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Recent paper lays out the succinct case for hydrocarbons ...

Recent paper lays out the succinct case for hydrocarbons ...

27 November 2014
As the phase-out of production and consumption of HCFCs in developing countries has been settled and agreed since 2007, the future of the refrigerants market in developing countries is primed for change. This paper ar...
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Argentina: Quilmes brewery to work with over 48,000 store...

Argentina: Quilmes brewery to work with over 48,000 store...

20 November 2014
The Quilmes brewery, one of the most important beverage companies in Argentina, has recently announced its new environmental strategy. Among its initiatives is the introduction of R290 coolers in numerous stores acros...
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Natural refrigerants down-under: a call to arms!

Natural refrigerants down-under: a call to arms!

19 November 2014
The Australian Refrigeration Association (ARA), Engas and Hychill have released a joint press release about the natural refrigerants market and its evolving DNA. It contains facts regarding the role of hydrocarbons an...
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UPDATE: Welcome to the GUIDE Chillventa 2014 – find...

UPDATE: Welcome to the GUIDE Chillventa 2014 – find...

1 October 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...
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70% more efficiency in point-of-sale freezers: Unilever&r...

70% more efficiency in point-of-sale freezers: Unilever&r...

18 August 2014
Unilever announced in early August that it will deploy new technology in its point-of-sale freezers capable of reducing energy consumption by 70%. As a member of the Consumer Goods Forum and Refrigerants, Naturally!, ...
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shecco and CAR launch bilingual survey on natural refrige...

shecco and CAR launch bilingual survey on natural refrige...

6 August 2014
shecco and the China Association of Refrigeration (CAR) have launched the first ever bilingual English-Chinese natural refrigerant survey to collect data from National HVAC&R industry experts, manufacturers, end u...
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A greener future is brewing: SABMiller plans to phase out...

A greener future is brewing: SABMiller plans to phase out...

29 July 2014
In an effort to halve its carbon footprint, the world’s second largest brewing company, SABMiller has vowed to cease purchases of HFC fridges after 2020. The brewing company has already launched several initiati...
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N. American HVAC&R stakeholders urged to take natural...

N. American HVAC&R stakeholders urged to take natural...

28 July 2014
shecco has officially launched the 2014 North American HVAC&R industry survey on natural refrigerants. The survey is designed to collect valuable HVAC&R industry data regarding market, policy and research and ...
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Safety first: avoiding poor maintenance and misinformed r...

Safety first: avoiding poor maintenance and misinformed r...

2 July 2014
Hydrocarbons have been safely applied as refrigerants for years in domestic, commercial and industrial refrigeration applications. However, unsafe retrofit practices and a lack of maintenance and monitoring systems ca...
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ATMOsphere America 2014: Red Bull, McDonald’s and C...

ATMOsphere America 2014: Red Bull, McDonald’s and C...

24 June 2014
At the most well received ATMOsphere America conference to date, 250 industry experts gathered to discuss the future of natural refrigerants in North America. Red Bull, McDonald’s and The Coca Cola Company share...
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UPDATE: R290 water-cooled chillers replace existing ...

UPDATE: R290 water-cooled chillers replace existing ...

26 May 2014
As a replacement for an aging centralised ammonia refrigerant plant, two R290 water-cooled water chillers have been installed at Mortons Dairies plant in Maghull. The eco-friendly system has a modular structure, which...
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McDonald’s CSR and Sustainability Report highlights...

McDonald’s CSR and Sustainability Report highlights...

23 May 2014
Since 2010, McDonald’s Europe has increased progress towards HFC-free solutions, installing over 9,000 pieces of HFC-free refrigeration equipment. The McDonald’s 2012-2013 CSR & Sustainability Report f...
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UPDATE: Australia: hydrocarbon advantages mean they here ...

UPDATE: Australia: hydrocarbon advantages mean they here ...

20 May 2014
The Australian HVAC industry is evolving. Changing legislative pressures, the phase out of HCFCs, and need to reduce energy costs and environmental impacts have resulted in an increase in the use of alternative natura...
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Hydrocarbon fridges and freezers for HORECA sector top &l...

Hydrocarbon fridges and freezers for HORECA sector top &l...

15 May 2014
The latest generation of professional refrigerators and freezers for banqueting, kitchen and catering equipment, used by hotels, restaurants, cafes and bars (HORECA sector), use natural gases such as cyclopentane and ...
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OzonAction Webinar: Refrigerants Naturally! says no to HFOs

OzonAction Webinar: Refrigerants Naturally! says no to HFOs

17 April 2014
On Monday, 14 April, OzonAction hosted a webinar titled “Refrigerants, Naturally! Cool Partnership”. hydrocarbons21 reporters tuned in to get the inside scoop on the Refrigerants, Naturally! partnership ex...