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.
An ozone depleting CFC refrigerant, thought to be virtually extinct following Montreal Protocol phase outs, has mysteriously reappeared in increasing amounts in the atmosphere.
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.
Epta’s FTE transcritical CO2 refrigeration system has won the innovation award at the German Refrigeration Prize 2018.
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 Swedish Environmental Protection Agency has turned down a request from the country’s heat pump association for exemption from the F-gas quota system.
The US air conditioning and refrigeration industry claims that the country’s failure to ratify the Kigali Amendment to phase down HFCs will lead to job losses and a decline in US exports.
Panasonic has become the latest air conditioning manufacturer to announce a full switch to the lower GWP refrigerant R32.
F-gas registration company Refcom has backed a report criticising the Environment Agency for failing to enforce the F-gas regulations.
Refrigerant supplier and reclaimer A-Gas has expanded its European influence with the acquisition of German company Arthur Friedrichs Kaeltemittel GmbH.
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.
The UK government should reform the Renewable Heat Incentive to ensure heat pumps use lower GWP refrigerants, according to the Environmental Audit Committee.
Refrigerant supplier A-Gas reports that price and supply issues with R404A appear to have stabilised but R410A may face further price rises.
The low GWP refrigerants training project, REAL Alternatives 4 LIFE, is to organise a programme of study and train the trainer events.
Toshiba UK has announced an immediate switch to lower GWP refrigerant R32 across its entire residential and light commercial air conditioning ranges.
The UN’s development organisation is to cooperate with Japan’s refrigerant conservation group JRECO to identify and fund climate-friendly technologies.