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Daikin South Africa has launched a new SkyAir system cassette variant for light commercial applications with a significantly reduced carbon footprint.


Daikin has launched South Africa’s very first heat pump cassette using low GWP R-32 refrigerant gas extending the Sky Air range for light commercial applications. With just one-third of the Global Warming Potential (GWP) of R-410A refrigerant, R-32 is a proven environmentally responsible alternative. The R-32 based Sky Air High COP cassette promises to deliver […]

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Daikin’s newest chiller is set to outperform the market. The latest addition to its industry-leading portfolio of air-cooled chillers, the EWAD-TZ B offers even greater flexibility and choice with outstanding energy performance. (more…)

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Top energy ranking for Three Cities Bantry Bay Suite Hotel

Three Cities Management introduced the National Energy Barometer Survey (NEBS) to its portfolio of hotels so that an annual review of energy trends in each hotel could be analysed whilst instilling a sense of responsibility at each property from an energy management and sustainability perspective.  Three Cities Bantry Bay Suite Hotel, a Three Cities Management […]

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Joining forces in the property market

As of April 2014, WSP in Africa and RPP and SPN Consulting Engineers have joined forces. The union supplements WSP’s existing HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) and mechanical engineering capability in Johannesburg, while joining one of the largest multi-disciplinary engineering consultancies in Africa enables RPP to grow with WSP’s global skills network as backing. […]

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Rooftop HVAC systems – new technology offers improved efficiency, more control

There are some definite advantages to rooftop Heating Ventilation Air-conditioning Cooling (HVAC) systems: they are smaller, easy to install, affordable and can scale to meet changing requirements. Recent advances in HVAC technology are making these systems even more attractive, however, with increased efficiency and improved controls doing away with traditional trade-offs. These are important considerations […]

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Graeme Page Consulting Engineers is ready to take HVAC design and solutions to new heights

Graeme Page heads up Graeme Page Consulting Engineers (GPCE), a newly formed firm of specialist heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) consulting design engineers, servicing the built environment. Graeme Page has 35 years’ experience in the industry having worked with top developers on prestigious projects globally. The last position he held, was Chief Operating Officer at […]

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Honeywell Building Solutions to upgrade SA military hospital

Honeywell Building Solutions (HBS) has been awarded the contract to upgrade the South African Military Health Services (SAMHS) facility in Pretoria. Honeywell’s globally recognised Enterprise Buildings Integrator (EBI) systems were chosen due to the fact that the EBI technology is the only technology available that offers all required solutions on one platform.   HBS Senior […]

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Guidance on selection of water vs. air-cooled chillers

In South Africa, there is a considerable amount of greenfields development where HVAC equipment is an important part of the investment decision and will influence the usability, attractiveness and longevity of the structure or facility. There are also a number of sectors where HVAC systems are reaching end of life and refurbishment or replacement is […]

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