The Nordic Council of Ministers has recommended that the marine shipping industry convert its refrigeration systems to “natural” refrigerants.
Heads of industry, environmental and government organisations will again gather in Milan in June for the 18th European Conference on the latest Technologies in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning.
The Institute of Refrigeration Ireland and Engineers Ireland are presenting a comprehensive one-day conference on Safe Use of Natural Refrigerants.
The alternative refrigerants e-learning platform is now live in 15 languages and in nine separate learning modules.
Over 900 technical presentations will be presented at the forthcoming IIR International Congress of Refrigeration in Montreal.
Bacharach’s new MGS-400 gas detectors monitors for leaks of numerous refrigerants including HFCs, HFOs, HCFCs, CO2, and NH3.
BESA Training and Logic Certification are now offering offering training and qualifications in the handling of flammable refrigerants.
The huge price increases in HFC refrigerants appear to have ended, at least in the short term, with some refrigerants even dropping in price.
Hussmann Corporation has unveiled a new line of low- and medium-temperature merchandisers running on propane.
Tecumseh has launched a new air-cooled mini-chiller with R290 refrigerant and full inverter control.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute claim to have developed a viable propane heat pump using low volume heat exchangers and a special compressor.
Brandels, a UK manufacturer of cooling products for dispensing alcoholic beverages, launched a new line of beer, cider and wine dispensers using hydrocarbon refrigeration technology.
The board of the International Institute of Ammonia Refrigeration (IIAR) has given its approval for the trade group to work with ASHRAE on writing a safety standard for hydrocarbon systems used in commercial and industrial applications.
At the beginning of 2018, large Indonesian pharmaceutical company PT Phapros installed and commissioned two propane (R290) chillers, replacing two existing R134a units at its production facility in Semarang, Central Java.
Continuing its commitment to natural refrigerants, Swiss multinational Nestlé has joined forces with transport and logistics company XPO Logistics to open a new UK distribution centre at the East Midlands Gateway Logistics Park in Leicestershire.
In a new study of the geothermal heat pumps, systems using ammonia (R717) or n-butane (R600) were found to be more efficient than those employing R22 or R134, as well as more economical.