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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) 2014 R744.com RSS2Writer Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:11:14 +0200 http://www.r744.com/rss en-gb Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:11:14 +0200 Future CO2 research should focus on system development for big industrial and very small size applications http://www.r744.com/news/view/5791 http://www.r744.com/news/view/5791 2014-10-17 12:14:53 article <div>Christian Heerup from the Danish Technological Institute (DTI) presented two papers related to CO<sub>2</sub> refrigeration at the last Gustav Lorentzen Conference in Hangzhou, China: &ldquo;Vortex flow sensor in CO<sub>2</sub> refrigeration system&rdquo; and &ldquo;Load shifting by ice storage in retail CO<sub>2</sub> systems.&rdquo; R744.com sat down with Heerup to discuss the CO<sub>2</sub> systems&rsquo; new areas of application and the remaining challenges for CO<sub>2</sub> refrigeration technologies.</div> UNFI Opens Hudson Valley Distribution Center - Designed to Achieve LEED&reg; Gold Certification http://www.r744.com/news/view/5789 http://www.r744.com/news/view/5789 2014-10-17 11:41:15 article UNFI has opened a 500,000 square foot distribution center in Montgomery, New York that will serve its growing Metro New York, Long Island and New York customers. The facility was designed and constructed using sustainable practices, and is expected to achieve LEED&reg; (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold certification.<br /> <br /> The distribution center will be the second largest in UNFI's East Region, and will allow the company to enhance efficiencies, improve productivity through best-in-class warehousing and inventory control systems, lower operating costs and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Features include CO<sub>2</sub> refrigeration systems, robust refrigerated cooler and freezer capacity, and increased cold chain integrity.<br /> <br /> Highlights of the sustainable design elements include:<br /> <br /> <ul> <li>Water use reduction of 45% compared to typical comparable building</li> <li>Energy use reduction of 26% compared to typical comparable building</li> <li>75% of construction waste diverted from landfill</li> <li>Building materials contain 30% recycled content</li> <li>30% of building materials from regional sources</li> </ul> Exclusive video interview with Brent Bullard of Raley's Supermarkets http://www.r744.com/news/view/5785 http://www.r744.com/news/view/5785 2014-10-16 17:51:44 article At ATMOsphere America 2014, R744.com reporters had the opportunity to chat with Brent Bullard, refrigeration engineer at Raley&rsquo;s Supermarket, about his thoughts on the future of natural refrigerants in the North American food retail sector. enEX appoints Green Cooling as UK distribution partner http://www.r744.com/news/view/5783 http://www.r744.com/news/view/5783 2014-10-16 11:32:17 article The Italian manufacturer enEX, which is recognised as one of the leaders in the design and manufacture of packaged CO<sub>2</sub> refrigeration equipment, has appointed Green Cooling as their UK distribution partner.<br /> <br /> Green Cooling&rsquo;s management team has extensive experience within both the CO<sub>2</sub> and Hydrocarbon refrigeration sectors from both design and installation perspectives. This experience is driving the impressive growth of Green Cooling within the specialist area of natural and low global warming refrigeration. Viessmann launches new CO2 evaporator http://www.r744.com/news/view/5782 http://www.r744.com/news/view/5782 2014-10-16 11:27:36 article The high tech refrigeration and cold storage manufacturer Viessmann increases its product offering by launching the EWAP- CO<sub>2</sub> evaporator, which is fast to assemble and easy to maintain. The company has launched a new evaporator, which uses CO<sub>2</sub> as refrigerant, making it compliant with the latest F gas regulations, as well as energy efficient and environmentally friendly, fast to assemble and easy to maintain. Excellent operation in CO2 applications with new Danfoss pressure transmitter http://www.r744.com/news/view/5779 http://www.r744.com/news/view/5779 2014-10-15 12:13:01 article At Chillventa 2014 in Nuremburg, Germany, Danfoss Industrial Automation will introduce a new high-pressure sensor, the MBS 8250, specially designed for use in food retail applications to ensure excellent operation of refrigeration systems using natural refrigerant CO<sub>2</sub> and even lower the total cost of ownership. CO2NVINPACK installation close to the Ice Hotel http://www.r744.com/news/view/5775 http://www.r744.com/news/view/5775 2014-10-14 11:04:00 article Green &amp; Cool has delivered a device to COOP in Jukkasj&auml;rvi in northern Sweden. A small sized grocery store close to the famous Ice Hotel. The installation consists of a CRYSTAL CO<sub>2</sub>VINPACK CLU. An outdoor unit well suited for smaller grocery stores. This unit is equipped with liquid sub-cooling with heat recovery and geothermal liquid sub-cooling.