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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) 2016 R744.com RSS2Writer Wed, 27 Jul 2016 05:39:40 +0200 http://www.r744.com/rss en-gb Wed, 27 Jul 2016 05:39:40 +0200 Roundy&rsquo;s leading U.S. grocers in transcritical CO2 http://www.r744.com/news/view/7087 http://www.r744.com/news/view/7087 2016-07-26 10:08:13 article <p>Roundy&rsquo;s, which operates 154 stores under four banners in Wisconsin and Illinois, is fast becoming the leading user of transcritical CO<sub>2</sub> refrigeration systems among U.S. supermarkets.</p> Webinar Wednesday : GUIDE to Natural Refrigerants in Japan - State of the Industry http://www.r744.com/events/view/1070 http://www.r744.com/events/view/1070 2016-07-25 17:24:34 event <p>The &ldquo;GUIDE to Natural Refrigerants in Japan - State of the Industry 2016" is shecco's latest regional report to zoom in on current and future use of natural refrigerants. The GUIDE analyses key market, technology and policy trends for natural refrigerants in Japan, focusing on key sectors like commercial and industrial refrigeration. It identifies best-practice technology case studies across the country, successful business cases in export markets, as well as presents market forecasts per application and refrigerant. It delivers a unique perspective to a targeted audience of Japanese and foreign policy makers, industry leaders and end-users worldwide.</p> <p>The webinar will introduce the GUIDE Japan and highlight major market, technology &amp; policy trends for one of the key driving markets for natural refrigerants.<br /><br />Register <a href="https://shecco.zoom.us/webinar/register/45cf9a3cd4c8031fcde7dc3c8da9331e" target="_blank">here</a>.</p> Vienna talks bring world closer to HFC phase-down http://www.r744.com/news/view/7086 http://www.r744.com/news/view/7086 2016-07-25 17:02:06 article <p>Participants in last week's Montreal Protocol meetings in Vienna made progress towards a global deal on managing HFCs. Confidence was high among the international community that a definitive agreement can be struck at the next meeting in October 2016.</p> CO2 heat pumps: Bringing natural refrigerants to Japanese homes http://www.r744.com/news/view/7084 http://www.r744.com/news/view/7084 2016-07-20 16:11:52 article <p>Japan remains the world leader by far in terms of using natural refrigerants for domestic water heating, while the number of CO<sub>2</sub> heat pumps is growing by hundreds of thousands of units annually, new data shows.</p> New UNEP report showcases naturals in commercial, transport refrigeration http://www.r744.com/news/view/7083 http://www.r744.com/news/view/7083 2016-07-20 13:51:34 article <p>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 refrigeration solutions for commercial and transport refrigeration worldwide.</p> EIA calls on Montreal Protocol Parties to tackle illegal HCFC trade http://www.r744.com/news/view/7081 http://www.r744.com/news/view/7081 2016-07-18 11:56:12 article <p>The scale of illegal HCFC trade could potentially be larger than that previously seen with CFCs, warns the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) in a new report published ahead Montreal Protocol talks this week that could put in place a pathway to a global HFC phase-down.</p> UK, Germany support natural refrigerants in Thailand http://www.r744.com/news/view/7079 http://www.r744.com/news/view/7079 2016-07-15 11:59:25 article <p><em>The United Kingdom and Germany this week (12 July) announced that they are jointly providing Thailand with a grant of 560 million baht to support the development of climate-friendly HVAC&amp;R equipment. </em></p> Purdue: F-gas phase-down driving HVAC&amp;R innovation http://www.r744.com/news/view/7078 http://www.r744.com/news/view/7078 2016-07-14 11:56:11 article <p>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.&nbsp;</p> Industrial refrigeration beginning to turn corner in Japan http://www.r744.com/news/view/7077 http://www.r744.com/news/view/7077 2016-07-14 11:22:42 article <p>With recent innovations and government subsidies helping to increase uptake of ammonia (NH<sub>3</sub>) for industrial refrigeration, new data shows that the market tide is changing in Japan. Increasing deployment of NH<sub>3</sub>/CO<sub>2</sub> secondary systems is helping to boost confidence, with over 1,000 units currently in place throughout Japan.