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"DeCO<sub>2</sub>ded": Understanding ROI on CO<sub>2</sub> refrigerat...

"DeCO2ded": Understanding ROI on CO2 refrigerat...

26 February 2015
As retailers seek to enhance their commitment to sustainability, a concern often raised is cost. Although replacing a traditional HFC based system with a 100% CO2 system is more environmentally friendly, given CO2&rsq...
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Warehouse in Montreal shakes R22 with a CO<sub>2</sub> retrofit

Warehouse in Montreal shakes R22 with a CO2 retrofit

25 February 2015
Systemes LMP is helping an industrial plant reduce the amount of R22 in its refrigeration systems. Jeffrey Gingras of Systemes LMP explains the retrofit to CO2 in an exclusive interview with R744.com.
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Trends and experiences with climate-friendly natural refr...

Trends and experiences with climate-friendly natural refr...

24 February 2015
On Thursday 19 February 2015, Green Chill organised a webinar on natural refrigerants led by  Nina Masson, Deputy Managing Director of market development company shecco. In addition to providing information on se...
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Carrier’s CO<sub>2</sub> system addresses China’s data c...

Carrier’s CO2 system addresses China’s data c...

19 February 2015
Beijing Topnew Info & Tech Co., Ltd has introduced Carrier’s DataCO2MPLETE™ distributed cooling systems, using CO2 as refrigerant, in two large data centres in Beijing. With customised design for heat ...
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Training centres helping turn the tide on CO<sub>2</sub> refrigerati...

Training centres helping turn the tide on CO2 refrigerati...

2 February 2015
Stark State College and St. Clair College run hands on training courses in CO2 refrigeration unlike any around world. Led by instructors James Kalish and Dr. Frank Monaco, the colleges take a holistic approach to CO2 ...
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Hybrid CO<sub>2</sub> systems in the US – cascading success

Hybrid CO2 systems in the US – cascading success

28 January 2015
On 13 January, GreenChill hosted a webinar discussing experiences with hybrid CO2 refrigeration systems in the US, focusing in particular on the reasons why one leading US retailer chose to switch to natural refrigera...
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Konvekta AG: CO<sub>2</sub> leading choice for MAC in buses

Konvekta AG: CO2 leading choice for MAC in buses

23 January 2015
Konvekta AG, a leading manufacturer of thermal systems for commercial vehicles, confirms that CO2 is the optimal refrigerant choice for mobile air conditioning in buses, both in terms of environmental sustainability a...
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Sobeys set for life with CO<sub>2</sub>-only refrigeration system

Sobeys set for life with CO2-only refrigeration system

22 January 2015
Sobeys, North America's leading user of CO2-only refrigeration, chose a future-proof natural solution to avoid having to ever retrofit its systems again. Yves Hugron, Sobeys Engineering Director, explains how they did...
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UPDATE: on the road again - CO<sub>2</sub> usage in transport refrig...

UPDATE: on the road again - CO2 usage in transport refrig...

14 January 2015
With updated F-Gas regulations coming into effect in Europe in 2015 and a general shift away from HFCs across the rest of the globe, change is coming to the HVAC&R sector, including to transport refrigeration, whi...
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Cutting-edge CO<sub>2</sub> refrigeration systems installed at new U...

Cutting-edge CO2 refrigeration systems installed at new U...

13 January 2015
In October 2014, United Natural Foods Inc., a leading national distributor of natural and organic foods, specialty foods, and related products in the U.S. and Canada, opened a 500,000 ft2 (46,452m2) distribution centr...
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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...