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ATMOsphere Asia 2016: Defining 'low GWP' must be top of p...

ATMOsphere Asia 2016: Defining 'low GWP' must be top of p...

11 February 2016
Defining ‘low global warming potential’, providing assistance for Southeast Asian countries in transitioning to natural refrigerant technology, and increased Japanese Environment Ministry funding for natur...
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Delhaize’s commitment to naturals and lessons learn...

Delhaize’s commitment to naturals and lessons learn...

10 February 2016
Whether it’s CO2 or hydrocarbons, Delhaize made its plans clear to introduce as many natural refrigerant solutions as possible and use ATMO Asia 2016 as a platform to learn from Japanese retailers, particularly ...
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Lawson, Alfamidi CO<sub>2</sub> collaboration bearing fruit

Lawson, Alfamidi CO2 collaboration bearing fruit

10 February 2016
Japanese retailer Lawson expects to have 1,300 stores using CO2 technology by the end of February 2016, and is working in tandem with Indonesian chain Alfamidi to affect positive change in neighbouring regions. R744.c...
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Mayekawa, Sanden to target commercial market in 2016

Mayekawa, Sanden to target commercial market in 2016

10 February 2016
During a session on market trends at ATMOsphere Asia 2016, Mayekawa outlined its plans to adapt its NewTon system for use in a wider variety of applications, while Sanden continues to target the global convenience sto...
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Read our coverage of ATMO Asia 2016

Read our coverage of ATMO Asia 2016

10 February 2016
Our team is in Tokyo for ATMOsphere Asia 2016, bringing you all the latest news on all things natural. Read on to hear about market trends, policy developments and exciting new applications in Asia.
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Bitzer looking to strengthen position in Japanese CO<sub>2</sub> market

Bitzer looking to strengthen position in Japanese CO2 market

10 February 2016
Leading compressor maker Bitzer sees huge potential to expand its position in the Japanese market, Ferdinand Spannan, managing director of Bitzer Japan, told R744.com in an exclusive interview on the occasion of the A...
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NEXT Series: Carnot to drive HFC phase-out with CO<sub>2</sub> systems

NEXT Series: Carnot to drive HFC phase-out with CO2 systems

10 February 2016
Natural refrigerants – and particularly CO2 applications – are not just in fashion but here to stay, Marc-André Lesmerises, president of Carnot Refrigeration, told R744.com in an exclusive interview...
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Nordbygg 2016

Trade Fair | 5 Apr. 2016 - 8 Apr. 2016 | Älvsjö, Sweden
Nordbygg is taking place from 5 to 8 April in Älvsjö , Sweden, and is considered one of the Northern Europe's largest and most important construction industry events. Nordbygg's goal is to offer a grasp of d...
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Panasonic targeting supermarkets and CVS with 30 HP CO<sub>2</sub> s...

Panasonic targeting supermarkets and CVS with 30 HP CO2 s...

9 February 2016
In a major announcement on the first day of ATMOsphere Asia 2016 in Tokyo, Panasonic announced new plans to develop a 30 HP CO2 condensing unit suitable for use in larger supermarket formats.
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Exclusive interview: Sanden blazing trail in CO<sub>2</sub> refriger...

Exclusive interview: Sanden blazing trail in CO2 refriger...

8 February 2016
Continually innovating and building strong relations with partners are crucial to business success in Japan’s increasingly competitive natural refrigerants market, Junya Ichikawa, president of Sanden Environment...
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Sanden set to launch CO<sub>2</sub> heat-pump water heater in US

Sanden set to launch CO2 heat-pump water heater in US

5 February 2016
Sanden plans to launch a residential CO2 heat-pump water heater in the US by early second quarter of 2016, and prominently featured the product at its AHR Expo booth last week.
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EPA rule to boost Bitzer’s low-charge ammonia business

EPA rule to boost Bitzer’s low-charge ammonia business

4 February 2016
With the US Environmental Protection Agency warning of impending SNAP refrigerant proposals aimed at industrial refrigeration, Bitzer is ready with its line of compressors designed for distributed, low-charge ammonia ...
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CAREL aims for natural refrigerant version of HEOS system

CAREL aims for natural refrigerant version of HEOS system

4 February 2016
In developing the HEOS Sistema, CAREL has come up with an environmentally friendly refrigeration system for supermarkets that was recognised with a 2016 AHR Expo Innovation Award in the ‘refrigeration’ cat...
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New components at AHR Expo support growth of transcritica...

New components at AHR Expo support growth of transcritica...

4 February 2016
New components needed to support the demand for transcritical CO2 systems in the US were in evidence at the AHR Expo in Orlando, Florida, last week.
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Parker updates subcritical CO<sub>2</sub> valves

Parker updates subcritical CO2 valves

3 February 2016
Responding to requests from OEMs to raise the maximum rated-pressure of valves for subcritical CO2 refrigeration systems, Parker Hannifin (based in Washington, Missouri) did so for several products that it displayed a...
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Emerson thinking ‘outside the box’ at new Hel...

Emerson thinking ‘outside the box’ at new Hel...

3 February 2016
On 17 December last year, Emerson Climate Technologies, based in Sidney, Ohio, held a ‘soft opening’ of its 40,000-square-foot Helix Innovation Center at the nearby University of Dayton, with a grand openi...
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Read our coverage of AHR Expo 2016

Read our coverage of AHR Expo 2016

2 February 2016
Our team was on the ground last week at the 2016 AHR Expo, the USA’s biggest trade show for the heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration industry, bringing you the latest news on all things natur...
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Japanese giant Panasonic first to deliver CO<sub>2</sub> transcritic...

Japanese giant Panasonic first to deliver CO2 transcritic...

2 February 2016
FamilyMart has made history by installing Taiwan’s first CO2 transcritical refrigeration system, at a Linkou Wenyi store, becoming the first chain in Taiwan to take advantage of the technology. The arrival of CO...
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CAREL sees 'broad interest' in natural refrigerants in Japan

CAREL sees 'broad interest' in natural refrigerants in Japan

2 February 2016
Broad interest in natural refrigerants in Japan and Japanese government programmes that encourage the development of environmentally friendly solutions are helping to boost uptake of naturals there, Tadao Sekiguchi of...