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Global CFC ban helping ozone layer to heal

Global CFC ban helping ozone layer to heal

1 July 2016
Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have found that the thinning in the ozone layer above Antarctica is starting to heal. 
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Slovak EU Presidency to tackle Brexit, COP22 and Montreal...

Slovak EU Presidency to tackle Brexit, COP22 and Montreal...

1 July 2016
The Slovak EU Presidency of the European Union is set to be particularly eventful, with the challenges posed by Brexit and the migrant crisis likely to be significant. Putting together the EU’s contribution to M...
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Future HVAC&R investment to focus on energy efficienc...

Future HVAC&R investment to focus on energy efficienc...

1 July 2016
Investment in energy efficiency and clean energy technology is expected to increase in the next twelve months, according to a clear majority of energy management experts canvassed for the 2016 Johnson Controls Energy ...
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Embraco sees US hydrocarbon market growing

Embraco sees US hydrocarbon market growing

30 June 2016
Speaking to hydrocarbons21.com at the ATMOsphere America conference in Chicago, Brazilian compressor manufacturer Embraco is optimistic about the growth potential for hydrocarbon refrigeration technology in the United...
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Brexit: Mixed feelings for industry as uncertainty reigns

Brexit: Mixed feelings for industry as uncertainty reigns

30 June 2016
With many questions regarding the United Kingdom’s forthcoming exit from the European Union yet to be answered, industry representatives are divided on the extent to which Brexit will affect businesses operating...
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Utilities put incentive money on the table

Utilities put incentive money on the table

30 June 2016
In the United States, utilities budgeted about $6 billion to promote energy efficiency through incentives in 2013.
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UPDATE: Australia to cut HFC emissions

UPDATE: Australia to cut HFC emissions

30 June 2016
Australia will curb HFC emissions by 85% by 2036, the government announced on 27 June, joining the United States, the European Union and Japan as a "world leader" in reducing HFC emissions. 
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Read our coverage of ATMO America

Read our coverage of ATMO America

28 June 2016
Our team was in Chicago for ATMOsphere America 2016, bringing you the latest news on natural refrigerants. Read on to hear about market trends, policy developments and exciting new technology applications in North Ame...
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Brexit: Former IOR president foresees HVAC&R industry...

Brexit: Former IOR president foresees HVAC&R industry...

27 June 2016
23 June was Women in Engineering Day in the United Kingdom. And in an in-out referendum on EU membership held on the same day, the UK decided to leave the European Union. We spoke to former Institute of Refrigeration ...
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NH<sub>3</sub>, propane join CO<sub>2</sub> in North American stores

NH3, propane join CO2 in North American stores

27 June 2016
While CO2 transcritical refrigeration systems are slowly being adopted in the U.S. food retail industry, two other natural refrigerants – ammonia and propane – are also beginning to attract interest among ...
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Bright future for natural refrigerants foreseen at ATMOsp...

Bright future for natural refrigerants foreseen at ATMOsp...

23 June 2016
Leading HVAC&R experts and high-profile end users gathered in Chicago last week for ATMOsphere America foresee a bright future for natural refrigerant applications in the United States. While many speakers hailed ...
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United States, Spain clamp down on HCFC, CFC leaks

United States, Spain clamp down on HCFC, CFC leaks

23 June 2016
Recent decisions by the US and Spanish courts indicate that authorities around the world are ready to clamp down hard on companies responsible for leaking ozone-depleting and climate-damaging refrigerants into the atm...
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Leading Swiss retailer opts for natural refrigerants

Leading Swiss retailer opts for natural refrigerants

23 June 2016
Denner, a leading Swiss discount retailer, is putting energy efficiency – and natural refrigerants CO2 and propane – at the top of its climate agenda. Their aim is to reduce emissions by 10% by 2020.
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UK’s EU F-Gas future uncertain as in-out referendum...

UK’s EU F-Gas future uncertain as in-out referendum...

22 June 2016
On the eve of the UK referendum on continued EU membership, the shadow of Brexit looms large over the HVAC&R industry – with a potential exit from the bloc putting the United Kingdom’s f-gas phase-down...
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New policy developments pushing natural refrigerants at A...

New policy developments pushing natural refrigerants at A...

21 June 2016
Participants attending ATMOsphere America in Chicago last week heard from U.S., Canadian and Mexican government representatives how progressive new policies are helping to widen the uptake of natural refrigerant-based...
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Coca-Cola to allow hydrocarbons in smaller cooler equipment

Coca-Cola to allow hydrocarbons in smaller cooler equipment

21 June 2016
After establishing that carbon dioxide would be its standard refrigerant for new beverage coolers, vending machines and fountain equipment, the Coca-Cola Company “will open the door” to hydrocarbon refrige...
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FMI Connect 2016

Trade Fair | 20 Jun. 2016 - 23 Jun. 2016 | IL, Chicago, U.S.A.
The trade show FMI Connect - Supermarket Industry Convention and Educational Exposition is a 4 day event being held from 20th June to the 23rd June 2016 at the McCormick Place - South Hall in Chicago, United...
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shecco presents Accelerate America awards to Sobeys,...

shecco presents Accelerate America awards to Sobeys,...

17 June 2016
shecco announced the winners of its first annual Accelerate America Awards today at the biggest ever ATMOsphere America conference, taking place at the Westin Michigan Avenue in Chicago on June 16-17.
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Exciting times ahead for natural refrigerants at ATMOsphe...

Exciting times ahead for natural refrigerants at ATMOsphe...

17 June 2016
Participants gathered in Chicago for the biggest ever ATMOsphere America are hearing how competition between CO2, hydrocarbons and ammonia is creating exciting new opportunities and driving increased uptake of natural...
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