Refrigera 2021 is going ahead: that is the latest announcement from the organisers of this popular refrigeration industry event. It could well be the only refrigeration trade fair in Italy to be confirmed for 2021 and will be held in Bologna from 13th to 15th April.
With the Covid-19 pandemic, the performance of HVAC products in Europe has varied greatly depending on the market: in fact, the effect of the coronavirus has had different consequences for industry and trade, with increases in demand for some devices and drops in demand for others.
AHR2021 has officially been cancelled. Originally, the major U.S. exhibition dedicated to the HVACR industry was supposed to be held between January 25-27, 2021. Postponed until March in hopes that the Covid-19 emergency would come under control, it has finally seen its own cancellation.
In anticipation of future restrictions due to the unpredictability of the coronavirus, MCE 2021 (Mostra Convegno Expocomfort) and ISH 2021 are being rethought into a hybrid solution, covering both in-person and digital events.
The rise in consumer purchasing in the hi-tech sector recorded in Italy since lockdown highlights an increasingly clear trend towards the purchase of smart devices for the home. The population is effectively converting to the idea of improving their homes using latest generation solutions.
The debate over smart working vs the office is hotting up in many Italian companies. The Covid-19 pandemic has transformed the once clear distinction between home and office, familiar to us all since the era of the industrial revolution, thereby demonstrating how it is possible to be productive even in a domestic setting.
The terms smishing and vishing refer to two variations of the more well-known phishing: a type of IT attack, aimed at stealing the victim’s sensitive data. Although the objective and method remain mostly the same, these techniques employ different means of communication.
Pollutant emissions have fallen during the lockdown period, mainly as a result of the slowdown (and in some cases total suspension) of a large proportion of human activity. The greatest reduction in emissions was recorded at 17%, but it has turned out to be insufficient in combatting the global climate crisis.
The use of controlled mechanical ventilation systems in enclosed areas can actually make the difference in the battle against Covid-19: numerous studies have shown how stagnant air (eradicated by systems known as CMV) is one of the main causes of the spread of the virus.