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GUIDE to Natural Refrigerants in China - State of th...

3 June 2015 | Report / Study | Published: 2015
"GUIDE to Natural Refrigerants in China - State of the Industry 2015” is the first-ever in-depth report on the use of natural refrigerants - carbon dioxide (CO2), hydrocarbons (HCs), ammonia (NH3), water (...
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The ATMOsphere Europe 2015 Summary Report: Market we...

20 April 2015 | Report / Study | Published: 2015
The Report encompasses all the very latest natural refrigerant trends in and around Europe. With new technologies to improve the efficiency of CO2 in warm ambient climates, and increased investment in training, the ma...
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Supporting Refrigerants, Naturally!

25 March 2015 | Presentation | Published: 2015
UNEP’s Programme Officer Ezra Clark presented UNEP DTIE OzonAction Branch, which provides direct practical assistance to countries to help them to phase out HCFCs. Clark also pointed out the opportunity to influ...
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Hydrocarbon bottle coolers in high ambient temperatu...

25 March 2015 | Presentation | Published: 2015
Active in 166 countries, Red Bull’s cooler fleet is 1,000,000 units. More than 50% of those units are using R600a already. In his presentation, Red Bull’s Global Purchasing Manager Juergen Brenneis compare...
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F- Gases: Why are they they still an issue?

25 March 2015 | Presentation | Published: 2015
Wolfgang Lohbeck presented Greenpeace’s initiatives against F-gases since 1992 and its active contribution to Refrigerants, Naturally!
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José Miguel Corberán: A propane water-...

24 March 2015 | Presentation | Published: 2015
Jose Miguel Coberan investigated propane as an alternative in a water-to-water heat pump booster for sanitary hot water production. In comparison to CO2, Corberan, on behalf of the Universitat Politècnica de Va...
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Venu Kandi: Hydrocarbons: A viable natural refrigera...

24 March 2015 | Presentation | Published: 2015
In his presentation, Venugopal Kandi of Emerson Climate Technologies discussed the viability of hydrocarbons refrigerants in commercial refrigeration applications and the number of components available for such applic...
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Vicente Guilabert: The lowest energy consumption whe...

24 March 2015 | Presentation | Published: 2015
Vincente Guilabert presented a case study on Huayi Compressor Barcelona’s new U range R290 low back pressure compressor solution whereby the compressors were able to achieve maximum efficiency in a light commerc...
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Marek Zgliczynski: Low global warming alternatives f...

24 March 2015 | Presentation | Published: 2015
Embraco’s Marek Zglizynski highlighted the company’s use of hydrocarbons for ultralow temperature cascades applications. Used mainly in the medical and pharmaceutical industry, specifically for lab purpose...
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Information for technicians and users of refrigerati...

6 March 2015 | Report / Study | Published: 2015
Regulation (EU) No 517/2014 on fluorinated gases (“the Regulation”) includes a number of requirements for service technicians and for operators of equipment containing fluorinated greenhouse gases (F-gases...
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The ATMOsphere Asia 2015 Summary Report: Japan showc...

5 March 2015 | Report / Study | Published: 2015
For the second year running, ATMOsphere Asia 2015 provided a platform for policy makers, system and component manufacturers and end users to discuss how to best support the adoption of natural refrigerant technology i...
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Hydrocarbons: The Quest For A Green Solution To...

24 February 2015 | Report / Study | Published: 2015
Around the world hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), which are powerful greenhouse gases, have started to come under increasing regulatory pressure and ultimately will be phased out altogether. As a result, the refrigerant ind...
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Plug-in hydrocarbon showcase: natural refrigerants f...

10 February 2015 | Presentation | Published: 2015
Kazuhiro Tatewaki of REI-TECH presented the company’s efforts to further hydrocarbons market share. Tatewaki explained the successes, including reduced operating costs and reduced waste, of installed AHT hydroca...
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Energy Efficiency Gains with Lower Global Waming Imp...

19 January 2015 | Report / Study | Published: 2015
As living standards rise for tens of millions in India, use of room air conditioners (ACs) is rapidly growing, straining India’s electric grid. One innovative approach that is rising to the c...
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DOE & EPA New Standards - Why Natural Refri...

18 December 2014 | Presentation | Published: 2014
Presentation by Embraco addressing climate change, outlining direct and indirect emissions, and the new energy efficiency regulartions and standards in place to drive change. 1.5 million commercial appliances were pro...
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Alternatives to HCFCs/HFCs in developing countries w...

27 November 2014 | Report / Study | Published: 2014
This paper explains the potential developing countries have to adopt natural refrigerants; in particular hydrocarbons. With high-ambient temperatures and infratructure that could be amended to support R290, this paper...
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Natural Refrigerants in Europe: The Drivers and Chal...

3 November 2014 | Report / Study | Published: 2014
The report, developed by Carrier in partnership with market development specialist shecco, seeks to provide a clear picture of the key drivers for and against the adoption of sustainable refrigeration and refrigerant ...
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EIA Chilling Facts VI

16 October 2014 | Report / Study | Published: 2014
The Environmental Investigation Agency’s (EIA) new report, The Chilling Facts VI, proclaims that the adoption of climate-friendly refrigeration by supermarkets is growing faster and dispersing further than ever ...
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GUIDE Chillventa 2014 - natural refrigerants at Chil...

1 October 2014 | Report / Study | Published: 2014
Exhibiting companies at Chillventa 2014, the world's largest international trade fair for refrigeration, air-conditioning, ventilation and heat pumps, will present a variety of products suitable for the industry&rsquo...