467 1613080800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Planned maintenance essential during pandemic https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/planned-maintenance-essential-during-pandemic-2021-02-01 Khutso Maphatsoe HVAC-R Fri, 12 Feb 2021 00:00:00 +0200 575378 1613645964 1613080800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Wieland SA https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wieland-sa-2019-11-15 Creamer Media Reporter HVAC-R Wed, 30 Sep 2020 09:00:00 +0200 537742 1601449213 1601449200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000837839_resized_01heaterbnnderundbleche1022.jpg 511 287 Rising data-storage demand calls for cooling systems https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rising-data-storage-demand-calls-for-cooling-systems-2020-09-18 Marleny Arnoldi HVAC-R Fri, 18 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +0200 563582 1600159446 1600380000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000895492_resized_agrundfostpepumpusingthefunctionalityfromtheonboardvariablespeeddrivetoprovidepinpointaccuracyforacoolingapplication0920201022.jpg DRIVING OUT THE COLD A Grundfos TPE pump using the functionality from the onboard variable speed drive to provide pinpoint accuracy for a cooling application. 511 287 Company’s products ensure longevity https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/power-transmission-components-ensure-longevity-2020-09-18 Mamaili Mamaila HVAC-R Fri, 18 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +0200 563777 1600855905 1600380000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000898168_resized_hvacr1bmg1809201022.jpg ALWWAYS ON CALL BMG offers a technical advisory and 24-hour support service throughout Africa 511 287 Parallel compressor systems brought on by tech development https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/parallel-compressor-systems-brought-on-by-tech-development-2020-09-18 Mamaili Mamaila HVAC-R Fri, 18 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +0200 564089 1600855925 1600380000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000898162_resized_hvacr1obsidianmultiplex1809201022.jpg INSIDE OUT The multiple parallel compressor rack system may be designed for either indoor or outdoor use 511 287 Environmental concerns driving industry change https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/environmental-concerns-driving-industry-change-2020-09-18 Mamaili Mamaila HVAC-R Fri, 18 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +0200 563828 1600855964 1600380000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000898153_resized_hvacrul1809201022.jpg GOING GREEN Driven by environmental concerns, global promoters are advocating the phase-out of traditional refrigerants in favour of new alternatives with a lower global warming potential 511 287 Engineering collaboration assists local development https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/engineering-collaboration-assists-local-development-2020-09-16 Mamaili Mamaila HVAC-R Fri, 18 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +0200 564919 1600855987 1600380000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Heating solutions ensure energy efficiency https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/heating-solutions-ensure-energy-efficiency-2020-09-18 Mamaili Mamaila HVAC-R Fri, 18 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +0200 563778 1600856005 1600380000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000898156_resized_hvacr2netatmostarterpacksmartradiatorvalves1809201022.jpg UNMATCHED CONSISTENCY Smart Netatmo thermostats ensure the home environment stays at the correct pre-set temperature – no matter what the outside weather conditions are 511 287 HVACR industry at a turning point https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hvacr-industry-at-a-turning-point-2020-09-18 Mamaili Mamaila HVAC-R Fri, 18 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +0200 565203 1600856053 1600380000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000899434_resized_hvacrdaikinsouthafricamdkoenvanwynendaele1809201022.jpg KOEN VAN WYNENDAELE Before the Covid-19 outbreak, the industry in general was under pressure owing to a sluggish economy with limited to no growth, a difficult political climate and a tough investment climate 511 287 Skills shortage plagues natural refrigerant sector https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/skills-shortage-plagues-natural-refrigerant-sector-2020-02-14 Darren Parker HVAC-R Fri, 14 Feb 2020 00:00:00 +0200 543083 1580453364 1581631200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000849535_resized_hvacrcarbondioxidevalveleakadobe0120201022.jpg SNEAKY LEAKS Refrigeration systems charged with odourless CO2 need to be monitored with sensors to ensure leaks do not compromise air quality in enclosed spaces 511 287 Renewed call to ban disposable cylinders https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/renewed-call-to-ban-disposable-cylinders-2020-02-14 Darren Parker HVAC-R Fri, 14 Feb 2020 00:00:00 +0200 543095 1581500933 1581631200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000849565_resized_hvacrgascylindersdumpedonwastelandadobe0120201022.jpg TIME TO SCRAP THIS PRACTICE Disposed cylinders create about 3 150 m3 scrap metal and can explode if not thoroughly evacuated 511 287 Refrigerant