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 Sun, 24 May 2015 08:59:18 +0200 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/rss en-gb Sun, 24 May 2015 08:59:18 +0200 UNIDO project helps The Gambia adopt natural refrigerants and leapfrog HFCs in the fisheries industry http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6407 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6407 2015-05-22 17:57:01 article An official inauguration workshop on 5 May marked the start of a joint project to support the uptake of natural refrigerants in The Gambia by UNIDO, the Gambian Government, the Gambia Technical Training Institute and shecco. In an attempt to help The Gambia to leapfrog high-GWP refrigerants, information about the viability of hydrocarbons and CO<sub>2</sub> cascade systems was presented in The Gambia as they look to replace ageing and environmentally damaging equipment in the fisheries sector. Dorin to be part of international project NXTHPG http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6404 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6404 2015-05-21 17:42:50 article <div>The project foresees the study and development&nbsp;of safe, reliable, and highly efficient heat pumps&nbsp;that, through the use of natural refrigerants such as&nbsp;CO<sub>2</sub> and HCs, can represent the future key for&nbsp;heating and conditioning of any type of building.&nbsp;<br /> <br /> Dorin's general objective is to provide technical knowledge to the industry producers of the sector, and is therefore determined to bring and disseminate these&nbsp;technological discoveries among the market.</div> Replacing R134A with hydrocarbons using Priority Cool hydrocarbons http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6401 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6401 2015-05-21 13:07:40 article US produced Priority Cool&nbsp;Refrigerants, hydrocarbon blends (HC-12a/134+ and HC-22a/502a) are designed as replacements for systems using fluorocarbon refrigerants, including R22, in HVAC and commercial refrigeration equipment. Global hydrocarbon refrigerants market expected to reach $268.66 million by 2019 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6400 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6400 2015-05-21 11:26:54 article The report &lsquo;Global Hydrocarbon Refrigerants Market&rsquo; provides a comprehensive review of the key market drivers, challenges, and key issues. The global hydrocarbon refrigerants market was valued at $165.82 million in 2013 and is estimated to reach $268.66 million by 2019, growing at a CAGR of 9.7% from 2014 to 2019.&nbsp;The report analyses the hydrocarbon refrigerants market by the four major applications such as domestic refrigerantion, stationery AC, mobile AC and others. Argentinean vendor SIAM to increase hydrocarbon fridge production by 60% in 2015 &nbsp; http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6398 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6398 2015-05-20 17:31:11 article <div>Based in Buenos Aires, Argentina, SIAM, which produces environmentally friendly fridges using isobutane (R600a), will increase its production from 75,000 units in 2014 to 120,000 in 2015. SIAM's fridges come with an energy-efficiency rating of A+ (80%), with 20% awarded an A rating.&nbsp;&ldquo;We are very optimistic about the future and the industrialisation process and are committed to offering new product lines developed and manufactured in Argentina,&rdquo; Juan Pablo Tripodi, SIAM General Director said.</div> Launch of GUIDE to Natural Refrigerants in China &ndash; State of the Industry 2015 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6397 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6397 2015-05-20 16:54:04 article On 20 May 2015, shecco launched the first in-depth analysis of China&rsquo;s natural refrigerants market, available to download for free at publications.shecco.com. The GUIDE provides a detailed analysis of the latest trends in China&rsquo;s natural refrigerants market, policy and technology as well as providing comprehensive research into five individual applications that show promise for the future of natural refrigerants. How to optimise light commercial hydrocarbon systems through component design &ndash; part 2 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6395 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6395 2015-05-20 10:08:42 article Part two of the article on the RSES Manufacturer Webinar Series presentation by John Prall of Embraco North America looks at how to address the need for larger refrigerant charges, condenser and expansion device design. How to optimise light commercial hydrocarbon systems through component design &ndash; part 1 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6394 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6394 2015-05-19 17:14:24 article On 28 April 2015, John Prall of Embraco North America presented an RSES Manufacturer Webinar Series