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 Fri, 19 Dec 2014 23:40:18 +0100 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/rss en-gb Fri, 19 Dec 2014 23:40:18 +0100 HVAC&amp;R events not to be missed in 2015 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/5967 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/5967 2014-12-19 16:09:29 article 2015&rsquo;s international conferences and trade fairs will provide plenty of opportunities for HVAC&amp;R professionals to discover the latest R290, R600a and R1270 technology. <a href="http://hydrocarbons21.com" target="_blank">hydrocarbons21.com</a> will be reporting about several of these events to stay in tune with the latest global trends in hydrocarbon technology.<br /> <br /> Interested in attending some of these conferences and shows? Start networking from now and see who else will participate in the event by using the new &ldquo;are you attending?&rdquo; feature. <br /> Hoteres Japan 2015 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/events/view/792 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/events/view/792 2014-12-19 00:00:00 event One of Asia's largest trade shows for hospitality, food service, &amp; catering - HCJ offers a platfrom to meet key buyers.&nbsp;<br /> <br /> With its history of over 40 years, HCJ is highly recognised in the food service industry. This is a &quot;must-visit&quot; show for the professionals, especially for those involved in newly opening hotels, restaurants and commercial facilities. Secop launches a book: The Danfoss Compressor Business http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/5963 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/5963 2014-12-18 16:57:07 article Formerly known as Danfoss Compressors, Secop is one of the founding fathers of modern compressor tehcnology with experience that goes back to the beginning of the 1950's. The book &quot;Compressor Business - An Industrial Heritage&quot; speaks about Danfoss Compressors' history from 1950-2008.<br /> <br /> The book was published by Danfoss A/S, Nordborg, Denmark in 2008 - 2009 in Danish and German. Today, thanks to the Danfoss historical archive, an English version has been made available. The printed version of the book (Danish) can be bought at <a href="http://universe.dk/" target="_blank">Universe</a> - formerly Danfoss Universe. &nbsp; Best of 2014 - Most Popular news on hydrocarbons21.com http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/5961 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/5961 2014-12-18 12:43:28 article hydrocarbons21.com recaps the most popular news for 2014. Overall, its been a big year for the hydrocarbon market, with legislative changes in the US lifting the venting prohibition for SNAP approved hydrocarbons, the Chinese Ministry of Environmental Protection offering a subsidy for R290 air conditioner production and progress being made on a global HFC agreement at the 26th Meeting of the Parties (MOP) to the Montreal Protocol held in Paris. DOE &amp; EPA&nbsp;New Standards - Why Natural Refrigerants are the Best Solution http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/knowledge/view/1686 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/knowledge/view/1686 2014-12-18 00:00:00 paper Presentation by Embraco addressing climate change, outlining direct and indirect emissions, and the new energy efficiency regulartions and standards in place to drive change. 1.5 million commercial appliances were produced in the USA in 2014, and the employment of natural refrigerants which do not harm the envirornment is one of the ways the refrigeration industry can reform.&nbsp; Find everything natural refrigerant at the 2015 AHR Expo in the windy city http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/5935 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/5935 2014-12-15 13:33:39 article The 2015 AHR Expo, anticipated to be the largest AHR Expo ever held, attracting more than 60,000 HVAC&amp;R professionals and 2000 exhibitors, will present a variety of products suitable for the heating, ventilation, cooling, and refrigeration sector. As an aid for people interested specifically in natural refrigerants, market development company shecco is launching the &quot;Guide to the 2015 AHR Expo - everything natural refrigerant at the show,&quot; a publication compiling information on companies offering products and services for CO<sub>2</sub>&nbsp;ammonia, hydrocarbons and water as refrigerants, and highlighting natural refrigerant related events during the trade fair. EUROKLIMAT Partners with hydrocarbons21.com, offering R290 industrial chillers http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/5930 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/5930 2014-12-15 12:05:30 article EUROKLIMAT, Italian-based manufacturer of industrial cooling technologies, has joined hydrocarbons21.com as a Bronze Partner, launching its R290 (propane) chillers for refrigeration and air conditioning. The <b>EKO.E chiller series</b> delivers significant technical and energy savings results, thanks to the excellent thermodynamic properties of natural refrigerant propane. UPDATE: Canada to align with the US on limiting the use of HFCs http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/5718 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/5718 2014-12-11 17:27:11 article At the UN Climate Summit held in New York on 23 September, the Canadian Environment Minister announced that the government would soon publish a Notice of Intent to regulate HFCs in-line with the proposals recently published by the US Environment Protection Agency (EPA). <span style="color: rgb(255, 0, 0);">Update: In December 2014, a Notice of Intent was published specifying that the government considers prohibition of R134a and other high GWP refrigerants in commercial refrigeration. Consultation is open until 16 January 2015.