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) 2015 hydrocarbons21.com RSS2Writer Fri, 27 Nov 2015 19:59:52 +0100 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/rss en-gb Fri, 27 Nov 2015 19:59:52 +0100 Exclusive: The Colruyt Group makes R290 its refrigeration standard across all Belgian stores http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6767 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6767 2015-11-26 14:12:00 article 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 will help the group reduce its emissions by 10%. Industry debate final options for ozone review http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6764 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6764 2015-11-25 17:01:00 article There has been plenty of fiery debate surrounding the release of an Options Paper by the Federal Government as part of its review of the Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Act.<br /><br />As part of the consultation process, industry were invited to respond to the Options Paper by November 16, 2015 with the government planning to release its final report in early 2016.<br /><br />A key focus of the review is to examine ways to further reduce emissions from synthetic gases. This is in addition to looking at ways to reduce regulatory compliance costs for business.<br /><br /><br /> EPA proposing updates to Refrigerant Management Program http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6763 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6763 2015-11-25 12:23:00 article On 19 November, Rebecca von dem Hagen, the newest member of the EPA&rsquo;s Greenchill Partnership team, hosted a webinar on the future changes to the National Refrigerant Management Program. Secop KXV Compressor was awarded second place for &quot;CHEAA Technology Progress Award&quot; http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6760 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6760 2015-11-24 18:40:29 article Secop Compressors (Tianjin) Co., Ltd. participated in CHEATC 2015 as a co-financing supporter. The 2015 China Household Electrical Appliances Technical Conference (CHEATC 2015) is organized by China Household Electrical Appliances Association (CHEAA) and was held in Hefei in October.<br /> <br /> The Secop Booth exhibited KXV95KX and XV8.0KX (winners of the technical progress award in 2013 and 2015) and attracted many suppliers and OEM customers.<br /> <br /> Secop&acute;s KXV-KX compressor won the 2nd place for the Technology Progress Award. Sales and Marketing Director Ms. Li Yuan (Lily) accepted the prize on behalf of Mladen Milcinovic&acute;s KXV project team (Secop GmbH / Secop Austria GmbH).<br /> <br /> Mr. Helmut Greiner and Mr. Zhang Hongtao (Dirk) gave a speech entitled &ldquo;VSD compressors help refrigerators upgrade&rdquo; (prepared by Edu Machado) to introduce variable speed drive compressor trends and the forthcoming XVL/KXVL compressors during the Refrigerator Technology Session.<br /> <br /> Ms. Li Yuan was interviewed by CHEAA at the conference, during which she emphatically introduced the XV &amp; KXV products and developing Secop trends in the Houshould refrigeration field.<br /> Reducing HFC emissions in South Africa&rsquo;s transport refrigeration chain http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6759 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6759 2015-11-24 18:15:00 article 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 environment. Paris steps up security for United Nations climate conference COP21 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6753 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6753 2015-11-19 12:10:00 article In less than two weeks the United Nations climate change conference viewed by many as the most important global environmental summit in years will welcome the world&rsquo;s most powerful leaders and heads of state, including U.S. President Barack Obama.<br /><br /> <div>The conference will run for nearly two weeks, starting 30 November, on the northern edge of Paris at Le Bourget, in a city still reeling from last week's atrocities where 129 people were killed and many more wounded by a series of concurrent terrorist attacks.<br /><br />With concern heightened about France&rsquo;s ability to ensure anyone&rsquo;s safety, officials have announced that 115,000 police officers, gendarmes and soldiers will be deployed across the country. Thousands of troops have descended on the capital; men in combat fatigues, toting automatic weapons, are a common sight at train stations, bustling squares and landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower.<br /><br />More than 100 heads of state and government, including Obama, have accepted invitations to attend the opening days of the conference. French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said that no world leader had requested postponement of the summit, an event he called &ldquo;crucial to the planet&rsquo;s future.&rdquo;</div> Nestl&eacute; executive: &lsquo;We are all facing risks of having supply challenges&rsquo; http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6750 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6750 2015-11-18 16:25:00 article Climate change is confronting the European food sector with an unprecedented risk related to supplies of agricultural raw materials, warns Pascal Gr&eacute;verath.