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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...
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Interest in hydrocarbons refrigerants hotting up in the U...

Interest in hydrocarbons refrigerants hotting up in the U...

27 March 2014
Travis Lumpkin of Hussman presented a webinar on Tuesday, 25 March entitled 'Micro-Distributed Advanced Refrigeration Technology' in which he discussed why hydrocarbons should be considered for refrigeration in the US...
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BSRIA confirms drive towards natural refrigerants at AHR ...

BSRIA confirms drive towards natural refrigerants at AHR ...

5 February 2014
The uptake of new technologies in the refrigeration market is modest, but there is a trend towards natural refrigerants. And while India will be the fastest growing refrigeration market, the biggest growth potential f...
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First-ever European market maps: 480,000 hydrocarbon plug...

First-ever European market maps: 480,000 hydrocarbon plug...

24 January 2014
Responding to the fast adoption of natural refrigerants, the 2nd “GUIDE Europe” features a series of pioneering market maps demonstrating that more than 480,000 hydrocarbon plug-in cabinets are used in Eur...
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Keeping pace with fast-growing natural refrigerants marke...

Keeping pace with fast-growing natural refrigerants marke...

14 January 2014
“GUIDE 2014: Natural Refrigerants – Continued Growth and Innovation in Europe”, shecco’s newest publication, provides a comprehensive and much needed overview of the latest market trends for na...
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Best of 2013 - most popular news on hydrocarbons21.com

Best of 2013 - most popular news on hydrocarbons21.com

19 December 2013
Showcasing the advancement of hydrocarbon (HC) technology in heating & cooling, hydrocarbons21.com recaps the most popular news for 2013. Overall, the market for R600a and R290 technology received a boost from cha...
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Propane and CO<sub>2</sub> reduce life cycle cost for essential brew...

Propane and CO2 reduce life cycle cost for essential brew...

10 December 2013
Hops, a key flavouring and stability agent used in beer, require processing prior to brewing. This processing requires cooling, provided in the case of Simon H. Steiner GmbH, one of the leading hops growing, trading a...
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Hydrocarbons in German supermarkets – DUH survey

Hydrocarbons in German supermarkets – DUH survey

5 December 2013
The Deutsche Umwelthilfe (DUH) has conducted its first survey on the use of refrigerants in German supermarkets. The results indicate increasing shares of natural refrigerants in stores and cold storage facilities. Ne...
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New United Nations GUIDE assists Developing Countries in ...

New United Nations GUIDE assists Developing Countries in ...

25 November 2013
A new report by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and shecco provides assistance to developing countries in the leapfrogging from ozone-depleting substances directly to natural refrigerant...