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 Wed, 27 May 2015 13:28:29 +0200 http://www.r744.com/rss en-gb Wed, 27 May 2015 13:28:29 +0200 IPro Genius is the cherry on top of Emerson&rsquo;s CO2 booster system http://www.r744.com/news/view/6422 http://www.r744.com/news/view/6422 2015-05-27 12:51:55 article At this year&rsquo;s AHR Expo in Chicago, Emerson had their IPro Genius programmable controller on display. The IPro Genius controls high-pressure controls and bypass valves effectively to help maintain a constant flash tank pressure which is one of the keys to full efficiency when using a transcritical CO<sub>2</sub> booster system and adds to the larger system to ensure optimal results for commercial refrigeration.<br /> Danfoss sponsors 2015 Energy Efficiency Global Forum, highlighting converging technologies with potential to shift energy use in buildings http://www.r744.com/news/view/6419 http://www.r744.com/news/view/6419 2015-05-27 10:51:44 article For the eighth consecutive year, Danfoss, a leading manufacturer of high efficiency electronic and mechanical components and controls for the HVACR&amp;R sector, was a sponsor of the Alliance to Save Energy's Energy Efficiency Global Forum. The event gathered nearly 500 energy leaders from across sectors, with the goal of integrating effective policies and business practices into actionable plans for the next generation of energy efficiency. US Foods opens new distribution center in Seabrook, N.H. http://www.r744.com/news/view/6413 http://www.r744.com/news/view/6413 2015-05-26 16:01:07 article US Foods is bringing a whole new level of convenience and value to New England area chefs and restaurateurs as it opens its newest distribution center in Seabrook, N.H.<br /> <br /> &ldquo;The new efficient and modern facility allows us to better serve our approximately 3,000 customers throughout the New England area and provides the nearly 300 employees in the location with an optimal working environment,&rdquo; said John Glynn, president, Boston Division, US Foods. &ldquo;We are thrilled to join the Seabrook business community and continue to bring our innovative products and business solutions to chefs, restaurant owners and foodservice operators throughout the area.&rdquo;<br /> <br /> The new 500,000 square-foot facility is LEED certified and includes a number of green enhancements, such as energy efficient lighting and a cascade refrigeration system that uses CO2 as a refrigeration fluid in place of ammonia, reducing environmental impact and increasing energy efficiency. A dedicated fleet fueling and maintenance area will further help the company operate even more efficiently. Systemes LMP installs CRYSTAL CO2 unit at Canadian ice arena http://www.r744.com/news/view/6412 http://www.r744.com/news/view/6412 2015-05-26 12:14:50 article R744 technology innovator Systemes LMP has created a CO<sub>2</sub> system for artificial cooling of ice slabs called the &quot;CRYSTAL&quot;, already installed at an ice arena in Canada. The CRYSTAL is a multi-compressor unit with an operating capacity of 30 to 140t ideal for new constructions of ice rinks under renovation. Thanks to its state-of-the-art design, the unit features total heat recovery of the compressors, which can be used for commercial space heating, hot water, mechanical room and radiant heating. Yantai Moon&rsquo;s another CO2/NH3 cold storage project started operation&nbsp; http://www.r744.com/news/view/6410 http://www.r744.com/news/view/6410 2015-05-26 11:13:10 article On 11th of May, Yantai Moon&rsquo;s another CO<sub>2</sub>/NH<sub>3</sub> project for cold storage in Shandong province in China with cooling capacity of 50,000 tons started operation. The project has four floors in total. It has a -25&deg;C low temperature cold storage and a variable temperature cold storage from -25&deg;C to 15&deg;C.