<br /><br />Pascal Gr&eacute;verath is Head of Environmental Sustainability at Nestl&eacute;. He also chairs the environmental sustainability committee of FoodDrinkEurope, an industry trade group. He spoke to EurActiv&rsquo;s publisher and editor, Fr&eacute;d&eacute;ric Simon.<br /><br />An important element is the use of natural refrigerants. There is a commitment through the consumer goods forum, which is a global organisation involving many food companies and retailers, to use natural refrigerants instead of HFCs ― whether ammonia, CO<sub>2</sub> or hydrocarbons. And so there is a commitment from this forum to phase out HFCs, which have a significant global warming potential. HVACR Energy Efficiency Seminar 2016&nbsp; http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/events/view/921 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/events/view/921 2015-11-17 00:00:00 event The purpose of the HVACR Energy Efficiency Seminar 2016 is to explore the many ways commercial, residential and industrial property owners can reduce HVACR energy consumption and cost. We have identified a wide range of energy efficiency solutions that property owners, property managers and energy savings consultants need to consider. hydrocarbons21.com welcomes Temprite as Silver Partner http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6746 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6746 2015-11-16 10:41:24 article hydrocarbons21.com welcomes its newest Silver Partner the Temprite Company, specialising in innovative energy-efficient coalescent and conventional oil separators and refrigerant oil management products. Carrefour continues to support SMEs for commitment to innovation and CSR&nbsp; http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6745 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6745 2015-11-16 10:31:26 article On 3 November,&nbsp;Carrefour staged the second edition of the SME Awards, an event designed to reward 12 companies for which innovation, sustainable development and curbing climate change are all central to their growth strategy. <br /> <br /> The SME Awards are giving prizes in 2 categories to companies which have adopted wide-ranging initiatives to prevent climate change, such as developing the usage of agro-ecology and implementing lorry-sharing or waste-reduction schemes.<br /> <br /> For the 12 winning companies, these awards serve as a means of showcasing them in ways that they can choose: they are listed across the Carrefour network and their products get a higher profile in stores.<br /> <br /> <div>The 8 winners in the Innovation category were selected by a panel made up of the retailer&rsquo;s customers and employees based on the innovative nature of the products in question and their marketing potential.<br /> &nbsp;</div> <div>For the CSR category, a panel selected the 4 winning SMEs which have adopted a significant and long-term CSR policy. As one of the partners of the COP21, Carrefour is seeking to find ways of helping to curb climate change, with it's goal to use only CO<sub>2</sub> refrigeration equipment in line with its target of reducing its CO<sub>2</sub> emissions by 70% between now and 2050.</div> 2016 HVAC&amp;R Trade Exhibition &amp; International Industry Conference&nbsp; http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/events/view/920 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/events/view/920 2015-11-16 00:00:00 event This year we combine our efforts with the International Institute of Refrigeration to bring you a prestigious event that attracts researchers and industrialists, providing an opportunity to showcase cutting edge developments in sustainability, retail refrigeration and the cold chain.&nbsp; Premier class: R290 a standout for AC in high ambient temperatures http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6743 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6743 2015-11-12 17:49:00 article A recent technical workshop at the 27th Meeting of the Parties (MOP) to the Montreal Protocol in Dubai disclosed test results revealing that alternative refrigerant R290 (propane) outstrips the performance of widely used HFCs (hydrofluorocarbons) R22 and R410A in mini-split air conditioning systems. ATMO Australia debuts in Melbourne, ATMO America moves to Chicago http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6742 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6742 2015-11-12 15:08:45 article The ATMO events are not only growing in stature but also conquering new territory. Metropolitan Melbourne is getting ready to stage the very first ATMOsphere Australia, in May 2016, while ATMOsphere America 2016 heads to the Windy City of Chicago from this year&rsquo;s event in Atlanta. A call for case studies for both events will be issued soon. HOST Milano 2015 part 2: How natural refrigerants have secured their place in food service http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6740 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6740 2015-11-12 11:50:42 article In Part 2 of this article, leading technologies including ice makers, watercoolers and commercial refrigeration equipment using hydrocarbons and CO<sub>2</sub> are explored at HOST Milano 2015. Manufacturers such as Dorin, Blupura, Hoshizaki and Rivacold comment on industry trends for natural refrigerants in the Ho.Re.Ca. sector. <span style="color: rgb(255, 0, 0);">+PHOTOS</span> 12th IEA Heat Pump Conference http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/events/view/918 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/events/view/918 2015-11-12 00:00:00 event From 15 &ndash; 18 May 2017, the International Energy Agency organizes its 12<sup>th</sup> Heat Pump Conference at the World Trade Centre (WTC) in Rotterdam.