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Global refrigerated warehouse capacity increases

Global refrigerated warehouse capacity increases

25 August 2016
On 11th  August, a survey by the Global Cold Chain Alliance found that global refrigerated warehouse capacity grew to 600 million cubic metres from 2014 to 2016; growth was mostly from emerging markets such as Ch...
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Bridging the training gap down under

Bridging the training gap down under

25 August 2016
Raising natural refrigerant training standards is central to Box Hill’s education center in Melbourne, Australia.
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Advansor to deliver World’s biggest CO<sub>2</sub> system so far

Advansor to deliver World’s biggest CO2 system so far

24 August 2016
Danish manufacturer Advansor is working on the biggest CO2 industrial refrigeration system known in the world in a lettuce plant in the Netherlands
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Natrefs, a significant part of Aldi South’s climate...

Natrefs, a significant part of Aldi South’s climate...

23 August 2016
Extensive use of natural refrigerants is an integral part of Aldi South’s climate strategy, according to the retailer’s first Corporate Responsibility report published on 14 July.
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Natref system manufacturers top Carbon Clean list

Natref system manufacturers top Carbon Clean list

23 August 2016
A prestigious report published last week (15th August), includes the main manufacturers of natural refrigerant systems among the top 200 companies ranked by their carbon emissions. 
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The Metro Group gives a renewed impulse to natural refrig...

The Metro Group gives a renewed impulse to natural refrig...

18 August 2016
A new energy efficiency network within the global retail giant Metro Group is translating into a strong commitment to natural refrigerants.
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Gustav Lorentzen conference to focus on latest innovations

Gustav Lorentzen conference to focus on latest innovations

17 August 2016
12th IIR Gustav Lorentzen Natural Working Fluids Conference, to take place in Edinburgh next week, will review latest trends and innovations related to natural refrigerants.  
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US pioneers prison sentences for refrigerant leaks

US pioneers prison sentences for refrigerant leaks

16 August 2016
A man from Ohio has been sentenced to 54 months in jail and a fine of $29.000 for leaking environmentally harming refrigerants into the atmosphere. This follows similar prosecutions by the United States as part of the...
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IIR encouraging women to pursue careers in HVAC&R

IIR encouraging women to pursue careers in HVAC&R

10 August 2016
The International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR) yesterday announced the creation of a new working group on careers in refrigeration. Part of the group’s remit will to raise interest in pursuing HVAC&R car...
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Whole Foods installs USA’s first hydrocarbon-CO<sub>2</sub> ca...

Whole Foods installs USA’s first hydrocarbon-CO2 ca...

10 August 2016
US food retailer Whole Foods has installed an R290-CO2 commercial refrigeration system at a store in Santa Clara, California. The environmentally friendly system is the first of its kind in the United States.
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CO<sub>2</sub> transcritical for CVS: Lawson reaches 1,500 store mil...

CO2 transcritical for CVS: Lawson reaches 1,500 store mil...

9 August 2016
Japanese retailer Lawson has opened its 1,500th convenience store fitted with a CO2 transcritical refrigeration system in Japan.
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R744.com welcomes SANHA as new Bronze Partner

R744.com welcomes SANHA as new Bronze Partner

8 August 2016
The SANHA Group, specialised in piping systems for use in domestic and industrial settings, joins R744.com as a Bronze Partner. SANHA will showcase its RefHP fittings for CO2 transcritical installations up to 130 bar.
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'I'll have CO<sub>2</sub> and ammonia with that'

'I'll have CO2 and ammonia with that'

3 August 2016
McDonald’s franchisee Caspers is reinventing its distribution business with a new warehouse cooled by an ammonia/CO2 and low-charge ammonia DX system.
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CO<sub>2</sub> technology helps drive 12.8% sales increase at CAREL

CO2 technology helps drive 12.8% sales increase at CAREL

2 August 2016
Italy-based multinational CAREL has recorded a significant spike in sales thanks to European retail market growth, due in part to the growing popularity of CO2-based HVAC&R systems.
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Women in spotlight at Australian HVAC&R Leadership Aw...

Women in spotlight at Australian HVAC&R Leadership Aw...

2 August 2016
The 2016 HVAC&R Leadership Awards, created by Australia’s Climate Control News, showcased movers and shakers in the cooling industry Down Under including Scantec's Stefan Jensen, Coles' Stuart Saville and Ed...