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Bullish on hydrocarbons: Secop sees market expanding

Bullish on hydrocarbons: Secop sees market expanding

6 January 2016
German compressor maker Secop sees European acceptance of hydrocarbon compressor applications expanding the market to China and the US.
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Festive Special: Read the very best of hydrocarbons21.com...

Festive Special: Read the very best of hydrocarbons21.com...

23 December 2015
2015 has been an exciting year for natural refrigerants. Here at hydrocarbons21.com, as we put Christmas dinner in the oven and set new goals for next year, we’re also taking the chance to look back at this year...
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Natural refrigerants: the more, the merrier for Delhaize

Natural refrigerants: the more, the merrier for Delhaize

21 December 2015
The Delhaize Group, already on track to exceed its 'Energy Plan 2020' target to reduce its total greenhouse gas emissions by 20%, is on a mission to install as many natural refrigerant systems as possible across its g...
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Naturals sector sees opportunities in Paris climate accord

Naturals sector sees opportunities in Paris climate accord

18 December 2015
Manufacturers and end users of natural refrigerants broadly welcomed the historic climate agreement reached among nearly 200 countries at COP21 in Paris last weekend (12 December). They see business opportunities in d...
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Companies stockpiling HFCs before EU phase-down, EEA repo...

Companies stockpiling HFCs before EU phase-down, EEA repo...

18 December 2015
Companies in Europe are stockpiling HFCs before a planned EU-wide phase-down, reveals a new report from the European Environment Agency (EEA). Bulk imports of fluorinated gases (f-gases) increased by 90% between 2013 ...
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Carrefour Innovation Forum: Competition for NatRef soluti...

Carrefour Innovation Forum: Competition for NatRef soluti...

17 December 2015
French food retail giant Carrefour set the stage for a broad discussion during its ‘Innovation Forum’ about competition between natural systems, the trend towards smaller stores, and the need for integrate...
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COP21: How did world leaders react to Paris climate agree...

COP21: How did world leaders react to Paris climate agree...

15 December 2015
World leaders and government representatives broadly welcomed the historic climate agreement reached among nearly 200 countries at COP21 in Paris this weekend (12 December), but some urged even more ambitious action.&...
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Japan’s first ‘all-natural’ convenience...

Japan’s first ‘all-natural’ convenience...

15 December 2015
Japanese convenience store (CVS) chain Save On, headquartered in Gunma Prefecture, has opened the country’s first store installed with natural refrigerant systems for all its showcases. Accelerate Europe takes a...
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Natural refrigerants to help deliver Paris climate deal t...

Natural refrigerants to help deliver Paris climate deal t...

14 December 2015
Delegates attending UNFCCC climate talks in Paris clinched a historic deal this weekend (12 December), uniting all the world’s nations in a single agreement to tackle climate change for the first time. The conse...
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Call for speakers! Spread the word on NatRefs at ATMOsphe...

Call for speakers! Spread the word on NatRefs at ATMOsphe...

14 December 2015
Calling on natural refrigerant experts! Sign up now to speak at ATMOsphere Europe 2016, the leading HVAC&R event for the natural refrigerant industry.
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Tackling U.S. training challenge

Tackling U.S. training challenge

11 December 2015
End users and manufacturers of natural refrigerant systems 
are taking a variety of approaches to fill the training void – with better training for customers’ in-house technicians and maintenance contrac...
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RAC Africa Cape Town

Trade Fair | 13 Jul. 2016 - 15 Jul. 2016 | Cape Town, South Africa
The Refrigeration, Air Conditioning, Heating and Ventilation Africa ExhibitionWithin Africa Cape Town is a main hub for goods where the cold chain occupies an important position, especially for frozen and ch...
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RETA and RSES events grapple with the need for technician...

RETA and RSES events grapple with the need for technician...

3 December 2015
At about the same time in late September, about 80 miles apart, two of North America’s primary training organisations—the Refrigerating Engineers & Technicians Association (RETA) and the Refrigeration ...
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SABMiller Joins Refrigerants, Naturally!

SABMiller Joins Refrigerants, Naturally!

3 December 2015
SABMiller, one of the world’s leading brewers, is the latest major corporation to join the Refrigerants, Naturally! initiative, committing to reducing its emissions from refrigeration by 25% by 2020 and to stop ...
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Secop: setting standards in compressor innovation for mor...

3 December 2015 | Secop
Formerly known as Danfoss Compressors, Secop is one of the founding fathers of modern compressor technology with an experience that goes back to the beginning of the 1950s. Secop compressors continue to be the only ...
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Australian refrigeration industry urges its government to...

2 December 2015 | RAC plus
Australian Refrigeration Association submission calls for F-Gas-style legislation to reduce emissions and encourage low-GWP replacement, especially naturals.Unusually for a national cooling industry, the Australian in...
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"The Eyes of the World are on Paris": COP21 Opening ...

2 December 2015 | UN Climate Change Newsroom
The nations of the world gathered on Monday in Paris to reach a new and universal climate change agreement, in the knowledge that they have already delivered an almost universal set of national responses to meet the l...
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Exclusive: The Colruyt Group makes R290 its refrigeration...

Exclusive: The Colruyt Group makes R290 its refrigeration...

26 November 2015
The Belgian retailer The Colruyt Group has announced its plans to use propane for all of its 360 Belgian stores that include its Colruyt, OKay and Bio-Planet stores. The use of the environmentally friendly refrigerant...
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Industry debate final options for ozone review

25 November 2015 | Climate Control News
There has been plenty of fiery debate surrounding the release of an Options Paper by the Federal Government as part of its review of the Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Act.As part of the cons...