R744.com RSS feed news, products, community - R744.com is theindustry platform for CO2 cooling and heatingexperts worldwide. Everything R744 http://www.r744.com/rss article company event paper R744.com RSS feed http://www.r744.com/rss http://www.r744.com/themes/r744/img/logo.png 140 70 (c) 2014 R744.com RSS2Writer Sat, 26 Jul 2014 13:08:58 +0200 http://www.r744.com/rss en-gb Sat, 26 Jul 2014 13:08:58 +0200 GIZ Proklima launches Green Cooling Initiative website http://www.r744.com/news/view/5517 http://www.r744.com/news/view/5517 2014-07-25 12:10:38 article GIZ Proklima has launched its new Green Cooling Initiative website, an online platform dedicated to establishing a global network on and providing information about green cooling worldwide. For more information, please visit <a href="http://www.green-cooling-initiative.org/" target="_blank">www.green-cooling-initiative.org</a> Exclusive! ATMOsphere Network Paris highlights global natural refrigerant solutions and trends http://www.r744.com/news/view/5515 http://www.r744.com/news/view/5515 2014-07-24 15:07:44 article The ATMOsphere Network Paris held on 17 July in Paris as a side event to the Montreal Protocol meeting provided an update on the conversion of the Chinese room AC sector to hydrocarbons. In addition, market trends for natural refrigerants and examples of their use in commercial and industrial refrigeration, were highlighted by Mayekawa, Advansor, AHT and shecco. Emerson: efficient and comprehensive solutions for CO2 retail applications http://www.r744.com/news/view/5514 http://www.r744.com/news/view/5514 2014-07-24 14:49:49 article Emerson Climate Technologies provides integrated solutions appropriate for both CO<sub>2</sub> booster and hybrid cascade systems. The eco-friendly CO<sub>2</sub> solutions include compressors, flow controls and electronic controllers, designed for overall system performance and reliability. Global outrage as Australia cans carbon tax http://www.r744.com/news/view/5510 http://www.r744.com/news/view/5510 2014-07-24 10:41:30 article <div>Australia&rsquo;s senate has voted to ditch the country&rsquo;s carbon tax, leaving it without a clear strategy to reduce national greenhouse gas emissions.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>The bill to repeal the key climate law was passed by 39 votes to 32, amid angry scenes in the upper chamber of parliament.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>The removal of the tax, which priced carbon at $21.50 per tonne, isolates Australia at a time when global moves to address climate change are accelerating.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>Countries are currently in advanced stages of talks at the UN to agree a deal to curb emissions and limit warming to below 2C above pre industrial levels.</div> Advansor: Supermarket refrigeration technologies and trends in Europe http://www.r744.com/knowledge/view/1663 http://www.r744.com/knowledge/view/1663 2014-07-24 00:00:00 paper Darren Lacroix, International Sales Director at Advansor, spoke about market trends for transcritical CO<sub>2</sub> systems across 16 countries. He focused on four specific trends: compliance with the EU F-gas Regulation, focus on energy cost, focus on first cost and more technology available, for example one system that can provide refrigeration, air conditioning and full heat recovery. shecco: Natural refrigerant trends in EU, Japan &amp; North America http://www.r744.com/knowledge/view/1662 http://www.r744.com/knowledge/view/1662 2014-07-24 00:00:00 paper Klara Skacanova, Senior Analyst at shecco, provided an overview of government actions on HFCs in different regions around the world, including Europe, North America, and Japan. She highlighted that the interest in natural refrigerant solutions is growing and that ambitious policy action drives innovation and leads to increased availability and production capacities of natural refrigerant technologies. July Montreal Protocol meeting: are countries going to move towards a global HFC phase down? http://www.r744.com/news/view/5509 http://www.r744.com/news/view/5509 2014-07-23 18:01:56 article The Open-Ended Working Group (OEWG) Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol met for the 34th time on 14-18 July, in Paris to deliberate on a climate agenda focusing on whether HFCs should be included within the scope of the Montreal Protocol. Despite a growing number of countries supporting a formal discussion on this issue the absence of consensus stalled further progress. Merkel returns to climate politics with call for EU leadership http://www.r744.com/news/view/5508 http://www.r744.com/news/view/5508 2014-07-23 14:54:45 article <div>Angela Merkel has stressed her commitment to a tough UN climate change agreement in 2015, promising German and EU leadership over the next 12 months.