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Brexit: Former IOR president foresees HVAC&R industry...

Brexit: Former IOR president foresees HVAC&R industry...

27 June 2016
23 June was Women in Engineering Day in the United Kingdom. And in an in-out referendum on EU membership held on the same day, the UK decided to leave the European Union. We spoke to former Institute of Refrigeration ...
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United States, Spain clamp down on HCFC, CFC leaks

United States, Spain clamp down on HCFC, CFC leaks

23 June 2016
Recent decisions by the US and Spanish courts indicate that authorities around the world are ready to clamp down hard on companies responsible for leaking ozone-depleting and climate-damaging refrigerants into the atm...
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Leading Swiss retailer opts for natural refrigerants

Leading Swiss retailer opts for natural refrigerants

23 June 2016
Denner, a leading Swiss discount retailer, is putting energy efficiency – and natural refrigerants CO2 and propane – at the top of its climate agenda. Their aim is to reduce emissions by 10% by 2020.
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UK’s EU F-Gas future uncertain as in-out referendum...

UK’s EU F-Gas future uncertain as in-out referendum...

22 June 2016
On the eve of the UK referendum on continued EU membership, the shadow of Brexit looms large over the HVAC&R industry – with a potential exit from the bloc putting the United Kingdom’s f-gas phase-down...
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Emerson report tackles obstacles to wider US propane uptake

Emerson report tackles obstacles to wider US propane uptake

14 June 2016
Propane is commonplace in HVAC&R applications in the European Union but the US is lagging behind – partly due to persistent safety concerns in the United States, according to a new report from Emerson Climat...
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Italy’s Blupura eyeing US growth ahead of ATMOspher...

Italy’s Blupura eyeing US growth ahead of ATMOspher...

10 June 2016
Italian water vending machine and water cooler manufacturer Blupura is putting natural refrigerants at the heart of its business model and eyeing growth in the US market.
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AHR Expo launches call for entries for 2017 Innovation Aw...

AHR Expo launches call for entries for 2017 Innovation Aw...

10 June 2016
The AHR Expo, a leading international HVAC&R show, has launched its call for entries for the 2017 Innovation Awards competition. 
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Big German retailers say 'yes' to natural refrigerants

Big German retailers say 'yes' to natural refrigerants

2 June 2016
Several major German retailers have committed to using natural refrigerants as part of their climate strategy.
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Former EU commissioner to push Danfoss’ sustainable...

Former EU commissioner to push Danfoss’ sustainable...

12 May 2016
Former EU Climate Action Commissioner Connie Hedegaard – the driving force behind the EU’s F-Gas Regulation – has been elected to the Danfoss board. With natural refrigerants well placed to benefit f...
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Dr Pepper Snapple to purchase R290 coolers

Dr Pepper Snapple to purchase R290 coolers

10 May 2016
Plano, Texas-based beverage manufacturer Dr Pepper Snapple Group will begin purchasing vending machines and coolers that use propane (R290) as the refrigerant, according to spokesman Chris Barnes.
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EU F-Gas Regulation opening door to natrefs in Italian ve...

EU F-Gas Regulation opening door to natrefs in Italian ve...

7 May 2016
With many players in Italy’s food and beverage vending industry slow to get to grips with the implications of the EU’s HFC phase-down, companies like Blupura and SandenVendo – whose natural refrigera...
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Manufacturers see openings for natural refrigerants in China

Manufacturers see openings for natural refrigerants in China

14 April 2016
Food processing, cold storage and residential air conditioning are among the applications with the greatest potential to grow the market for natural refrigerants in China, according to manufacturers exhibiting their t...
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Emerson sees CO<sub>2</sub>, propane market growing in Europe

Emerson sees CO2, propane market growing in Europe

31 March 2016
CO2 and propane (R290) will have a key role to play in the context of the HFC phase-down taking place in Europe under the EU’s F-Gas Regulation – and with this in mind, Emerson is putting together a divers...
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EPA GreenChill: 41% of Waitrose’s self-contained sy...

EPA GreenChill: 41% of Waitrose’s self-contained sy...

24 March 2016
On 15 March, the US Environmental Protection Agency conducted a GreenChill Partnership webinar regarding Waitrose’s experiences using self-contained hydrocarbon systems provided by Carter Group.
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Natural refrigerant technologies in limelight at MCE

Natural refrigerant technologies in limelight at MCE

23 March 2016
Natural refrigerants were in the spotlight last week at Mostra Convegno Expoconfort, which saw manufacturers unveil new technologies for a range of CO2 and hydrocarbon refrigeration applications.