on optimising a refrigeration system to meet charge limits for R290 and R600a. Part one of the article covering Prall&rsquo;s presentation looks at the charge reduction benefits of using hydrocarbons and considerations for evaporator design. ATMOsphere America to host exclusive pre-launch of natural refrigerant market reference tool http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6382 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6382 2015-05-13 14:50:47 article Following the success of its first publication on the North American market for natural refrigerants, the &ldquo;GUIDE 2013 &ndash; North America&rsquo;s Market Potential&rdquo;, shecco will release the &ldquo;GUIDE to Natural Refrigerants in North America &ndash; State of the Industry&rdquo; in August 2015, with an exclusive preview in June at the ATMOsphere America conference in Atlanta, Georgia. Companies working with natural refrigerants are invited to showcase their know-how and expertise in this <i>Accelerate America</i> special edition through ad space, case studies and premium product directory entries. UPDATE: China Refrigeration 2015: increasing variety of R290 and R600a products for range of applications&nbsp; http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6315 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6315 2015-05-12 12:00:00 article China Refrigeration, organised 8 &ndash; 10 April 2015 in Shanghai brought together more than 1,000 exhibitors and was attended by over 60,000 visitors. This year, there was a greater variety of R290 and R600a product applications on show. Reporters from hydrocarbons21.com, who were at the event, saw a growing interest in hydrocarbons, in particular in the Chinese light commercial refrigeration sector, a trend driven in part by the high energy efficiency of R290 and R600a products. <span style="color: rgb(255, 0, 0);">+VIDEOS</span> Natural Refrigerant Chiller Range by SRS Frigadon http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6376 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6376 2015-05-12 09:53:30 article Frigadon has developed a range of totally environmentally friendly packaged air cooled chillers using the natural HC refrigerant R1270 (Propylene).<br /> <br /> <br /> All Frigadon chillers are equipped with the following as standard:<br /> <br /> <ul> <li>A control panel incorporating all necessary electrical equipment for control of the chiller, including digital chiller controller with operator&rsquo;s panel, safety equipment etc.</li> </ul> <br type="_moz" /> <ul> <li>All necessary hydronic equipment such as Circulation pumps, Strainers, Flow-switch, Pressure-gauge etc.</li> </ul> <br type="_moz" /> <ul> <li>For the smaller system, a Frigadon chiller is a complete packaged system with no extra equipment needed.</li> </ul> <br type="_moz" /> <ul> <li>Only power supply and simple flow and return pipes needed.</li> </ul> <br /> Frigadon has developed a range of totally environmentally friendly packaged air cooled LT chillers using the natural HC refrigerant R1270. This range of chillers has now been extended to cover capacities between 2.4 to 100 kW at -31&deg;C flow temperature.<br /> <br /> This range of chillers has now been extended to cover capacities between 29 to 400 kW at +7&deg;C flow temperature and 15.6 to 280 kW at -8&deg;C flow temperature.<br /> <br /> Low temperature chillers up to 100 kW @ -31&deg;C flow temp available on request. We can also produce liquid cooled chillers up to 1000kW and beyond using our new &ldquo;Screwdriver&rdquo; range of chillers in a variety of flow temps. Secop upgrades to Gold Partnership on hydrocarbons21.com http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6375 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6375 2015-05-11 15:56:21 article Secop, a market leader and long time partner of hydrocarbons21.com, has upgraded its presence on the website from Silver to Gold, mirroring the company&rsquo;s achievements in hydrocarbon compressor technology within the DC-Powered, Light Commercial and Household refrigeration sectors. <span style="color: rgb(255, 0, 0);">+VIDEOS</span> Godrej targeting India, Middle East and Europe with new green Next World refrigerator&nbsp; http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6368 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6368 2015-05-08 10:50:00 article <div>The company, which manufacturers 100% environmentally friendly (HFC and HCFC free) refrigerators and air conditioners, is targeting 15 percent market share in India in the next three years with export plans to the Middle East and Europe. The&nbsp;new range of NXW (Next World) refrigerators contains three models -&nbsp;Inox, Cosmos and Platina - and allows users to customise their refrigerator by storing food in three flexible temperature zones. The Indian refrigeration market is gorowing at 33% annually with the premium segment rising by 50% per annum.