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Sanden to bring CO₂ heat pump water heater to North Ame...

Sanden to bring CO₂ heat pump water heater to North Ame...

29 July 2016
Japanese firm Sanden is set to launch the first CO2 heat pump water heater available for residential use on the North American market.
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UPDATE: Natural refrigerants in Japan under spotlight on ...

UPDATE: Natural refrigerants in Japan under spotlight on ...

28 July 2016
Growth of CO2 in commercial refrigeration is the strongest trend that has emerged in Japan in just two years, almost exclusively within convenience stores. From only 190 CO2 stores in March 2014, the market now b...
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Dorin debuts new compressors for CO<sub>2</sub> heat pumps

Dorin debuts new compressors for CO2 heat pumps

28 July 2016
Italian compressor manufacturer Dorin is debuting a four-cylinder compressor for small-scale CO2 transcritical applications.
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US, Japanese firms join forces on ammonia-CO<sub>2</sub> system

US, Japanese firms join forces on ammonia-CO2 system

28 July 2016
Japan’s Mayekawa and North American companies CIMCO and SCE are collaborating to install and gather data on the performance of the NewTon refrigeration system in the United States.
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Californian incentive funds on hold until 2017

Californian incentive funds on hold until 2017

27 July 2016
California’s refrigerant incentive programme, which has earmarked $20 million for businesses planning to install low-GWP refrigeration equipment, is on hold until 2017.
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Roundy’s leading U.S. grocers in transcritical CO<sub>2</sub>

Roundy’s leading U.S. grocers in transcritical CO2

26 July 2016
Roundy’s, which operates 154 stores under four banners in Wisconsin and Illinois, is fast becoming the leading user of transcritical CO2 refrigeration systems among U.S. supermarkets.
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Vienna talks bring world closer to HFC phase-down

Vienna talks bring world closer to HFC phase-down

25 July 2016
Participants in last week's Montreal Protocol meetings in Vienna made progress towards a global deal on managing HFCs. Confidence was high among the international community that a definitive agreement can be struck at...
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CO<sub>2</sub> heat pumps: Bringing natural refrigerants to Japanese...

CO2 heat pumps: Bringing natural refrigerants to Japanese...

20 July 2016
Japan remains the world leader by far in terms of using natural refrigerants for domestic water heating, while the number of CO2 heat pumps is growing by hundreds of thousands of units annually, new data shows.
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New UNEP report showcases naturals in commercial, transpo...

New UNEP report showcases naturals in commercial, transpo...

20 July 2016
With Parties to the Montreal Protocol currently engaged in talks that could establish a pathway to a global HFC phase-down, a new UNEP report demonstrates how natural refrigerants are delivering climate-friendly refri...
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EIA calls on Montreal Protocol Parties to tackle illegal ...

EIA calls on Montreal Protocol Parties to tackle illegal ...

18 July 2016
The scale of illegal HCFC trade could potentially be larger than that previously seen with CFCs, warns the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) in a new report published ahead Montreal Protocol talks this week tha...
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UK, Germany support natural refrigerants in Thailand

UK, Germany support natural refrigerants in Thailand

15 July 2016
The United Kingdom and Germany this week (12 July) announced that they are jointly providing Thailand with a grant of 560 million baht to support the development of climate-friendly HVAC&R equipment.
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Purdue: F-gas phase-down driving HVAC&R innovation

Purdue: F-gas phase-down driving HVAC&R innovation

14 July 2016
Leading researchers on heating and cooling are gathering at Purdue University, Indiana to share knowledge on technological innovations that can help deliver the objectives of new environmental legislation. 
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Industrial refrigeration beginning to turn corner in Japan

Industrial refrigeration beginning to turn corner in Japan

14 July 2016
With recent innovations and government subsidies helping to increase uptake of ammonia (NH3) for industrial refrigeration, new data shows that the market tide is changing in Japan. Increasing deployment of NH3/CO2 sec...
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Hussmann mulls U.S. moves following acquisition by Panasonic

Hussmann mulls U.S. moves following acquisition by Panasonic

14 July 2016
While U.S. refrigeration manufacturer Hussmann touted its recent acquisition by Japanese electronics giant Panasonic at the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) Connect conference last month, the Bridgeton, Missouri-based c...
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CAREL bringing natrefs to warmer climates

CAREL bringing natrefs to warmer climates

13 July 2016
Italy-based multinational CAREL is showing how new ‘EmJ’ ejector technology jointly developed with Carrier can bring high-efficiency CO2 refrigeration systems to higher ambient temperature regions tha...