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) 2014 hydrocarbons21.com RSS2Writer Sat, 01 Nov 2014 10:25:12 +0100 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/rss en-gb Sat, 01 Nov 2014 10:25:12 +0100 Embraco and Hiron enter partnership to promote R290 for light commercial application in China&nbsp; &nbsp; http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/5830 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/5830 2014-10-31 15:16:30 article Embraco have teamed up with Hiron - one of the three largest ice cream freezer manufactures in China, to help promote R290 products for use in light commercial application within China. Almost all of Hiron&rsquo;s current R290 products use Embraco compressors and in the next two years as Hiron grows, R290 freezers will also be promoted through this partnership. As more and more light-commercial end-users in China become aware of the benefits of R290 freezers, demand will accelerate quickly in the Chinese market. Grocery Showcase West 2015 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/events/view/765 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/events/view/765 2014-10-31 00:00:00 event The main players from the western provinces and all across Canada will be present at the Grocery Showcase West 2015. This event is widely regarded as the epicenter for growth and development in the western Canadian grocery industry. Grocery Innovations Canada 2015 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/events/view/764 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/events/view/764 2014-10-31 00:00:00 event Key industry players including independent, franchise and corporate retailers, manufacturers, brokers, wholesalers, distributors and government will attend the Grocery Innovations Canada 2015 (GIC 2015). Exhibitors present will be: food and consumer product manufacturers, equipment, technology and service providers, food processors and more. Danfoss tackles refrigerant confusion http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/5828 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/5828 2014-10-30 15:42:04 article <div>Danfoss has produced a new document which should help to dispel some of the confusion surrounding existing and new refrigerants, their viability and potential system applications.<br /> &nbsp;</div> <div>In producing the document, Danfoss has managed to distil all the relevant current knowledge regarding new refrigerants, the European F-gas regulation, the Montreal Protocol, worldwide safety standards and more into a concise, 20-page, easily understood format.</div> Market perspectives for hydrocarbons in Australia - Exclusive interview with John Clark, Director of HyChill&nbsp; http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/5824 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/5824 2014-10-29 17:03:49 article hydrocarbons21.com talked with John Clark, Director of HyChill, during the 2014 Gustav Lorentzen conference in China. In the interview he provided his perspective on the most promising sectors for hydrocarbon use in Australia, while pointing out that the carbon tax in particular brought about significant interest and demand for hydrocarbons. Rei-tech Co., Ltd. http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/companies/view/rei_tech_japan http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/companies/view/rei_tech_japan 2014-10-27 00:00:00 company REI-TECH is a leading Japanese distributor of HVAC&amp;R products, including showcases, refrigeration units for cold storage facilities and air conditioning units for stores and buildings. It is the appointed distributor of AHT Cooling Systems products, including plug-in units using hydrocarbons for the food retail industry, for the Japanese market. REI-TECH is committed to providing high quality products emphasising safety, energy efficiency, ease of installation and maintenance-free usage. Why rivals like PepsiCo, Coca Cola, Unilever and P&amp;G are joining forces http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/5809 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/5809 2014-10-24 10:09:21 article At the Sydney Olympics in 2000, environmental campaign group Greenpeace ran a global campaign depicting a polar bear balancing on a lonely piece of ice. The campaign&rsquo;s focus was the damage to the ozone layer caused by fluorinated gases, such as HFCs. And its target was global drinks giant Coca-Cola.<br /> <br /> Coca-Cola subsequently joined with Unilever and McDonald&rsquo;s to form theRefrigerants Naturally! partnership. Created in 2004, the business-led coalition has two founding aims: to promote the sale of refrigeration units free of fluorinated gases (&ldquo;F gas free&rdquo;); and, to push for a regulatory framework that encourages climate-friendly alternatives.<br /> <br /> &ldquo;The idea of doing this together rather than separately is mostly to provide an example of what is possible,&rdquo; says Antoine Azar, chair of Refrigerants Naturally!. State-of-the-art refrigeration skills training on offer http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/5805 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/5805 2014-10-22 15:20:34 article SOUTH Eastern Regional College (SERC) is offering air conditioning and refrigeration training for SMAs wanting to reduce carbon emissions. Thanks to funding from the Department for Employment and Learning's Skills Solution Customised Training programme, Belfast based company Montgomery Refrigeration Ltd has already up-skilled over 20 refrigeration engineers. <br /> <br /> They trained in specialist hydrocarbon (HC) refrigerant to ensure they have the expert skills and know-how to safely operate and service modern day refrigeration equipment which, the company believes, will help save money and increase its competitive advantage.<br /> Montgomery Refrigeration service manager, Calvin Irvine said: &quot;We have reaped enormous benefits through our 20- year partnership with SERC.