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Commission allocates 2016 quotas to companies selling flu...

2 October 2015 | European Commission
The European Commission has allocated quotas to companies selling hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) in the EU in 2016. This is the latest step in a gradual reduction in the amount of the climate-warming gases that can be sol...
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Sainsbury's wins 'Retailer of the Year' at the Cooling Aw...

2 October 2015 | J Sainsbury PLC
Sainsbury's have scooped the prestigious “Retailer of the Year” award at the Cooling Awards – the Oscars of the refrigeration and retail industry. Judges were impressed with Sainsbury's wide rangi...
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California’s Air Resources Board releases draft Sho...

California’s Air Resources Board releases draft Sho...

1 October 2015
The draft Short-Lived Climate Pollutant Reduction Strategy, published 30 September, is now open for the public assessment. The California Air Resources Board (ARB) invites all relevant stakeholders, experts and other ...
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University patents CO2/HC blend

1 October 2015 | Cooling Post
An Australian university has filed a patent for a CO2/hydrocarbon refrigerant blend which lowers CO2’s freezing point to -78.5°C. Curtin University in Western Australia has found that by adding what has...
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Hillphoenix receives highest honours at GreenChill awards...

Hillphoenix receives highest honours at GreenChill awards...

1 October 2015
Hillphoenix has earned its fifth EPA GreenChill award, and is the only non-grocery store to receive a GreenChill Store Certification Excellence award for a third straight year.
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Next level efficiency: Enex’s renewed range of CO<sub>2</sub> ...

Next level efficiency: Enex’s renewed range of CO2 ...

1 October 2015
CO2 heat pumps are now performing more efficiently than ever with Enex’s latest technology. Chief Executive Sergio Girotto explains what makes these heat pumps stand out from the competition.
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New Bronze Partner, TEGA, offers wide range of natural re...

New Bronze Partner, TEGA, offers wide range of natural re...

30 September 2015
R744.com.com welcomes its newest Bronze Partner, TEGA – Technische Gase und Gasetechnik GmbH, a prominent refrigerant supplier and service provider based in Germany.
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Market map shows over 6,500 CO<sub>2</sub> transcritical stores worl...

Market map shows over 6,500 CO2 transcritical stores worl...

30 September 2015
New research reveals that CO2 transcritical stores are on the rise in the United States and Canada, while Europe and Japan remain the leading markets for adoption.
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GreenCooling wins national excellence award

29 September 2015 | Green Cooling
Lancashire based commercial and industrial cooling and refrigeration specialist GreenCooling has scooped the prestigious Excellence in Food Service Award at the RAC Cooling Industry Awards ceremony held at the London ...
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California announces cuts to short-lived climate pollutan...

29 September 2015 | UNEP
Speaking at a meeting hosted by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC), California Governor, Edmund G. Brown Jr, today announced sweeping and ambitious cuts to s...
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Sobeys tests a new efficiency-measuring tool

Sobeys tests a new efficiency-measuring tool

28 September 2015
In a comparison of two transcritical CO2 booster systems, the Canadian retailer is using System Efficiency Index (SEI) rather than COP or EER.
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Technicians gearing up to work with natural refrigerants ...

Technicians gearing up to work with natural refrigerants ...

28 September 2015
GCAP offers training courses for ammonia and CO2 based systems following the company’s mission statement to “Enhance the technology, efficiency, safety and educate the industrial technician through commitm...
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Senators unveil climate bill ahead of pope's speech

28 September 2015 | The Hill
Sens. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and Susan Collins (R-Maine) unveiled the upper chamber's first bipartisan climate bill of the year on Wednesday, ahead of the pope's address to Congress. The Super Pollutants Act of 201...
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Intermodal Asia 2016

Trade Fair | 22 Mar. 2016 - 24 Mar. 2016 | Shanghai, Republic of China
The exhibition will once again welcome the global container and logistics industry's leading names ensuring that an even wider range of products and services will be on show.t-attend event, bringing the Asia...
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NY fresh food market chasing LEED certification with new ...

NY fresh food market chasing LEED certification with new ...

25 September 2015
DeCicco & Sons is serious about ‘green’ business. In late 2015 the company will open the doors to one of most energy-efficient stores in the country, decked out with CO2 refrigeration among other advan...
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UPDATE: shecco's new webinar series begins with a bang as...

UPDATE: shecco's new webinar series begins with a bang as...

24 September 2015
On 22 September, shecco hosted its first webinar. Led by shecco’s Deputy Managing Director Nina Masson, the webinar presented key findings from the newly published GUIDE to Natural Refrigerants in North America....
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India, US Reaffirm Their Commitment on Climate Change

24 September 2015 | The New Indian Express
US Secretary of State John Kerry and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj co-chaired the first India-US Strategic and Commercial Dialogue that ended with an important takeaway of a joint statement on enhancing coop...
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Assessing ROI: Are CO<sub>2</sub> transcritical systems a good inves...

Assessing ROI: Are CO2 transcritical systems a good inves...

23 September 2015
In the follow-up to his first guest column for Accelerate America, experienced refrigeration executive Jim Knudsen considers energy efficiency, the growing costs of HFC systems, and the impact of regulations in the Se...
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Phase out of R22 is driving adoption of R717, R744 in Nor...

Phase out of R22 is driving adoption of R717, R744 in Nor...

23 September 2015
The industrial refrigeration sector in North America is changing rapidly as the regulatory environment evolves, driving adoption of natural refrigerants such as ammonia, R744, and even hydrocarbons.