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 Sun, 01 May 2016 15:36:46 +0200 http://www.r744.com/rss en-gb Sun, 01 May 2016 15:36:46 +0200 Emerson holds grand opening for Helix Innovation Center http://www.r744.com/news/view/6963 http://www.r744.com/news/view/6963 2016-04-28 10:12:29 article In the Ohio city where the Wright Brothers invented the airplane, Emerson Climate Technologies yesterday officially opened its HVAC&amp;R Innovation Center, the Helix. CO2 systems for warmer climates take centre stage at ATMO Europe http://www.r744.com/news/view/6962 http://www.r744.com/news/view/6962 2016-04-26 17:24:14 article CO<sub>2</sub> refrigeration systems for warmer southern European climates were on the radar at the ATMOsphere Europe conference in Barcelona last week, with manufacturers showcasing high-efficiency solutions capable of transcending the so-called &lsquo;CO<sub>2</sub> equator&rsquo;. Sainsbury&rsquo;s debuts truck-trailer CO2 prototype http://www.r744.com/news/view/6961 http://www.r744.com/news/view/6961 2016-04-26 10:01:02 article UK-based supermarket operator Sainsbury&rsquo;s is preparing to deploy its third refrigerated trailer cooled by a CO<sub>2</sub>-based system from Carrier Transicold. Read our coverage of ATMO Europe http://www.r744.com/news/view/6960 http://www.r744.com/news/view/6960 2016-04-25 13:52:11 article Our team was in Barcelona last week for ATMOsphere Europe 2016, bringing you the latest news on natural refrigerants. Read on to hear about market trends, policy developments and exciting new technology applications in Europe. Green &amp; Cool launch new CO2 condensing unit at ATMOsphere Europe http://www.r744.com/news/view/6959 http://www.r744.com/news/view/6959 2016-04-24 16:29:01 article Swedish manufacturer Green &amp; Cool launched its new condensing unit for CO<sub>2</sub> systems at the ATMOsphere Europe conference in Barcelona, targeting small-scale applications like convenience stores and petrol stations. Towards new alternative to vapour-compression cooling http://www.r744.com/news/view/6958 http://www.r744.com/news/view/6958 2016-04-24 15:28:45 article The Ames Laboratory at Iowa State will be leading a major effort to develop a commercial application for caloric cooling, said to be more efficient and quieter than conventional cooling. Panasonic&rsquo;s Hussmann acquisition signals confidence in CO2 http://www.r744.com/news/view/6957 http://www.r744.com/news/view/6957 2016-04-21 22:01:20 article Japanese conglomerate Panasonic Corp. is eyeing a rollout of natural refrigerant technology in the United States and beyond, the company&rsquo;s president, Tetsuro Homma, told <em>Accelerate America</em> magazine. Leading expert sees bright future for ammonia refrigeration http://www.r744.com/news/view/6956 http://www.r744.com/news/view/6956 2016-04-20 08:28:34 article Professor Pega Hrnjak sees a robust future for low-charge packaged ammonia systems in industrial refrigeration &ndash; and potential for ammonia secondary chillers in a range of applications. ExxonMobil launches new lubricant for refrigeration compressors at ATMO Europe http://www.r744.com/news/view/6955 http://www.r744.com/news/view/6955 2016-04-19 08:32:50 article ExxonMobil, a global producer of finished lubricants launched its new synthetic oil for CO<sub>2</sub>-cooled industrial refrigeration applications at today&rsquo;s (19 April) ATMOsphere Europe conference on natural refrigerants in Barcelona, Spain. CAREL, Carrier join forces to tackle 'CO2 equator' http://www.r744.com/news/view/6954 http://www.r744.com/news/view/6954 2016-04-18 16:09:58 article HVAC&amp;R firms CAREL and Carrier Commercial Refrigeration Europe have joined forces to develop and industrialise a range of modulating ejectors in a bid to put an end to the so-called &lsquo;CO<sub>2</sub> equator&rsquo;: the previously accepted geographical limit for cost-effective construction of CO<sub>2</sub> systems in all food retail store formats. Putting together an industrial refrigeration system http://www.r744.com/news/view/6952 http://www.r744.com/news/view/6952 2016-04-18 09:34:40 article At the IIAR Conference and Exhibition, the manifold industrial refrigeration components on display addressed low-charge, safety, efficiency, space saving and more. California mulls HFC bans in refrigeration, air conditioning from 2020-21 http://www.r744.com/news/view/6949 http://www.r744.com/news/view/6949 2016-04-14 12:03:13 article The California Air Resources Board has taken another step towards curbing emissions of high-GWP HFCs with the publication of a Proposed Strategy to reduce short-lived climate pollutants this week. The strategy foresees introducing a raft of measures, including bans on HFCs in stationary refrigeration and air conditioning with GWPs above 