recovery service set for expansion https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/refrigerant-recovery-service-set-for-national-expansion-2020-02-14 Darren Parker HVAC-R Fri, 14 Feb 2020 00:00:00 +0200 543092 1581501105 1581631200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000849558_resized_hvacrrapidrecoveryagas0120201022.jpg IT’S A GAS The Rapid Recovery service is up to ten times faster than traditional refrigerant recovery methods 511 287 Increase in vehicle sales driving HVAC demand https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/increase-vehicle-sales-luxury-preference-increases-hvac-demand-2019-09-06 Cameron Mackay HVAC-R Fri, 20 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +0200 531136 1568702825 1568930400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000823830_resized_automotiveimg3448creamermedia1022.jpg MARKET DOMINANCE The Japanese automotive HVAC market has been estimated to dominate the market by value owing to the growing sales of vehicles 511 287 HVAC product manufacturing plant in Columbia expanded https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-expands-hvac-product-manufacturing-plant-in-columbia-2019-09-09 Cameron Mackay HVAC-R Fri, 20 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +0200 531252 1568702826 1568930400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000824123_resized_traneairconditionerinstallation0920191022.jpg The Columbia facility expansion, in addition to additional workforce initiatives and community donations, are in line with the company’s 2030 sustainability commitments 511 287 HVAC-R system to be introduced to S Africa in Q1 2020 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hvac-r-system-to-be-introduced-to-s-africa-in-q1-2020-2019-09-05 Cameron Mackay HVAC-R Fri, 20 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +0200 531039 1568702824 1568930400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Institute establishes drive for CO2 as natural refrigerant https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/institute-establishes-drive-for-co2-as-natural-refrigerant-2019-09-06 Cameron Mackay HVAC-R Fri, 20 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +0200 531131 1568702826 1568930400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Versatile drives ideal for HVAC industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/versatile-drives-ideal-for-hvac-industry-2019-09-06 Cameron Mackay HVAC-R Fri, 20 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +0200 531119 1568702825 1568930400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000823846_resized_seweurodrivemovigear0920191022.jpg MIXING CONVEYORS The conveyor system consists of a central conveyor that is fed by eight smaller conveyors, each of which contain various frozen-food products to be mixed 511 287 AHR Expo showcases excitement at HVAC global market expansion https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ahr-expo-showcases-excitement-at-hvac-global-market-expansion-2019-02-07 Cameron Mackay Heating & Refrigeration Fri, 22 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510866 1550561188 1550786400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000779634_resized_ahrexpoatlanta0120191022.jpg ENERGY FOR FUTURE OF HVAC The HVACR industry is in a exciting position at the moment and that energy was evident on the Show Floor this year 511 287 Johnson Controls pleased with market response to YZ chiller https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/johnson-controls-pleased-with-market-response-to-yz-chiller-2019-02-06 Cameron Mackay Heating & Refrigeration Fri, 22 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510717 1550561187 1550786400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000779297_resized_yorkyzchiller0220191022.jpg ENERGY EFFICIENCY INNOVATION The YZ Chiller’s superior energy efficiency and low carbon footprint has meant it has really taken this industry by storm 511 287 BBE Group air-cooling consulting crucial to African mining prospects https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bbe-group-air-cooling-consulting-crucial-to-african-mining-prospects-2019-02-08 Cameron Mackay HVAC-R Fri, 22 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 511017 1551086157 1550786400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000779982_resized_minecoolingsystem0220191022.jpg TRANSCONTINENTAL AFRICA FOCUS We’re not considering entering the HVAC industry locally we are staying in our market - where people fear to tread 511 287 Unregistered HVAC practitioners still a threat to industry – Saracca https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/unregistered-hvac-practitioners-still-a-threat-to-industry-saracca-2019-02-06 Cameron Mackay Heating & Refrigeration Fri, 22 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510713 1559724883 1550786400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000779284_resized_saracca012017hotmustard1022.jpg VITAL QUALIFICATIONS There are many employment opportunities for those trained and certified practitioners who are compliant 511 287 Increased investment in refrigeration model planned https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-plans-increased-investment-in-refrigeration-outsourcing-model-2018-09-06 Paige Müller HVAC-R Fri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 497967 1537193977 