&nbsp; Kaori share CO2 heat pump development results in Beijing http://www.r744.com/news/view/6409 http://www.r744.com/news/view/6409 2015-05-26 11:05:44 article Last week Kaori organised an event in Beijing and shared its results on &nbsp;CO<sub>2</sub> heat pump applications in hotels in China. During the event, ESCO Committee of China Energy Conservation Association and Professor Ma Yitai from Tianjin University attended and presented the trade for CO<sub>2</sub> heat pump technology in China. The event suggested that using heat pump technology as a replacement for coal-fired boilers can effectively save energy and reduce carbon emissions in China. R744 takes the stage at the upcoming ATMOsphere America 2015 http://www.r744.com/news/view/6406 http://www.r744.com/news/view/6406 2015-05-22 17:19:13 article Hillphoneix, Carnot Refrigeration, Sanden, Bitzer US, KAV Consulting and Carter Synergy will be some of the companies presenting their latest CO<sub>2</sub> based projects at the 4<sup>th</sup> edition of ATMOsphere America. These case studies will highlight innovation and efficiency in commercial and industrial refrigeration applications, heat pumps and data centers. Exclusive interview: Olaf Schulze explains METRO&rsquo;s lofty F-Gas Exit targets http://www.r744.com/news/view/6405 http://www.r744.com/news/view/6405 2015-05-22 10:14:50 article For Olaf Schulze, Director Facility, Energy &amp; Resource Management at METRO GROUP, 2025 can&rsquo;t come soon enough. The deadline will mark the turning point for METRO as it transitions entirely away from f-gases. At ATMOsphere Europe, R744.com spoke to Schulze and he explained the key pillars of METRO&rsquo;s F-Gas Exit program and plans for the future. Dorin to be part of international project NXTHPG http://www.r744.com/news/view/6404 http://www.r744.com/news/view/6404 2015-05-21 17:42:50 article <div>The project foresees the study and development&nbsp;of safe, reliable, and highly efficient heat pumps&nbsp;that, through the use of natural refrigerants such as&nbsp;CO<sub>2</sub> and HCs, can represent the future key for&nbsp;heating and conditioning of any type of building.&nbsp;<br /> <br /> Dorin's general objective is to provide technical knowledge to the industry producers of the sector, and is therefore determined to bring and disseminate these&nbsp;technological discoveries among the market.</div> efficold banking on hydrocrabon technology for commercial refrigeration &nbsp; http://www.r744.com/news/view/6402 http://www.r744.com/news/view/6402 2015-05-21 14:37:25 article Spanish manufactuer efficold has affirmed its commitment to hydrocarbon refrigerant technology in commercial refrigeration applications, developing a new ECO products line that includes its Gastronorm Elite chilled cabinet. The state-of-the-art technology integrates compact, robust and long lasting hydrocarbon compressors. The company is one of the first in the Spanish market using hydrocarbons in low temperature equipment. Launch of GUIDE to Natural Refrigerants in China &ndash; State of the Industry 2015 http://www.r744.com/news/view/6397 http://www.r744.com/news/view/6397 2015-05-20 16:54:04 article On 20 May 2015, shecco launched the first in-depth analysis of China&rsquo;s natural refrigerants market, available to download for free at publications.shecco.com. The GUIDE provides a detailed analysis of the latest trends in China&rsquo;s natural refrigerants market, policy and technology as well as providing comprehensive research into five individual applications that show promise for the future of natural refrigerants. Mitsubishi Heavy Industries AC&amp;R and Toyo Engineering Works shake on July merger http://www.r744.com/news/view/6396 http://www.r744.com/news/view/6396 2015-05-20 10:48:20 article <div>Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) will merge operations of two of its existing group companies: MHI Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Corporation (MHI-AC&amp;R) and Toyo Engineering Works, Ltd. By integrating the manufacturing, sales and servicing functions of the two companies, MHI seeks to configure a structure capable of pursuing maximum synergies in a broad range of markets - from cold chain logistics and air-conditioning and refrigeration (AC&amp;R) engineering to commercial use and residential air-conditioning systems - as a way of strengthening its AC&amp;R operations.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>The new company will be capitalised at 400 million yen. It will initially have a workforce of approximately 1,100 employees and Junzo Satoh, President of MHI-AC&amp;R, will assume presidency of the new company.