</span> UPDATE: ATMOsphere America 2015 is moving South to Atlanta, Georgia http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/5849 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/5849 2014-12-10 15:58:26 article ATMOsphere America - The Business Case for Natural Refrigerants in North America is back for its 4<sup>th</sup> edition, this time in Atlanta, Georgia on 25 &amp; 26 June. With 300-350 HVAC&amp;R industry experts expected to participate, this promises to be the biggest ATMOsphere event to date. <span style="color: rgb(255, 0, 0);">+ Registration has kicked off with a holiday special</span> The 16th Eco-Products 2014 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/events/view/786 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/events/view/786 2014-12-09 00:00:00 event The Eco-Products Exhibition, held annually since 1999, features environmental technologies and environmentally-friendly products and services. It is known as one of the largest scale exhibitions in Japan in terms of the total exhibition space and the number of visitors.&nbsp;Exhibitors include a number of both well-established and emerging companies in manufacturing and retail industries in Japan. Moreover, the exhibition is participated in by academic and research institutes, administrative organs, NPOs and NGOs. It is a unique opportunity to efficiently gather information on innovations in the area of environment. AREA presents its Vision &amp; Strategy 2020 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/5914 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/5914 2014-12-08 12:21:44 article Constant technological evolutions and recent regulatory changes are reshaping the refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump (RACHP) sector. For contractors, the challenge is to embrace these developments whilst maintaining excellence. In its Vision &amp; Strategy 2020, AREA identifies 6 key areas for a striving RACHP contracting sector. VIDEO interviews: developments in hydrocarbon technology at Chillventa 2014 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/5902 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/5902 2014-12-04 13:56:05 article hydrocarbons21.com was on-site at Chillventa 2014 to get the scoop on the latest hydrocarbon technology innovations for refrigeration including the AJ<sup>2</sup> by Tecumseh, Emerson&rsquo;s range of propane scroll compressors and new chillers by Frigadon. The massive biannual tradeshow gathered 30,000 international visitors from 14-16 October, 2014 in Nuremburg, Germany. EUROKLIMAT http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/companies/view/euroklimat_italy http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/companies/view/euroklimat_italy 2014-12-03 00:00:00 company EUROKLIMAT is an Italian manufacturer of commercial and industrial heating and cooling solutions, specifically for comfort cooling, process cooling, precision air conditioning and high-tech products. <br /> <ul> <li><b>Comfort Cooling:</b> Climate-friendly water chillers and heat pumps using propane (R290) specially designed for comfort applications.&#8232;The line of products have flexible configurations and accessories, making them suitable for different applications, are low noise and deliver impressive energy savings.</li> </ul> <br type="_moz" /> <ul> <li><b>Process Cooling:</b> Equipment designed for industrial heating and cooling requirements, developed by experts who have been in close contact with production cycles and operational issues for many years. EUROKLIMAT offers the optimal solution in various applications of the Process industry.</li> </ul> <br type="_moz" /> <ul> <li><b>Precision Air Conditioning: </b>Control technology delivering air purity and interior thermo-hygrometric conditions. Different needs are handled in a custom way and overcome with flexible and easy-to-apply solutions using environmentally-friendly components.</li> </ul> <br type="_moz" /> <ul> <li><b>High-Tech Products:</b> EUROKLIMAT has expanded its company mission to: maximise efficiency, save energy and respect the environment. High-tech, cutting-edge technology using natural refrigerants including CO<sub>2</sub> (R744) and hydrocarbons help make this possible.</li> </ul> China: latest update on R290 RAC conversion progress http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/5894 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/5894 2014-12-02 17:59:12 article On 4 November, the International Workshop on Alternative Technology to HCFC-22 in the Room Air-Conditioning Sector was held in Ningbo, Zhejiang province in China. Jointly organized by the Chinese government and international organisations, the event provided an update on R290 technology development in the RAC sector. Commercial production of R290 RACs (Room Air Conditioners) is likely to begin in late 2015.&nbsp; Liebherr Partners with hydrocarbons21.com offering best-in-class commercial refrigeration units http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/5890 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/5890 2014-12-01 12:47:34 article One of the first manufacturers to make the switch to natural refrigerants in commercial refrigeration and freezing equipment, Liebherr, has joined hydrocarbons21.com as a Silver Partner. Liebherr supplies propane (R290) and isobutane (R600a) appliances to leading brands including Heineken, Pepsi, Bitburger, Nestle, Coca-Cola and a major energy drink producer. Liebherr-International AG http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/companies/view/liebherr_international_ag_hydrocarbons_refrigeration http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/companies/view/liebherr_international_ag_hydrocarbons_refrigeration 2014-12-01 00:00:00 company <span class="Apple-style-span">The Liebherr Group offers sophisticated technical products and services worldwide in eleven sectors including earthmoving equipment, mining, mobile cranes, tower cranes, machine tools, domestic appliances and more. The company's&nbsp;corporate culture is characterised by the self-conception of a family-run business.