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>Addressing environment ministers and UN envoys in Berlin, Merkel also pledged &euro;750 million for the initial capitalization of the UN&rsquo;s new Green Climate Fund, which needs $15 billion by the end of 2014.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>&ldquo;We have to be aware of what it will cost if we don&rsquo;t act&hellip; every delay will cost &ndash; the Stern review has made that clear,&rdquo; she said, referring to a 2006 UK government study on the future costs of climate change.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>Merkel said it was up to the world&rsquo;s major economies to take a lead on cutting carbon pollution and investing in green energy, complaining that &ldquo;necessary decisions have been delayed&rdquo;.</div> Industrial Refrigeration Technical College http://www.r744.com/companies/view/industrial_refrigeration_tech_college http://www.r744.com/companies/view/industrial_refrigeration_tech_college 2014-07-23 00:00:00 company As one of the premier ammonia training facilities in the nation, Industrial Refrigeration Technical College (IRTC) provides hands-on opportunities for aspiring technicians, as well as continuing education for current technicians and ammonia operators.&nbsp;<br /> <br /> The IRTC also offers a 3 day CO<sub>2</sub> course which will provide a thorough understanding of CO<sub>2</sub> refrigeration systems in the IRTC hands-on CO<sub>2</sub> lab. The course gives a broad introduction of the fundamental knowledge required to work on carbon dioxide systems. This course encompasses specific properties of CO<sub>2</sub>, safety, design, installation and maintenance FMI Connect http://www.r744.com/events/view/734 http://www.r744.com/events/view/734 2014-07-23 00:00:00 event FMI Connect: If It's Out There, It's In Here. FMI Connect is the new FMI show, redesigned to connect the industry and inspire the future of food retail like never before.<br /> <br /> This June in Chicago, FMI Connect will bring together 15,000 participants and 900 exhibitors from every channel of food retail to uncover solutions for the entire store and every aspect of the business. <br /> <br /> SAE international 2015 http://www.r744.com/events/view/731 http://www.r744.com/events/view/731 2014-07-23 00:00:00 event The SAE 2015 World Congress assembles the best talent in the automotive industry; experts, management teams, engineers, and executives alike gather to collaborate and address current challenges, seek new windows for discovery and exploration, and promote the multitude of opportunities fundamental for a successful future. This year&rsquo;s theme, Leading Mobility Innovation, expresses the dawning of a new day in the automotive industry. It is a call to arms &ndash; a challenge to all engineers to create mobility for the future through innovative technologies. Become inspired, join us at SAE 2015 World Congress.<br /> 2015 IIAR Industrial Refrigeration Conference &amp; Exhibition http://www.r744.com/events/view/730 http://www.r744.com/events/view/730 2014-07-23 00:00:00 event The Industrial refrigeration industry&rsquo;s manufacturers, contractors, trainers, and other service providers will gather to display their products and services at the IIAR Industrial Refrigeration Conference &amp; Exhibition. The event attracts a highly qualified audience of industrial refrigeration decision makers who represent hundreds of contracting firms and thousands of end user facilities from the United States, Canada, Mexico, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and Australia.<br /> <br /> The event is sponsored by International Institute of Ammonia Refrigeration (IIAR).