</div> Carrier Transicold helps shipping industry reduce greenhouse gas emissions with environmentally sustainable container refrigeration units http://www.r744.com/news/view/6392 http://www.r744.com/news/view/6392 2015-05-19 09:55:45 article Energy efficient container refrigeration systems introduced by Carrier Transicold have been playing a vital role in recent years to help the marine shipping industry strengthen its environmental profile. Carrier Transicold helps improve global transport and shipping of temperature controlled cargoes with a complete line of equipment for refrigerated trucks, trailers and containers, and is a part of UTC Building &amp; Industrial Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp.<br /> <br /> Carrier Transicold recently introduced NaturaLINE&reg; unit has a similar energy profile to the PrimeLINE unit, but uses the natural refrigerant CO2 instead of a synthetic refrigerant. CO2 has a global warming potential (GWP) of one compared to R-134a, which is used in most other container refrigeration systems and has a GWP of 1,430, and R-404A, which has a GWP of 3,922 and is used in a smaller share of container systems. Exclusive interview with Danfoss suggests CO2 technology can bring new opportunities for retailers in China http://www.r744.com/news/view/6391 http://www.r744.com/news/view/6391 2015-05-18 15:16:24 article At China Refrigeration 2015, R744.com interviewed Zhaohui (Stephen) Zhu, Sales Director for Food Retail in China about the opportunities and challenges CO<sub>2</sub> technology represents for commercial refrigeration in China. Since the first CO<sub>2</sub> store opened in China in 2011, the market has shown positive progress. Danfoss presentation at CIAR 2015: CO2 Commercial refrigeration applications http://www.r744.com/news/view/6390 http://www.r744.com/news/view/6390 2015-05-18 13:00:58 article At CIAR 2015, F&eacute;lix Sanz of Danfoss gave a presentation titled &ldquo;CO<sub>2</sub> commercial refrigeration applications&rdquo; to discuss the use of CO<sub>2</sub> based refrigeration systems in commercial applications. He also shared some results obtained from a study when comparing efficiency levels in cold vs. warm climates. <br /> <br /> To view the presentation, please click <a href="http://www.r744.com/knowledge/papersView/1770 " target="_blank">here</a><br /> <br /> <br type="_moz" /> British Gas to trial boostHEAT heat pump boiler http://www.r744.com/news/view/6388 http://www.r744.com/news/view/6388 2015-05-18 10:56:43 article <div>British Gas and technology firm boostHEAT have signed a memorandum of understanding which includes a heat pump boiler trial with the UK's largest energy and home services company&nbsp;later this year.&nbsp;A fusion of boiler and heat pump, the boostHEAT Thermal Compressor is an air-water CO2 heat pump and achieves a very high efficiency, its developers claim.&nbsp;British Gas, which has around 15 million UK customers, typically installs 100,000 heating systems per annum.</div> Sainsbury's Refrigerators Reduces Energy Use With F1 Auto Technology http://www.r744.com/news/view/6387 http://www.r744.com/news/view/6387 2015-05-15 11:26:44 article Sainsbury&rsquo;s has teamed up with one of the biggest names in motor sport to give its store refrigerators a turbo boost that will reduce their carbon emissions.<br /> <br /> Thanks to the technology of Williams Advanced Engineering, Sainsbury&rsquo;s refrigeration systems are being fitted with aerofoils, the same technology that helps to improve the performance of F1 cars on the road. Aerofoils have been designed and manufactured by Aerofoil Energy Ltd, and Williams&rsquo; Advanced Engineering has worked closely with them to use F1 aerodynamics technology to refine the design, according to Sainsbury&rsquo;s.<br type="_moz" /> Carrier opens first CO2OLacademy offering tailored training programmes http://www.r744.com/news/view/6386 http://www.r744.com/news/view/6386 2015-05-15 10:09:51 article With training an important facet of expanding the CO<sub>2</sub> transcritical market, on 25 March Carrier Commercial Refrigeration opened its CO<sub>2</sub>OLacademy field training facility in Germany, at its Research Development Center in Mainz. One of only a few training facilities with a live-store environment, the CO<sub>2</sub>OLacademy facility will improve the skills and technical knowledge of Carrier Commercial Refrigeration field technicians in Europe.