REAL Alternatives, an online training programme, will be holding new ‘train the trainer’ events and study days across Europe thanks to new funding from the European Commission.
The Climate & Clean Air Coalition’s HFC Initiative still has over US $200,000 left to fund capacity-building activities.
The VIP ECO, launched by Panasonic Healthcare Corporation of North America, can achieve temperatures as low as -86°C (-122.8°F) using hydrocarbons propane and ethane.
True Manufacturing, Novum and AHT Cooling Systems are adopting 100% hydrocarbons across their product lines.
The drive for energy efficiency will trigger increased uptake of natural refrigerant-based HVAC&R systems in the United States despite today’s challenging regulatory environment, heard participants in ATMOsphere America 2017.
CARB outlines HFC reduction plans at ATMOsphere America in session on regulations and standards, joined by other standards and regulatory organizations.
In the light commercial compressor manufacturer’s latest report they mention four innovation aspects they consider when developing new technologies among them is natural refrigerants.
Daikin UK has released dates and details for its next round of R32 training courses.
Lennox EMEA has introduced a range of condensing units with dual compressors that can be used with a number of existing and lower GWP refrigerants.
The expanded line of propane refrigerated cabinets use up to 60% less energy than the DOE’s mandated level.
Daikin is set to introduce its new R32-based A-Series Sky Air commercial air conditioners to UK customers at this week’s Daikin D1 Dealer conference in London.
Mitsubishi Electric’s UK has launched of R32 versions of its Mr Slim Power Inverter split air conditioning units at the same price as current R410A models.
In Africa, Gambia Technical Training Institute (GTTI) recently held a training workshop for entrepreneurs and technicians on hydrocarbon and carbon dioxide management in the use of refrigerators and air conditioning. The training was funded under the UNIDO project, which aims to raise awareness on the commercial use of ozone depleting substances that could be harmful.
The video – for Refrigerants, Naturally! – shows the process of recycling drinks coolers filled with hydrocarbons.
Moves to revise US safety standards and allow the use of hydrocarbon refrigerants in US domestic refrigerators have been welcomed by white goods manufacturer Electrolux.
The Gambia Technical Training Institute (GTTI) has just provided its first training workshop for entrepreneurs and technicians on refrigeration and air conditioning using natural refrigerants.
With an increasing number of air conditioning units using R32, one of the leading manufacturers has stressed the importance of specialist training before using this “mildly flammable” refrigerant.
Venturing beyond traditional ammonia systems, group is targeting CO2, low-charge ammonia and commercial applications.
Updated European standard EN 378 came into force in France on 1 April. The new standard clarifies the use of hydrocarbons and ammonia-based HVAC&R systems.
At Seafood Expo, held on 25-27 April 2017 in Brussels, Belgium, SRS Frigadon was confident that demand for the company’s propane (R290) and propylene (R1270) chillers would grow in the fish processing industry as end users become more comfortable with these systems.