<br /> <br /> The walk-in machinery room enables maintenance and service independent of weather conditions.<br /> <br /> Cooling capacity 22 kW MT and LT 7 kW. Spain: Epta installs state-of-the-art CO2 transcritical system in Auchan Simply supermarket http://www.r744.com/news/view/5772 http://www.r744.com/news/view/5772 2014-10-14 10:40:56 article Epta, a leading system manufacturer of CO<sub>2</sub> commercial refrigeration systems, was commissioned by supermarket chain Simply to install the first full CO<sub>2</sub> system in one of its stores located in Bilbao, Spain. The CO<sub>2 </sub>transcritical booster solution for normal and low temperature cabinets and cold rooms aims to reduce the store&rsquo;s energy costs and carbon footprint, while maintaining optimum performance in a warm climate. <span style="color: rgb(255, 0, 0);">+ PHOTOS</span> Refrigera set to become the Queen of the ball with new 4-way reversing valve http://www.r744.com/news/view/5771 http://www.r744.com/news/view/5771 2014-10-14 10:14:29 article Refrigera, a young and dynamic manufacturing company that operates in the HVAC&amp;R field has launched a new 4-way reversing valve. The new valve is the key component in providing heating and cooling due to its flow-reversing capabilities, which is assisted by a ball-valve. The 4-way reversing valve will be on display at the Chillventa trade fair from 14-17 October in Nuremberg, Germany. CIAR 2015 http://www.r744.com/events/view/761 http://www.r744.com/events/view/761 2014-10-14 00:00:00 event The CIAR 2015 (Congreso Iberoamericano de Aire Acondicionado y refrigeracion) is aimed specifically at the Latin American countries, constituting the exchange of knowledge in the fields of Air Conditioning and Refrigeration in the Latin America and the Iberian Peninsula. The conference will showcase the latest developments in products and services in the following areas of interest:<br /> <br /> <ul> <li>Domestic, commercial and industrial cooling</li> <li>Air conditioning and heating</li> <li>Commercial and industrial ventilation</li> <li>Air quality</li> <li>Distric Heating and Cooling systems</li> <li>Refrigerant transition and alternatives</li> </ul> and more<br /> <br /> Official languages: Spanish and Portuguese&nbsp;<br type="_moz" /> Record breaker http://www.r744.com/news/view/5770 http://www.r744.com/news/view/5770 2014-10-13 17:07:51 article The Chillventa exhibition in Nuremberg 13 -16 October will see suppliers demonstrating the latest in refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pumps. We present some of the highlights <br /> <br /> Soon, the world's largest international trade fair for refrigeration, air-conditioning, ventilation and heat pumps, with nearly 1,000 exhibitors, will be starting. The event, in Nuremberg, Germany starts on 13 October with Chillventa Congressing, the know-how highlight. On 14 October, the trade fair will then open its gates for three days. Westermeyer Industries: high-pressure components for CO2 http://www.r744.com/news/view/5769 http://www.r744.com/news/view/5769 2014-10-13 10:18:29 article As the refrigeration and air conditioning industry continues to shift to high pressure refrigerants, Westermeyer has expanded its product offering to include a full line of components supporting the high operating pressures of subcritical and transcritical CO<sub>2</sub> systems. Oil separators, oil reservoirs, accumulators and receivers are among the products designed to handle operating pressures up to 1885 psig. Meet the team behind R744.com, ammonia21.com, hydrocarbons21.com and R718.com at Chillventa 2014 http://www.r744.com/news/view/5768 http://www.r744.com/news/view/5768 2014-10-10 17:21:11 article Chillventa 2014, the leading international trade fair for refrigeration, air conditioning, ventilation and heat pumps is just around the corner. From 14-16 October, market development company shecco will join over 1000 exhibitors in N&uuml;remberg, Germany to showcase its natural refrigerant expertise, including online industry platforms R744.com, ammonia21.com, hydrocarbons21.com, and R718.com, GUIDE publications, business development services and ATMOsphere events. GEA Bock CO2 Compressors ensure sustainable refrigeration in Lithuanian Hypermarket http://www.r744.com/news/view/5767 http://www.r744.com/news/view/5767 2014-10-10 11:12:44 article Fresh products and perfectly refrigerated foodstuffs &ndash; In the Rimi hypermarket in Klaip&#279;da (Lithuania), nothing is left to chance thanks to a CO<sub>2</sub> hypermarket system which serves as a booster system. The hypermarket belongs to Rimi Baltic, one of the leading retailers in the Baltic States consisting of over 230 stores (supermarkets, hypermarkets, &ldquo;supernettos&rdquo;, distribution centers etc.).