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EU money to inform the public about climate friendly MAC

EU money to inform the public about climate friendly MAC

7 September 2010
The European Union has agreed to fund with €400,000 a German information campaign about climate friendly air-conditioning systems in cars. The campaign will be lead by the environmental group Deutsche Umwelthilfe...
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Coming soon: Linde Gases high quality CO<sub>2</sub> refrigerant

Coming soon: Linde Gases high quality CO2 refrigerant

6 September 2010
Linde Gases, part of The Linde Group and a leader in the industrial gases market, is joining R744.com to issue a strong statement supporting the use of natural refrigerants. Linde provides CO2 based refrigerant R744 t...
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Belgium funds CO<sub>2</sub> training centre - interview with Marc S...

Belgium funds CO2 training centre - interview with Marc S...

3 September 2010
The construction of a CO2 expertise centre has started this month in the east of Belgium. R744.com interviewed Mr. Marc Schreurs who supervises this ambitious project.
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AccuToolsR eL-720 CO2 gas leak detector

Oil management | 2 September 2010

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• fully automatic low power requirements
• ultra effective at locating even the most difficult–to–find leaks
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Star Refrigeration distributes CO<sub>2</sub> gas leak detector

Star Refrigeration distributes CO2 gas leak detector

2 September 2010
The total solutions provider Star Refrigeration just announced a new collaboration with an American portable instruments developer to distribute AccuToolsR eL-720 carbon dioxide gas leak detector. Star’s product...
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ATMOsphere 2010: Many policy experts attending - great op...

ATMOsphere 2010: Many policy experts attending - great op...

1 September 2010
Marc Chasserot, Chairman of ATMOsphere 2010, spoke with R744.com about the aim and the benefits of this international workshop on CO2, ammonia and hydrocarbon refrigerants. Being the first event where so many policy r...
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New test results confirm again danger of HFC-1234yf

New test results confirm again danger of HFC-1234yf

31 August 2010
The German Environment Agency UBA has ordered a wide range of test series to determine the safety implications of HFC-1234yf. Their conclusion: it is highly toxic and should not be used in cars' air-conditioning syste...
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Ignition behaviour of HFO1234yf

31 August 2010 | Report / Study | Published: 2010
BAM was commissioned by the Federal Environment Agency in German (UBA) to examine the reaction behaviour of 2,3,3,3-Tetrafluoroprop-1-ene (HFO-1234yf) when exposed to ignition sources like sparks or hot surfaces. The ...
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The Quality of Natural refrigerants: The Importance ...

31 August 2010 | Report / Study | Published: 2010
Whilst some reports have demonstrated that low quality ammonia, CO2 and HCs have been successfully used in refrigeration systems, there are also many instances of equipment failure and poor performance occurring under...
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Coming soon: QPLAN's extensive engineering solutions

Coming soon: QPLAN's extensive engineering solutions

26 August 2010
The expert for commercial and industrial refrigeration offers complete solutions including design, production of packs, installation, service and maintenance as well as remote monitoring. Based in Hungary Qplan is joi...
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Japanese heat pump market forecast: Energy efficiency on ...

Japanese heat pump market forecast: Energy efficiency on ...

25 August 2010
Market research company Fuji Keizai has analysed the Japanese heat pump market for applications in Eco Cute water heaters and air-conditioners and published a forecast for the market development over the next 10 years.
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UPDATED: R744 in the focus of upcoming US EPA webinar

UPDATED: R744 in the focus of upcoming US EPA webinar

25 August 2010
Through its GreenChill Advanced Refrigeration Partnership, the US EPA is organising a webinar on ‘CO2 Use in Commercial Refrigeration’ that will explore the potential of the technology in the US food retai...
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HFC-1234yf: worries among concerned professional groups i...

HFC-1234yf: worries among concerned professional groups i...

23 August 2010
Germany's media - among them leading weekly Stern - is not getting tired of drawing attention to the high safety risks and additional costs for car mechanics and rescue teams as the groups most exposed to HFC-1234yf i...
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Software to get the heart of the matter right: assistance...

Software to get the heart of the matter right: assistance...

17 August 2010
The compressor is the core of the refrigeration system. Get it wrong and the overall system efficiency suffers. Bock has developed a new online CO2 compressor selection program to contain that risk.
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Sanyo CO<sub>2</sub> heat pump system installed at UK medieval priory

Sanyo CO2 heat pump system installed at UK medieval priory

16 August 2010
A former priory on the UK coast, now serving as holiday accommodation, has been fitted with a state-of-the-art heating system encompassing Sanyo’s CO2 heat pumps, delivering high performance heating while ensuri...
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Linde Gas

Linde Gas

Linde Gas is a global leader in refrigerant solutions & services, operating in 5 continents. Its wide portfolio of products includes the natural refrigerants CO2, Ammonia & Hydrocarbons.
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CO<sub>2</sub> supermarket refrigeration in Germany at a glance

CO2 supermarket refrigeration in Germany at a glance

12 August 2010
Numerous German retailers aim to reduce CO2 emissions in their refrigeration systems while saving costs at the same time by installing CO2 refrigeration systems. R744.com is summarising some of the best practices of R...
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Hauser installs CO<sub>2</sub> refrigeration system for Austrian dis...

Hauser installs CO2 refrigeration system for Austrian dis...

11 August 2010
CO2 moves forward in supermarket refrigeration. This time, it is Hofer who installs a R744 system in the framework of its green philosophy and an effort to reduce the overall carbon footprint of stores and products.
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Multilateral Fund approves funding for CO<sub>2</sub> demonstration ...

Multilateral Fund approves funding for CO2 demonstration ...

9 August 2010
In the 61st meeting of its Executive Committee, the Multilateral Fund for the implementation of the Montreal Protocol approved Japan’s request for funding for the preparation of a project that will validate the ...