While the F-gas phase down seeks a reduction in HFCs of over two-thirds by 2030, current standards are still seen as a barrier to the take up of low GWP hydrocarbons.
The US Supreme Court has declined to consider a review of the DC Circuit Court of Appeals decision to block EPA bans on HFCs.
A semi-hermetic compact screw compressor for ammonia will be a highlight of GEA’s presentation at Chillventa next week.
The convenience store Seven-Eleven is said to be the first Japanese retail chain to switch its R404A refrigeration systems to the lower GWP R448A.
German compressor manufacturer GEA is gearing up to showcase “the largest range of compressors for natural refrigerants” at Chillventa, the world’s biggest HVAC&R show. The 2018 edition of the event is taking place from 16-18 October at Nuremberg Messe, Germany.
Johnson Controls’ York YZ chiller, using low GWP refrigerant R1233zd is a finalist in the AHR Expo Product of the Year Award.
Güntner, the German manufacturer of heat transfer technologies, will showcase its wide range of natural refrigerant products at Chillventa, the world’s biggest HVAC&R show, from 16-18 October 2018 at Nuremberg Messe, Germany.
Energy savings, innovative technologies for warm-ambient countries and heat recovery will help to grow the market for natural refrigerants in Spain, according to participants in the 2018 edition of Tecnofrío, Spain’s leading HVAC&R congress.
Indicating the growing number of innovative cooling solutions using natural refrigerants, the „first fully solar-powered, off-the-grid ice block machine using R290 refrigerant“ debuted this morning on day two of the Refrigeration & HVAC Indonesia 2018 Expo, currently taking place in Jakarta, Indonesia from 26-28 September.
A group of Italian refrigeration contractors is taking online retailer Amazon to court for continuing to sell HFC refrigerant without requiring buyers to be F-gas certified.
A forward-thinking, environmentally-aware university has included Daikin split systems, using lower GWP refrigerant R32, in a major refurb of its School of Business.
Keen to trial new technologies as it searches for the most effective means of meeting its sustainability targets, Swiss retailer Migros is installing propane-based water-loop HVAC&R systems in small supermarkets.
The French government has dropped a promised tax on HFCs from its proposed Finance Bill for the 2019 fiscal year. But French parliamentary sources told this website that the tax may reappear as an amendment proposal.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced last week that it had given a $3-million grant to develop a low-cost, long-duration electrical energy storage system that uses a CO2 heat pump.
Chillventa celebrates its 10th anniversary next month with its biggest ever show, passing the 1,000 exhibitor milestone for the first time.
At the 2018 International Motor Show (IAA) in Hannover, Germany (20-27 September 2018), Eberspaecher Suetrak is showcasing its CO2 mobile air conditioning (MAC) system for buses.
Casa Ley, a major food retailer in Northwest Mexico that operates 246 stores, has formed some fruitful relationships with businesses in the U.S.
Convinced that natural refrigerants will continue to play a central role in delivering its sustainability goals, Swiss retailer Migros wants the “vast majority” of its supermarkets to use natural refrigerants by 2030 – most of which will use CO2 transcritical systems.
“Keep cool and carry on” is the message from the UN Environment Programme as it celebrates World Ozone Day today (Sunday).
A number of leading air conditioning and refrigeration manufacturers have given their support to California in its efforts to phase down and eliminate HFC refrigerants.