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China imposes more restrictions on vital ac raw materials

8 September 2011 | ACR News
On Monday, the Chinese government's Xinhua News Agency reported that Ganzhou, the country's leading producer of the rare earth mineral dysprosium, has suspended production at three mines in Jiangxi Province. Dysprosiu...
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Marks and Spencer opens its second “sustainable lea...

Marks and Spencer opens its second “sustainable lea...

8 September 2011
British retailer Marks and Spencer is expected to open its most carbon-efficient store at Stratford City, close to the 2012 Olympic Park in September. Within the scope of the company’s refrigerant policy strivin...
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Blog: Are we investing enough in climate-friendly compres...

8 September 2011 | Danfoss
50 million tons of CO2 could be saved annually if variable speed compressors were implemented in all air conditioning applications where commercially relevant. Yet the compressor market is slow to implement the techno...
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NIBE Energy Systems

NIBE Energy Systems

7 September 2011 | System manufacturer , Other
NIBE Energy Systems is the market leader for domestic heating products in the Nordic countries, Poland and the Czech Republic. Customers are the RMI sector (Renovation, Maintenance, Improvement) and the new housing ma...
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ICR - R290 heat pump testing could lead to its future use...

ICR - R290 heat pump testing could lead to its future use...

6 September 2011
On the fourth day of the International Congress of Refrigeration (ICR) Per Henrik Pedersen from the Danish Technological Institute (DTI) presented a study on the development and testing of small heat pumps using R290....
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International conference on compressors and their systems

Conference | 5 Sep. 2011 - 6 Sep. 2011 | London, United Kingdom
Featuring participation by equipment manufacturers, suppliers, users and research organisations. This conference provides a forum where developments in air, gas and refrigeration compressors, vacuum pumps, e...
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10th International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technolo...

Conference | 4 Sep. 2011 - 7 Sep. 2011 | Istanbul, Turkey
This conference will consist of an informative and comprehensive scientific program, featuring oral and poster presentations and a commercial exhibition. This will provide a unique opportunity to become fami...
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UPDATED: Get involved in AHRI's research programme to ass...

UPDATED: Get involved in AHRI's research programme to ass...

1 September 2011
The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) has announced an industry-wide cooperative research programme to identify and evaluate promising low-GWP refrigerants, including natural refrigerants, ...
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Air conditioning market to heat up

1 September 2011 | ACR News
The global air conditioning systems market is set to recover from the recession to reach sales of 144,300,000 units by 2017. Growth will be lead by energy-efficient models, particularly inverter-based air conditioners...
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23rd ICR: flammability risk of hydrocarbons in refrigerat...

23rd ICR: flammability risk of hydrocarbons in refrigerat...

31 August 2011
hydrocarbons21.com provides an overview of two papers presented at the 23rd IIR International Congress of Refrigeration (ICR) covering: the flammability risk of hydrocarbon refrigerants during service and maintenance ...
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Argentina Publishes New Energy Efficiency Regulation for ...

31 August 2011 | ejarn.jp
Recently, the Argentine government published the No. 98/2011 regulation specifying new energy efficiency standards for all freezers (front-opening, top-opening and two-or-more door freezers) and other cold generating ...
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Tecumseh Products Company

Tecumseh Products Company

Tecumseh Products Company is an industry leader in developing compressors and condensing units that utilize hydrocarbon refrigerants R290 (propane) and R600a (isobutane). Tecumseh has been producing HC refrigerant-rea...
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IOR calls for award nominations

IOR calls for award nominations

29 August 2011
The British Institute of Refrigeration (IOR) promotes achievement and innovation through a number of annual awards. Nominations for the 2011 awards are now being accepted. The presentations will take place at the pres...
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Europe emits huge unreported F-gas cloud: Report

26 August 2011 | Euractiv
European chemical manufacturers are covertly venting huge quantities of the powerful 'super greenhouse gas' HFC-23, according to a study by the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (EMPA). ...
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Live from the 23rd ICR: latest research shows cost advant...

Live from the 23rd ICR: latest research shows cost advant...

25 August 2011
The highly anticipated International Congress of Refrigeration (ICR) organised by the International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR) and held once every four years opened this week in Prague, Czech Republic. On the fi...
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ACR News Awards 2012 now open

25 August 2011 | ACR News
Entries are now invited for the ACR News Awards 2012 which return to the National Motorcycle Museum, Birmingham on March 14 2012. This year's categories are: • Product Distributor of the Year • Whol...
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UPDATED: Live reporting: 23rd International Congress of R...

UPDATED: Live reporting: 23rd International Congress of R...

25 August 2011
On 21-26 August 2011, the 23rd IIR International Congress of Refrigeration (ICR) is taking place in Prague, Czech Republic, bringing together experts from all refrigeration fields including hydrocarbon technology. hyd...
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True Energy

True Energy

24 August 2011 | Engineering & Contracting , Other
True Energy offers a solar powered vaccine cooler. The DC version of the vaccine cooler is HFC-free, using hydrocarbon refrigerant (R600a). The “True Energy Vaccine Refrigerator” features “Sure Chill...
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London Underground £100m building services tender

23 August 2011 | h&v news
Contractors are being invited to tender for repair and maintenance services of building installations for railway services in London. Work includes Planned and Reactive Maintenance of various systems including Fi...