<br /> Exclusive Interview: Hillphoenix raises the bar for CO2 training http://www.r744.com/news/view/5506 http://www.r744.com/news/view/5506 2014-07-22 17:58:27 article 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 Corporate Trainer Rusty Walker to get the scoop on the increasingly popular, ASHRAE award winning programs and the company&rsquo;s new facility in Conyers, Georgia. Estes Refrigeration, inc. http://www.r744.com/companies/view/estes_refrigeration_inc http://www.r744.com/companies/view/estes_refrigeration_inc 2014-07-22 00:00:00 company Estes Refrigeration, Inc. is a leader in refrigeration service, engineering, design build, and planned maintenance for industrial, commercial, and bio-pharmaceutical refrigeration systems. The company's success results from a staff of highly skilled and experienced technicians along with our support staff of engineers, automation engineers, AutoCAD specialists, and a professional office staff.&nbsp;Since our beginning in 1953 Estes has been family owned and operated.&nbsp; Mechanical Systems Consult. Inc. http://www.r744.com/companies/view/mechanical_systems_consult_inc http://www.r744.com/companies/view/mechanical_systems_consult_inc 2014-07-22 00:00:00 company Mechanical Systems Consult Inc. is a small service contractor serving the commercial, industrial, and institutional markets for over 20 years in northern Alabama. Licensed for HVAC, refrigeration, electrical, and gas work. AGRO Merchants Group In Charleston, S.C. To Upgrade Cold Storage Facility http://www.r744.com/news/view/5502 http://www.r744.com/news/view/5502 2014-07-18 16:21:55 article AGRO Merchants Group in Charleston, S.C. is upgrading a 121,000-square-foot cold storage facility to include 14,000 frozen pallet positions, USDA meat import and export inspection services and blast freezing cells, which will feature a CO<sub>2</sub> refrigeration system and will be capable of 24-hour freeze time. UN workshop discusses availability of natural refrigerants http://www.r744.com/news/view/5499 http://www.r744.com/news/view/5499 2014-07-18 16:05:07 article R744.com reports on the takeaway points of the &lsquo;HFC management workshop&rsquo; convened on 11-12 July 2014, in Paris on the margins of the Montreal Protocol negotiations. International climate negotiators, industry stakeholders and NGOs discussed HFC management issues from a technical, legal, financial, technology transfer and policy standpoint. Exkal http://www.r744.com/companies/view/exkal http://www.r744.com/companies/view/exkal 2014-07-18 00:00:00 company Exkal is an independent company, with easily recognizable people, with a high will of improvement and development headquartered in Navarra, Spain with offices in Brussels, Spain, Mexico, Chile, France and China.<br /> <br /> Exkal offers a great range of refrigerated cabinets that contribute to Sustainability, designed and produced thinking on the optimum food conservation and exposition, focused on customer necessities, with innovative solutions and oriented to Low Cycle Cost.<br /> <ul> <li>First class cabinets, high energetic efficiency and reliable components that minimize breakdown risks.</li> <li>Produced with ecological materials, easily recoverable and recyclable.</li> <li>CO<sub>2</sub> cascade system installations.</li> </ul> <br type="_moz" /> Clivet SpA http://www.r744.com/companies/view/clivet_spa http://www.r744.com/companies/view/clivet_spa 2014-07-18 00:00:00 company Established in Feltre, Belluno in 1989 by Bruno Bell&ograve;, who was already working in the air conditioning sector, the company began its activity with the production of chillers and heat pumps. <br /> <br /> During these last 20 years Clivet has developed an innovative range of products and systems dedicated to the needs of different types of installation, becoming a leader in some important segments of the air conditioning market such as shopping centres, multiplex cinemas, trading centres, hospitals, highly crowded areas and commercial use areas in general.<br /> <br /> As of today, the group employs a staff of 550 employees in Italy and 300 overseas. Clivet has seven branches: in England, Spain, Germany, Holland, the Arab Emirates, India and Russia. <br /> Today Clivet covers an operation area of 50.000 m2 sited in Feltre (Belluno), Italy.<br /> The distribution network can count on forty agencies in Italy and fifty overseas distributors. EcoHeat Energy Ltd http://www.r744.com/companies/view/eco_heat_energy_ltd http://www.r744.com/companies/view/eco_heat_energy_ltd 2014-07-18 00:00:00 company EcoHeat Energy Ltd is fully MCS accredited, a member of the REAL assurance scheme, is CHAS health &amp; safety approved, and&nbsp;all engineers have specific product training on all of the Heat Pumps installed. EcoHeat deals directly with its manufactures which are all UK based, this puts the company in a unique position to offer the best products, service &amp; prices to customers in the midlands and surrounding areas.