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Winding down with the best of R744 in 2014

Winding down with the best of R744 in 2014

19 December 2014
2014 has been an exciting year for natural refrigerants, especially CO2. R744.com summarises the key developments of “everything R744” in 2014.
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Save the dates: key R744 events in 2015

Save the dates: key R744 events in 2015

19 December 2014
2015 promises to be an exciting year for natural refrigerants. Next year HVAC&R professionals will have the opportunity to learn about the latest research and developments, and product launches for CO2 as a refrig...
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Two Canadian arena buildings among ASHRAE Top Technology ...

19 December 2014 | Canadian Consulting Engineer
Two Canadian projects were winners of two top ASHRAE Technology Awards this year. Both projects are community recreational complexes that incorporate innovative technology into their ice rinks. The awards will be pres...
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DEFRA softens stance on UK F-gas enforcement

18 December 2014 | Cooling Post
The UK Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) is inviting comment on its plans to issue enforcement notices rather than take court action against those breaching the new F-gas regulations. W...
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Prototype shows the future of the E-Class

18 December 2014 | N24
More rounded, lighter and more economical, the new Mercedes E-Class is set for 2016 standards. Many eyes are fixed on the new E-Class, because the model has been available since 2009, and despite a few facelifts, seem...
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Four new buses for nearly one million Euros

18 December 2014 | Osthessen News
Transport company VGF has purchased four new buses, which use particularly environmentally friendly air conditioning systems, for the city of Fulda. Mayor Gerhard Möller and CEOs of VGF, Thomas Lang and Reiner Wunder...
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CO2 scores goal at Quebec ice rink

17 December 2014 | shecco Publications
Dollard-des-Ormeaux’s Civic Center has cut energy costs with a CO2-only transcritical refrigeration system, just the second in North America. In this article we learn of how this ice-rink came to be, the advan...
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Bitzer confirms CO<sub>2</sub> is no longer a niche market with...

Bitzer confirms CO2 is no longer a niche market with...

17 December 2014
Bitzer gave a stimulating presentation at the Chillventa 2014 trade fair – organised in Nuremberg - focusing on the future of CO2 as a refrigerant and their intrinsic role within it. The presentation noted that ...
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Panasonic debuts 2015 CO<sub>2</sub> line-up at 4th ATMOsphere Netwo...

Panasonic debuts 2015 CO2 line-up at 4th ATMOsphere Netwo...

15 December 2014
On 27 November nearly 100 leading Japanese supermarket and convenience store brands, system and component suppliers, ministries, media and other HVAC&R industry stakeholders gathered for the fourth edition of the ...
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Whole Foods' journey to natural refrigerants

15 December 2014 | shecco Publications
Whole Foods, which operates close to 400 stores and plans to have as many as 1,200, is on a journey to discover the optimal refrigerant and refrigeration system for its stores from both an operational and environmenta...
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Green & Cool celebrates 10 million hours this Christmas!

15 December 2014 | Green & Cool News
At the start of December the total run time of all the refrigeration systems supplied by Green & Cool reached 10 million. This is a milestone that gives the company and all its satisfied customers a little extra r...
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Find everything natural refrigerant at the 2015 AHR Expo ...

Find everything natural refrigerant at the 2015 AHR Expo ...

15 December 2014
The 2015 AHR Expo, anticipated to be the largest AHR Expo ever held, attracting more than 60,000 HVAC&R professionals and 2000 exhibitors, will present a variety of products suitable for the heating, ventilation, ...
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New bench mark in CO2 technology

12 December 2014 | Frigo-Consulting AG
Since the beginning of november 2014, groceries at the migros branch in Ibach Switzerland are cooled at evaporation temperatures of -2°C Resp. -25°C. These extremely high temperature levels in commercial refri...
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UPDATE: Canada to align with the US on limiting the use o...

UPDATE: Canada to align with the US on limiting the use o...

11 December 2014
At the UN Climate Summit held in New York on 23 September, the Canadian Environment Minister announced that the government would soon publish a Notice of Intent to regulate HFCs in-line with the proposals recently pub...
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New Condor supermarket store which uses a CO2 refrigerati...

11 December 2014 | Reistafator Brasil
On 5 November 2014, the Condor supermarket chain opened a new store in Paraná, Brazil. This store has been equipped with a cutting edge refrigeration system which works with CO2. Thanks to this new refrigeratio...
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UPDATE: ATMOsphere America 2015 is moving South to Atlant...

UPDATE: ATMOsphere America 2015 is moving South to Atlant...

10 December 2014
ATMOsphere America - The Business Case for Natural Refrigerants in North America is back for its 4th edition, this time in Atlanta, Georgia on 25 & 26 June. With 300-350 HVAC&R industry experts expected to par...
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SCM Frigo’s Nicola Pignatelli talks CO<sub>2</sub> booste...

SCM Frigo’s Nicola Pignatelli talks CO2 booste...

10 December 2014
R744.com caught up with Nicola Pignatelli, Sales Director at SCM Frigo, to find out about the company's latest generation of CO2 booster systems for supermarket applications, the Emerald line, presented at Chillv...
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Delhaize Belgium is first to sustainable delivery with Cr...

10 December 2014 | Thermoking
As part of its sustainability commitment, Delhaize wanted refrigeration technology that would enable them to reduce their carbon footprint during transportation of products from distribution centers to stores and allo...
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4th ATMOsphere network Tokyo: Lawson is world No1 with 55...

4th ATMOsphere network Tokyo: Lawson is world No1 with 55...

9 December 2014
On 27 November over 30 retailers from leading Japanese supermarket and convenience store brands gathered for the fourth edition of the ATMOsphere network Tokyo meetings to learn more about global trends in commercial ...