The Caribbean island of Grenada, the 37th country to ratify the Kigali Amendment, is to implement an air conditioning project using propane refrigerant.
Initial results show that energy savings of 33% have been achieved by the new Trane CenTraVac chillers using the HFO 1233zd(E) to cool the Channel Tunnel link between the UK and France.
Dedicated to the use of R32 in air conditioning, Daikin Industries is now the first to introduce an air-cooled heat pump chiller using the lower GWP refrigerant.
With the pressure on R410A increasing, Mitsubishi Electric has introduced an R32 version of its City Multi Hybrid VRF.
The EU heat pump market grew by 9% last year, with nearly 1.1 million heat pumps sold.
The global air conditioning market showed recovery in 2017 with year-end sales expected to reach 137 million units at a value of just over $102bn.
Chemours is to partner with the National Hockey League (NHL) to identify sustainable alternatives for North American ice rinks, many of which are still operating on R22.
Refrigeration and air conditioning wholesaler FSW is to launch a CO2 packaged condensing unit at a series of roadshows next month.
With prices of R410A rising and concerns over restrictions on supply, Daikin Germany says it will guarantee the availability of the refrigerant for its supplied VRV systems.
Early bird registration is now open for the 2018 EuroventSummit, the Eurovent association’s major gathering for key decision-makers in HVAC, process cooling, and cold chain technologies.
New air conditioning efficiency standards are needed if the world is to avoid an energy “cold crunch” from the growth in cooling demand in coming decades.
Scientists at the US Caloric Materials Consortium, CaloriCool, claim to be closer to producing a caloric refrigeration system that is markedly more efficient than current gas compression systems.
Epta’s FTE transcritical CO2 refrigeration system has won the innovation award at the German Refrigeration Prize 2018.
Today (9 May) at the ‘Ensuring safety in China’s industrial refrigeration’ webinar Kristian Strand, VP Industrial Refrigeration, advocated balancing ‘safety and sustainability’ in the cooling sector.
Star Refrigeration unveil new industrial CO2 Refrigeration Packages for smaller industrial applications
Specialist in the industry Star Refrigeration have announced the launch of their new Envi range of eco-friendly, industrial CO2 refrigeration packages to provide a long term solution for smaller scale industrial applications for temperature controlled storage, food and drink manufacturing, inline freezing and chilling, building services, industrial processes, data centres and leisure and ice applications.
Wholesaler Beijer Ref is continuing to benefit from investment and expansion of its manufacturing activities, reporting growth of around 21% in the first quarter of this year compared to 2017.
The Blu-Astrum line, which has been sold in Europe, has an ammonia charge of between 110 and 242 lbs.
The company reduced the charge from 3,600kg to just 750kg of ammonia at the existing plant while operating efficiently.
Panasonic has become the latest air conditioning manufacturer to announce a full switch to the lower GWP refrigerant R32.
Faced with increasing costs of R404A, cold store rental company Blue Cube is switching to lower GWP refrigerant blends.