A semi-hermetic compact screw compressor for ammonia will be a highlight of GEA’s presentation at Chillventa next week.
Energy savings, innovative technologies for warm-ambient countries and heat recovery will help to grow the market for natural refrigerants in Spain, according to participants in the 2018 edition of Tecnofrío, Spain’s leading HVAC&R congress.
Indicating the growing number of innovative cooling solutions using natural refrigerants, the „first fully solar-powered, off-the-grid ice block machine using R290 refrigerant“ debuted this morning on day two of the Refrigeration & HVAC Indonesia 2018 Expo, currently taking place in Jakarta, Indonesia from 26-28 September.
Keen to trial new technologies as it searches for the most effective means of meeting its sustainability targets, Swiss retailer Migros is installing propane-based water-loop HVAC&R systems in small supermarkets.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced last week that it had given a $3-million grant to develop a low-cost, long-duration electrical energy storage system that uses a CO2 heat pump.
At the 2018 International Motor Show (IAA) in Hannover, Germany (20-27 September 2018), Eberspaecher Suetrak is showcasing its CO2 mobile air conditioning (MAC) system for buses.
The Ammonia Refrigeration Foundation (ARF) is supporting the passage of U.S. legislation that would provide tax credits for donations to worker training, development and apprenticeship programs.
Casa Ley, a major food retailer in Northwest Mexico that operates 246 stores, has formed some fruitful relationships with businesses in the U.S.
Convinced that natural refrigerants will continue to play a central role in delivering its sustainability goals, Swiss retailer Migros wants the “vast majority” of its supermarkets to use natural refrigerants by 2030 – most of which will use CO2 transcritical systems.
Honeywell has announced the commercial availability of R452B, the lower GWP “mildly flammable” refrigerant alternative to R410A.
Convinced of their status as a market-ready alternative to HFCs, Swiss retailer Migros expects the “vast majority” of its supermarkets to use natural refrigerants by 2030 – most of which will use CO2 transcritical systems.
Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute claim to have developed a viable propane heat pump using low volume heat exchangers and a special compressor.
Having designed and installed the first NH3/CO2 cascade refrigeration systems in the Phiippines, Omnico Engineering Ltd. foresees growing demand for natural refrigerant-based HVAC&R equipment there. This website spoke to Omnico Engineering Managing Director Bjarne Waldstrom about these first installations ahead of the ATMOsphere Asia conference on natural refrigerants, to be held in Singapore next month.
Denmark-based HB Products has recently developed a new ‚zero super-heat control‘ vapor quality sensor for CO2 systems, named HBX-CO2-CU-XX.
Viking Cold Solutions, a Houston, Texas-based thermal energy storage (TES) systems manufacturer, reported in a study last week that it was able to reduce both peak energy consumption and peak demand at a California frozen food distribution center by installing one of its systems in the facility’s 93,000-sq-ft low-temperature freezer.
Global shipping company MSC Mediterranean Shipping is to lease 2,000 containers using Carrier Transicold’s NaturaLINE CO2 refrigeration system.
At the beginning of 2018, large Indonesian pharmaceutical company PT Phapros installed and commissioned two propane (R290) chillers, replacing two existing R134a units at its production facility in Semarang, Central Java.
Continuing its commitment to natural refrigerants, Swiss multinational Nestlé has joined forces with transport and logistics company XPO Logistics to open a new UK distribution centre at the East Midlands Gateway Logistics Park in Leicestershire.
In a new study of the geothermal heat pumps, systems using ammonia (R717) or n-butane (R600) were found to be more efficient than those employing R22 or R134, as well as more economical.
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.