150 and 750, respectively. An anticipated budget of $20 million will incentivise the industry to shift to natural refrigerants. Manufacturers see openings for natural refrigerants in China http://www.r744.com/news/view/6948 http://www.r744.com/news/view/6948 2016-04-14 11:00:32 article Food processing, cold storage and residential air conditioning are among the applications with the greatest potential to grow the market for natural refrigerants in China, according to manufacturers exhibiting their technology at China Refrigeration in Beijing last week. Alfa Laval promotes natural refrigerants in Japan http://www.r744.com/news/view/6950 http://www.r744.com/news/view/6950 2016-04-14 10:00:00 article Japanese government subsidies have been helping innovative businesses to grow and to promote natural refrigerants in recent years. Swedish system manufacturer Alfa Laval &ndash; which has been active in Japan since 1930 &ndash; is now seizing the opportunity to focus on ammonia refrigeration in new market segments, Rolf Christensen, the company&rsquo;s product portfolio manager, told ammonia21.com in an exclusive interview at ATMOspehere Asia 2016. Energi & Kylanalys http://www.r744.com/companies/view/energi_kylanalys http://www.r744.com/companies/view/energi_kylanalys 2016-04-13 00:00:00 company EKA, Energi &amp; Kylanalys, is specialized in refrigeration engineering with focus on CO<sub>2</sub> technology. The customers are within the private as well as the public sector with projects covering research and development mainly in the refrigeration field. The working field is highly international with assignments in Europe as well as North America.<br /> <br /> The company&rsquo;s main services include: <br /> <br /> <ul> <li><strong>Energy Analysis</strong>: Performing studies and analysis of energy systems for better cost and energy efficiency. Energy efficiency in ice arenas is one of EKA's specialities.&nbsp;<br /> &nbsp;</li> </ul> <ul> <li><strong>Courses and Training</strong>: Developing and performing customized training programs and courses in areas such as CO<sub>2</sub> refrigeration technologies and energy efficient operation of ice rinks.</li> </ul> <br /> <ul> <li><strong>Research &amp; Development</strong>: Having a broad expertise and extensive experience in refrigeration technology and energy efficiency, the company takes assignments in primary as well as product development. On a well scientific basis, EKA designs, tests (laboratory or field) and evaluates the energy and refrigeration systems.</li> </ul> <br /> <ul> <li><strong>Technical Expertise</strong>: The company has several references, both nationally and internationally, in the role of experts in legal disputes on technical matters.</li> </ul> <br /> <ul> <li><strong>Public Research</strong>: Energi &amp; Kylanalys has completed several projects as a project manager or partner in research projects , including on behalf of the Swedish Energy Agency, Dalarna County Administrative Board and Kylbranschens Samarbetsstiftelse (KYS) (a foundation for the Swedish refrigeration industry).</li> </ul> HCFC phase-out creating opportunities for natural refrigerants in China http://www.r744.com/news/view/6945 http://www.r744.com/news/view/6945 2016-04-12 14:21:47 article The phase-out of HCFCs and a 2015 revision the Environmental Protection Law are creating new opportunities for natural refrigerants in room air-conditioning, heat pump, commercial and industrial refrigeration applications in China, heard participants in the Ozone2Climate conference at China Refrigeration in Beijing on Friday (8 April). Progress slow as countries negotiate global HFC phase-down http://www.r744.com/news/view/6947 http://www.r744.com/news/view/6947 2016-04-12 12:06:09 article Last week saw the first of a series of meetings in 2016 that seek to negotiate the way forward in curbing the production and consumption of climate-damaging HFCs on a global scale. While some progress was made &ndash; particularly with regard to exemptions and certain financial issues &ndash; most of the challenges are still to be discussed in the coming months. Read our coverage of China Refrigeration http://www.r744.com/news/view/6946 http://www.r744.com/news/view/6946 2016-04-12 11:30:58 article Our team was on the ground on 7-9 April in Beijing at the 2016 China Refrigeration: the undisputed leading HVAC&amp;R exhibition in China and the place to catch the latest trends in the sector. Click here to read our stories. IIR Conference: New Zealand set for greener pastures http://www.r744.com/news/view/6943 http://www.r744.com/news/view/6943 2016-04-11 02:16:13 article The fourth IIR Conference in Auckland highlighted a maturing HVAC&amp;R sector in New Zealand, one that is looking to natural refrigerants in greater numbers.