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Australia: 300% increase in HFC prices is likely to accel...

Australia: 300% increase in HFC prices is likely to accel...

24 May 2012
In less than 2 months, Australia will face a carbon equivalent price that will be imposed on imports of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) increasing their cost by more than 300%. The dramatic price rise is believed to increas...
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TECO SRL

TECO SRL

Since its conception in 1968, TECO has developed new, alternative solutions for the many problems affecting traditional refrigeration products in several industries. Half a century of experience acquired in the field ...
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FOGEL

FOGEL

FOGEL has been manufacturing commercial refrigerators for the Point of Purchase in Latin America with more than 40 years of experience. With two plants operating in Guatemala and Colombia, FOGEL supplies fridges to cu...
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Hydrocarbons safety: an issue of controversy in China

Hydrocarbons safety: an issue of controversy in China

22 May 2012
In China, two rival camps have emerged over whether the country should choose hydrocarbons as replacement for HCFCs, with the debate focusing on the safety aspect. HyChill China, a leading actor in hydrocarbons safety...
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HEVAR 2012

Trade Fair | 22 May. 2012 - 24 May. 2012 | Birmingham, United Kingdom
The UK’s national heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration exhibition will take place on 22 – 24 May 2012. Spanning three days at the NEC, HEVAR will ...
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G8: Leaders open up vital new front in the battle to cont...

21 May 2012 | The Telegraph
The summit's final communiqué, the Camp David Declaration, supports “comprehensive actions” to reduce “short-lived climate pollutants”. These substances – including black carbon (s...
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Nestlé: Over 11,000 hydrocarbon ice cream freezers...

Nestlé: Over 11,000 hydrocarbon ice cream freezers...

21 May 2012
After phasing out over 90% of high global warming and ozone depleting substances in industrial operations, Nestlé is now shifting the focus to reducing the carbon footprint of smaller refrigeration systems, suc...
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Netherlands city awarded Heat Pump City of the Year 2012

18 May 2012 | RAC Magazine
The European Heat Pump Association (EHPA) has awarded the title of Heat Pump City of the Year 2012 to the municipality of Etten-Leur in the Netherlands.   The municipality, located close to Breda in the southwe...
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McDonald’s Europe installs over 3,300 pieces of HFC...

McDonald’s Europe installs over 3,300 pieces of HFC...

18 May 2012
As part of McDonald’s Europe’s promotion of HFC-free refrigeration technology the company has installed over 3,300 HFC-free meat freezers, frozen fry dispensers, reach-ins and salad displays, demonstr...
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Performance testing of Ben & Jerry's R290 freezer and...

Performance testing of Ben & Jerry's R290 freezer and...

16 May 2012
Comparative performance testing of different appliances, including R290 freezers from IARP for Ben & Jerry’s and True Manufacturing appliances as well as efficiency savings and reduced charge rates by EPA ap...
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2012 ASHRAE/NIST Refrigerants Conference: Moving Towards Sus...

Conference | 29 Oct. 2012 - 30 Oct. 2012 | Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States of America
This conference addresses continuing international concerns about the adverse environmental impacts of refrigerants with high ozone depletion potential (ODP) and global warming potential (GWP), which is inev...
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Montreal Protocol: North America and Micronesia submit ne...

Montreal Protocol: North America and Micronesia submit ne...

11 May 2012
A joint proposal by Canada, Mexico and the United States and a proposal by the Federal States of Micronesia to amend the Montreal Protocol in relation to phase-down of the use of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) have been su...
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NRA Show: R290 mainly in America's R&D centres, not y...

NRA Show: R290 mainly in America's R&D centres, not y...

9 May 2012
While only very few propane bottle coolers, freezers or ice machines were actually displayed at the largest US restaurant trade show, a growing number of companies confirm market readiness for HFC-free solutions now o...
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GEA Refrigeration Technologies joins the VDMA Blue Compet...

9 May 2012 | GEA Refrigeration Technologies
Since spring of 2012, GEA Refrigeration Technologies has been an Alliance Member of the Blue Competence Initiative sponsored by the German Association for Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Systems (VDMA, in Frankf...
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NRA Show: How HC coolers will make it to America’s ...

NRA Show: How HC coolers will make it to America’s ...

9 May 2012
With an overwhelming 58,000 industry experts attending, the annual National Restaurant Association (NRA) trade show is the place for restaurant owners and consumer goods brands to go. Despite some indication of a more...
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Conversion to hydrocarbons in China endangered by small H...

Conversion to hydrocarbons in China endangered by small H...

8 May 2012
A large amount of Chinese small refrigerant production sites that illegally produce HCFCs beyond government’s control may seriously impede China’s HCFC Phase-out Management Plan and the introduction of HCF...
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NEW: Expanded range of semi-hermetic GEA Bock compressors...

NEW: Expanded range of semi-hermetic GEA Bock compressors...

7 May 2012
Based on their current semi-hermetic compressor product range, GEA Refrigeration Technologies offers a low-cost compressor variant especially for the use with hydrocarbons propane, propylene and isobutene. Launched fo...
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Engas Hydrocarbon Refrigerants

Engas Hydrocarbon Refrigerants

Based in Perth, Australia, Engas is an environmental and energy efficiency company focused for over a decade in the field of hydrocarbon refrigeration technology. The company’s expertise in research and developm...
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22nd Annual IRHACE Conference

Conference | 7 May. 2012 - 9 May. 2012 | Melbourne, Australia
The 2012 IRHACE Conference will be hosted in Melbourne 7-9 May next year. More information to come.
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