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UPDATED: Rio Olympics: A missed opportunity for natural r...

UPDATED: Rio Olympics: A missed opportunity for natural r...

8 August 2016
The 2016 Olympic Games, taking place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from 5-21 August, appear to have missed the opportunity to opt for natural refrigerants for HVAC&R applications.
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Natrefs could satisfy 77% of India’s cooling needs ...

Natrefs could satisfy 77% of India’s cooling needs ...

2 August 2016
Natural refrigerants are set to play a huge role in India’s HVAC&R industry, according to the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE). The Indian NGO is urging international policymakers to adopt a mechanis...
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2016 Euroheat & Power District Energy Days

Conference | 11 Oct. 2016 - 12 Oct. 2016 | Brussels, Belgium
The Euroheat & Power District Energy Days will provide a high-level forum for policy-makers, industry and civil society to exchange views on how thermal networks can help deliver a smoother energy transition...
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Australia: United industry can steer future for natural r...

Australia: United industry can steer future for natural r...

1 August 2016
Industry collaboration in Australia will be crucial to raising training standards, implementing a nationwide licensing scheme and providing a legitimate platform for natural refrigerants, according to representatives ...
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AHRI: Hydrocarbons to feature in U.S. research this autumn

AHRI: Hydrocarbons to feature in U.S. research this autumn

28 July 2016
Hydrocarbons are set to be included in the new U.S. government-backed $5.8 million research programme on flammable refrigerants in autumn 2016, a representative of the Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Insti...
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Hydrocarbon safety standards high on global agenda

Hydrocarbon safety standards high on global agenda

28 July 2016
Out-dated international standards that arbitrarily restrict the use of hydrocarbons in refrigeration and air conditioning equipment are increasingly seen as a barrier to wider uptake of climate-friendly alternatives t...
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Californian incentive funds on hold until 2017

Californian incentive funds on hold until 2017

27 July 2016
California’s refrigerant incentive programme, which has earmarked $20 million for businesses planning to install low-GWP refrigeration equipment, is on hold until 2017.
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Industry: Hydrocarbons currently excluded from U.S. gover...

Industry: Hydrocarbons currently excluded from U.S. gover...

26 July 2016
Hydrocarbons are currently being excluded from a new $5.8 million research programme on flammable refrigerants in the United States.
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Converting ice-cream freezers from R404A to R290

Converting ice-cream freezers from R404A to R290

26 July 2016
Brazilian compressor manufacturer Embraco has set about determining how easy it is to convert a small light commercial freezer from HFC blend R404A to natural refrigerant propane (R290).
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Webinar Wednesday : GUIDE to Natural Refrigerants in Japan -...

Seminar | 27 Jul. 2016 | online, .
The “GUIDE to Natural Refrigerants in Japan - State of the Industry 2016" is shecco's latest regional report to zoom in on current and future use of natural refrigerants. The GUIDE analyses key market, techn...
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Vienna talks bring world closer to HFC phase-down

Vienna talks bring world closer to HFC phase-down

25 July 2016
Participants in last week's Montreal Protocol meetings in Vienna made progress towards a global deal on managing HFCs. Confidence was high among the international community that a definitive agreement can be struck at...
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High-efficiency propane heat pumps on show at Purdue

High-efficiency propane heat pumps on show at Purdue

20 July 2016
Propane heat pumps with sub-cooling can be 31% more efficient at heating water in the home than conventional technology, according to new research presented by academics from the University of Valencia at last week's ...
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AS and SB Hydrocarbon Condensing Units

System | 18 July 2016

from Zanotti spa

  • For wall and ceiling-mounting
  • Cooling capacities from 600 to 5800W
  • Semi-hermetic compressors
  • Suitable for fresh and frozen foods
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EIA calls on Montreal Protocol Parties to tackle illegal ...

EIA calls on Montreal Protocol Parties to tackle illegal ...

18 July 2016
The scale of illegal HCFC trade could potentially be larger than that previously seen with CFCs, warns the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) in a new report published ahead Montreal Protocol talks this week tha...
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UK, Germany support natural refrigerants in Thailand

UK, Germany support natural refrigerants in Thailand

15 July 2016
The United Kingdom and Germany this week (12 July) announced that they are jointly providing Thailand with a grant of 560 million baht to support the development of climate-friendly HVAC&R equipment.
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Purdue: F-gas phase-down driving HVAC&R innovation

Purdue: F-gas phase-down driving HVAC&R innovation

14 July 2016
Leading researchers on heating and cooling are gathering at Purdue University, Indiana to share knowledge on technological innovations that can help deliver the objectives of new environmental legislation. 
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SECOP: Regulation creating new opportunities for hydrocar...

SECOP: Regulation creating new opportunities for hydrocar...

14 July 2016
EU and US regulations are driving radical change in the heating and cooling market – creating new opportunities for hydrocarbons, SECOP’s Pieter Boink told hydrocarbons21.com. 
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R290 units in Vietnam’s cold stores delivering 20-2...

R290 units in Vietnam’s cold stores delivering 20-2...

14 July 2016
As part of a UNIDO project implemented in Vietnam, R290 units were installed in four companies to replace previous R22-based systems. With its innovative financing scheme and effective mixture of policy support, techn...
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Ready for takeoff: putting natural refrigerants into space

Ready for takeoff: putting natural refrigerants into space

11 July 2016
The Dutch National Aerospace Centre (NLR) is crossing new frontiers by developing a hydrocarbon heat pump to cool down spacecraft. If successful the project may lead to new applications for natural refrigerants back o...
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