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AHRI: Hydrocarbons to feature in U.S. research this autumn

AHRI: Hydrocarbons to feature in U.S. research this autumn

28 July 2016
Hydrocarbons are set to be included in the new U.S. government-backed $5.8 million research programme on flammable refrigerants in autumn 2016, a representative of the Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Insti...
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Hydrocarbon safety standards high on global agenda

Hydrocarbon safety standards high on global agenda

28 July 2016
Out-dated international standards that arbitrarily restrict the use of hydrocarbons in refrigeration and air conditioning equipment are increasingly seen as a barrier to wider uptake of climate-friendly alternatives t...
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Californian incentive funds on hold until 2017

Californian incentive funds on hold until 2017

27 July 2016
California’s refrigerant incentive programme, which has earmarked $20 million for businesses planning to install low-GWP refrigeration equipment, is on hold until 2017.
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Industry: Hydrocarbons currently excluded from U.S. gover...

Industry: Hydrocarbons currently excluded from U.S. gover...

26 July 2016
Hydrocarbons are currently being excluded from a new $5.8 million research programme on flammable refrigerants in the United States.
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Converting ice-cream freezers from R404A to R290

Converting ice-cream freezers from R404A to R290

26 July 2016
Brazilian compressor manufacturer Embraco has set about determining how easy it is to convert a small light commercial freezer from HFC blend R404A to natural refrigerant propane (R290).
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Webinar Wednesday : GUIDE to Natural Refrigerants in Japan -...

Seminar | 27 Jul. 2016 | online, .
The “GUIDE to Natural Refrigerants in Japan - State of the Industry 2016" is shecco's latest regional report to zoom in on current and future use of natural refrigerants. The GUIDE analyses key market, techn...
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Vienna talks bring world closer to HFC phase-down

Vienna talks bring world closer to HFC phase-down

25 July 2016
Participants in last week's Montreal Protocol meetings in Vienna made progress towards a global deal on managing HFCs. Confidence was high among the international community that a definitive agreement can be struck at...
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High-efficiency propane heat pumps on show at Purdue

High-efficiency propane heat pumps on show at Purdue

20 July 2016
Propane heat pumps with sub-cooling can be 31% more efficient at heating water in the home than conventional technology, according to new research presented by academics from the University of Valencia at last week's ...
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AS and SB Hydrocarbon Condensing Units

System | 18 July 2016

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  • For wall and ceiling-mounting
  • Cooling capacities from 600 to 5800W
  • Semi-hermetic compressors
  • Suitable for fresh and frozen foods
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EIA calls on Montreal Protocol Parties to tackle illegal ...

EIA calls on Montreal Protocol Parties to tackle illegal ...

18 July 2016
The scale of illegal HCFC trade could potentially be larger than that previously seen with CFCs, warns the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) in a new report published ahead Montreal Protocol talks this week tha...
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UK, Germany support natural refrigerants in Thailand

UK, Germany support natural refrigerants in Thailand

15 July 2016
The United Kingdom and Germany this week (12 July) announced that they are jointly providing Thailand with a grant of 560 million baht to support the development of climate-friendly HVAC&R equipment.
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Purdue: F-gas phase-down driving HVAC&R innovation

Purdue: F-gas phase-down driving HVAC&R innovation

14 July 2016
Leading researchers on heating and cooling are gathering at Purdue University, Indiana to share knowledge on technological innovations that can help deliver the objectives of new environmental legislation. 
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SECOP: Regulation creating new opportunities for hydrocar...

SECOP: Regulation creating new opportunities for hydrocar...

14 July 2016
EU and US regulations are driving radical change in the heating and cooling market – creating new opportunities for hydrocarbons, SECOP’s Pieter Boink told hydrocarbons21.com. 
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R290 units in Vietnam’s cold stores delivering 20-2...

R290 units in Vietnam’s cold stores delivering 20-2...

14 July 2016
As part of a UNIDO project implemented in Vietnam, R290 units were installed in four companies to replace previous R22-based systems. With its innovative financing scheme and effective mixture of policy support, techn...
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Ready for takeoff: putting natural refrigerants into space

Ready for takeoff: putting natural refrigerants into space

11 July 2016
The Dutch National Aerospace Centre (NLR) is crossing new frontiers by developing a hydrocarbon heat pump to cool down spacecraft. If successful the project may lead to new applications for natural refrigerants back o...
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Frascold USA backs propane chillers for U.S. market

Frascold USA backs propane chillers for U.S. market

7 July 2016
Frascold USA, a division of Italian compressor maker Frascold, is supporting the adoption of propane/glycol chillers using its compressor technology in the United States.
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Liebherr celebrates record turnover in new report

Liebherr celebrates record turnover in new report

4 July 2016
Swiss manufacturer Liebherr’s decision to invest in innovative hydrocarbon-based HVAC&R technologies is paying off, reveals their 2015 annual report. 
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Target notifies case suppliers about propane-only policy

Target notifies case suppliers about propane-only policy

4 July 2016
Minneapolis-based Target Corporation has sent out notifications to its suppliers of self-contained refrigeration equipment indicating that its policy is to use only propane as the refrigerant in self-contained units, ...
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Hydrocarbons on the rise in US

Hydrocarbons on the rise in US

4 July 2016
While hydrocarbons are already widely used for HVAC&R applications in Europe and Japan, uptake of the technology has typically been slower in the United States. But manufacturers like True, Embraco and Galileo T.P...
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