<br /> <br /> In the year 2014, ROLVIKA installed the CO<sub>2 </sub>booster system in the hypermarket in Klaip&#279;da, the third biggest city of Lithuania. ROLVIKA is providing refrigeration, trading and food preparation equipment solutions as well as technical services for retailers and industries in Lithuania, Latvia, Byelorussia and other countries.<br /> <br /> The refrigeration system of the Lithuanian hypermarket consists of 48 cabinets and cold-rooms with medium temperature and 9 cabinets and cold-rooms with low temperature in the hypermarket area. The capacity is 120 kW with evaporation temperature of -10&deg;C (medium temperature) and 11 kW with -35&deg;C (low temperature) evaporation temperature.<br /> <br /> GEA Bock CO<sub>2</sub> compressors ensure optimal refrigeration of all foods in the hypermarket. The refrigeration system compressor rack is equipped with five semi-hermetic GEA Bock compressors specially designed for CO<sub>2</sub> systems. Three transcritical HGX34 CO<sub>2</sub> T compressors are used for medium temperature cooling and two subcritical HGX12e CO<sub>2</sub> compressors handle the low temperature cooling. dpac Uk Ltd http://www.r744.com/companies/view/dpac_uk_ltd http://www.r744.com/companies/view/dpac_uk_ltd 2014-10-10 00:00:00 company dpac Uk manufactures air-water heat generators for hot sanitary water production with natural refrigerant CO<sub>2 </sub>known as the Eco<sub>2</sub>-Air to water CO<sub>2</sub> heat pumps. Juan Coll Ferraz SL http://www.r744.com/companies/view/jcf_s_l http://www.r744.com/companies/view/jcf_s_l 2014-10-10 00:00:00 company Juan Coll is an engineering and installation company for commercial and industrial refrigeration projects, located in Spain.&nbsp; Energy savings at Migros thanks to a CO2 booster system with an integrated heat pump http://www.r744.com/news/view/5765 http://www.r744.com/news/view/5765 2014-10-09 12:12:20 article In an effort to further reduce energy consumption and slash down greenhouse gas emissions, Migros commissioned a CO<sub>2</sub> booster system with an integrated CO<sub>2</sub> heat pump for a supermarket in Reiden, Switzerland in August 2014. By integrating a heat pump cycle into the booster system, heating power can be increased from 35 to 70 kW, which is enough for even the coldest winter days in the region. 2018 Global Refrigerated Warehousing Market Forecast &amp; Analysis http://www.r744.com/news/view/5763 http://www.r744.com/news/view/5763 2014-10-09 10:56:11 article One of the emerging trends being witnessed in the market is the focus on energy-efficient practices. The vendors in the industry are adopting various tools and strategies to be more energy efficient such as the usage of CO<sub>2</sub> Cascade Systems, whereby two refrigerants are used in one refrigeration system, and one refrigerant cools the other refrigerant.<br /> <br /> According to the report, one of the main drivers in this market is the rise in organized retail. Over the years, there has been an increase in the number of consumers purchasing grocery items that include frozen and chilled food from organized retail stores, which use better refrigeration and storage system technology. Haier launches its first CO2 Heat Pump Water Heater in China&nbsp; http://www.r744.com/news/view/5762 http://www.r744.com/news/view/5762 2014-10-08 18:22:37 article Chinese company Haier has released the first CO<sub>2 </sub>heat pump water heater in China. The model can perform in temperatures as low as -25 &deg;C so it can even be used in the northern region of China. Compared to conventional heat pumps, the CO<sub>2</sub> heat pump can produce hot water at a much higher temperature. In addition, the CO<sub>2</sub> heat pump can produce 60% more water with the same volume as a conventional heat pump. According to a survey conducted among Chinese consumers, 76% chose the environmentally friendly&nbsp;CO<sub>2</sub>&nbsp;heat pump water heater. This technology promises a new direction for heat pump water heaters in China. As electricity costs rise, market for heat pumps takes off http://www.r744.com/news/view/5759 http://www.r744.com/news/view/5759 2014-10-08 17:45:22 article Heat pump sales have been climbing steadily over the past few years since manufacturers have improved the various components &mdash; including refrigerants, compressors, and heating coils &mdash; that deliver heat from an outdoor pump.<br /> <br /> The new generation of cold-climate heat pumps could cut energy costs drastically. Cold-climate pumps generate two to three times as much heat as an electric boiler or a baseboard heater, using the same amount of electricity. <br />