KLIMA-THERM at AHR 2009 EXPO - Chicago
KLIMA-THERM at AHR 2009 EXPO - Chicago2009/02/09
On 26-28 of January 2009 in Chicago, the AHR EXPO Exposition was held at McCormick Place Convention Center. The exposition is one of the world's largest HVAC&R trade show, what has been confirmed, among others, by the number of exhibitors, which was 1850 participants from 33 countries, among whom 400 introduced proecological products. The fairs were visited by around 60 000 installation, maintenance service and distribution professionals.
Air-conditioning, heating, refrigeration, ventilation, tools, refrigeration equipment, control, monitoring and supervising systems, design supporting software as well as 72 cycles of branch lectures - all of these could be found in two halls with total area of 50 000 m2 and about 5 000 booth displays. This year's edition was held under slogans emphasising proecological, energy saving and innovative solutions with care of natural environment.
Fujitsu General America Inc. introduced its products on one of the tradeshow displays. During the event, the wall mounted model with plasma air filtering system won the "Honourable Mention" awarded by the members of "ASHRAE EXPO 2009 Innovation Awards", for the reason of realizing the top value of energy-saving performance.
On the second day of tradeshow, BSRIA (Building Services Research and Information Association) presented a very interesting analysis of air-conditioning and heat pumps market. In the opinion of this leading, independent organization that is engaged in HVAC market research, Polish market is perceived as one of the most promising in scope of heat pumps, and also as a market with huge potential for VRF systems.
In the HVAC&R suppliers rating, the Fujitsu brand ranks among top ten companies that matter most in the industry.
According to the British group that keeps statistics on sale of refrigeration and air-conditioning equipment, VRF series represent half of market share in relation to the indirect systems (chillers).