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.
Bitzer has supplied its landmark 100,000th CO2 refrigeration compressor produced at its Schkeuditz factory to long-term supermarket customer Aldi Süd.
Heatcraft Worldwide Refrigeration has launched a low-charge NH3/CO2 cascade system for industrial applications, based on a similar commercial system.
On 26 March Lidl opened a new ammonia/CO2 logistics centre for fruit in Moerdijk, in the West Brabant province of the Netherlands.
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.
Johnson Controls has opened a new state-of-the-art chiller research and development complex.
Toshiba UK has announced an immediate switch to lower GWP refrigerant R32 across its entire residential and light commercial air conditioning ranges.
M&M Refrigeration, a Federalsburg, Md.-based manufacturer of industrial refrigeration systems, has introduced a line of low-charge ammonia configurable modular systems – another entry in the growing field of packaged low-charge systems.
Blackpool-based Green Cooling is now the exclusive UK & Ireland partner/distributor for a range of hydrocarbon water/glycol chillers.
Japan’s association of air conditioning and refrigeration manufacturers has added its voice to calls for the EU to remove barriers to the use of low GWP flammable refrigerants.
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 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.
sheccoBase launched the survey to help gather information for the ‘World Guide to Low Charge Ammonia’. This first worldwide guide on low-charge ammonia technology aims to provide an overview of the opportunities and challenges for this technology.
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.
Following their debut at Mostra Convegno last month, LG has announced the UK launch of a range of single and multi split air conditioners operating on lower GWP refrigerant R32.
Engie Refrigeration’s Quantum R134a chillers can now also be used with lower GWP refrigerant R513A, the company has announced.
Munters has launched a new energy efficient data centre dry cooling solution using indirect thermosyphon technology.
Bitzer has announced details of a new high efficiency scroll compressor for air conditioning and heat pump applications.