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) 2016 R744.com RSS2Writer Tue, 28 Jun 2016 07:54:50 +0200 http://www.r744.com/rss en-gb Tue, 28 Jun 2016 07:54:50 +0200 Brexit: Former IOR president foresees HVAC&amp;R industry slowdown http://www.r744.com/news/view/7035 http://www.r744.com/news/view/7035 2016-06-27 10:21:36 article <p>23 June was Women in Engineering Day in the United Kingdom. And in an in-out referendum on EU membership held on the same day, the UK decided to leave the European Union. We spoke to former Institute of Refrigeration chief Jane Gartshore about the implications of both events for Britain&rsquo;s HVAC&amp;R industry.</p> NH3, propane join CO2 in North American stores http://www.r744.com/news/view/7036 http://www.r744.com/news/view/7036 2016-06-27 10:00:23 article <p>While CO<sub>2</sub> transcritical refrigeration systems are slowly being adopted in the U.S. food retail industry, two other natural refrigerants &ndash; ammonia and propane &ndash; are also beginning to attract interest among food retailers.</p> Bright future for natural refrigerants foreseen at ATMOsphere America http://www.r744.com/news/view/7034 http://www.r744.com/news/view/7034 2016-06-23 13:44:12 article <p>Leading HVAC&amp;R experts and high-profile end users gathered in Chicago last week for ATMOsphere America foresee a bright future for natural refrigerant applications in the United States. While many speakers hailed increased uptake of CO<sub>2</sub>, others were upbeat about the prospects for hydrocarbons and low-charge ammonia.</p> United States, Spain clamp down on HCFC, CFC leaks http://www.r744.com/news/view/7032 http://www.r744.com/news/view/7032 2016-06-23 11:16:13 article <p>Recent decisions by the US and Spanish courts indicate that authorities around the world are ready to clamp down hard on companies responsible for leaking ozone-depleting and climate-damaging refrigerants into the atmosphere.</p> AdvansorFlex transcritical unit already installed at 30-40 US stores http://www.r744.com/news/view/7033 http://www.r744.com/news/view/7033 2016-06-23 09:45:34 article <p>Hillphoenix has already installed its recently introduced AdvansorFlex CO<sub>2</sub> transcritical unit &ndash; a downsized, less expensive version of its traditional Advansor CO<sub>2</sub> transcritical booster system &ndash; in 30-40 stores in the United States, Derek Gosselin, the Conyers, Ga.-based company&rsquo;s systems technical sales manager, told R744.com at the Food Marketing Institute Connect show at McCormick Place in Chiacgo yesterday (22 June).</p> Leading Swiss retailer opts for natural refrigerants http://www.r744.com/news/view/7031 http://www.r744.com/news/view/7031 2016-06-23 09:22:31 article <p>Denner, a leading Swiss discount retailer, is putting energy efficiency &ndash; and natural refrigerants CO<sub>2</sub> and propane &ndash; at the top of its climate agenda. Their aim is to reduce emissions by 10% by 2020.</p> Brazilian retailer Atacad&atilde;o opens all-natural store http://www.r744.com/news/view/7030 http://www.r744.com/news/view/7030 2016-06-22 15:50:24 article <p>A centralised transcritical CO<sub>2</sub> system, combined with stand-alone hydrocarbon-based cabinets, make the refrigeration system at Brazilian retailer Atacad&atilde;o&rsquo;s latest store fully natural refrigerant-based.</p> UK&rsquo;s EU F-Gas future uncertain as in-out referendum looms http://www.r744.com/news/view/7029 http://www.r744.com/news/view/7029 2016-06-22 11:37:49 article <p><em>On the eve of the UK referendum on continued EU membership, the shadow of Brexit looms large over the HVAC&amp;R industry &ndash; with a potential exit from the bloc putting the United Kingdom&rsquo;s f-gas phase-down trajectory on an uncertain footing.</em></p> New policy developments pushing natural refrigerants at ATMOsphere America http://www.r744.com/news/view/7027 http://www.r744.com/news/view/7027 2016-06-21 14:04:36 article <p><em>Participants attending ATMOsphere America in Chicago last week heard from U.S., Canadian and Mexican government representatives how progressive new policies are helping to widen the uptake of natural refrigerant-based HVAC&amp;R solutions in North America and beyond. </em></p> Read our coverage of ATMO America http://www.r744.com/news/view/7022 http://www.r744.com/news/view/7022 2016-06-20 20:52:37 article Our team was in Chicago for ATMOsphere America 2016, bringing you the latest news on natural refrigerants. Read on to hear about market trends, policy developments and exciting new technology applications in North America. FMI Connect 2016 http://www.r744.com/events/view/1067 http://www.r744.com/events/view/1067 2016-06-20 10:55:10 event The trade show&nbsp;FMI Connect&nbsp;- Supermarket Industry Convention and Educational Exposition&nbsp;is a 4 day event being held from 20th June to the 23rd June 2016 at the McCormick Place - South Hall in Chicago, United States Of America.