1537480800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000752570_resized_heatingandcoolingheadofhvacrefrigerationdawiekriel09181022.jpg DAWIE KRIEL Businesses are operating refrigeration systems that are performing poorly and are expensive to maintain 511 287 First corrosionproof AHU developed https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/first-corrosion-proof-ahu-developed-2018-09-06 Paige Müller HVAC-R Fri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 497951 1537193977 1537480800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000752559_resized_heatingandcoolingtroxxecubeatsuncasion09181022.jpg SUN COAST CASINOS Four TROX XeCube air handling units, comprising 47 filters to 49 filters have been installed at Sun Coast Casinos 511 287 Coupling technology reduces costs, improves efficiency https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/coupling-technology-reduces-costs-improves-efficiency-2018-09-06 Paige Müller HVAC-R Fri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 497970 1537882691 1537480800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000752581_resized_heatingandcoolingvictaulicmarcelley09181022.jpg MARCEL LEY The Victaulic Quickvic coupling solutions replace the welding and threading of pipes in the HVAC industry 511 287 Lifestyle diseases impact on HVAC industry employees https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lifestyle-diseases-impact-on-hvac-industry-employees-2018-09-06 Paige Müller HVAC-R Fri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 497974 1537882723 1537480800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000752589_resized_heatingandcoolingworkingknowledgeint09181022.jpg HEALTH AND PRODUCTIVITY Working Knowledge provides companies with professional advice based on legislative requirements for employees working in the HVAC industry 511 287 HVAC&R event breaks records https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hvacr-event-breaks-records-2018-02-23 Jessica Oosthuizen HVAC-R Fri, 23 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 478013 1519106402 1519336800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000706840_resized_ahrexpoheatingcooling23021022.jpg EXPO EXTRAVAGANZA More than 72 000 people attended the AHR Expo 511 287 Change of venue draws in highly targeted audience https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/change-of-venue-draws-in-highly-targeted-audience-2018-02-23 Jessica Oosthuizen HVAC-R Fri, 23 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 477958 1519106402 1519336800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000706783_resized_heatingandcoolinghvacshow23021022.jpg SKILLS TRANSFER The show offered over 20 highly-attended CPD accredited seminars 511 287 Company addresses ICT cooling shelters https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tellumat-addresses-ict-equipment-housing-shelters-cooling-challenges-2018-02-23 Jessica Oosthuizen HVAC-R Fri, 23 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 477811 1519106401 1519336800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000706575_resized_cloudracksimbdallasusjan2014bloomberg1022.jpg COOL COMMUNICATIONS South Africa’s climate of temperature extremes presents a significant challenge to the cooling of ICT equipment housing shelters 511 287 Energy efficiency hot topic in HVAC industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-efficiency-hot-topic-in-hvac-industry-2018-02-23 Jessica Oosthuizen HVAC-R Fri, 23 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 477228 1519106401 1519336800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000705177_resized_heatingandcoolingjohnsoncontrols23021022.jpg TIME IS MONEY Johnson Controls’ products can get up and running within 30 seconds 511 287 Engie acquires Southern African HVAC companies https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/engie-acquires-southern-african-hvac-companies-2018-02-23 Jessica Oosthuizen HVAC-R Fri, 23 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 477887 1519106402 1519336800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000706624_resized_engieisembarkingonanacquisitionstrategytogrow1022.jpg DOING BUSINESS Engie is embarking on an acquisition strategy to grow its presence in the African market 511 287 Inferior imports likely to increase in refrigerant industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/inferior-imports-likely-to-increase-in-refrigerant-industry-2018-02-23 Jessica Oosthuizen HVAC-R Fri, 23 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 477792 1519106401 1519336800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000706468_resized_csirmmpmechanicaltestinglaboratory10512duane1022.jpg LAB INSPECTION A-Gas tests and inspects refrigerants to ensure that they are legitimate and meet global specifications prior to shipment to South Africa 511 287 Industries should prepare for increased use of HFO gases https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industries-should-prepare-for-increased-use-of-hfo-gases-2017-09-22 Nadine James HVAC-R Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464182 1505744422 1506031200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000677043_resized_agassouthafricajohannesburgfacility09171022.jpg MULTiFACETED OPERATION A-Gas offers a range of products to assist across a broad range of sectors, including shipping, refrigeration, air conditioning, automotive and mining 511 287