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FMI Energy: Changing requirements seeing greater favour f...

FMI Energy: Changing requirements seeing greater favour f...

6 October 2015
The recent FMI Energy & Store Development Conference in San Diego saw refrigeration executives dissect the current culture for consumption and how this is affecting stores and their subsequent choice of refrigerat...
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Commission allocates 2016 quotas to companies selling flu...

2 October 2015 | European Commission
The European Commission has allocated quotas to companies selling hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) in the EU in 2016. This is the latest step in a gradual reduction in the amount of the climate-warming gases that can be sol...
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From Europe to North America: secop’s customised pr...

From Europe to North America: secop’s customised pr...

2 October 2015
How smart industry collaboration between system manufacturers and the European grocery chain led to the production of an energy efficient propane plug-in cabinet now set to be customised for the North American market.
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California’s Air Resources Board releases draft Sho...

California’s Air Resources Board releases draft Sho...

1 October 2015
The draft Short-Lived Climate Pollutant Reduction Strategy, published 30 September, is now open for the public assessment. The California Air Resources Board (ARB) invites all relevant stakeholders, experts and other ...
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University patents CO2/HC blend

1 October 2015 | Cooling Post
An Australian university has filed a patent for a CO2/hydrocarbon refrigerant blend which lowers CO2’s freezing point to -78.5°C. Curtin University in Western Australia has found that by adding what has...
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Blupura scoops two prizes at European Aqua Awards for eco...

1 October 2015 | Blupura
Blupura has been acknowledged for its environmentally friendly R290 and R600a watercolers and chillers with two awards at the 2015 European Aqua awards, held 24 September in Rome. - Best Environmental Practice/Gree...
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New Bronze Partner, TEGA, offers wide range of natural re...

New Bronze Partner, TEGA, offers wide range of natural re...

30 September 2015
hydrocarbons21.com welcomes its newest Bronze Partner, TEGA – Technische Gase und Gasetechnik GmbH, a prominent refrigerant supplier and service provider based in Germany.
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UPDATE: A.S. Trust supplying HCR188C/R441A blend to new M...

UPDATE: A.S. Trust supplying HCR188C/R441A blend to new M...

29 September 2015
MTL Cool launched its new hydrocarbon cooling cabinet at the 2015 FMI Connect Trade using hydrocarbon HCR188C/R441A, a climate-friendly refrigerant developed by A.S. Trust.
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Senators unveil climate bill ahead of pope's speech

28 September 2015 | The Hill
Sens. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and Susan Collins (R-Maine) unveiled the upper chamber's first bipartisan climate bill of the year on Wednesday, ahead of the pope's address to Congress. The Super Pollutants Act of 201...
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UPDATE: shecco's new webinar series begins with a bang as...

UPDATE: shecco's new webinar series begins with a bang as...

24 September 2015
On 22 September, shecco hosted its first webinar. Led by shecco’s Deputy Managing Director Nina Masson, the webinar presented key findings from the newly published GUIDE to Natural Refrigerants in North America....
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India, US Reaffirm Their Commitment on Climate Change

24 September 2015 | The New Indian Express
US Secretary of State John Kerry and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj co-chaired the first India-US Strategic and Commercial Dialogue that ended with an important takeaway of a joint statement on enhancing coop...
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Assessing ROI: Are CO<sub>2</sub> transcritical systems a good inves...

Assessing ROI: Are CO2 transcritical systems a good inves...

23 September 2015
In the follow-up to his first guest column for Accelerate America, experienced refrigeration executive Jim Knudsen considers energy efficiency, the growing costs of HFC systems, and the impact of regulations in the Se...
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Growing use of CO<sub>2</sub> and hydrocarbons in light commercial r...

Growing use of CO2 and hydrocarbons in light commercial r...

22 September 2015
The use of natural refrigerants in light commercial refrigeration applications is on the rise in North America.
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Secop: Improving Energy Efficiency with Propane Refrigerant

21 September 2015 | Secop
With the implementation of the fluorinated gas (F-GAS) regulation and the Significant New Alternatives Policy (SNAP), the application of more environmentally friendly Hydrocarbon (HC) refrigerants has become the devel...
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Deadline closing in to submit abstracts for Gustav Lorent...

Deadline closing in to submit abstracts for Gustav Lorent...

17 September 2015
The 12th Gustav Lorentzen Conference, which invites natural refrigerant stakeholders from around the globe to discuss the latest research results and technology developments, has put out a call to submit abstracts. Th...
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GUIDE North America 2015 reveals a colourful and maturing...

GUIDE North America 2015 reveals a colourful and maturing...

17 September 2015
shecco has published the newest addition to its GUIDE series, GUIDE to Natural Refrigerants in North America – State of the Industry 2015, a comprehensive and exciting follow-up to the previous edition published...
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UN Secretary-General's message for the International Day ...

16 September 2015 | UN
Not so long ago, humanity stood on the brink of a self-inflicted catastrophe. Our use of ozone-depleting substances such as chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) had torn a hole in the ozone layer that protects us from the sun&r...
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Natural Refrigerants Are the Future

14 September 2015 | Sourceable
Increasingly, there is a global consensus to phase down HFCs refrigerants and replace them with low global warming refrigerants. These include natural refrigerants that have been shown to be more energy efficient than...
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Naturally good

11 September 2015 | Kälte Klima Aktuell
On 25 and 26 June 2015 the eurammon Symposium took place in Schaffhausen, Switzerland. Under the motto, "Be Smart, Go Natural", nine international speakers presented on current trends in the field of natural...