James T. Blakeman & Co., a meat wholesaler, has retrofitted its R404A refrigeration system with an ammonia system at its production site in Newcastle-under-Lyme, UK.
The small grocery operator rolls out transcritical CO2 systems from Hillphoenix to additional supermarkets.
An R290 icemaker was honoured at the Great Hospitality Show – an international HORECA tradeshow taking place in Birmingham, UK on 23-25 January – for its energy efficiency.
The first CO2 transcritical refrigeration system in Chile has been installed at a Jumbo supermarket in Valdivia.
Danfoss is using the upcoming Euroshop exhibition to promote its Smart Store next generation food retail solutions.
Manufacturers look forward to investing in a climate-friendly future as hydrocarbons become increasingly prevalent in commercial applications.
A paper published in the January 2017 edition of Applied Thermal Engineering compares CO2 transcritical systems to HFC systems in Sweden.
DC inverters to modulate compressor speed are among the refrigeration system innovations that Italian multinational CAREL hopes will boost natural refrigerant uptake in food retail.
On Oct. 15, 2016, representatives from more than 170 countries met in Kigali, Rwanda, and agreed to a legally binding accord under the Montreal Protocol to reduce worldwide use of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs).
Stephen Yurek, president and CEO of the Air-Conditioning, Heating, & Refrigeration Institute (AHRI), recently discussed the Kigali Agreement and some of the effects it may have on the HVACR industry.
Italian manufacturer Epta sees customer demand for increased energy efficiency as a positive sign for natural refrigerants.
Italy’s Blupura was established in 2008, becoming a first-mover among water cooler manufacturers investing in hydrocarbon technology.
A company producing dried pasta has agreed to pay a $78,184 penalty for violations of laws related to its use of ammonia in its refrigeration system.
Commercial refrigeration is just one of many applications that are increasingly relying on CO2 systems to meet their HFC phase-down commitments in 2017.
The must-attend conference of the year will take place on 20 February in Tokyo, right after the Supermarket Trade Show.
This safety alert concerns Class 2.1 Flammable refrigerant gases and provides guidance to occupiers of premises on how to control the risk of fire and explosion from refrigeration and air-conditioning systems containing flammable refrigerants.
Low-charge, self-contained ammonia systems and ammonia/CO2 cascade systems look set to become the solutions of choice for distribution centres this year.
Australia’s Coopers Brewery has commissioned an ammonia refrigeration plant for its new malting facility in Regency Park, Adelaide.
Efforts by the Asian giant to reduce HCFC and HFC consumption will move the global HVAC&R market, according to the European Commission.
The Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol will help increase investment in natural refrigerant technologies, according to the French government.
Compressor manufacturer Bitzer has launched a horizontal oil separator designed to work with its ammonia screw compressors.