Mitsubishi Electric has unveiled a new entry-level line of wall-mounted air conditioners using the lower GWP refrigerant R32.
Carrier has adopted the Chemours refrigerant R454B as its primary lower GWP replacement for R410A in ducted residential and light commercial air conditioners sold in North America.
A Cornish beachside boutique hotel is one of the first non-retail businesses to adopt smaller-scale CO2 refrigeration for its food cold storage.
A forward-thinking, environmentally-aware university has included Daikin split systems, using lower GWP refrigerant R32, in a major refurb of its School of Business.
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.
Chillventa celebrates its 10th anniversary next month with its biggest ever show, passing the 1,000 exhibitor milestone for the first time.
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.
Technology suppliers made the case for the energy saving potential of CO2 heat pumps in Southeast Asia’s hospitality sector.
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.
Plans to mark June 26 every year as World Refrigeration Day is continuing to gain support from around the world.
New US rules allowing greater charge sizes of hydrocarbon refrigerants in new domestic refrigerators and freezers will enter into force on September 7.
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).
LG Electronics is launching three new R32 window air conditioners in the USA, bringing its smart dual inverter technology to the US for the first time.
The International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR) says it has received nearly 1000 abstracts for its forthcoming 25th International Congress of Refrigeration.
Support for an annual World Refrigeration Day on June 26 to mark the industry’s contribution to society is growing.
A new paper from German compressor manufacturer GEA Refrigeration will be presented at a Sustainable Innovation in Refrigeration Air Conditioning and Heat pumps (SIRACH) Network meeting this Thursday (5 July 2018) on ammonia heat pumps in large district heating projects.
The next HVAC & Refrigeration Show at ExCel in 2020 will run alongside a new building services show.
The early bird rate for the 1st IIR International Conference on the Application of HFO Refrigerants is scheduled to close at the end of June.
Registration is now open for the 2019 AHR Expo, which returns to Atlanta in January for the first time since 2001.
Panasonic’s new floor console air conditioning unit boasts an improved energy efficiency rating thanks to the use of R32 refrigerant.