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Propane called the best climate-friendly refrigerant

25 May 2011 | SmartBrief
Propane and other natural refrigerants are "future-proof" and are the best environmentally friendly refrigerant, according to AHT Cooling Systems during the recent United Nations Environment Programme in Maldives. The...
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Green Cooling Association welcomes ACCC’s refrigerants d...

25 May 2011 | Green Cooling
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has granted authorisation for five years to allow Refrigerant Reclaim Australia (RRA) to continue to operate a scheme to recover, reclaim, store or safely disp...
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ATMOsphere Europe 2011: Workshop on Natural Refrigerants

ATMOsphere Europe 2011: Workshop on Natural Refrigerants

25 May 2011
Save the following date for the unique interactive workshop and conference on Natural Refrigerants in Brussels: On 11-12 October 2011 decision makers from industry and government will come together to change the futur...
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EEDAL 2011 - 6th International Conference on Energy Efficien...

Conference | 24 May. 2011 - 26 May. 2011 | Copenhagen, Denmark
The international EEDAL conference has established itself as a well-reputed and powerful forum, where the latest political, economical and technological directions are discussed. Energy efficiency, securi...
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Hydrocarbon technologies showcased at UNEP Maldives confe...

Hydrocarbon technologies showcased at UNEP Maldives confe...

20 May 2011
Key decision makers met at the Industry Roundtable on zero and low global warming potential (GWP) HCFC alternatives on 8 and 9 May 2011 in the Maldives, where equipment using natural refrigerants was exhibited. Presen...
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Hydrocarbon technologies showcased at UNEP Maldives confe...

Hydrocarbon technologies showcased at UNEP Maldives confe...

19 May 2011
On the 8-9 May 2011, the Maldives hosted an Industry Roundtable Meeting on Zero and Low Global Warming (GWP) HCFC alternatives, where companies discussed challenges and recent advances in the market for HCFC alternati...
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Hydrocarbon technologies showcased at UNEP Maldives confe...

Hydrocarbon technologies showcased at UNEP Maldives confe...

18 May 2011
From 8-12 May 2011, the Ozone2Climate Technology Road Show, the first showcase of technological alternatives to ozone depleting substance (ODS) in South East Asia, took place in the Maldives. Alongside, also took plac...
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Hydrocarbon blood banks offer improved usability and accu...

17 May 2011 | LaboratoryTalk
Glen Dimplex Professional Appliances (GDPA), manufacturer of the Lec Medical brand, has launched 12 counter-top and freestanding blood banks designed to offer energy efficiency and low running costs. … T...
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Transitioning from HCFCs to low GWP refrigerants: how to ...

Transitioning from HCFCs to low GWP refrigerants: how to ...

17 May 2011
In the framework of the "Ozone2Climate Technology Road Show" held last week in the Maldives, a presentation by Daniel Colbourne, Consultant for GIZ Proklima, discussed the types, causes and ways of overcomin...
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Low GWP technologies on display in Maldives

Low GWP technologies on display in Maldives

16 May 2011
On 8-12 May 2011, the Government of the Maldives along with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Proklima and other organisations, organised a low Global Warming Potential (GWP) technology fair that took p...
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New scheme to testify skilled handling of refrigerants

New scheme to testify skilled handling of refrigerants

12 May 2011
The UK-based Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Industry Board (ACRIB) has joined forces with the Engineering Services SKILLcard to create a registry that testifies the compliance of members with health and safety req...
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Refrigerant comparator now available including NH3, hydro...

12 May 2011 | IOR
The IOR's Service Engineers' Section has reissued its comparator, and this time is including carbon dioxide and hydrocarbon refrigerants alongside ammonia and common HFC refrigerants. A comparator is essential for dia...
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Chinese Compressor Market Booms

10 May 2011 | ejarn.jp
The Chinese economy kept on moving in the fast lane in 2010, recording GDP growth of 10.3%. The domestic air conditioner market also experienced considerable expansion, encouraged by a series of government incentives,...
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UPDATED: High grade pure HC plant underway in Thailand

UPDATED: High grade pure HC plant underway in Thailand

10 May 2011
A production plant that will supply hydrocarbons for use as refrigerants, aerosol propellants and foam blowing agents is currently underway in Thailand. Having already received support from several governmental agenci...
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35th Euroheat & Power Congress

Conference | 9 May. 2011 - 10 May. 2011 | Paris, France
Achieving the EU 2020 and 2050 energy goals requires adopting a systemic approach based on three RE’s: reducing end-use, recycling energy that otherwise would be wasted and replacing fossil fuels. District H...
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World Renewable Energy Congress

Conference | 8 May. 2011 - 13 May. 2011 | Link, Sweden
The World Renewable Energy Congress (WREC) is an international scientific conference that provides an excellent opportunity for discussion and knowledge exchange for scientists, policy-makers, engineers and ...
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Propane as refrigerant in food retailing

Propane as refrigerant in food retailing

6 May 2011
Natural refrigerants found quite some attention during the Supermarket Symposium from 5-6 April 2011 in Nürnberg, Germany. One of the presentations gave an overview of Lidl introducing propane in food retailing a...
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US compressor manufacturer embraces hydrocarbons

US compressor manufacturer embraces hydrocarbons

5 May 2011
The US-based global manufacturer of compressors and other HVAC systems Tecumseh just announced that they would move globally to the use of hydrocarbon refrigerants. With its newly launched “Green Technology&rdqu...
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Aldi, Lidl and Waitrose fastest growing retailers

29 April 2011 | RAC News
Hard discounters Aldi and Lidl and upscale grocer Waitrose were the fastest growing food retailers in the last three months.