Along with the opening of a new climatic test chamber at its Italian chiller factory, Daikin Applied Europe has announced a new witness testing service for clients.
New US rules allowing greater charge sizes of hydrocarbon refrigerants in new domestic refrigerators and freezers will enter into force on September 7.
In a move to cut energy use by 30% by 2025, Carrefour Polska is implementing a number of measures including CO2 refrigeration, geothermal technologies and LED lighting.
The Northwest Technical Institute (NWTI), Springdale, Ark., will expand its ammonia refrigeration training center to help address the HVAC&R skills gap and fill job openings.
Polish customs and tax authorities claim to have have stopped 5 tonnes of quota-busting HFC refrigerants from entering the country.
Leading German test centre TÜV Süd has commissioned a new CO2 test bench at its refrigeration and air conditioning centre of competence.
Chinese authorities have announced a crackdown on the illegal use and production of ozone-depleting substances, including CFC11.
Last month, the second Chinese store to use a transcritical CO2-based refrigeration system was opened in Beijing.
The compressor specialist BITZER is expanding its range of condensing units with a new series. The seven air-cooled models in the new ECOLITE series have been designed for low and medium temperature applications and come in an attractive housing.
Last Thursday (26 July), Germany-headquartered wholesale and food specialist METRO opened its first CO2 transcritical store in Russia, located in Aparinki near Moscow.
Contractors group ACCA is leading US moves to embrace flammable refrigerants with technical advice and training.
Technology based on natural refrigerant ammonia (NH3) can provide efficient heating and cooling in various heat pump configurations, according to a paper presented by experts from the Oak Ridge National Laboratory at last month’s Gustav Lorentzen conference (held on 18-20 June in Valencia, Spain).
GEA has installed a CO2 refrigeration system on the P&O cruise ship Arcadia, with discussions ongoing to introduce the technology throughout P&O’s fleet.
With European authorities still reluctant to recognise the extent of illegal refrigerant sales, the Cooling Post has uncovered large amounts of illegal R134a being sold in Germany.
With many parts of the world experiencing heat waves, Daikin has been inviting feedback on its development of an outdoor air conditioner.
A leak in the secondary brine coolant system caused the fatal ammonia release at the Fernie ice rink last year that killed three people.
A leading refrigerants organisation has reported a “massive inflow” of illegal HFCs into Poland.
The Federation of Environmental Trade Associations (FETA) says it will continue to highlight infringements of the F-gas regulations, particularly by online retailers.
Panasonic has announced the UK availability of a 15kW (10hp) version of its CO2 condensing unit in two versions – a standard unit and a model with coil protection.
Daikin has enlarged its oil-free centrifugal chiller range with new increased capacity water-cooled machines running with R134a and R-1234ze(E) refrigerants.