HVAC & R 2018

HVAC&R JAPAN 2018 2018.2.27(Tue) -.3.2(Fri) International Exhibition Hall 4-6, Makuhari Messe, Japan Organizer:The Japan Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Industry Association (JRAIA)">

A total of six companies won the grand prix and the second prix respectively in the “Eco &Environment Innovation category”, the “Safety and Comfort Innovation category,” and the “Special Jury Award category” among products, technologies, and services of exhibitors for HVAC&R JAPAN2018 that applied for HVAC&R Japan Award. In addition, twocompanies received “Best Approach Award” based on the results of the visitor questionnaire survey.

Eco & environment innovation category

grand prix

Hitachi Appliances, Inc. /
Hitachi-Johnson Controls Air Conditioning, Inc.

Application items
Room Air Conditioner "Stainless Clean Shirokuma-kun"
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Kurashi Camera AI monitors the room, and Frost Wash automatically cleans inside the air conditioner.
Reasons for prize-winning
Evaluating the originality and high cost performance of their "Kurashi Camera AI & Frost Wash"

second prix

Fujikoki Corporation

Application items
Electric Expansion Valve for mass flow (Type-PDM Electric Linear Control Valve)
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The smallest / lightest Electric Expansion Valve for mass flow in the market (Compared to electric expansion valve with same capacity)
Reasons for prize-winning
Evaluating the originality and high cost performance of their “industry's smallest and lightest high flow rate motor-operated valve” by means of a planetary gear and a pressure cancel structure.

Safety and comfort innovation category

grand prix

MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION

Application items
MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC Room Air Conditioners-KIRIGAMINE FZseries 2018 model
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keep both People is sensitive to heat and cold comfortable
Reasons for prize-winning
Evaluating the improvement in efficiency during lowloading by adopting "Active Switch Compressor" and the originality of “Move Eye mirA.I.”

second prix

NIPPON PMAC CO., LTD.

Application items
Fan coil unit with heat pump
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I deal HVAC systems for a comfortable hotel stay for every guest.
Reasons for prize-winning
Evaluating their proper response to user needs including the two-pipe type multi-operation mode using "the fan coil unit equipped with a heat pump"

Special Jury Award

Ziehl-Abegg Japan Co., Ltd

Application items
ZAbluefin
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Next generation new high efficiency plug fan
Reasons for prize-winning
Evaluating their new technology and energy saving of “achievement of the maximum efficiency by unique shaped blades based on bioengineering”

Asada Corporation

Application items
High-speed fluorocarbon gas recovery system
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Shorting max. 50% of recovery time! Sharp reduction in the recovery costs!
Reasons for prize-winning
Evaluating that their technologies of "reducing CFD recovery time by up to 50% and reducing recovery cost significantly” meet the market needs and their system's cost performance is high.

Best approach award *Determined based on visitors' survey responses.

grand prix

DAIKIN INDUSTRIES

second prix

MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION