31 January 2014
Expansion of the heat pumps market has caused a surge in energy consumption, and many countries are focusing
on adopting energy-saving technologies and schemes. Japanese manufacturers are making a big point of
offshore production, as a result of which their share of the heat pumps market is approximately 30 %. Japanese
manufacturers have a part to play in contributing to reducing world energy consumption. Japan has begun to
move to low-GWP refrigerants for global warming prevention.