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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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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...
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'The Natural Voice' magazine enlightens global audience o...

'The Natural Voice' magazine enlightens global audience o...

12 July 2016
Entitled ‘Demystifying Natural Refrigerants’, the first edition of The Natural Voice magazine aims to highlight energy-efficient and safe solutions for developed and developing countries as the world econo...
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Ammonia facing competition from CO<sub>2</sub> in food industry

Ammonia facing competition from CO2 in food industry

12 July 2016
Ammonia remains at the heart of food refrigeration despite recent uptake of CO2 technologies, heard participants in a Eurammon symposium last month.  
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Vending machines continue to boost Japanese market for na...

Vending machines continue to boost Japanese market for na...

12 July 2016
With over 1.35 million Japanese beverage vending machines using CO2 or hydrocarbons from a potential total of 2.5 million, new data identifies natural refrigerants in vending machines as a key area for continued natur...
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Ready for takeoff: putting natural refrigerants into space

Ready for takeoff: putting natural refrigerants into space

11 July 2016
The Dutch National Aerospace Centre (NLR) is crossing new frontiers by developing a hydrocarbon heat pump to cool down spacecraft. If successful the project may lead to new applications for natural refrigerants back o...
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Advansor scales new heights with CO<sub>2</sub>

Advansor scales new heights with CO2

11 July 2016
Danish company Advansor is showing how CO2 transcritical technology can be rolled out across the world and in all climates. To mark the firm’s 10th anniversary, Accelerate Europe spoke to founder and managing di...
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CO<sub>2</sub> transcritical delivering energy savings at Horwich Co-op

CO2 transcritical delivering energy savings at Horwich Co-op

7 July 2016
A CO2 transcritical booster system is helping to deliver energy savings at a Co-op supermarket in the northern English town of Horwich, near Manchester.
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CO<sub>2</sub> for CVS driving Japanese commercial refrigeration market

CO2 for CVS driving Japanese commercial refrigeration market

6 July 2016
Amid a dramatic escalation in the number of natural refrigerant-based commercial refrigeration installations worldwide, new data shows Japan blazing a trail – from a starting point of just 190 systems in March 2...
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DSI responding to challenge of global food demand

DSI responding to challenge of global food demand

4 July 2016
Rapid plate freezers are helping answer the challenge of an ever-increasing global demand for food, with supreme energy efficiency and emission abatement at the heart of DSI’s technology.
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Zanotti pushing CO<sub>2</sub> units for food refrigeration

Zanotti pushing CO2 units for food refrigeration

4 July 2016
Italian designer and manufacturer of food refrigeration systems Zanotti is partnering with R744.com to showcase its sustainable, energy-saving solutions using natural refrigerants.