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) 2015 R744.com RSS2Writer Sat, 18 Apr 2015 18:36:55 +0200 http://www.r744.com/rss en-gb Sat, 18 Apr 2015 18:36:55 +0200 China Refrigeration 2015: remarkable growth in CO2 solutions http://www.r744.com/news/view/6308 http://www.r744.com/news/view/6308 2015-04-17 17:54:52 article At China Refrigeration 2015, which gathered over 60,000 visitors and 1,000 exhibitors from across the world, CO<sub>2</sub> products were showcased for a variety of applications for both heating and refrigeration. For commercial refrigeration applications, R744.com partners such as Carrier, CAREL, Panasonic, Dorin, SANDEN and Castel, as well as others demonstrated their CO<sub>2</sub> know-how.&nbsp; India Reverses Stance on Potent Greenhouse Gases Ahead of Talks http://www.r744.com/news/view/6307 http://www.r744.com/news/view/6307 2015-04-17 10:42:55 article India, in a surprising about-face, proposed to amend a protocol to accelerate the phase-out of some of the planet&rsquo;s most potent greenhouse gases used in refrigerators, automobiles and air conditioners.<br /> <br /> The submission to revise the 1989 Montreal Protocol was filed ahead of negotiations in Bangkok starting April 22, according to documents posted by conference organizers on the United Nations Environment Programme website. In the past, India has been among the biggest opponents to halting the use of hydrofluorocarbons.<br type="_moz" /> The ATMOsphere Europe 2015 Summary Report: Market well prepared for widespread uptake of natural refrigerants http://www.r744.com/knowledge/view/1716 http://www.r744.com/knowledge/view/1716 2015-04-17 00:00:00 paper The Report encompasses all the very latest natural refrigerant trends in and around Europe. With new technologies to improve the efficiency of CO2 in warm ambient climates, and increased investment in training, the market is already well prepared for the restricted use of HFCs foreseen by the new EU F-Gas Regulation. Hillphoenix carving out ice rink history in the U.S.&nbsp; http://www.r744.com/news/view/6300 http://www.r744.com/news/view/6300 2015-04-16 17:25:39 article A motivation to transform industry perception of CO<sub>2</sub> as a refrigerant was behind Hillphoenix&rsquo;s decision to supply the first transcritical CO<sub>2</sub> ice rink installation in the U.S. Climacon http://www.r744.com/companies/view/climacon_belgium http://www.r744.com/companies/view/climacon_belgium 2015-04-16 00:00:00 company Climacon is a distributor of commercial and industrial air conditioning equipment and CO<sub>2</sub> heat pumps based in Belgium. The company works as an intermediary between system manufacturers and installers/ designers of cooling systems.&nbsp;<br /> <br /> Climacon's range covers residential, commercial and industrial systems, which include fan coils, heat pumps, ventillation systems, inverter VRF systems and more.&nbsp; China Refrigeration 2015: market for CO2 and NH3 in industrial refrigeration shows clear progress&nbsp; http://www.r744.com/news/view/6295 http://www.r744.com/news/view/6295 2015-04-15 16:40:40 article <div>On 8 - 10 April China Refrigeration 2015, one of the largest HVAC&amp;R tradeshows took place in Shanghai, at the New International Expo Centre. With over 1000 companies exhibiting, R744.com and ammonia21.com were on site to report on the latest technology and market developments for CO<sub>2</sub> and NH<sub>3.</sub>&nbsp;</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> First ATMOsphere Network Shanghai suggests natural refrigerants in China are here to stay! http://www.r744.com/news/view/6292 http://www.r744.com/news/view/6292 2015-04-14 16:58:30 article On 7 April, on the eve of China Refrigeration 2015, one of the largest trade shows in the HVAC&amp;R industry shecco organised the first ever ATMOsphere Network Shanghai. Supported by Danfoss and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI), the event gathered over 60 experts from industry, research institutions and government, who gathered to discuss the latest natural refrigerant trends in the world&rsquo;s largest HVAC&amp;R market. The event also featured a preview of the upcoming bilingual English-Chinese &ldquo;GUIDE to Natural Refrigerants in China &ndash; State of the Industry 2015&rdquo;.&nbsp; Take the survey on the North American market for natural refrigerants &amp; win ATMOsphere passes! http://www.r744.com/news/view/6291 http://www.r744.com/news/view/6291 2015-04-14 11:01:35 article This summer, shecco will release a special edition of its popular magazine, <i>Accelerate America</i>. The June 2015 issue will feature a supplement publication, &quot;GUIDE to natural refrigerants in North America &ndash; State of the industry&quot;, outlining major natural refrigerant market, policy and technology trends, highlighting case studies and end user interviews, and emphasising the market potential of natural refrigerants in HVAC&amp;R applications. Individuals that contribute to the data collection process by filling in the survey are eligible to win a free conference pass to ATMOsphere America 2015. As tegut... as it gets: Carrier&rsquo;s Christoph Brouwers talks about the retailer&rsquo;s 53 CO2 supermarkets http://www.r744.com/news/view/6287 http://www.r744.com/news/view/6287 2015-04-13 10:45:40 article Carrier began working with