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Global CFC ban helping ozone layer to heal

Global CFC ban helping ozone layer to heal

1 July 2016
Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have found that the thinning in the ozone layer above Antarctica is starting to heal. 
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Slovak EU Presidency to tackle Brexit, COP22 and Montreal...

Slovak EU Presidency to tackle Brexit, COP22 and Montreal...

1 July 2016
The Slovak EU Presidency of the European Union is set to be particularly eventful, with the challenges posed by Brexit and the migrant crisis likely to be significant. Putting together the EU’s contribution to M...
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Future HVAC&R investment to focus on energy efficienc...

Future HVAC&R investment to focus on energy efficienc...

1 July 2016
Investment in energy efficiency and clean energy technology is expected to increase in the next twelve months, according to a clear majority of energy management experts canvassed for the 2016 Johnson Controls Energy ...
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CARB gearing up to disburse refrigerant incentives

CARB gearing up to disburse refrigerant incentives

30 June 2016
California is heading toward establishing regulations on HFC emissions that may include setting a limit of 150 for the global warming potential of new refrigeration equipment.
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Brexit: Mixed feelings for industry as uncertainty reigns

Brexit: Mixed feelings for industry as uncertainty reigns

30 June 2016
With many questions regarding the United Kingdom’s forthcoming exit from the European Union yet to be answered, industry representatives are divided on the extent to which Brexit will affect businesses operating...
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Utilities put incentive money on the table

Utilities put incentive money on the table

30 June 2016
In the United States, utilities budgeted about $6 billion to promote energy efficiency through incentives in 2013.
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UPDATE: Australia to cut HFC emissions

UPDATE: Australia to cut HFC emissions

30 June 2016
Australia will curb HFC emissions by 85% by 2036, the government announced on 27 June, joining the United States, the European Union and Japan as a "world leader" in reducing HFC emissions. 
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Industry putting natural refrigerants to work across Nort...

Industry putting natural refrigerants to work across Nort...

29 June 2016
Natural refrigerants are already delivering efficient and sustainable cooling for industrial applications ranging from cold storage to food production across North America, heard participants in the ATMOsphere America...
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R744.com welcomes Energi & Kylanalys as new Bronze Pa...

R744.com welcomes Energi & Kylanalys as new Bronze Pa...

29 June 2016
EKA (Energi & Kylanalys), specialists in the field of refrigeration, energy analysis and energy efficiency in ice arenas, joins R744.com as a Bronze Partner to showcase its CO2 expertise.
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Hot off the press: GUIDE Japan 2016 unveils natural refri...

Hot off the press: GUIDE Japan 2016 unveils natural refri...

28 June 2016
On 28 June, shecco published its latest comprehensive report examining the current and future potential for natural refrigerants in Japan. The GUIDE Japan 2016 analyses trends for natural refrigerants with a special f...
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US, Canadian retailers put their faith in natural refrige...

US, Canadian retailers put their faith in natural refrige...

28 June 2016
Major food retailers like Piggly Wiggly, Sobeys and Roundy’s are harnessing natural refrigerant technologies to deliver energy savings at stores across North America, heard participants in the ATMOsphere America...
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R744.com welcomes Colmac Coil as new Bronze Partner

R744.com welcomes Colmac Coil as new Bronze Partner

28 June 2016
Colmac Coil Manufacturing, Inc., an American heat transfer expert, joins R744.com as a Bronze Partner to showcase its CO2 expertise in a number of products including the A+Series™ air coolers, custom evapor...
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Read our coverage of ATMO America

Read our coverage of ATMO America

28 June 2016
Our team was in Chicago for ATMOsphere America 2016, bringing you the latest news on natural refrigerants. Read on to hear about market trends, policy developments and exciting new technology applications in North Ame...
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Brexit: Former IOR president foresees HVAC&R industry...

Brexit: Former IOR president foresees HVAC&R industry...

27 June 2016
23 June was Women in Engineering Day in the United Kingdom. And in an in-out referendum on EU membership held on the same day, the UK decided to leave the European Union. We spoke to former Institute of Refrigeration ...
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NH<sub>3</sub>, propane join CO<sub>2</sub> in North American stores

NH3, propane join CO2 in North American stores

27 June 2016
While CO2 transcritical refrigeration systems are slowly being adopted in the U.S. food retail industry, two other natural refrigerants – ammonia and propane – are also beginning to attract interest among ...
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Bright future for natural refrigerants foreseen at ATMOsp...

Bright future for natural refrigerants foreseen at ATMOsp...

23 June 2016
Leading HVAC&R experts and high-profile end users gathered in Chicago last week for ATMOsphere America foresee a bright future for natural refrigerant applications in the United States. While many speakers hailed ...
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United States, Spain clamp down on HCFC, CFC leaks

United States, Spain clamp down on HCFC, CFC leaks

23 June 2016
Recent decisions by the US and Spanish courts indicate that authorities around the world are ready to clamp down hard on companies responsible for leaking ozone-depleting and climate-damaging refrigerants into the atm...
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AdvansorFlex transcritical unit already installed at 30-4...

AdvansorFlex transcritical unit already installed at 30-4...

23 June 2016
Hillphoenix has already installed its recently introduced AdvansorFlex CO2 transcritical unit – a downsized, less expensive version of its traditional Advansor CO2 transcritical booster system – in 30-40 s...
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Leading Swiss retailer opts for natural refrigerants

Leading Swiss retailer opts for natural refrigerants

23 June 2016
Denner, a leading Swiss discount retailer, is putting energy efficiency – and natural refrigerants CO2 and propane – at the top of its climate agenda. Their aim is to reduce emissions by 10% by 2020.