&nbsp;<br /> <br /> The goal of the conference is to promote Heat Pumping technologies through discussions, networking and information exchange. Technology, markets, policy and standards are issues to be dealt with in the light of environmental benefits and energy conservation. The conference will focus on Heat Pumps, air conditioning and refrigeration equipment and systems for residential, commercial and industrial applications. Heat Pump low energy houses and systems for district heating and cooling are also included.<br type="_moz" /> Countries agree on a way forward to shape a global HFC phase down in 2016 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6738 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6738 2015-11-10 14:21:21 article After week-long formal talks on the future management of HFCs, the Montreal Protocol meeting held last week in Dubai concluded with what is believed to be a significant step towards a global HFC phase down. Work will intensify in 2016 with a number of meetings to be held in the coming months, including an extraordinary Meeting of the Parties. Hydrocarbons: A developing option for supermarkets http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6736 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6736 2015-11-09 15:02:44 article Given their efficiency and negligible environmental impact, hydrocarbons have significant potential as a refrigerant in self-contained and micro-distributed grocery cabinets - Jim Armer argues the case in the October edition of Accelerate America magazine. HOST Milano 2015 Part 1: How natural refrigerants secured their place in food service http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6735 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6735 2015-11-06 10:11:22 article Hydrocarbons and CO<sub>2</sub> are moving to become the European standard for commercial refrigeration equipment, ice makers, and refrigerated display cases. SandenVendo, Epta, Liebherr and AHT Cooling Systems were among those showcasing this accelerating trend at HOST Milano 2015. <span style="color: rgb(255, 0, 0);">+PHOTOS</span> &ldquo;Potent greenhouse gases should have no place in our air conditioning units,&rdquo; says Gina McCarthy http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6729 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6729 2015-11-04 09:52:17 article Today, better solutions are available to replace ozone-depleting substances with safer alternatives. Global innovation has brought cutting-edge technologies and alternatives to market that can be used in the products we rely on without damaging our ozone layer or our climate system.<br /> <br /> Altogether new technologies include foams blown with HFOs or methyl formate, and transcritical CO<sub>2 </sub>&ndash; a refrigeration technology already used in supermarkets. And newly optimized alternatives from long ago, such as water, ammonia and hydrocarbons, are also available. <br /> <br /> Solutions are here, and it&rsquo;s time to amend the Montreal Protocol to reflect that. Secop extends energy-optimised propane compressors programme http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6728 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6728 2015-11-03 16:43:48 article <div>Secop extends its successful energy-optimised propane (R290) compressors programme with new variants.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>3 GWP - achievable with our powerful efficient R290 DLE and NLE compressors, designed for LBP/MBP various applications like:</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><b>Beverage Coolers, Commercial Freezers,&nbsp;</b><b>Ice Cream Cabinets, Display Cabinets,&nbsp;</b><b>Ice Makers:</b></div> <ul> <li>DLE4CN &bull; R290 &bull; 198-254V &bull; 50Hz</li> <li>DLE4.8CN &bull; R290 &bull; 198-254V &bull; 50Hz</li> <li>DLE5.7CN &bull; R290 &bull; 198-254V &bull; 50Hz</li> <li>DLE6.5CN &bull; R290 &bull; 198-254V &bull; 50Hz</li> <li>DLE7.5CN &bull; R290 &bull; 198-254V &bull; 50Hz</li> <li>NLE8.8CN &bull; R290 &bull; 198-254V &bull; 50Hz</li> <li>NLE10CN &bull; R290 &bull; 198-254V &bull; 50Hz</li> <li>DLE4CN &bull; R290 &bull; 95-135V &bull; 60Hz</li> <li>DLE4.8CN &bull; R290 &bull; 95-135V &bull; 60Hz</li> <li>DLE5.7CN &bull; R290 &bull; 95-135V &bull; 60Hz</li> <li>DLE6.5CN &bull; R290 &bull; 95-135V &bull; 60Hz</li> <li>NLE8.0CN &bull; R290 &bull; 95-135V &bull; 60Hz</li> </ul> <div><b><br /> Commercial Freezers, Ice Cream Cabinets,&nbsp;</b><b>Display Cabinets, Ice Makers:</b></div> <ul> <li>NLE11CNL &bull; R290 &bull; 198-254V &bull; 50Hz</li> <li>NLE12.6CNL &bull; R290 &bull; 198-254V &bull; 50Hz</li> </ul> <div><b><br /> Beverage Coolers, Display Cabinets, Ice Makers:</b></div> <ul> <li>NLE11MN &bull; R290 &bull; 198-254V &bull; 50Hz</li> <li>NLE12.6MN &bull; R290 &bull; 198-254V &bull; 50Hz</li> </ul>