Russia’s Vadim Polyakov (21) and Korea’s Seung Woo Chae (19) took joint Gold medals in refrigeration and air conditioning at this year’s WorldSkills competition in Abu Dhabi.
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Canadian OEM has done six transcritical installations this year, two last year, at cold storage/food processing facilities.
The emergency services attended the GEA Refrigeration factory in Den Bosch this morning after a “50 litre” ammonia cylinder exploded.
California is proposing to adopt the US EPA’s plans to prohibit the use of certain HFC refrigerants, despite a recent court ruling them illegal.
The IEC working group revising the recommended hydrocarbon charge limit in commercial refrigeration within the IEC 60335-2-89 standard has decided to move to the next stage in the process
During a meeting on 7 October in Vladivostok, International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) Working Group SC61C – formed to update the international standard for commercial refrigeration, IEC 60335-2-89 – agreed to finalize its work and advance the draft amendment (committee draft for vote; CDV) for public comments.
The US Environmental Protection Agency head has said the administration will end the climate plan signed by Trump’s predecessor. The Clean Power Plan was designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Competition is increasing between natural refrigerants, with NH3-CO2 cascade systems also gaining acceptance, said speakers at ATMOsphere Europe.
At ATMOsphere Europe 2017, rail giant Deutsche Bahn called on manufacturers to help it achieves its goal of using natural refrigerants for air conditioning in new trains by 2020.
Italian manufacturer LU-VE hailed the potential of its Emeritus technology to improve the efficiency of CO2 refrigeration systems.
Two of Italy’s leading associations have called on the Italian competition authority to investigate what they describe as “unjustified” and “disproportionate” increases in refrigerant prices.
A bid to remove barriers currently facing flammable refrigerants in refrigeration and air conditioning applications has received €1m of EU funding.
Authorities in China have continued their crackdown on counterfeits with the seizure of more than 1,000 cylinders of fake refrigerants.
After a brief respite, refrigerant prices in China are reported to be on the rise again.
Companies must be more proactive in developing standards that can help grow the natural refrigerants market, heard participants in the ATMOsphere Europe conference in Berlin yesterday.
A-Gas’ Rapid Recovery service came into its own recently when asked to recover around 3 tonnes of refrigerant from a cruise ship while the vessel was still at sea.
India-based Godrej Appliances has launched a line of R290 air conditioners in the Maldives.
At ATMOsphere Europe, speakers from Germany and Austria demonstrate how policy leadership, technological knowhow and environmental awareness are putting the region at the forefront of natural refrigerant innovation.
Commercial and industrial refrigeration manufacturer Hillphoenix has added the NXTCold ultra-low-charge ammonia systems to its portfolio.
Chemours and Honeywell have filed a petition appealing the recent US court decision overturning EPA restrictions on HFC refrigerants.
An upgraded commercial HVAC&R CO2 system from Italian designer and producer of refrigeration systems enEX allows for summer cooling and winter heating in a supermarket, using the energy from the compressors in a refrigeration system.