&rdquo; The engineers are now fully equipped with the necessary skills, knowledge and legislative qualifications necessary to carry out their job. <br /> &quot;We are confident the course will have a direct impact on the productivity and competitive-ness of the company. &quot;With hydrocarbon refrigerants emerging as the refrigerant of the future due to its high energy efficiency properties, training is essential to keep up with new regulations and emerging technologies. ATMOsphere America 2015 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/events/view/762 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/events/view/762 2014-10-22 00:00:00 event Through its proven formula of end user and regulatory panels, market trends and technology case study presentations, workshops, networking opportunities and more, ATMOsphere America 2015 will again serve as the forum for discussions about the business case for natural refrigerants in North America, South America and Canada. The event will be even bigger, targeting between 300-350 industry stakeholders including leading retailers and consumer goods brands, suppliers, government representatives, associations, and more. Site visits and training sessions will take place on the days before and after the event. Hydrocarbon refrigerant solutions shine at Chillventa 2014 &ndash; Part 1 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/5798 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/5798 2014-10-21 17:57:12 article Chillventa 2014, the leading international trade fair for the HVAC&amp;R industry, which took place from 14-16 October in Nuremberg, Germany, brought together more than 30,000 visitors and 984 exhibitors representing over 110 countries. hydrocarbons21.com journalists attended the event to find out about the latest hydrocarbon products and innovations, and in part one of the reporting look at the R600a and R290 product offering from GOLD, SILVER and BRONZE partners. <span style="color: rgb(255, 0, 0);">+ PHOTOS</span> Secop: Chillventa 2014 Flashback http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/5794 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/5794 2014-10-21 09:50:59 article Secop would like to thank all visitors for their interest in our products. You made our first participation a huge success. We experienced a lot of interest from all over the world as Chillventa is one of the most internationally recognized fairs of the refrigeration industry. It was also exiting to see what the trends will be in the near future. All competitors showed their latest developments for the rising demand of R290 Compressors to meet European F-Gas regulation, which will ban R404A and R134a.<br /> <br /> The Secop booth featured a selection of commercial refrigeration relevant products as well as an ice-cream cabinet powered by the newest R290 DLE compressor to serve crafted mango (yellow) and chocolate (black) ice-cream from a famous ice-cream parlor in Nuremberg. We also had an airbrush artist as the highlight life act on the booth to paint caps, t-shirt and bags individually for our clients and visitors. <br /> <br /> We are looking forward to welcome you at the next Chillventa in 2016. Don&rsquo;t miss other venues with Secop&rsquo;s participation, like the <b>China Refrigeration in Shanghai/China from April 8-10, 2015</b>.&nbsp;<span style="color: rgb(255, 0, 0); ">+&nbsp;</span><span style="color: rgb(255, 0, 0); ">PHOTOS</span><br /> <br type="_moz" /> <br /> Environmentally friendly chillers can future-proof refrigeration for food storage http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/5793 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/5793 2014-10-20 15:27:19 article Adcock Refrigeration and Air Conditioning has introduced a range of totally environmentally friendly chillers that use totally natural refrigerants.<br /> <br /> Offering extremely low global warming potential and significant reductions in energy consumption, hydrocarbon chillers will provide a future-proof solution to a wide range of industries including food production, pharmaceutical, retail refrigeration, distribution and process cooling. In addition the technology can offer the same long term benefits to any commercial air conditioning environment. Chillventa 2014 sets new records http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/5788 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/5788 2014-10-17 11:36:12 article Chillventa continues to set records and has improved all its exhibition parameters. &ldquo;For the first time Chillventa has topped 30,000 trade visitors, an increase of 7 % compared with the exhibition in 2012, and attracted 984 exhibitors &ndash; 70 more than two years ago. These figures show the great commitment and confidence of Chillventa&rsquo;s visitors and exhibitors. It is the key gathering of the national and international market players in the refrigeration, air conditioning, ventilation and heat pump segments,&rdquo; says Richard Krowoza, Member of the Management Board at N&uuml;rnbergMesse. The large international involvement at Chillventa was again particularly impressive. 56 % of the visitors and 67 % of the exhibitors come from abroad. More than 30,000 visitors represent over 110 countries throughout the world.