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China’s Ministry of Environmental Protection outlin...

China’s Ministry of Environmental Protection outlin...

31 August 2015
In June 2015, China’s Foreign Economic Cooperation Office (FECO) published ‘The First Catalogue of Recommended Substitutes for HCFCs” with the list of natural substitutes – including CO2, ammon...
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Hoshizaki shines bright with its new gems – the Eme...

Hoshizaki shines bright with its new gems – the Eme...

27 August 2015
Hoshizaki’s Emerald Class product line is a range of new ice making machines using the latest R290 natural refrigerant technology, marking the next important step for the company as it supports the sustainable f...
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Chilled water anyone? Blupura obtains UL Certification in...

Chilled water anyone? Blupura obtains UL Certification in...

27 August 2015
The Italian water cooler specialist, which recently expanded its operations into the U.S., has obtained UL Certification.
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Ghanaian EPA sensitises students to Ozone layer depletion...

27 August 2015 | Ghana Web
Ghana's Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has sensitised students in second cycle institutions in the Upper East Region on the depletion of the ozone layer and how best to prevent the phenomenon.   The bene...
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Emerson webinar labels R744, R290 and R717 as likely alte...

Emerson webinar labels R744, R290 and R717 as likely alte...

25 August 2015
Emerson’s 14th webinar in its E360 series focused on the recent EPA rulings regarding high-GWP HFC delistings and their likely impact on the industry.
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Have you ever heard about the Blupura public water founta...

24 August 2015 | Blupura
Blupura public water fountains are innovative water coolers able to supply huge quantities of fresh and filtered, still and sparkling water, which provide a real service to a community through the incentive to th...
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Japan's quest to lead the world in sustainable HVAC&R...

Japan's quest to lead the world in sustainable HVAC&R...

20 August 2015
Can Japan lead the world in climate-friendly cooling and heating?
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Apathetic Australian government urged to action on HFCs, ...

Apathetic Australian government urged to action on HFCs, ...

20 August 2015
Described as the worst-performing industrial nation on climate change at the UN talks in Lima last year, Australia has finally awoken from its slumber announcing plans to reduce HFCs by 85% by 2036 and greenhouse gas ...
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Embraco webinar reveals the substitution value of hydroca...

Embraco webinar reveals the substitution value of hydroca...

19 August 2015
In a webinar hosted by RSES held on 14 August, a beginners guide to refrigeration was given as well as a discussion on the role that natural refrigerants – particularly hydrocarbons - will play in the coming fiv...
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Jim Knudsen: U.S. HVAC&R users must think long term

Jim Knudsen: U.S. HVAC&R users must think long term

14 August 2015
In his guest column for the July-August edition of Accelerate America, experienced refrigeration executive Jim Knudsen laments users of HVAC&R equipment continuing to use chemical refrigerants with known environme...
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Danfoss webinar shows industry is looking towards natural...

Danfoss webinar shows industry is looking towards natural...

14 August 2015
On 13 August Danfoss held an interactive webinar on the role of natural refrigerants in the wake of the delisting of several high-GWP HFCs by the U.S. EPA, with a particular focus on hydrocarbons and CO2.
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Refrigeration market set to grow two-fold from by 2020

13 August 2015 | Climate Control News
From 2014 to 2020 the global commercial refrigeration system market is estimated to double and register double digit CAGR, according to a new research report.   North America is the dominant commercial refriger...
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Using Oil-Flooded Screw Compressors for Industrial Refrig...

13 August 2015 | Process Cooling
At the heart of each mechanical process refrigeration system is the refrigerant compressor. Every mechanical refrigeration system uses a compressor that draws in low-pressure refrigerant vapor from the refrigerant eva...
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DOE publishes final rule regarding test procedures for re...

DOE publishes final rule regarding test procedures for re...

11 August 2015
In a move that will aid CO2 and hydrocarbon beverage vending machine (BVM) manufacturers and end users, the United States Department of Energy (DOE) has listened to supporting comments from beverage giant Coca-Cola an...
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Natural refrigerant technology can help states comply wit...

Natural refrigerant technology can help states comply wit...

7 August 2015
On 3 August, the US EPA and President Obama announced the final Clean Power Plan, which aims to reduce carbon pollution from power plants. The Plan has the potential to open new opportunities for the adoption of natur...
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Compressor manufacturer Tecumseh agrees to merger with Mu...

Compressor manufacturer Tecumseh agrees to merger with Mu...

6 August 2015
In a deal worth approximately US $123 million (€112.7 million), an affiliation between natural refrigerant equipment manufacturer Mueller Industries and Atlas Holdings will see the new venture acquire compressor ...
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The International Institute of Refrigeration’s Gust...

6 August 2015 | Institute of Refrigeration
The Institute of Refrigeration has issued a call for papers for the 12th IIR Gustav Lorentzen Natural Working Fluids Conference. This major conference will take place at Edinburgh Conference Centre, Heriot-Watt Univer...
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Commercial and industrial end users support natural refri...

Commercial and industrial end users support natural refri...

4 August 2015
The July-August edition of Accelerate America looks at how leading organisations use carbon dioxide, hydrocarbons, ammonia and other climate-friendly natural refrigerants in refrigeration, air-conditioning, and heatin...
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R22 Versus R290 Versus HC22A/502A Hydrocarbon Refrigerant

4 August 2015 | Power Technology Chicago
The following are actual findings on the operation & efficiency of one specific residential air conditioning system running on R22 versus R290 versus Priority Cool HC22A/502A Hydrocarbon Refrigerant. The work &...