Casa Ley, a major food retailer in Northwest Mexico that operates 246 stores, has formed some fruitful relationships with businesses in the U.S.
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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.
The US Environmental Protection Agency is looking to roll back its rules relating to HFC leak checking and is seeking comment on other rules on refrigerant recovery and refrigerant handling.
Students at South Australian training provider TAFE SA now have access to virtual reality headsets as a teaching aid to identify refrigeration safety risks and hazards.
“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.
Technology suppliers made the case for the energy saving potential of CO2 heat pumps in Southeast Asia’s hospitality sector.
Connecticut has joined California, New York and Maryland in announcing its intention to phase out the use of HFC refrigerants.
The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) announced yesterday that the state will be pursuing measures to phase out the use of HFCs, closely following a similar announcement by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday and the passage of the California Cooling Act by the California legislature on August 30.
Honeywell has announced the commercial availability of R452B, the lower GWP “mildly flammable” refrigerant alternative to R410A.
ASHRAE has announced the launch of an updated and improved online standards review database that allows members and non-members access to public review drafts for standards, guidelines, and addenda and to submit comments.
New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced today that he was directing the state’s Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to issue regulations phasing out the use of HFCs.
Compressor manufacturer Bitzer has produced a new app to protect customers from counterfeit product.
The Spanish government has approved a plan for €1.5m in aid for the conversion or replacement of supermarket refrigeration systems to alternative low GWP refrigerants.
A recent paper argues that multi-ejector CO2 technology in supermarkets can lead to better performances than HFCs in terms in energy efficiency, even in warm climate locations. As a result, the “CO2 equator” could be moved south.
Convinced of their status as a market-ready alternative to HFCs, Swiss retailer Migros expects the “vast majority” of its supermarkets to use natural refrigerants by 2030 – most of which will use CO2 transcritical systems.
As the price of high Global Warming Potential (GWP) refrigerants increases and regulations become tougher, Danfoss is continuing its Refrigerant Week initiative to help industry professionals and decision-makers make the transition to lower-GWP refrigerants. Refrigerant Week, an official affiliate of Climate Week NYC, will take place from September 24th to 28th and feature webinars, tools, resources, and local events aimed at promoting and enabling lower-GWP solutions.
ASHRAE is pleased to announce registration is open for its 2019 Winter Conference, to be held in Atlanta, Ga., Jan. 12–16, at the Omni Hotel Atlanta at CNN Center and the Georgia World Congress Center. Registration for the conference provides entry to the co-sponsored AHR Expo, to be held Jan. 14–16 at the Georgia World Congress Center.
Engie Refrigeration’s air-cooled Quantum chillers can now be equipped with heat recovery, making it possible to reuse up to 100% of the generated waste heat.
Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute claim to have developed a viable propane heat pump using low volume heat exchangers and a special compressor.