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ADEME publishes guide to refrigerants in distribution sector

ADEME publishes guide to refrigerants in distribution sector

12 February 2016
ADEME, the French Environment and Energy Management Agency, has published a guide to refrigerants in the distribution sector to help companies to make informed decisions when investing in new refrigeration systems. Th...
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Mayekawa, Sanden to target commercial market in 2016

Mayekawa, Sanden to target commercial market in 2016

10 February 2016
During a session on market trends at ATMOsphere Asia 2016, Mayekawa outlined its plans to adapt its NewTon system for use in a wider variety of applications, while Sanden continues to target the global convenience sto...
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Exclusive interview: Sanden blazing trail in CO<sub>2</sub> refriger...

Exclusive interview: Sanden blazing trail in CO2 refriger...

8 February 2016
Continually innovating and building strong relations with partners are crucial to business success in Japan’s increasingly competitive natural refrigerants market, Junya Ichikawa, president of Sanden Environment...
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US demand for propane components surging

US demand for propane components surging

3 February 2016
Interest in components for propane refrigeration systems was much in evidence at the AHR Expo last week.
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CAREL sees 'broad interest' in natural refrigerants in Japan

CAREL sees 'broad interest' in natural refrigerants in Japan

2 February 2016
Broad interest in natural refrigerants in Japan and Japanese government programmes that encourage the development of environmentally friendly solutions are helping to boost uptake of naturals there, Tadao Sekiguchi of...
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Consumer goods industry to consider broader use of naturals

Consumer goods industry to consider broader use of naturals

26 January 2016
Some of the world’s biggest companies agreed last week to consider increasing their use of natural refrigerants as an alternative to climate-damaging hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs).
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Ready for take-off: brave decisions bearing fruit at Adva...

Ready for take-off: brave decisions bearing fruit at Adva...

18 January 2016
Danish heating and cooling system manufacturer Advansor’s decision to limit its portfolio to CO2 applications allowed the company to simplify its product range and focus on becoming a leading player in the food ...
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NEXT Series: Industry sees 2016 as 'strong growth year' f...

NEXT Series: Industry sees 2016 as 'strong growth year' f...

14 January 2016
How will the market for natural refrigerants develop in 2016? What will drive the development of green solutions in the HVAC&R industry? And how can the challenges currently facing naturals be overcome? To launch ...
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Bullish on hydrocarbons: Secop sees market expanding

Bullish on hydrocarbons: Secop sees market expanding

6 January 2016
German compressor maker Secop sees European acceptance of hydrocarbon compressor applications expanding the market to China and the US.
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Festive Special: Read the very best of hydrocarbons21.com...

Festive Special: Read the very best of hydrocarbons21.com...

23 December 2015
2015 has been an exciting year for natural refrigerants. Here at hydrocarbons21.com, as we put Christmas dinner in the oven and set new goals for next year, we’re also taking the chance to look back at this year...
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Japan’s first ‘all-natural’ convenience...

Japan’s first ‘all-natural’ convenience...

15 December 2015
Japanese convenience store (CVS) chain Save On, headquartered in Gunma Prefecture, has opened the country’s first store installed with natural refrigerant systems for all its showcases. Accelerate Europe takes a...
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Tackling U.S. training challenge

Tackling U.S. training challenge

11 December 2015
End users and manufacturers of natural refrigerant systems 
are taking a variety of approaches to fill the training void – with better training for customers’ in-house technicians and maintenance contrac...
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SABMiller Joins Refrigerants, Naturally!

SABMiller Joins Refrigerants, Naturally!

3 December 2015
SABMiller, one of the world’s leading brewers, is the latest major corporation to join the Refrigerants, Naturally! initiative, committing to reducing its emissions from refrigeration by 25% by 2020 and to stop ...
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Exclusive: The Colruyt Group makes R290 its refrigeration...

Exclusive: The Colruyt Group makes R290 its refrigeration...

26 November 2015
The Belgian retailer The Colruyt Group has announced its plans to use propane for all of its 360 Belgian stores that include its Colruyt, OKay and Bio-Planet stores. The use of the environmentally friendly refrigerant...
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Reducing HFC emissions in South Africa’s transport ...

Reducing HFC emissions in South Africa’s transport ...

24 November 2015
South Africa depends largely on the trade and retail of agricultural goods, where transportation and distribution play a vital role, but, traditionally, meeting this demand has come at a significant cost to the enviro...