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Frascold USA backs propane chillers for U.S. market

Frascold USA backs propane chillers for U.S. market

7 July 2016
Frascold USA, a division of Italian compressor maker Frascold, is supporting the adoption of propane/glycol chillers using its compressor technology in the United States.
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HAELOK Inc.

HAELOK Inc.

HAELOK Inc, is a Zurich, Switzerland based, privately hold company, founded in 2005.The company is the inventor of one of the world´s strongest mechanical pipe connections. HAELOK's main focus is ...
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Liebherr celebrates record turnover in new report

Liebherr celebrates record turnover in new report

4 July 2016
Swiss manufacturer Liebherr’s decision to invest in innovative hydrocarbon-based HVAC&R technologies is paying off, reveals their 2015 annual report. 
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Target notifies case suppliers about propane-only policy

Target notifies case suppliers about propane-only policy

4 July 2016
Minneapolis-based Target Corporation has sent out notifications to its suppliers of self-contained refrigeration equipment indicating that its policy is to use only propane as the refrigerant in self-contained units, ...
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Hydrocarbons on the rise in US

Hydrocarbons on the rise in US

4 July 2016
While hydrocarbons are already widely used for HVAC&R applications in Europe and Japan, uptake of the technology has typically been slower in the United States. But manufacturers like True, Embraco and Galileo T.P...
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Zanotti pushing R290 units for food refrigeration

Zanotti pushing R290 units for food refrigeration

4 July 2016
Italian designer and manufacturer of food refrigeration systems Zanotti is partnering with hydrocarbons21.com to showcase its sustainable, energy-saving solutions using natural refrigerants.
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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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