Those who know me know I'm a frustrated romantic environmentalist and ecological causes. Beyond believe we can save the planet with individual efforts, what I really believe is that every human being owes some social responsibility to the planet. So, if we can help reduce pollution, even from the same kitchen of our mendiante houses the separation of recyclable waste of perishable, all valid initiatives.
We've been talking for over two years, he followed what is energy efficiency, green trend and all these issues that relate to sustainability and respect for the environment. In these fields, the segment of air conditioning and refrigeration acquires a key role in regard to the controversy over the use of certain refrigerants, but also by the energy consumption that is charged to said equipment.
2010 arrived. I hope all of you, dear readers, have passed a happy holiday and wish you the best for this year. This letter, however, is not a simple congratulatory and is more a reflection on what will happen this year, now starting deadlines for replacement and removal of substances depleting refrigerants ozone layer.
These days the industry HVAC / R American breathes optimism. We recently came the report that, according to a survey conducted by International Exposition Co., a firm that organizes and operates the AHR Expo show, the 72% of the more than 1.000 manufacturers of HVAC / R surveyed expected an improvement in the numbers industry for the first quarter of 2010, at which time a recovery is estimated at customer orders.
In early May it announced a fact that may have gone unnoticed for most people and that was the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the IIAR (International Institute of Ammonia Refrigeration) and the GCCA (Global Alliance for Chain cold, for its acronym in English).