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.
Advanced Engineering has revealed details of the first Bosch-brand recovery machine, the RG4.0.
Plans to mark June 26 every year as World Refrigeration Day is continuing to gain support from around the world.
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.
New US rules allowing greater charge sizes of hydrocarbon refrigerants in new domestic refrigerators and freezers will enter into force on September 7.
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.
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.
The compressor specialist BITZER is expanding its range of condensing units with a new series. The seven air-cooled models in the new ECOLITE series have been designed for low and medium temperature applications and come in an attractive housing.
Last Thursday (26 July), Germany-headquartered wholesale and food specialist METRO opened its first CO2 transcritical store in Russia, located in Aparinki near Moscow.
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).
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.
A leak in the secondary brine coolant system caused the fatal ammonia release at the Fernie ice rink last year that killed three people.
The Federation of Environmental Trade Associations (FETA) says it will continue to highlight infringements of the F-gas regulations, particularly by online retailers.
Panasonic has announced the UK availability of a 15kW (10hp) version of its CO2 condensing unit in two versions – a standard unit and a model with coil protection.
Daikin has enlarged its oil-free centrifugal chiller range with new increased capacity water-cooled machines running with R134a and R-1234ze(E) refrigerants.
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.
J&E Hall has updated its commercial condensing unit range by introducing a compact version of its popular 12hp digital twin Fusion scroll model.