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ATMOsphere America 2015: Training and educating HVAC prof...

ATMOsphere America 2015: Training and educating HVAC prof...

3 July 2015
ATMOsphere America 2015 outlined the acute need for expanded training programs for natural refrigerants in the U.S., with the evolution of online training packages, upgraded curriculums pertaining to low charge ammoni...
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EPA announces final dates for delisting of HFCs

EPA announces final dates for delisting of HFCs

3 July 2015
In an eagerly anticipated move, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) yesterday announced the final rule for the delisting of several high-GWP (global warming potential) refrigerants, giving the HVAC&R in...
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ATMOsphere America 2015 article series - natural refriger...

ATMOsphere America 2015 article series - natural refriger...

3 July 2015
The state of the natural refrigerant industry and emerging trends were addressed at this year’s ATMOsphere America, organised in Atlanta from 25-26 June, covering everything attendees needed to know about natura...
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Natural refrigerants for a sustainable future: the CAREL ...

2 July 2015 | Carel
The International Specialised Skills Institute of Australia has conducted research among the main professionals and manufacturers in the rapidly-growing European CO2 industry. CAREL, together with other businesses,...
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Commercial Refrigeration Services Ltd: First African Part...

Commercial Refrigeration Services Ltd: First African Part...

2 July 2015
R744.com is pleased to announce its first African Partner, Commercial Refrigeration Services Ltd. is based in Johannesburg and is currently the only manufacturer of CO2 heat pumps and chillers in Africa.   
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ATMOsphere America 2015: Market trends show that a portfo...

ATMOsphere America 2015: Market trends show that a portfo...

1 July 2015
The state of the natural refrigerant industry and emerging trends were addressed at this year’s ATMOsphere America, organised in Atlanta from 25-26 June, with two separate sessions gathering stakeholder evaluati...
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CO2 cools fruit at Rotterdam port

1 July 2015 | Fresh Plaza
Usually, CO2 contributes to global warming, but in the new stores at Opticool, part of Agro Merchants, in the port of Rotterdam, CO2 actually contributes to cooling apples, pears and grapes. The new Opticool cooling i...
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ATMOsphere America 2015:  Californian measures to reduce ...

ATMOsphere America 2015: Californian measures to reduce ...

30 June 2015
The regulations and standards session at this year’s ATMOsphere America provided updates to three key organisations’ recent work, as well as an exploration of California’s radical plans to reduce 80%...
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Raft of recommended natural substitutes signals death kne...

Raft of recommended natural substitutes signals death kne...

29 June 2015
China has underlined its intention to facilitate a comprehensive market shift towards natural refrigerant technology in a draft list of recommended substitutes for HCFCs, which are likely to be followed swiftly by sub...
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GreenChill webinar: Target changes refrigeration prototyp...

GreenChill webinar: Target changes refrigeration prototyp...

29 June 2015
In a webinar hosted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Tom Land of the GreenChill Partnership on June 9, special guest Erich Schwab of Target talked about the company’s experiences with CO2, con...
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Ahold-Delhaize deal worth $29.5 billion (€26.2 billi...

26 June 2015 | New York Times
The merger agreement between Dutch supermarket operator Ahold and the Delhaize Group of Belgium on Wednesday reflected yet another sign of the malaise hanging over the grocery business in the United States.   W...
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SANDEN launches website to promote CO2 technology in Europe

25 June 2015 | Sanden
Last October in Rennes, SANDEN Environmental Solutions was inaugurated, the European entity responsible for the development of activities around CO2 technology, for which the SANDEN Group is expert. Today, SAN...
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Natural refrigerants dominate China's HCFC replacement list

25 June 2015 | Cooling Post
Just one HFC is included in a draft list of refrigerants recommended by the Chinese government for the replacement of HCFCs.   The list of 12 gases, produced by China’s Foreign Economic Cooperation Office...
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環境省 平成27年度「先進技術を利用した省エネ型自然冷媒機...

25 June 2015 | JRECO
一般財団法人 日本冷媒・環境保全機構では、環境省から平成27年度二酸化炭素排出抑制対策事業費等補助金の交付決定を受け、交付を受けた補助金を財源として、冷凍冷蔵倉庫及び食品製造工場に用いられる省エネ型自然冷媒機器並びに食品小...
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家庭用ヒートポンプ給湯機購入動機・使用満足度調査結果につい...

25 June 2015 | 日本冷凍空調工業会
日本冷凍空調工業会は、2013年に引き続き、エコキュートを購入した人を対象に購入動機と使用満足度の調査を実施しております。結果は、次の通りとなっています。...