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ATMOsphere America 2015: Market trends show that a portfo...

ATMOsphere America 2015: Market trends show that a portfo...

1 July 2015
The state of the natural refrigerant industry and emerging trends were addressed at this year’s ATMOsphere America, organised in Atlanta from 25-26 June, with two separate sessions gathering stakeholder evaluati...
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CO2 cools fruit at Rotterdam port

1 July 2015 | Fresh Plaza
Usually, CO2 contributes to global warming, but in the new stores at Opticool, part of Agro Merchants, in the port of Rotterdam, CO2 actually contributes to cooling apples, pears and grapes. The new Opticool cooling i...
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ATMOsphere America 2015:  Californian measures to reduce ...

ATMOsphere America 2015: Californian measures to reduce ...

30 June 2015
The regulations and standards session at this year’s ATMOsphere America provided updates to three key organisations’ recent work, as well as an exploration of California’s radical plans to reduce 80%...
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Raft of recommended natural substitutes signals death kne...

Raft of recommended natural substitutes signals death kne...

29 June 2015
China has underlined its intention to facilitate a comprehensive market shift towards natural refrigerant technology in a draft list of recommended substitutes for HCFCs, which are likely to be followed swiftly by sub...
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GreenChill webinar: Target changes refrigeration prototyp...

GreenChill webinar: Target changes refrigeration prototyp...

29 June 2015
In a webinar hosted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Tom Land of the GreenChill Partnership on June 9, special guest Erich Schwab of Target talked about the company’s experiences with CO2, con...
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Ahold-Delhaize deal worth $29.5 billion (€26.2 billi...

26 June 2015 | New York Times
The merger agreement between Dutch supermarket operator Ahold and the Delhaize Group of Belgium on Wednesday reflected yet another sign of the malaise hanging over the grocery business in the United States.   W...
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SANDEN launches website to promote CO2 technology in Europe

25 June 2015 | Sanden
Last October in Rennes, SANDEN Environmental Solutions was inaugurated, the European entity responsible for the development of activities around CO2 technology, for which the SANDEN Group is expert. Today, SAN...
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Natural refrigerants dominate China's HCFC replacement list

25 June 2015 | Cooling Post
Just one HFC is included in a draft list of refrigerants recommended by the Chinese government for the replacement of HCFCs.   The list of 12 gases, produced by China’s Foreign Economic Cooperation Office...
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LU-VE director honoured at IIR conference in Ohrid

24 June 2015 | JARN
Stefano Filippini, director of the R&D Department of LU-VE Group, has been honored by the International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR) at the conclusion of the sixth Ammonia and CO2 Refrigeration Technologies Co...
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House of Spices cumin up trumps with CO<sub>2</sub>

House of Spices cumin up trumps with CO2

23 June 2015
House of Spices (HOS) has ticked off a number of milestones in its 44-year history producing and distributing authentic Indian cuisine throughout the U.S. At its Chicago warehouse, the company recently achieved anothe...
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Getting an Energy Rebate, the Whole Foods way

Getting an Energy Rebate, the Whole Foods way

22 June 2015
The natural/organic food retailer worked closely with Sacramento Municipal Utility District last year to earn a substantial incentive for a remodeled store that includes a CO2 cascade system. The company’s San F...
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Future of refrigeration favours naturals

22 June 2015 | Climate Control News
Australian Refrigeration Association (ATA) president, Tim Edwards, explains why the future refrigerant landscape will favour natural refrigerants. Passionate about reducing emissions and tackling climate change, Ed...
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Results of the XVI European Conference on the latest tech...

22 June 2015 | Centro Galileo
The conference was the largest event in the history of Centro Studi Galileo and the Italian Association of Refrigeration Technicians CSG has been able to celebrate its 40th anniversary with extreme satisfaction: ...
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Bitzer ready to supply growing U.S. demand for CO<sub>2</sub> compon...

Bitzer ready to supply growing U.S. demand for CO2 compon...

19 June 2015
In an exclusive interview published in Accelerate America issue #6, Joe Sanchez, application engineering manager at Bitzer, talks about the market opportunities for CO2 in North American supermarkets, food processing ...
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UPDATE: Is Europe more open to chemical giants’ cor...

UPDATE: Is Europe more open to chemical giants’ cor...

19 June 2015
In June, a German MP from the Left Party once again called into question the use of HFOs as renewed safety concerns from a study at Munich University argue that the synthetic compounds are 'inhumane'. According to a r...
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Natural refrigeration is a challenging sustainability iss...

19 June 2015 | Hillphoenix
In this day and age, most supermarket companies recognise that their customers care about the environment and their communities. Customers want to spend their money at businesses that share those values. They want to ...
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Emerson to host “Seven Keys to Servicing CO2 System...

19 June 2015 | Emerson Climate Technologies
Emerson Climate Technologies will hold a webinar on July 14 from 2-3pm EDT looking at a CO2-based refrigeration system from a service technician's perspective and help technicians prepare to effectively deal with the ...
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Linde's new automatic box chilling system speeds meat and...

19 June 2015 | Gasworld
The automated box chilling system offers safety advantages over chilling with water ice or dry ice pellets. Handling bagged ice or constantly shoveling water ice or CO2 pellets can lead to motion injuries. In addition...
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GUIDE China: odds stacked in favour of natural refrigeran...

GUIDE China: odds stacked in favour of natural refrigeran...

18 June 2015
shecco’s recently published GUIDE to Natural Refrigerants in China – State of the Industry 2015 outlined a clear business case for the use of natural refrigerants in China’s present and future light ...