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AB InBev-SABMiller merger approved by shareholders

AB InBev-SABMiller merger approved by shareholders

29 September 2016
Beverage giant Anheuser-Busch InBev’s €92 billion takeover of rival SABMiller is expected to go ahead on 10 October after shareholders of both companies backed the deal. It remains to be seen what impact th...
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Display-case maker sees magnetic unit as propane alternative

Display-case maker sees magnetic unit as propane alternative

29 September 2016
While self-contained refrigerated display cases using hydrocarbon refrigerants like propane are gaining traction in the North American supermarket industry, they are constrained by the legal charge limit of 150g.
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Colruyt charts course for 100% hydrocarbons in stores

Colruyt charts course for 100% hydrocarbons in stores

28 September 2016
Natural refrigerants are helping the Colruyt Group to save money and deliver its environmental targets, with the leading Belgian retailer moving to hydrocarbons for 100% of its in-store cooling needs. Accelerate Europ...
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Chillventa 2016: Preview Coverage

Chillventa 2016: Preview Coverage

28 September 2016
Click here for our preview coverage of new natural refrigerant products at the world’s premier trade show for refrigeration, air conditioning, ventilation and heat pump technology: Chillventa 2016.
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US EPA finalises two rules to reduce emissions of HFCs

US EPA finalises two rules to reduce emissions of HFCs

28 September 2016
On 26 September the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalised two rules under the Clean Air Act (CAA). Section 608 of the CAA now covers HFCs for leak checking requirements. The finalised rule under the Signi...
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Danfoss to showcase new products for natref systems at Ch...

Danfoss to showcase new products for natref systems at Ch...

28 September 2016
As our preview coverage of new natural refrigerant products at Chillventa 2016 continues, today the spotlight falls on Danfoss, which will be showcasing new valves and controllers for CO2, ammonia and propane systems.
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QBD

QBD

QBD is a manufacturer of refrigeration products. The company, established in 1981, is based in Brampton (Canada) in a 300,000 m2  manufacturing and warehousing facility.
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Caribbean islands receive training on climate-friendly co...

Caribbean islands receive training on climate-friendly co...

27 September 2016
Over 50 policymakers and financial and private sector representatives from 15 Caribbean islands came together in St Kitts & Nevis from 12-15 September to receive training on energy-efficient and climate-friendly p...
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Countries and companies unite in call to action on HFCs

Countries and companies unite in call to action on HFCs

23 September 2016
With a crucial Montreal Protocol meeting just around the corner, political pressure to come to an agreement on phasing down HFCs is mounting.  Three important statements made yesterday (22 September) in New York ...
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40% HFC reduction by 2030 becomes legal requirement in Ca...

40% HFC reduction by 2030 becomes legal requirement in Ca...

23 September 2016
On 19 September, California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. signed a bill (SB1383) that legally obliges the US state to reduce its emissions of short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs), including hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs).
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GEA looks forward to ‘creating your success’ ...

GEA looks forward to ‘creating your success’ ...

23 September 2016
As our preview coverage of new natural refrigerant products at Chillventa 2016 continues, today the spotlight falls on GEA, one of the largest suppliers of process technology for the food industry and a wide range of ...
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Hindustan Unilever rolling out hydrocarbon fridges

Hindustan Unilever rolling out hydrocarbon fridges

21 September 2016
Hindustan Unilever, an India-based subsidiary of Unilever, yesterday announced it is rolling out freezer cabinets that use hydrocarbon refrigerants.
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EXCLUSIVE: Carrefour Belgium opens its first propylene wa...

EXCLUSIVE: Carrefour Belgium opens its first propylene wa...

20 September 2016
Carrefour Belgium has opened its first ever store fitted with a propylene water-loop refrigeration system. The retail giant will test the system over the next twelve months before deciding whether to roll out the conc...
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Madagascar trade body promotes natrefs

Madagascar trade body promotes natrefs

20 September 2016
The Madagasy Union of Refrigeration Technicians (UFM) is running an awareness-raising campaign to promote uptake of natural refrigerants.
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Careers for women in HVAC&R on Philadelphia conferenc...

Careers for women in HVAC&R on Philadelphia conferenc...

20 September 2016
The 13th Annual Conference for Women in HVAC&R is taking place in the Pennsylvania Convention Center in the US city of Philadelphia today.
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EIA calls on India to reduce HFC emissions in fast-food i...

EIA calls on India to reduce HFC emissions in fast-food i...

17 September 2016
The EIA yesterday (16 September) called on India to ban the use of HFCs with a global warming potential higher than 1,000 in new refrigeration equipment in multinational food and beverage retailers from 1 January...
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Comfortech 2016

Conference | 20 Sep. 2016 - 22 Sep. 2016 | PA, Philadelphia, U.S.A.
Comfortech brings together the latest products, trends and business solutions for mechanical contractors involved in HVACR, Hydronics and Plumbing. This national event features conference sessions that educ...
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US EPA near final rules on SNAP and further HFC restrictions

US EPA near final rules on SNAP and further HFC restrictions

15 September 2016
Two major rulings from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency are expected to be released in the next two to four weeks, according to Drusilla Hufford, director of the EPA’s Stratospheric Protection Division.
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Ozone Day 2016: Optimism high for global HFC phase-down deal

Ozone Day 2016: Optimism high for global HFC phase-down deal

15 September 2016
As the world prepares to celebrate the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer tomorrow (16 September), hopes are high that a global HFC phase-down agreement will be reached during Montreal Protocol ...
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