Breaking News

Hisense Establishes Variable Frequency Air Conditioner Base (5/9)

Hisense Air Conditioner Co. Ltd., a leading home appliance manufacturer of China based in coastal Shandong Province, announced that the companys variable frequency air conditioner production base in Huzhou of East China's Zhejiang Province has officially started batch production. The base, Hisense (Zhejiang) Air Conditioner Co. Ltd, will be capable of producing one million sets of air conditioners in the first phase and two million sets in the second phase.

The production base is a joint venture of Hisense Air Conditioner Co. Lt and Zhejiang Xianke Air Conditioner Company. It covers more than 200 mu (15 mu equal to one hectare) of land and has over 60,000 square meters of factory buildings and storehouses. Hisense has invested 56 million yuan in the base.

As the situation of power strain aggravates, more than 20 provinces and municipalities which have to different extents reported blackouts in the past two years.

China is a large air conditioner producer and consumer. According to statistics, there are 80 million sets of air conditioners in service in Chinese households nationwide at present, consuming over 40 billion kWh of electricity a year. By applying variable frequency technology to air conditioner manufacturing, China may save 80 billion yuan (US$9.7 billion) a year.

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to appliance DESIGN Magazine. 

You must login or register in order to post a comment.



Image Galleries

AHAM 2013

The 2013 AHAM show at The Ritz-Carlton in Washington D.C.

1/20/15 11:00 am EST

The Manufacture of High-Efficiency Coils with MicroGroove Copper Tubes

Now On-Demand The industry is rapidly moving toward smaller-diameter copper tubes for high efficiency coils in air conditioning and refrigeration applications. Much has been said about the performance advantages and design principles but what about manufacturing?

Appliance Design


2015 May

Check out the May 2015 edition of Appliance Design Magazine for new features!

Table Of Contents Subscribe

Topics to Talk About

What topics would you like to see appliance DESIGN cover more?
View Results Poll Archive


The Innovation Solution: Making Innovation More Pervasive, Predictable and Profitable

While others talk about the known innovation problem, The Innovation Solution offers a well researched, logical and holistic understanding of the innovation process, taught for many years at several colleges and Universities.

More Products

Clear Seas Research

ClearSeasWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications,Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.


facebook_40.png twitter_40px.png  youtube_40px.pnglinkedin_40px.png

Buyers Guide

december appliance design cover The #1 buying resource for Design Engineers in the Global, Commercial and Medical Appliance/Durable Goods Industry.