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AHRI Launches VRF Certification Program

12 August 2011 | ejarn.jp
Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI ) has launched a new certification program for ‘Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) Multi-split Air-conditioners and Heat Pumps.’ This is AHRI&rsquo...
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R290 heat pumps: prototype testing in Norway; simulations...

R290 heat pumps: prototype testing in Norway; simulations...

12 August 2011
Under an IEA Heat Pump Programme collaborative project, a 2.9kW propane water-to-water heat pump prototype for space heating and domestic hot water has been developed, lab tested and field trialed in a low energy hous...
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New Innovative Research Grant by ASHRAE

New Innovative Research Grant by ASHRAE

11 August 2011
The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating 
and Air-Conditioning Engineers has announced the ‘ASHRAE Innovative Research Grant’ that will complement research steered by the society’s techni...
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ASHRAE Names New Distinguished Lecturers

11 August 2011 | ASHRAE
ATLANTA – ASHRAE has named 12 new Distinguished Lecturers who provide Society chapters with noted authorities and speak on relevant topics that impact the HVAC&R industry. This marks the 12th year of th...
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Bundgaard Køleteknik A/S

Bundgaard Køleteknik A/S

11 August 2011 | System manufacturer , Other...
Bundgaard Køleteknik A/S is a manufacturer of air and watercooled liquid chillers as well as air to water and water to water heat pumps, using the natural and environmental friendly refrigerant R290 propane.
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Lessons from Gree’s R290 AC facility could help oth...

Lessons from Gree’s R290 AC facility could help oth...

9 August 2011
Learning from the experiences of others is key in product development. With this in mind, GIZ and Gree shared their experience and know-how regarding the development of a hydrocarbon air conditioner production facilit...
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Tesco to test smaller Fresh & Easy stores

9 August 2011 | RAC News
Fresh & Easy, Tesco’s US operation, is to test smaller format Fresh & Easy Express shops later this year.   A handful of Fresh & Easy Express stores of around 3,000 sq ft will be tried out in ...
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Total Action

Total Action

Due to Total Actions commitment to be innovative and as green as possible, we have sourced the most Environmentally Safe air conditioners on the market. Hydrocarbon air conditioners not only significantly reduce an ai...
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The GWP metric: which timescale reflects the real climate...

The GWP metric: which timescale reflects the real climate...

4 August 2011
The benefits of basing policies on Global Warming Potential (GWP) of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) calculated over a 20 year period rather than on the current standard of a 100 year period were discussed at a side event t...
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Training body SummitSkills reports on skills shortages

3 August 2011 | RAC News
SummitSkills has identified a worrying lack of appropriate environmental technology training to meet future demand.   Furthermore, it says a small number of training providers that are not checking the basic co...
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UK Renewable Heat Premium Payment Launched

UK Renewable Heat Premium Payment Launched

3 August 2011
On 1 August the UK Government opened applications for the Renewable Heat Premium Payment (RHPP), part of the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI), a financial support mechanism for households to switch to renewable heating ...
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Access the world through the global natural refrigerants ...

Access the world through the global natural refrigerants ...

28 July 2011
hydrocarbons21.com keeps an expert public up-to-date with newest developments in policy and technology relevant to hydrocarbons as working fluids in heating and cooling applications, and displays top-of-the-art produc...
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Large organisations subject to mandatory carbon reporting...

Large organisations subject to mandatory carbon reporting...

27 July 2011
On 13 July 2011 greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reporting was made mandatory for large organisations, as part of the French Grenelle Environment project (Grenelle de l’environnement). In addition, organisations an...
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3rd Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology Week

Workshop | 27 Jul. 2011 - 30 Jul. 2011 | S, Brazil
On 27 - 30 July 2011 the Senai-SP will organise the 3rd Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology Week. The programme includes courses, lectures, and workshops are planned to demonstrate equipment, ...
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Renewable Energy 2011 Exhibition

Trade Fair | 27 Jul. 2011 - 29 Jul. 2011 | Makuhari Messe, Japan
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Analysis of the behavior of ternary hydrocarbon mixt...

26 July 2011 | Report / Study | Published: 2007
Hydrocarbons are stratospheric ozone friendly and have good heat transfer properties. The use of hydrocarbons (HCs) or their blend as refrigerant is extending in these days. This paper deals with the search of the bes...
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A worldwide first: Chinese manufacturer starts production...

A worldwide first: Chinese manufacturer starts production...

25 July 2011
The first original equipment manufacturer worldwide that is applying hydrocarbon technology in room air-conditioners (ACs) has announced the official opening of its production line. The final product complies with int...
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Energy saving with hydrocarbons presented at Bangkok Ener...

Energy saving with hydrocarbons presented at Bangkok Ener...

22 July 2011
An "Energy Efficiency Summit" held in Bangkok, Thailand on 12-13 July aiming to address the best practices in achieving energy savings and reducing operating costs while contributing to the environment, incl...
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EU: Fewer risks from hazardous substances in electrical a...

22 July 2011 | europa.eu
The ban on heavy metals and other dangerous chemicals in electrical and electronic equipment has now been extended to a much wider range of products, with new rules entering into force tomorrow. The new law will impro...