Transport refrigeration specialist Carrier Transicold has restated its commitment to CO2 as the optimum refrigerant for customers.
The ATMOsphere Review Board has chosen the first round of technology case studies from international and domestic manufacturers promising to transition to natural refrigerants in the Chinese market.
Carrier’s new AquaForce Vision 30KAV variable-speed screw chiller is said to exceed Ecodesign energy performance standards by 30%.
Carrier has announced that its AquaEdge 19XR and 23XR and AquaForce 30XV/XA chillers are compatible with the lower GWP refrigerant R513A.
The updated edition was announced in January 2018. The first PURR (Putting into Use Replacement Refrigerants) report was produced in 2015 by members of BRAbrapurr to help the industry meet some of the key implications and requirements of the EU F Gas regulation that came into force on 1st January 2015; in particular the urgent need to move away from high GWP refrigerants, such as R404A.
California will move ahead with regulations to reduce emissions of HFC refrigerants despite the US Court of Appeals decision to overturn an EPA rule to restrict their use.
A new online safety training course hopes to fill the growing demand for NatRef training in New Zealand.
The latest Climaveneta air source chillers, with fixed-speed screw compressors, are fully optimised for the low GWP refrigerant R1234ze.
Carrier Transicold is to introduce its PrimeLINE container units with the capability to switch to the lower GWP refrigerant R513A.
Kelvion has introduced a new air cooler to replace its Goedhart FC38D, Küba DP and Searle DSR ranges.
The Swedish heat pump industry is seeking an exemption from the European F-gas phase down, arguing that high refrigerant prices and shortages will impact European environmental targets.
Over 1,000 have been installed in the U.S., of which around 250 are for CO2, according to a Güntner executive.
The German air conditioning and refrigeration industry has warned that refrigerant shortages and high prices risk putting European equipment manufacturers at a severe disadvantage in global markets.
A new working group has been formed within the International Institute of Refrigeration looking at refrigeration safety.
Those who breach the F-gas regulations in England and Scotland could face fines of up to £200,000 from April 1.
Stulz is the latest chiller manufacturer to produce a new range of air-cooled chillers specifically designed to operate on low GWP refrigerant R1234ze.
During the AHR Expo last week, the compressor manufacturer explained why ammonia can be the perfect refrigerant for big systems.
Leading associations from all sectors have joined together to implore contractors to stop installing high GWP refrigerants R404A and R507A.
The rapid rise in Asean’s electricity demand in recent years has led to a surge in CO2 emissions and pollutants that threaten to create an environmental crisis for a region already vulnerable to the impact of extreme weather and poor air quality.
In the face of rapid changes in refrigerant supply, the British Refrigeration Association (BRA) has produced an update of its 2015 report Putting into Use Replacement Refrigerants (PURR).