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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...
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NEXT Series: New applications for naturals driving HFC ph...

NEXT Series: New applications for naturals driving HFC ph...

1 February 2016
New applications for natural refrigerants – such as water-cooled self-contained cabinets – are helping to drive a rapid phase-out of HFC refrigerants. Meanwhile, countries that participated in December's U...
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Walgreens net-zero store wins ASHRAE Technology Award

Walgreens net-zero store wins ASHRAE Technology Award

27 January 2016
Walgreens net-zero store in Evanston, Illinois has won the ASHRAE Technology Award in the commercial buildings category. CO2 refrigeration for heating and cooling is an integral part of the net-zero energy project.
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Consumer goods industry to consider broader use of naturals

Consumer goods industry to consider broader use of naturals

26 January 2016
Some of the world’s biggest companies agreed last week to consider increasing their use of natural refrigerants as an alternative to climate-damaging hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs).
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Systems for smaller stores on the radar at AHR Expo

Systems for smaller stores on the radar at AHR Expo

26 January 2016
Among the AHR Expo’s Innovation Award winners, Baltimore Aircoil Company (BAC) received honourable mention in the refrigeration category for its transcritical CO2 TrilliumSeries Condenser, an adiabatic gas cooler.
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ATMOsphere America 2016: Call for natural refrigerant cas...

ATMOsphere America 2016: Call for natural refrigerant cas...

25 January 2016
The call for case studies for ATMOsphere America 2016 is officially open!
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Walmart opts for CO<sub>2</sub> refrigeration technology in Argentina

Walmart opts for CO2 refrigeration technology in Argentina

21 January 2016
Epta Refrigeration has installed a new commercial refrigeration system at a Walmart store in Buenos Aires. The supermarket giant hopes that the technology, which uses CO2 as the refrigerant, will reduce the store&rsqu...