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> Blupura leads in hydrocarbon showcase at Venditalia http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6367 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6367 2015-05-07 17:28:19 article For the first time hydrocarbons21.com reporters attended Venditalia, held from 3-6 May 2015 in Milan, Italy, to find out about the use of natural refrigerants in the vending machine sector. When it came to showcasing hydrocarbon technologies Blupura stole the show, exhibiting their recently launched BluSoda water cooler. Reducing costs and increasing efficiency in vending equipment with new expansion device http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6366 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6366 2015-05-07 15:52:46 article The European Vending Association Expand Project is developing a low cost expansion device to improve efficiencies of chilled vending equipment using CO<sub>2</sub> or hydrocarbons. UPDATE: Fair Conditioning&rsquo;s workshops put focus on need for hydrocarbon training in Indian universities&nbsp; http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6282 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6282 2015-05-07 09:08:26 article The Fair Conditioning Programme, an Indo-Swiss initiative, has published a report on their two recent workshops that focused on improving energy efficiency in buildings. The workshops had the overall aim of increasing awareness of green and sustainable alternatives to those currently used among both students and lecturers, including the use of hydrocarbons in air-conditioning applications.<span style="color: rgb(255, 0, 0);"> Fair Conditioning has also launched a new project which seeks to help practitioners reduce the amount of required air conditioning and improve organic energy efficiency through the use a software which provides simulations of planned buildings.</span> Secop Award-winning Display at China Refrigeration 2015 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6360 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6360 2015-05-06 10:29:33 article Secop has recently taken part in the exhibition, China Refrigeration 2015 in Shanghai. The exhibition has grown to be one of biggest annual meetings in the global cooling industry. Just like last year, Secop came home an award winner.<br /> <br /> The China Refrigeration Exhibition 2015 took place from 9-11 of April in Shanghai at the New National Exhibition Centre. With a main exhibition area of 72 square meters and two other exhibition spaces, a well attended press conference, and winning two awards along the way, Secop made a noticeable impact.<br /> <br /> <b>Introducing new efficient solutions</b><br /> <br /> In the main exhibition area Secop launched a full range of new low-noise solutions, all focusing on the increasing demands in energy efficiency. Many people from all sectors within the industry took the opportunity to learn more about Secop&rsquo;s different innovations within DC-Powered, Light Commercial and efficient Household refrigeration. <br /> <br /> <b>Cool cases and lectures<br /> </b><br /> Besides its main exhibition, Secop had two further exhibition booths. One was at the &ldquo;Ozone2Climate Technology Roadshow&rdquo;, where Secop showcased its environmentally-friendly R290 compressor solutions with natural refrigerant propane, specifically designed for the light commercial market. At the &ldquo;Cold Chain Pavilion&rdquo; Secop also gathered significant attention whilst presenting cases and perspectives for the future of cooling within food, medical and telecom. <br type="_moz" /> Mauritius applauded for leading developing world in natref technology http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6359 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6359 2015-05-06 10:22:04 article The Secretariat of the Multilateral Fund for the implementation of the Montreal Protocol has applauded Mauritius as the first developing country to adopt a natural refrigerant training unit for technicians. The Secretariat also acclaimed the Universit&eacute; des Mascareignes for its regular training curriculum with technicians now graduating with know-how on hydrocarbon systems. Gree's first R290 RAC series ready for market &nbsp; http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6352 http://www.hydrocarbons21.com/news/view/6352 2015-05-05 10:47:50 article On 30th April, Chinese manufacturer Gree completed the production line of its new R290 RACs, with the units set to enter the Chinese market soon. The units will contain a &ldquo;low-GWP label&rdquo;, launched by the Ministry of Environmental Protection along with four other organisations in March 2015. In 2014, Gree started selling its R290 dehumidifier to the Chinese market and reached sales of more than 30,000 units. Gree's R290 RACs are designed with specific materials and components to ensure safety in operation, production, and transport process, and also improve energy efficiency by 10%.