Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has extended its range of chillers running on new low GWP refrigerant R1234ze(E) to cover capacities from 150 to 5,000TR.
A search of more than 60 million chemicals to find a replacement for R410A in air conditioning systems has found just 27 suitably-efficient fluids – but all are at least slightly flammable.
Canada-based Minus Forty Technologies Corp. is staying ahead of the regulatory curve by converting its entire product line to propane.
Panasonic is debuting its new 30-HP CO2 cascade system at the 2017 Supermarket Tradeshow in Tokyo.
The fully booked two-day course will cover theory and practical knowledge.
The Institute of Refrigeration (IOR) recently hosted inventor and world-class innovator Ian Tansley for a talk on how an innovative cooling technology is being used to extend the reach of refrigeration.
Market leaders Lawson and AEON are continuing with their ambitious natural refrigerant adoption plans despite the discontinuation of a Japanese Ministry of Environment subsidy for retailers in the fiscal year 2017.
Mitsubishi Electric has announced the introduction of its first R32 air conditioners into Europe.
The new 10-foot models are part of BAC’s successful closed circuit cooling tower line.
The ECOLINE+ six-cylinder line cuts costs and lends itself to industrial applications.
This month sees major players in the Chinese HVAC&R sector take to the road with a series of seminars on ‚Developing a sustainable future together – CO2 in Food Retail‘ in China.
John Miles outlines the benefits of the third-generation SANCO2 heat pump water heater, capable of delivering hot water extremely efficiently.
Jim Knudsen introduces the CTM multi-ejector (CTM) for boosting the efficiency of CO2 transcritical systems, winner of the Innovation Award at the AHR Expo.
According to the International Ice Hockey Federation (FIH), there are 1,800 indoor ice rinks depending on refrigeration for their ice in the USA, and 3 250 ice rinks in Canada. The most recent ones generally use ammonia as their refrigerant, but many older ice rink systems can still contain thousand of kilograms of R-22.
During the twenty-second meeting of the Conference of Parties on Climate Change in Marrakesh (COP22) last November, Didier Coulomb, director-general of the International Institute of Refrigeration, put pressure on the refrigeration and air-conditioning sector to improve energy efficiency and reduce HFCs, to meet the pledges of Kigali Amendment and the Paris Agreement to significantly reduce global emissions and energy consumption.
The growing acceptance of CO2 refrigeration as a mainstream technology amongst both OEMs and end users in the USA is highlighted in a new study by Danfoss.
In 2014, the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) initiated a project entitled “Reducing greenhouse gas and ozone-depleting substance emissions through technology transfer in industrial refrigeration” in Vietnam.
Leading Japanese manufacturers of natural refrigeration technology see 2017 as a growth year in Japan for CO2 in commercial refrigeration.
140 papers were presented during the successful 12th IIR Gustav Lorentzen conference on Natural refrigerants. CO2 was the most addressed refrigerant (74 papers), followed by hydrocarbons (34), ammonia (21) and water (4). We present below the summary of a paper along with the direct link where the paper can be downloaded in Fridoc database.
The Food Storage and Distribution Federation and the British Frozen Food Federation have come together along with industry experts to deliver a Safe Management of Ammonia Refrigeration Systems seminar on 16th May 2017. This seminal event will provide suppliers, users, consultants and engineering contractors of ammonia refrigeration systems with key guidance and clarify their legal responsibilities and will be held at the Belton Woods Hotel in Grantham.