hydrocarbons21.com RSS feed news, products, community - hydrocarbons21.com is the industry platform for hydrocarboncooling and heating experts worldwide. http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/rss article company event paper hydrocarbons21.com RSS feed http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/rss http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/themes/hydrocarbons21/img/logo.png 140 70 (c) 2016 hydrocarbons21.com RSS2Writer Wed, 29 Jun 2016 03:49:09 +0200 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/rss en-gb Wed, 29 Jun 2016 03:49:09 +0200 Australia to cut HFC emissions http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/7038 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/7038 2016-06-28 12:12:56 article <p>Australia will curb HFC emissions by 85% by 2036, the government announced yesterday.</p> Read our coverage of ATMO America http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/7022 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/7022 2016-06-28 07:52:37 article Our team was in Chicago for ATMOsphere America 2016, bringing you the latest news on natural refrigerants. Read on to hear about market trends, policy developments and exciting new technology applications in North America. Brexit: Former IOR president foresees HVAC&amp;R industry slowdown http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/7035 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/7035 2016-06-27 10:21:36 article <p>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 chief Jane Gartshore about the implications of both events for Britain&rsquo;s HVAC&amp;R industry.</p> NH3, propane join CO2 in North American stores http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/7036 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/7036 2016-06-27 10:00:23 article <p>While CO<sub>2</sub> transcritical refrigeration systems are slowly being adopted in the U.S. food retail industry, two other natural refrigerants &ndash; ammonia and propane &ndash; are also beginning to attract interest among food retailers.</p> Bright future for natural refrigerants foreseen at ATMOsphere America http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/7034 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/7034 2016-06-23 13:44:12 article <p>Leading HVAC&amp;R experts and high-profile end users gathered in Chicago last week for ATMOsphere America foresee a bright future for natural refrigerant applications in the United States. While many speakers hailed increased uptake of CO<sub>2</sub>, others were upbeat about the prospects for hydrocarbons and low-charge ammonia.</p> United States, Spain clamp down on HCFC, CFC leaks http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/7032 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/7032 2016-06-23 11:16:13 article <p>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 atmosphere.</p> Leading Swiss retailer opts for natural refrigerants http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/7031 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/7031 2016-06-23 09:22:31 article <p>Denner, a leading Swiss discount retailer, is putting energy efficiency &ndash; and natural refrigerants CO<sub>2</sub> and propane &ndash; at the top of its climate agenda. Their aim is to reduce emissions by 10% by 2020.</p> UK&rsquo;s EU F-Gas future uncertain as in-out referendum looms http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/7029 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/7029 2016-06-22 11:37:49 article <p><em>On the eve of the UK referendum on continued EU membership, the shadow of Brexit looms large over the HVAC&amp;R industry &ndash; with a potential exit from the bloc putting the United Kingdom&rsquo;s f-gas phase-down trajectory on an uncertain footing.</em></p> New policy developments pushing natural refrigerants at ATMOsphere America http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/7027 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/7027 2016-06-21 14:04:36 article <p><em>Participants attending ATMOsphere America in Chicago last week heard from U.S., Canadian and Mexican government representatives how progressive new policies are helping to widen the uptake of natural refrigerant-based HVAC&amp;R solutions in North America and beyond. </em></p> Coca-Cola to allow hydrocarbons in smaller cooler equipment http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/7026 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/7026 2016-06-21 10:09:42 article After establishing that carbon dioxide would be its standard refrigerant for new beverage coolers, vending machines and fountain equipment, the Coca-Cola Company &ldquo;will open the door&rdquo; to hydrocarbon refrigerants for smaller cooler equipment, said Antoine Azar, the company&rsquo;s global programme director. FMI Connect 2016 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/events/view/1067 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/events/view/1067 2016-06-20 10:55:10 event The trade show&nbsp;FMI Connect&nbsp;- Supermarket Industry Convention and Educational Exposition&nbsp;is a 4 day event being held from 20th June to the 23rd June 2016 at the McCormick Place - South Hall in Chicago, United States Of America.&nbsp;<br /><br />&nbsp;FMI Connect sets the table for (food)&nbsp;retail business solutions, with co-located partners focused on fresh produce, floral and the full cold chain. <br /> <div>&nbsp;</div> shecco presents Accelerate America&nbsp;awards to Sobeys, Red Bull, Campbell Soup, True and Carnot http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/7025 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/7025 2016-06-17 15:17:17 article <p>shecco announced the winners of its first annual <em>Accelerate America</em> Awards today at the biggest ever ATMOsphere America conference, taking place at the Westin Michigan Avenue in Chicago on June 16-17.</p> Exciting times ahead for natural refrigerants at ATMOsphere America http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/7024 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/7024 2016-06-17 15:04:10 article <p>Participants gathered in Chicago for the biggest ever ATMOsphere America are hearing how competition between CO<sub>2</sub>, hydrocarbons and ammonia is creating exciting new opportunities and driving increased uptake of natural refrigerant-based technologies in the United States.</p> Secop&rsquo;s new compressor range brings hydrocarbons to Middle East http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/7023 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/7023 2016-06-16 10:47:40 article <p><em>The new Kappa Tropical Compressor range from Secop is designed specifically with the harsher conditions of the Middle East in mind.&nbsp;&nbsp;</em></p> Emerson report tackles obstacles to wider US propane uptake http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/7021 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/7021 2016-06-14 18:39:39 article Propane is commonplace in HVAC&amp;R applications in the European Union but the US is lagging behind &ndash; partly due to persistent safety concerns in the United States, according to a new report from Emerson Climate Technologies. EUSEW Conference 2016 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/events/view/1064 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/events/view/1064 2016-06-14 12:53:47 event The high point of EUSEW is the annual&nbsp;Policy Conference&nbsp;featuring leading figures and a diverse programme of sessions and side-events aimed at discussing and shaping Europe&rsquo;s energy future.<br />The Policy Conference is the most important European conference dedicated to sustainable energy policy issues. Sessions organised by the European Commission and energy stakeholders debate new policy developments, best practices and sustainable energy ideas, while networking events forge alliances. Awards for outstanding projects begin the week.<br /><br /><br />Public authorities, energy agencies, industry associations, businesses, civil society organisations and the media are all invited to take part in the conference. Past speakers and participants have come from city councils and the European institutions, private companies and research organisations, citizen groups and NGOs. Italy&rsquo;s Blupura eyeing US growth ahead of ATMOsphere America http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/7019 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/7019 2016-06-10 12:30:43 article 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. AHR Expo launches call for entries for 2017 Innovation Awards http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/7018 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/7018 2016-06-10 12:21:59 article <p><em>The AHR Expo, a leading international HVAC&amp;R show, has launched its call for entries for the 2017 Innovation Awards competition.&nbsp;</em></p> ATMOsphere America to showcase leading end users&rsquo; adoption of natural refrigerant systems http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/7014 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/7014 2016-06-08 16:53:49 article <p>The ATMOsphere America conference in Chicago next week will feature end user panel discussions addressing the latest implementation of natural refrigerant systems by some of the leading food retailers and industrial refrigeration operators in North America.</p>