The new LG Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (LG HVAC Botswana) has brought forth a Multi V 5, VRF air conditioner intended for buildings including office blocks, malls and enormous houses. According to LG HVAC Engineering Manager William Aphane, the air conditioner has fully improved its technological power with ever powerful and reliable yet economical LG’s ultimate inverter compressor and the ocean Black Fin with the most effective corrosion resistant performance and biomimetic technology.
“The cooling load of the air conditioner is based on the amount of both sensible heat load and latent heat load. The cooling load is keen to and thus greatly affected by external humidity, rather than the outdoor temperature.” The Multi V5, VRF has a large capacity outdoor unit with enhanced core parts like biomimetic technology based fans, four sided heat exchanger as opposed to three sided heat exchanger of previous models, and a compressor which increases efficiency and capacity and allows large capacity for outdoor units, a single unit of the Multi V5 can provide up to 26 HP.
“The improved technologies also include the dual sensing control, partial defrost and smart oil enhance management, enhanced heating for continuous heating for increased heating capacity and indoor comfort, the delayed and partial defrost technologies minimise unnecessary operational consumption and provide consistent heating. However for maintenance of the product, the LG Training engineer Gareth Van Zyl, emphasised the importance of training and understanding the steps of getting the new Multi V5, VRF air conditioner which is a state of the art cooling system and has the capability to diagnose the faults in the system and allow repairs to be done within a very short time. All types of LG air conditioners and spares are distributed by the new office. The newly LG HVAC distributorship is situated at Plot 101, Gaborone Commerce Park.
Cell City rewards customers
Cell City gave away two Toyota Hilux pick up cars worth about P300 000 and three Hisense televion sets worth P15 000 each to their customers through their annual competition.
In partnership with Hisense and Orange Botswana, Cell City conducts annual competitions to reward their customers and contribute to citizen empowerment. Handing over the cars on Friday, Cell City Chief Executive Officer, Brian White said through the competition they want to satisfy their customers and give back to the community. “Cell City and Orange clients were given a chance to win either a Toyota Hilux pickup or a Hisense television set.
All they had to do was purchase any Hisense mobile phone from a Cell City or Orange retail outlet and fill in the competition form in the store,” said White.Thato Ntshabele, who won one of the cars told the Business Trends that she bought a Hisense cell phone worth P900. 00.
“I never expected that I can win a car. I was just filling the forms and dropped into the entry box and I forgot about it. I am so happy to receive this prize and I thank Cell City for this opportunity,” said Ntshabele. Another winner, Dimakatso Mmusi expressed his excitement saying he had always wanted a van and he is grateful to Cell City.
“I just bought a cell phone worth P899.00 at Cell City Railpark mall, I never expected anything, and I was just submitting the form as I was requested by the shop assistants. This car is very useful to me,” said Dimakatso.
Smecha chillie hits the shelves
For the love of food and the passion to apply modern technology processes in food manufacturing locally, Kgalaletso Mothoagae established her own brand, Smecha specializing in relishes.
She processes and packages chillie in 325 gramms and 1 litre bottles selling at P50 and P150. She told the Business Trends that she decided to process chillies as it is one of the products that are rarely processed in the food industry.
She started cooking it for home consumption and later started selling to friends and currently the product has gone beyond borders at South African Spar shops and Restaurants. “I couldn’t look for any other vegetable as most of them have already been processed in the market. It is my first product of research in the food industry so I found out that I can do good business with this product. This chillie is free from preservatives but still has extended shelf life of 6 months,” said Mothoagae
The Kanye born young lady studied food technology and has the passion to explore the food processing market in Botswana and contribute to reduce the high food import bill. “I wanted to explore more about food and use my skills to contribute to the development of the local food processing and manufacturing industry. I also wanted to supplement my income at the same time,” said Mothoagae.
She has a degree in Food Technology. She says there is a lot of potential for business growth as there is a demand for the product locally and in South Africa. “My main customers are individuals in homes, they have embraced the product, and they love the taste. There is also a market that has been secured in SA; it is available in several shops like spars and some restaurants”. In future, Mothoagae said she would increase the product range to 10 using various vegetables and flavours.
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