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.
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.
Leading German test centre TÜV Süd has commissioned a new CO2 test bench at its refrigeration and air conditioning centre of competence.
Last month, the second Chinese store to use a transcritical CO2-based refrigeration system was opened in Beijing.
Last Thursday (26 July), Germany-headquartered wholesale and food specialist METRO opened its first CO2 transcritical store in Russia, located in Aparinki near Moscow.
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 many parts of the world experiencing heat waves, Daikin has been inviting feedback on its development of an outdoor air conditioner.