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i n d u s t ry n e w s industry news
Commercial refrigeration
	 region 	 	

North	America	 Western	Europe	 Asia/Pacific	 Other	Regions	

	2004 – 09

Percent Annual Growth 2009 – 14 1.0%	 5.5% 1.5%	 3.8% 4.0%	 5.9% 5.2%	 5.1%

Demand Growing For Refrigeration
CLEVELAND—Global demand for commercial refrigeration equipment is projected to rise an average of 5.2% each year through 2014 to $29.7 billion. A report from the Freedonia Group says that this demand is partly attributable to the key U.S. market, which will rebound from dismal levels in 2009. Demand in the Asia/Pacific region will also outpace the global average through 2014. China will remain the fastest growing national market and comprise 18% of the growth in global demand. Above-average growth will also occur in India due to solid gains in fixed investment expenditures and rising per capita incomes.
The report is available for purchase from the Freedonia Group at http://tinyurl.com/4q46wbt.

Skyline of the 20 tallest buildings completed during 2010.

2010 Was Banner Year For Supertall Buildings
CHICAGO—While the world’s new China tops the list of countries with the tallest building opened in 2010, there most 200-plus meter buildings completed was much more to the year than the Burj in 2010, with a total of 21, three of which Khalifa. are among the tallest five completed. The Data from the Council on Tall Buildings UAE comes in second with 14. and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) shows it was The U.S. continues to decline in skythe year that tall buildings first scraper construction, accountsurpassed the 600, 700 and 800 m ing for only 9% of buildings (1,970, 2,300 and 2,625 ft) threshcompleted in 2010 (compared olds. It also was the year in which to 21% in 2009). The U.S. also more skyscrapers were completed barely breaks into the tallest 20 than in any previous year. this year, with The Legacy in In all, 66 buildings with a Chicago at number 19. This is in height of 200-plus m (656-plus stark contrast to the tallest buildft) were completed in 2010. This ings completed just one year breaks the previous record of 48 prior, when U.S. buildings took buildings in 2007. the first, third and fifth tallest Including Burj Khalifa, a record spots in 2009 (Trump Internaeight supertalls—buildings over tional Hotel and Tower, Chicago; 300 m (984 ft)—were completed Bank of America Tower, New in 2010. Four of these supertalls York; and Aqua, Chicago). are over 400 m (1,312 ft) in height, Burj	Khalifa While 2010 was a very strong placing them as the first, fourth, year for skyscraper construction, it seventh and ninth tallest buildings in the was not as strong as originally anticipated, world. This constitutes a 40% change in as the pace of construction slowed during the world’s tallest 10 in a single year. This the economic recession. Numerous semihas not occurred since 1930 when, led by nal projects expected to complete during New York’s Chrysler Building, four U.S. the year did not do so. This means that buildings were added to the tallest 10 list. 2011 and possibly even 2012 are expected There are now 50 supertall buildings in to outpace the record year of 2010 for the world. buildings over 200 m (656 ft) completed.
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daikin McQuay receives Gold
MINNEAPOLIS—Daikin McQuay has earned LEED Gold certification by USGBC for its Applied Development Center (ADC) at McQuay world headquarters in Plymouth, Minn. The 49,000 ft2 (4600 m2) research center is used to develop and support the company’s HVAC technologies. Sustainable features include the recovery and use of 75% of the energy for process loads, which account for 90% of total energy used.

ACi Broadens Product Line
MIDDLETON, Wis.—Automation Components, Inc. (ACI) has purchased Advanced Control Technologies’ (ACT) Interface Control Components (ICC) line. The acquisition allows ACI to broaden its customer base and build on ACT offerings. ICCs, also known as interface modules, are mainly used to transfer, modify, condition and isolate signals between computer controllers and sensors.
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ASHRAE Journal - February 2011

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ASHRAE Journal - February 2011
Contents
Commentary
Industry News
Letters
Meetings and Shows
Feature Articles
Thermal Coupling of Cooling and Heating Systems
10 Common Problems in Energy Audits
Hall of Fame Feature: History of the Changing Concepts in Ventilation Requirements
A Guide to Wireless Technologies
Building Sciences
Solar NZEB Project
Emerging Technologies
People
Special Section
InfoCenter
Commissioning
Products
Washington Report
Classified Advertising
Advertisers Index
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ASHRAE Journal - February 2011 - Letters
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ASHRAE Journal - February 2011 - Thermal Coupling of Cooling and Heating Systems
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