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Exclusive interview with Amad Hafez provides update on Po...

Exclusive interview with Amad Hafez provides update on Po...

21 April 2015
SONAE MC’s Amad Hafez spoke to R744.com about their experience with cascade systems in Portugal and the retailer’s feelings about their future use of natural refrigerants. While the company praised the hig...
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Practical CO<sub>2</sub> training arouses interest in Spain

Practical CO2 training arouses interest in Spain

9 April 2015
Moving south to Spain, R744.com interviews the professors Nacho Fandos (IES Llombai) and Ramón Cabello (Jaume I University of Castellón), pioneers of CO2 training in the country. Thanks to collaboration ...
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Coke's quest to reinvent refrigeration

Coke's quest to reinvent refrigeration

17 March 2015
During the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia, Greenpeace challenged Coca-Cola to stop using hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) gas as a refrigerant in its millions of vending machines and beverage coolers worldwide. The ca...
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Why Target opted for CO<sub>2</sub> as its prototype

Why Target opted for CO2 as its prototype

20 January 2015
A CO2 cascade refrigeration system met engineering chief Paul Anderson’s efficiency requirements, but victory on total costs remains down the road.At ATMOsphere America 2014, Paul Anderson, Target’s Engine...
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SCM Frigo’s Nicola Pignatelli talks CO<sub>2</sub> booste...

SCM Frigo’s Nicola Pignatelli talks CO2 booste...

10 December 2014
R744.com caught up with Nicola Pignatelli, Sales Director at SCM Frigo, to find out about the company's latest generation of CO2 booster systems for supermarket applications, the Emerald line, presented at Chillv...
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EcoThermics turns over a new leaf: exclusive interview wi...

EcoThermics turns over a new leaf: exclusive interview wi...

3 December 2014
EcoThermics Corporation is the developer and pre-production manufacturer of a patented type of transcritical CO2 compressor, based upon an axial design platform. Significant opportunities are in store for qualified he...
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CO<sub>2</sub> system uptake gains momentum in Spain

CO2 system uptake gains momentum in Spain

3 November 2014
In an exclusive interview with Cofrico, Technical Manager Ramon Puente, discusses the company’s latest CO2 and ammonia projects, Spanish market trends and potential business opportunities for natural refrigerant...
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Natural refrigerants at the Kobe Symposium - exclusive in...

Natural refrigerants at the Kobe Symposium - exclusive in...

29 October 2014
Ahead of the Kobe International Symposium on New Refrigerants and Environmental Technology 2014, R44.com took the opportunity to speak to Tetsuji Okada, the new president the Japan Refrigeration and Airconditioning In...
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Exclusive video interview with Brent Bullard of Raley's S...

Exclusive video interview with Brent Bullard of Raley's S...

16 October 2014
At ATMOsphere America 2014, R744.com reporters had the opportunity to chat with Brent Bullard, refrigeration engineer at Raley’s Supermarket, about his thoughts on the future of natural refrigerants in the North...
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EDEKA Nolte – energy savings and efficiency with CO...

EDEKA Nolte – energy savings and efficiency with CO...

6 October 2014
R744.com reporters had the exclusive opportunity to interview Andreas Nolte, managing director of EDEKA Nolte, about a new supermarket in southwest Germany using a CO2 transcritical refrigeration system. Nolte reveals...
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“Refrigeration systems need to be adapted to each c...

“Refrigeration systems need to be adapted to each c...

23 September 2014
Alfonso Olcina from Spanish company Tewis gave R744.com an exclusive interview, and insights into the potential use of natural refrigerants for commercial applications in warm countries such as Spain. Olcina also disc...
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Danfoss bi-flow GBC ball valves: exclusive interview with...

Danfoss bi-flow GBC ball valves: exclusive interview with...

3 September 2014
Earlier this year, Danfoss Automatic Controls extended its portfolio of high-pressure components adding the bi-flow GBC ball valves, with and without access port, as well as large sizes 28-42s. In an exclusive intervi...
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Exclusive Interview: Hillphoenix raises the bar for CO<sub>2</sub> t...

Exclusive Interview: Hillphoenix raises the bar for CO2 t...

22 July 2014
Since 2006, the Hillphoenix Learning Center has trained over 23,000 industry professionals and has become the standard for training within the industry. R744.com had the exclusive opportunity to interview Senior Corpo...
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There is no standard refrigeration duty that cannot be do...

There is no standard refrigeration duty that cannot be do...

16 July 2014
R744.com sat down for an exclusive interview with Klaas Visser, Owner of KAV Consulting with over 45 years of extensive international experience, to find out more about his experience using natural refrigerants and hi...
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Exclusive interview on CO<sub>2</sub>LD, Spain’s comprehensive...

Exclusive interview on CO2LD, Spain’s comprehensive...

15 July 2014
In an exclusive interview with R744.com, Rodrigo Llopis, Professor at the University Jaume I of Castellon talks about the CO2LD training programme in Spain. The project, jointly developed by two Spanish Universities, ...