</p> Hussmann mulls U.S. moves following acquisition by Panasonic http://www.r744.com/news/view/7074 http://www.r744.com/news/view/7074 2016-07-14 10:15:48 article <p>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 company did not divulge which Panasonic refrigeration products it would be bringing to the U.S. market.</p> CAREL bringing natrefs to warmer climates http://www.r744.com/news/view/7068 http://www.r744.com/news/view/7068 2016-07-13 06:27:17 article <p>Italy-based multinational CAREL is showing how new &lsquo;EmJ&rsquo; ejector technology jointly developed with Carrier can bring high-efficiency CO<sub>2</sub>&nbsp;refrigeration systems to higher ambient temperature regions than often considered feasible &ndash; potentially opening the door to wider uptake of natural refrigerant solutions in warmer climates.</p> FMI Energy &amp; Store Development Conference http://www.r744.com/events/view/1068 http://www.r744.com/events/view/1068 2016-07-12 18:36:06 event FMI&rsquo;s Energy &amp; Store Development Conference offers a chance to learn from the best in the food retail industry about energy-efficiency and conservation, as well as store design and merchandising. You will have the opportunity to: <br /> <ul> <li>Enhance your knowledge and skills in your area of expertise to take your business to the next level.</li> <li>Connect with other professionals and potential business partners who have similar responsibilities and challenges.</li> <li>Invest in cost-saving solutions while creating customer-focused, environmentally friendly stores.</li> </ul> The education program will include inspiring presentations, comprehensive workshops and off-site events including store and facility tours. <br /> <ul> <li>Discover new and emerging trends in design, merchandising and energy conservation.</li> <li>Gain new ideas to help reduce costs, improve sustainability and build a shopping experience that meets your customers' evolving needs.</li> </ul> This is your opportunity for an education and networking experience with the rest of the food retail industry that provides innovative ideas and tactical solutions to develop and maintain your business for years to come.‚Äč<br /><br /> 'The Natural Voice' magazine enlightens global audience on natural refrigerant benefits http://www.r744.com/news/view/7073 http://www.r744.com/news/view/7073 2016-07-12 11:07:33 article <p>Entitled &lsquo;Demystifying Natural Refrigerants&rsquo;, the first edition of The Natural Voice magazine aims to highlight energy-efficient and safe solutions for developed and developing countries as the world economies are gathering for another meeting to discuss the future shape of a global HFC phase-down.</p> Ammonia facing competition from CO2 in food industry http://www.r744.com/news/view/7071 http://www.r744.com/news/view/7071 2016-07-12 09:51:20 article <p><em>Ammonia remains at the heart of food refrigeration despite recent uptake of CO<sub>2</sub> technologies, heard participants in a Eurammon symposium last month.&nbsp;&nbsp;</em></p> Vending machines continue to boost Japanese market for natural refrigerants http://www.r744.com/news/view/7070 http://www.r744.com/news/view/7070 2016-07-12 09:13:39 article <p><em>With over 1.35 million Japanese beverage vending machines using CO<sub>2</sub> or hydrocarbons from a potential total of 2.5 million, new data identifies natural refrigerants in vending machines as a key area for continued natural refrigerant growth in Japan. </em></p> Ready for takeoff: putting natural refrigerants into space http://www.r744.com/news/view/7069 http://www.r744.com/news/view/7069 2016-07-11 17:09:36 article <p>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 on Earth.</p> Advansor scales new heights with CO2 http://www.r744.com/news/view/7067 http://www.r744.com/news/view/7067 2016-07-11 05:45:58 article <p>Danish company Advansor is showing how CO<sub>2</sub> transcritical technology can be rolled out across the world and in all climates. To mark the firm&rsquo;s 10th anniversary, <em>Accelerate Europe</em> spoke to founder and managing director Kim G. Christensen about their journey so far and his vision for the next 10 years.</p>