<br /> <br /> The next Chillventa takes place in the Exhibition Centre Nuremberg from 11&ndash;13 October 2016. GL 2014: How to assess risks when employing flammable hydrocarbon refrigerants? http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/5786 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/5786 2014-10-17 11:16:46 article The September Gustav Lorentzen 2014 Conference served once again as a meeting place for key HVAC&amp;R stakeholders, industry leaders, organisations and academics to present latest research on natural refrigerants. hydrocarbons.21 highlights two presentations by Daniel Colbourne from Re-phridge centred on safety requirements and flammability risk assessment when employing hydrocarbon refrigerants. New report from EIA shows the use of natural refrigerants in supermarkets is on the up, and it&rsquo;s not all about CO2 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/5780 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/5780 2014-10-16 10:51:10 article The Environmental Investigation Agency&rsquo;s (EIA) new report, The Chilling Facts VI, proclaims that the adoption of climate-friendly refrigeration by supermarkets is growing faster and dispersing further than ever before. They expect this trend to continue as new regulations have been put in place to curb the use of HFCs. 2014&rsquo;s Green Cooling Leaders include newcomers Carrefour and South African retailers Makro and Woolworths, whilst those keeping the title from last year are Coop Schweiz, Aldi S&uuml;d, Migros, The Co-operative, Tesco and Waitrose. &nbsp; EIA Chilling Facts VI http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/knowledge/view/1675 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/knowledge/view/1675 2014-10-16 00:00:00 paper The Environmental Investigation Agency&rsquo;s (EIA) new report, The Chilling Facts VI, proclaims that the adoption of climate-friendly refrigeration by supermarkets is growing faster and dispersing further than ever before. They expect this trend to continue as new regulations have been put in place to curb the use of HFCs. 2014&rsquo;s Green Cooling Leaders include newcomers Carrefour and South African retailers Makro and Woolworths, whilst those keeping the title from last year are Coop Schweiz, Aldi Su&#776;d, Migros, The Co-operative, Tesco and Waitrose. &nbsp; Rwanda On Right Path in Protection of Ozone Layer http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/5773 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/5773 2014-10-14 10:50:10 article <div>The ozone layer, a fragile shield of gas, protects the earth from the harmful portion of the sun rays, thus helping preserve life on the planet. Ozone layer destruction can lead to skin cancer, eye cataract, weakening body immunity, reduction of marine ecosystems and climate change due to global warming, among others.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>Thus, it is recommended to avoid all actions that contribute to the ozone layer depletion, specifically stop using substances in the chemical family of chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs &amp;HCFCs) which are mainly used in air conditioners, cold rooms, refrigerators and mattress fabrication.</div> CIAR 2015 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/events/view/761 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/events/view/761 2014-10-14 00:00:00 event The CIAR 2015 (Congreso Iberoamericano de Aire Acondicionado y refrigeracion) is aimed specifically at the Latin American countries, constituting the exchange of knowledge in the fields of Air Conditioning and Refrigeration in the Latin America and the Iberian Peninsula. The conference will showcase the latest developments in products and services in the following areas of interest:<br /> <br /> <ul> <li>Domestic, commercial and industrial cooling</li> <li>Air conditioning and heating</li> <li>Commercial and industrial ventilation</li> <li>Air quality</li> <li>Distric Heating and Cooling systems</li> <li>Refrigerant transition and alternatives</li> </ul> and more<br /> <br /> Official languages: Spanish and Portuguese&nbsp;<br type="_moz" /> Meet the team behind R744.com, ammonia21.com, hydrocarbons21.com and R718.com at Chillventa 2014 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/5768 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/5768 2014-10-10 17:21:11 article Chillventa 2014, the leading international trade fair for refrigeration, air conditioning, ventilation and heat pumps is just around the corner. From 14-16 October, market development company shecco will join over 1000 exhibitors in N&uuml;remberg, Germany to showcase its natural refrigerant expertise, including online industry platforms R744.com, ammonia21.com, hydrocarbons21.com, and R718.com, GUIDE publications, business development services and ATMOsphere events. Emerson Climate Technologies http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/companies/view/Emerson_climate_technologies_hydrocarbons http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/companies/view/Emerson_climate_technologies_hydrocarbons 2014-10-10 00:00:00 company Emerson Climate Technologies is a leading global provider of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration solutions for residential, industrial, and commercial applications. The company combines technically advanced products from its industry-leading divisions and brands including Dixell, Copeland Scroll, and Vilter, with its global engineering, design, distribution, installation services. Emerson Climate Technologies aims to create energy efficient climate systems that improve human comfort, safeguard food, and protect the environment. <br /> <br /> Emerson (NYSE: EMR) is comprised of five business segments: Process Management, Industrial Automation, Network Power, Climate Technologies, and Commercial &amp; Residential Solutions. Headquartered in Missouri, USA, the company's sales in fiscal 2013 were $24.7 billion. Emerson has approximately 132,000 employees and 230 manufacturing locations worldwide.<br /> <br /> <b>Dixell</b><br /> <br /> Dixell Company located in Pieve d'Alpago, Belluno (ITALY), is a part of Emerson Climate Technologies. This dynamic company has positioned itself among world leaders of electronic regulation and control in refrigeration, air conditioning and catering fields thanks to a complete range composed of parametric &amp; programmable digital controllers and controlling &amp; supervising systems. Dixell pays particular attention to the respect of the environment and is constantly looking for new solutions in accordance with this philosophy.<br type="_moz" /> <br />