tegut&hellip;., a German food retailer, in 2010 with a contract to supply a number of CO<sub>2</sub>OLtec transcritical CO<sub>2</sub> refrigeration systems to the chain. R744.com had the opportunity to talk with Carrier Commercial Refrigeration&rsquo;s Director Turnkey Operations, Christoph Brouwers about the companies&rsquo; experience with transcritical CO<sub>2</sub>. Practical CO2 training arouses interest in Spain http://www.r744.com/news/view/6284 http://www.r744.com/news/view/6284 2015-04-09 10:48:35 article Moving south to Spain, R744.com interviews the professors Nacho Fandos (IES Llombai) and Ram&oacute;n Cabello (Jaume I University of Castell&oacute;n), pioneers of CO<sub>2</sub> training in the country. Thanks to collaboration with secondary schools, the Jaume I University of Castell&oacute;n and companies such as Frost-Trol, training courses have been successfully run since 2011. ESK Schultze http://www.r744.com/companies/view/esk_schultze_germany http://www.r744.com/companies/view/esk_schultze_germany 2015-04-08 00:00:00 company ESK Schultze GmbH &amp; Co.KG is a manufacturer of refrigeration, air-conditioning and heat pump systems located in Velten, Germany. ESK has a series of standard components approved for natural refrigerants including CO<sub>2</sub> (R744) up to 130 bar, ammonia and propane (R290).<br /> <br /> ESK was founded in 1960 and began manufacturing components in 1984. The company places emphasis on quality and safety, bearing T&Uuml;V certification and 100% high-pressure testing of all components. ESK exclusively uses superior welding methods and equipment. All elements are purchased from EU countries and finished components are made in-house, in Germany.<br /> <br /> The high working pressures, gas velocities and as well the special properties of CO<sub>2</sub> as a refrigerant create special demands for the selection of materials and welding processes to ensure the required product safety. ESK offers all components in an outstanding quality especially in respect to the execution of the flange connections and the welding seams.<br /> <br /> Products ranges include:<br /> <br /> <ul> <li>Oil level regulators</li> <li>Oil separators</li> <li>Oil separator reservoirs</li> <li>Oil reservoirs</li> <li>Check valves</li> <li>Oil compensation adapters</li> <li>Shut off valve set/ Adapter sets</li> <li>Strainers</li> <li>Suction line accumulators</li> <li>Filter driers</li> <li>Discharge line mufflers</li> <li>Liquid receivers</li> <li>Level control</li> <li>Accessories &amp; spare parts</li> </ul> <br /> Products are available in more than 48 countries.<br /> <br /> With an every increasing original equipment manufacturer (OEM) business, ESK has been able to reinforce delivery reliability, storage, high quality of materials, more complete product ranges and client services. <br /> <br /> <br /> 2015 Energy Efficiency Global Forum http://www.r744.com/events/view/819 http://www.r744.com/events/view/819 2015-04-08 00:00:00 event <b>EE Global </b>will be held at:<br /> <br /> Walter E. Washington Convention Center<br /> 801 Mount Vernon Place, NW &bull; Washington, D.C. 20001-3614&nbsp;<br /> tel: 202.249.3000 &bull; 800.368.9000<br /> <br /> In 2007, hundreds of international leaders and delegates came together for what has become the most influential gathering of energy efficiency professionals in the world: the Energy Efficiency Global Forum (EE Global). Over the last seven years, EE Global has traveled the world and earned an international following of experts and leaders responsible for driving the future of energy efficiency. In 2015, this exclusive forum is poised to bring its proven brand of high-level networking, partnership building, and action inspiring energy efficiency discourse to Capitol Hill and beyond.<br /> <br /> EE Global is an invitation only-opportunity to join hundreds of executives and policymakers from across sectors, disciplines, and borders. The energy efficiency elite will convene in Washington, D.C. for two days with a goal of integrating effective policies and business practices into actionable plans for the next generation of energy efficiency. Solving the &ldquo;CO2 equator&rdquo; challenge: Enex's ejector technology http://www.r744.com/news/view/6278 http://www.r744.com/news/view/6278 2015-04-07 16:00:18 article Enex has been actively developing solutions to increase CO<sub>2</sub> system efficiency in warm ambient climates like Spain and Italy. Using parallel compression and ejectors in unison, the company has realised significant efficiency gains and cost (first cost + energy cost) reductions. With more than 60 units installed with auxiliary compressors and more than 20 units using ejectors, the company&rsquo;s accumulated data proves the energy savings of Enjector<sup>&reg; </sup>technology can be as high as 30%. CO2 finding more applications in the industrial sector http://www.r744.com/news/view/6277 http://www.r744.com/news/view/6277 2015-04-07 13:06:39 article Carbon dioxide, which is making progress as a refrigerant in the North American supermarket sector, is also increasingly infiltrating its way into the industrial sector in cascade and secondary systems, which was evident at the IIAR (International Institute of Ammonia Refrigeration) 2015 Conference &amp; Exhibition, which took place in San Diego from 22-25 March.&nbsp;