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China Refrigeration 2015: remarkable growth in CO<sub>2</sub> solutions

China Refrigeration 2015: remarkable growth in CO2 solutions

17 April 2015
At China Refrigeration 2015, which gathered over 60,000 visitors and 1,000 exhibitors from across the world, CO2 products were showcased for a variety of applications for both heating and refrigeration. For commercial...
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India Reverses Stance on Potent Greenhouse Gases Ahead of...

17 April 2015 | Bloomberg
India, in a surprising about-face, proposed to amend a protocol to accelerate the phase-out of some of the planet’s most potent greenhouse gases used in refrigerators, automobiles and air conditioners. The su...
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Hillphoenix carving out ice rink history in the U.S. 

Hillphoenix carving out ice rink history in the U.S. 

16 April 2015
A motivation to transform industry perception of CO2 as a refrigerant was behind Hillphoenix’s decision to supply the first transcritical CO2 ice rink installation in the U.S.
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China Refrigeration 2015: market for CO<sub>2</sub> and NH3 in indus...

China Refrigeration 2015: market for CO2 and NH3 in indus...

15 April 2015
On 8 - 10 April China Refrigeration 2015, one of the largest HVAC&R tradeshows took place in Shanghai, at the New International Expo Centre. With over 1000 companies exhibiting, R744.com and ammonia21.com were on ...
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First ATMOsphere Network Shanghai suggests natural refrig...

First ATMOsphere Network Shanghai suggests natural refrig...

14 April 2015
On 7 April, on the eve of China Refrigeration 2015, one of the largest trade shows in the HVAC&R industry shecco organised the first ever ATMOsphere Network Shanghai. Supported by Danfoss and Mitsubishi Heavy Indu...
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Take the survey on the North American market for natural ...

Take the survey on the North American market for natural ...

14 April 2015
This summer, shecco will release a special edition of its popular magazine, Accelerate America. The June 2015 issue will feature a supplement publication, "GUIDE to natural refrigerants in North America – S...
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As tegut... as it gets: Carrier’s Christoph Brouwer...

As tegut... as it gets: Carrier’s Christoph Brouwer...

13 April 2015
Carrier began working with tegut…., a German food retailer, in 2010 with a contract to supply a number of CO2OLtec transcritical CO2 refrigeration systems to the chain. R744.com had the opportunity to talk with...
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Practical CO<sub>2</sub> training arouses interest in Spain

Practical CO2 training arouses interest in Spain

9 April 2015
Moving south to Spain, R744.com interviews the professors Nacho Fandos (IES Llombai) and Ramón Cabello (Jaume I University of Castellón), pioneers of CO2 training in the country. Thanks to collaboration ...
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Solving the “CO<sub>2</sub> equator” challenge: Enex's e...

Solving the “CO2 equator” challenge: Enex's e...

7 April 2015
Enex has been actively developing solutions to increase CO2 system efficiency in warm ambient climates like Spain and Italy. Using parallel compression and ejectors in unison, the company has realised significant effi...
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CO<sub>2</sub> finding more applications in the industrial sector

CO2 finding more applications in the industrial sector

7 April 2015
Carbon dioxide, which is making progress as a refrigerant in the North American supermarket sector, is also increasingly infiltrating its way into the industrial sector in cascade and secondary systems, which was evid...
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R744.com welcomes compact Kältetechnik as a Bronze P...

R744.com welcomes compact Kältetechnik as a Bronze P...

3 April 2015
As the worldwide market for CO2 (R744) technologies continues to develop, gaining ground in new application areas within Europe and picking-up momentum in food retail in North America, R744.com is pleased to announce ...
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First CO2 ice rink in US already seeing 25-40% energy sav...

3 April 2015 | ACHR News
The first US CO2 ice rink, in Anchorage, Alaska, is benefiting from lower operational costs and reduced environmental impact just two months after opening at the Harry J. McDonald Recreational Center. “We a...
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‘Blue Angel’ criteria to require data centres...

‘Blue Angel’ criteria to require data centres...

2 April 2015
Revised criteria for the “Blauer Engel” (Blue Angel) label will require data centres with cooling demands higher than 50 kW to use natural refrigerant-based cooling systems or systems that do not require r...
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Is Europe more open to chemical giants’ concerns th...

Is Europe more open to chemical giants’ concerns th...

1 April 2015
According to a response from Commissioner Bieńkowska and a Daimler spokesperson, the EC has had more than four times as many meetings with Honeywell and DuPont than with the safety-concerned OEM. Tensions rise as...
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Heatcraft’s broad range of unit coolers for CO<sub>2</sub> sys...

Heatcraft’s broad range of unit coolers for CO2 sys...

1 April 2015
Heatcraft’s Bohn CO2 unit cooler line, designed for supermarkets or those involved in commercial refrigeration, helps to minimise environmental impact while maintaining- and improving- efficiency levels. With a ...
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UPDATE: CO<sub>2</sub> efficiency equator moves further south by gra...

UPDATE: CO2 efficiency equator moves further south by gra...

31 March 2015
The continually diminishing CO2 efficiency equator was a hot topic at ATMOsphere Europe 2015. Several system manufacturers presented the methods by which CO2 transcritical system efficiency can be improved, with eject...
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CO<sub>2</sub> refrigeration training: how supply is not keeping pac...

CO2 refrigeration training: how supply is not keeping pac...

31 March 2015
In view of growing ecological awareness and the EU F-Gas Regulation, CO2 is becoming a mainstream refrigerant in Europe, increasingly used in both domestic and industrial applications. However, the lack of training wi...
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Advanced R744 heat pump solutions for the European market

Advanced R744 heat pump solutions for the European market

31 March 2015
ATMOsphere Europe 2015 provided a platform for the latest heat pump innovations including ENEA’s joint case study on a heat pump with a unique two-cylinder compressor, designed to cater for the European market. ...
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Heat exchanger design software CoilDesigner now encompass...

31 March 2015 | MicroGroove
The International Copper Association announced today that simulations of the inner-grooves of MicroGroove copper tubes can now be accomplished using CoilDesigner, a proprietary heat exchanger simulation and design opt...