&nbsp;<br /><br />&nbsp;FMI Connect sets the table for (food)&nbsp;retail business solutions, with co-located partners focused on fresh produce, floral and the full cold chain. <br /> <div>&nbsp;</div> shecco presents Accelerate America&nbsp;awards to Sobeys, Red Bull, Campbell Soup, True and Carnot http://www.r744.com/news/view/7025 http://www.r744.com/news/view/7025 2016-06-17 15:17:17 article <p>shecco announced the winners of its first annual <em>Accelerate America</em> Awards today at the biggest ever ATMOsphere America conference, taking place at the Westin Michigan Avenue in Chicago on June 16-17.</p> Exciting times ahead for natural refrigerants at ATMOsphere America http://www.r744.com/news/view/7024 http://www.r744.com/news/view/7024 2016-06-17 15:04:10 article <p>Participants gathered in Chicago for the biggest ever ATMOsphere America are hearing how competition between CO<sub>2</sub>, hydrocarbons and ammonia is creating exciting new opportunities and driving increased uptake of natural refrigerant-based technologies in the United States.</p> 53rd Annual AOC International Symposium and Convention http://www.r744.com/events/view/1066 http://www.r744.com/events/view/1066 2016-06-17 00:00:00 event This year&rsquo;s 53<sup>r</sup><sup>d</sup> Annual International Symposium and Convention is AOC&rsquo;s premier event to enhance your personal and professional network, while engaging in discussions regarding Electromagnetic Spectrum Operations with military leaders, policy makers and electronic warfare practitioners from an international perspective. Technical papers will be presented to disseminate research findings and increase awareness of emerging technologies or concepts in the areas of electronic support, electronic attack, electronic protection, spectrum awareness and spectrum deconfliction. 2016 RETA National Conference http://www.r744.com/events/view/1065 http://www.r744.com/events/view/1065 2016-06-17 00:00:00 event &nbsp;&quot;All in For Education!&quot; is theme for the RETA 2016 National Conference.<br /> <br /> Topics and Hands-On - We are taking this to heart by offering attendees a truly robust program full of a variety of topics, including Technical Sessions in the areas of Compliance, Engineering, Manufacturing &amp; Operations. Hands-On sessions will also be available, as well as Manufacturer Specific Sessions.<br /> <br /> Certification and Training - Attendance accrues RETA professional development hours (PDH) applicable to maintaining RETA certification. Earn up to 15 RETA PDH from the Conference program or up to 28 RETA PDH with a combination of the Refrigeration Review Course and Conference program. RETA PDH may be applied toward CIRO, CARO, CRES and RAI certification maintenance.<br /> <br /> Exhibitors, Guest Programs and more - Besides educational tracks and the review and certification program, attendees will have an opportunity to discuss and exchange information, meet vendors in the field through the exhibition &amp; Hot Point Tracks, and attend events like the RETA Business Lunch, Rumble, &amp; Awards Banquet.<br /> Skating on CO2-made ice http://www.r744.com/news/view/7013 http://www.r744.com/news/view/7013 2016-06-16 16:23:12 article <p><em>Anchorage, Alaska is continuing to roll out CO<sub>2</sub> transcritical cooling systems at its municipal ice rinks, in a phase-out of R22 equipment.</em></p> EUSEW Conference 2016 http://www.r744.com/events/view/1064 http://www.r744.com/events/view/1064 2016-06-14 12:53:47 event The high point of EUSEW is the annual&nbsp;Policy Conference&nbsp;featuring leading figures and a diverse programme of sessions and side-events aimed at discussing and shaping Europe&rsquo;s energy future.<br />The Policy Conference is the most important European conference dedicated to sustainable energy policy issues. Sessions organised by the European Commission and energy stakeholders debate new policy developments, best practices and sustainable energy ideas, while networking events forge alliances. Awards for outstanding projects begin the week.<br /><br /><br />Public authorities, energy agencies, industry associations, businesses, civil society organisations and the media are all invited to take part in the conference. Past speakers and participants have come from city councils and the European institutions, private companies and research organisations, citizen groups and NGOs. Emerson to showcase new CO2 info tool at ATMO America http://www.r744.com/news/view/7020 http://www.r744.com/news/view/7020 2016-06-14 11:44:52 article <p><em>The new online tool will help customers evaluate CO<sub>2</sub>&nbsp;components and compatible accessories for optimal system design when making the move to CO<sub>2</sub>&nbsp;refrigeration systems. </em></p> Alaska SeaLife Center making waves with CO2 heat pumps http://www.r744.com/news/view/7010 http://www.r744.com/news/view/7010 2016-06-13 11:18:20 article <p><em>Facing astronomical oil heating costs, the Alaska SeaLife Center turned to heat pumps that leverage nearby seawater with a high-powered CO<sub>2</sub> system.</em></p> AHR Expo launches call for entries for 2017 Innovation Awards http://www.r744.com/news/view/7018 http://www.r744.com/news/view/7018 2016-06-10 12:21:59 article <p><em>The AHR Expo, a leading international HVAC&amp;R show, has launched its call for entries for the 2017 Innovation Awards competition.&nbsp;</em></p>