<br /> <br /> In the domestic appliances area, Liebherr specialises in top-quality refrigerators and freezers for <b>household and commercial </b>use. More than 7,000 appliances leave the various production locations each day.<br /> <br /> Liebherr was the first manufacturer to have changed over to environmentally friendly refrigerants propane (R290) and isobutene (R600a) for its entire range of refrigerators and freezers for commercial use, and now designs for over 125 leading brands including Heineken, Pepsi, Bitburger, Nestle and Coca-Cola.&nbsp;<br /> <br /> The range of professional appliances encompass 2 main categories:<br /> <ul> <li><b>Food and Beverage storage: </b>bakery, merchandising, drink chillers, chest freezers, glass door freezers, universal and wine storage appliances.<br /> &nbsp;</li> <li><b>Medicine and factory-designed laboratory appliances:</b> in different temperature ranges for numerous applications including laboratory, spark free, -45&deg;C and pharmacy.</li> </ul> <br /> <b>Company History</b><br /> <br /> In 1949 the company&rsquo;s German-born founder, Hans Liebherr, invented the tower crane which laid the foundations of the company's international success. Today,&nbsp;</span>39,500 people are employed at Liebherr.&nbsp;<span class="Apple-style-span">The divisions of the Liebherr Group and its wide product range is a result of a vast information exchange between product divisions, which promotes innovative ideas and cross-industry developments. The holding company is Liebherr-International AG.&nbsp;<br /> <br type="_moz" /> <br /> <br type="_moz" /> </span> European Parliament Calls for Strict Climate Measures Worldwide Ahead of Lima Talks http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/5904 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/5904 2014-11-28 14:34:22 article Countries around the world must put in place a range of emission-reducing policies if global warming is to be contained, according to a nonbinding resolution adopted Nov. 26 by the European Parliament in preparation for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change summit in Lima, which starts Dec. 1. In particular, a global climate deal for the post-2020 period should stimulate widespread adoption of energy efficiency and renewable-energy policies, carbon pricing and resource efficiency, and circular economy measures, the resolution said. A deal also should result in cutting fossil-fuel subsidies and phasing out hydrofluorocarbons, the resolution added. Symposium on&nbsp;Latest Technology Trends in Low-charge Hydrocarbon Refrigeration http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/events/view/785 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/events/view/785 2014-11-28 00:00:00 event The event will take place at our Urbana, Illinois facilities on January 22<sup>nd</sup> &amp; 23<sup>rd</sup>, 2015, in the week before the AHR Expo / ASHRAE Winter Meeting to be held nearby in Chicago. Please arrive at 12:00pm (noon) on January 22nd to receive a copy of the presentation materials, have a box lunch and get situated in time for the first lecture. The 11&frasl;2 day symposium will run until 5:00 pm on the first day and from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm on the second day.<br /> <br /> The topics to be presented include:<br /> <br /> <ul> <li>Properties of hydrocarbon refrigerants</li> <li>Basic safety with flammable refrigerants</li> <li>Additional regulatory guidelines for ASHRAE A3 refrigerants</li> <li>Maintenance and servicing</li> <li>Basic cycles and performance improvements</li> <li>Methods to reduce hydrocarbon charge</li> <li>Compressors and lubrication</li> <li>Heat exchanger technology</li> <li>Relevant case studies</li> </ul> 41st Session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/events/view/783 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/events/view/783 2014-11-28 00:00:00 event <div>The 41st Session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC 41) will meet in the first half of 2015 to address, inter alia, future work of the IPCC and lessons from the Fifth Assessment Report (AR5). &nbsp;</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> Greenbuild International Conference and Expo 2015 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/events/view/782 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/events/view/782 2014-11-28 00:00:00 event <div>Greenbuild is the world's largest conference and expo dedicated to green building. The green building community gathers to share ideals and mutual passion at Greenbuild, sparking a contagious buzz throughout the week.&nbsp;</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>When industry leaders, experts and frontline professionals dedicated to sustainable building in their everyday work come together, the result is a unique and palpable energy. Participants are invigorated and inspired. They find themselves equipped to return to their jobs with a renewed sense of purpose.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>Greenbuild features three groundbreaking days of inspiring speakers, invaluable networking opportunities, industry showcases, LEED workshops and tours of the host city's green buildings. Join thousands of other people who agree that green building is a good idea and good for business.&nbsp;</div> <div>&nbsp;</div>