Chemours has developed a new cooling fluid called Opteon 2P50, which is based on HFO and is designed for use in two-phase immersion cooling (2-PIC) systems.
Trane Technologies’ heat pumps have played a key role in decarbonizing the heating systems of 31 schools in Fiumicino, Italy.
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a final rule of a 40% cut in the production and consumption of HFC refrigerants from 2024.
Swegon has launched a new heat pump called the Omicron Zero, which is certified by Eurovent and uses R290 refrigerant.
Georgia has officially adopted the Kigali Amendment, becoming the 151st country to do so.
Caverion has added the Eco Balance reversible heat pump to its existing Huurre range of CO2 refrigeration units.
Carrier Commercial Refrigeration has expanded its line of CO2 refrigeration units by introducing HeatCO2OL heat pumps.
In line with its commitment to the Montreal Protocol, ensuring no refrigerant is leaked to atmosphere is of high priority to those on the Island of Mauritius.
The Alfa Laval AC900 is a new generation brazed plate heat exchanger specifically designed for use with low density, low GWP refrigerants.
The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) rule to ban non-refillable cylinders in the US has been invalidated by the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. The ban was part of the US AIM Act, which aims to phase down the production and consumption of HFC refrigerants, and included provisions to ban the sale of disposable cylinders by the end of 2024 and to implement QR code tracking for individual cylinders in the supply chain. The EPA was challenged by three trade associations and a cylinder manufacturer, who claimed that the ban exceeded the EPA’s authority.
Engineers in Germany have developed a functional brine heat pump using a fully hermetic compressor with a heating capacity of 11.4kW using only 146g of propane.
High performance ammonia heat pumps are the driving force in the largest mine water heat network in Great Britain.
In additions to its ValuePack range of CO2 refrigeration packs, Danish manufacturer Advansor has added a low superheat option and an ultra compact ValuePack Light version.
A-Gas establishes new refrigerant recovery and reclamation facility in Ontario to expand operations in Canada
A-Gas, a global leader in providing refrigerants and related products and services, is expanding its operations in Canada. Mike Armstrong, Managing Director and President of A-Gas in the Americas, said that the company has over 30 years of international experience and a strong platform in the United States, and is now excited to further develop its solutions in Canada. A-Gas has been supporting the Canadian refrigerant industry for over a decade and is now looking forward to bringing its industry-leading technology to the Canadian marketplace to assist customers with effective lifecycle refrigerant management solutions.
At an extraordinary meeting of the European Union Committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI) in Strasbourg, the state of negotiations between the European Parliament, the Council of the European Union and the European Commission, the so-called trilogue, was discussed. The purpose of the trilogue is to reach a preliminary agreement that would be accepted by both the EU Parliament and the Council. The role of the European Commission is to mediate between the parties.
Carrier, a company that specializes in heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, has recently expanded its AquaEdge 19DV water-cooled centrifugal chiller range.
The American company New Way has developed porous gases that are said to increase the efficiency of refrigeration equipment. New bearing patents describe the use of a refrigerant gas to provide a load-bearing film in the bearing.
Spain, having submitted a provisional application for compliance with the Kigali Amendment in January 2022, has now formally acceded to the agreement to phase out HFC refrigerants.
Speaking at the 20th European RACHP Conference in Milan on June 9, EPEE chief Russell Patten acknowledged that the issue of a ban on hydrofluorocarbons is no longer relevant. “The issue is the pace of transition and the availability of alternatives.”
The leader of the Danish company Danfoss said that zero emissions will not be achieved without improving energy efficiency
Speaking at the 8th Global Conference of the International Energy Agency (IEA) in France, Kim Fausing, President of the Danish company Danfoss, said that governments of all countries need to strengthen energy efficiency policies as a key tool to contain energy demand, strengthen energy security and mitigate the impact of change climate. Fausing talked about the progress over the past year. He noted the importance of actions to improve energy efficiency in the coming years.