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Winding down with the best of R744 in 2014

Winding down with the best of R744 in 2014

19 December 2014
2014 has been an exciting year for natural refrigerants, especially CO2. R744.com summarises the key developments of “everything R744” in 2014.
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Bitzer confirms CO<sub>2</sub> is no longer a niche market with...

Bitzer confirms CO2 is no longer a niche market with...

17 December 2014
Bitzer gave a stimulating presentation at the Chillventa 2014 trade fair – organised in Nuremberg - focusing on the future of CO2 as a refrigerant and their intrinsic role within it. The presentation noted that ...
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shecco Japan launches bilingual survey on natural refrige...

shecco Japan launches bilingual survey on natural refrige...

2 December 2014
shecco Japan has launched the first ever bilingual English-Japanese survey on natural refrigerants to collect the latest industry data from HVAC&R experts, manufacturers, component supplier, end users, contractors...
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Danfoss CO<sub>2</sub> training today prepares customers for the cha...

Danfoss CO2 training today prepares customers for the cha...

28 November 2014
Danfoss now offers hands-on CO2 training programmes in a number of different formats as a value added service for its customers and their network, as well as a variety of CO2 dedicated eLessons in up to 9 languages. A...
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Pump it up! Significant growth in Chinese CO<sub>2</sub> heat pump m...

Pump it up! Significant growth in Chinese CO2 heat pump m...

26 November 2014
The Chinese CO2 heat pump market is entering a growth phase. Thanks to government support for high energy efficiency technology, products using CO2 as the refrigerant are becoming increasingly important for manufactur...
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Costa Rica’s first CO<sub>2</sub>/ammonia cascade refrigeratio...

Costa Rica’s first CO2/ammonia cascade refrigeratio...

24 November 2014
PIMA’s facility in Heredia, Costa Rica, has been equipped with the first CO2/ammonia cascade system installed in Central America. The project, which complies with the Costa Rican Government’s targets to ha...
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Romania: more CO<sub>2</sub> transcritical stores planned following ...

Romania: more CO2 transcritical stores planned following ...

19 November 2014
One year on since the first CO2 transcritical installation in Romania, R744.com talked to the key companies involved in the Galati store installation to find out how the system was performing. So far the system, which...
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shecco debuts its new monthly magazine on natural refrige...

shecco debuts its new monthly magazine on natural refrige...

7 November 2014
shecco, the worldwide expert in natural refrigerant news, has launched Accelerate America, the first monthly news magazine written for and about the most progressive business leaders working with natural refrigerants....
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Golden State Foods: ammonia-CO<sub>2</sub> cascade system in newly o...

Golden State Foods: ammonia-CO2 cascade system in newly o...

29 October 2014
Golden State Foods (GSF), one of the world’s largest fast food restaurant suppliers, has installed an ammonia-CO2 cascade refrigeration system in its newly opened LEED-certified distribution centre. The new faci...
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168 additional CO<sub>2</sub> stores by Japanese retailers to receiv...

168 additional CO2 stores by Japanese retailers to receiv...

24 October 2014
The number of CO2 supermarkets and convenience stores in Japan is set to grow more than threefold next year. On the top of the 249 CO2 stores receiving a subsidy from Japanese government in the first selection round a...
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Energy savings at Migros thanks to a CO<sub>2</sub> booster system w...

Energy savings at Migros thanks to a CO2 booster system w...

9 October 2014
In an effort to further reduce energy consumption and slash down greenhouse gas emissions, Migros commissioned a CO2 booster system with an integrated CO2 heat pump for a supermarket in Reiden, Switzerland in August 2...
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UPDATE: Welcome to the GUIDE Chillventa 2014 – find...

UPDATE: Welcome to the GUIDE Chillventa 2014 – find...

1 October 2014
Exhibiting companies at Chillventa 2014, the world's largest international trade fair for refrigeration, air-conditioning, ventilation and heat pumps, will present a variety of products suitable for the industry&rsquo...
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FMI retailer experiences: more pilot CO<sub>2</sub> trancritical ins...

FMI retailer experiences: more pilot CO2 trancritical ins...

22 September 2014
The FMI Energy & Store Development Conference in St. Louis gave retailers the opportunity to discuss their experiences with installed CO2 systems. Harrison Horning from Delhaize America / Hannaford, Jamie J. Meyer...
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Spain: New project promotes use of MHI CO<sub>2</sub> heat pumps in ...

Spain: New project promotes use of MHI CO2 heat pumps in ...

12 September 2014
The Hotel Technological Institute (ITH) in Spain has launched a new project with the aim of promoting the use of CO2 as a refrigerant. Thanks to Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Q-Ton heat pump systems, which use cli...
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The first CO<sub>2</sub> cold storage in northwestern China with 100...

The first CO2 cold storage in northwestern China with 100...

19 August 2014
A contract to install the first CO2 cold storage in northwestern China was signed in Lanzhou on 27 June. The cold storage, to be built in 2015, will have a 100,000-ton refrigeration capacity. The project demonstrates ...