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IIAR seeks reforms of ammonia regs

Taking advantage of the Trump administration’s anti-regulation posture, the International Institute of Ammonia Refrigeration (IIAR) is making progress working with federal agencies to update regulations in ways that will both benefit the industry and augment safety, according to a presenter at the IIAR 2018 Conference & Expo in Colorado Springs, Colo., in March.

Frick continues rollout of low-charge central system

Frick Industrial Refrigeration has continued the rollout of its low-charge ammonia central system (LCCS) at a second location, a cold-storage facility in Canada, said Joseph Pillis, director, global industrial refrigeration technology for Frick’s parent, Johnson Controls, Waynesboro, Pa.

Fujitsu expands R32 line

Fujitsu has introduced a new range of wall mounted R32 air conditioning units, boasting cooling capacities of 2kW to 4.2kW and heating outputs ranging from 2.5kW to 5.4kW.

Time running out to join Climate Change Agreement

The Food Storage and Distribution Federation is urging companies with cold storage sites who haven’t yet joined a Climate Change Agreement (CCA) scheme to do so quickly, as the last window of opportunity for applications ends in July 2018, and won’t reopen again until the end of the current scheme in 2023.