Ammonia Test Facility Opens in Chicago Suburb

A new ammonia test facility for industrial refrigeration offers the equivalent of a 25,000 ft2 cold storage facility for use by the research and development team at Parker.  Read the source article at Process Cooling

IIAR, Eurammon, Team up for Natural Refrigerant Advocacy

Eurammon, the European initiative for natural refrigerants, and the International Institute of Ammonia Refrigeration bring leading global players from the refrigeration sector together with individuals and institutions in the field of natural refrigerants.  Read the source article at Eurammon

Star Refrigeration Publishes Trends Report

Star Refrigeration published a full public report of the survey results collected during its September 2013 Roadshow.The report covers sector specific trends in several fields including building services, food & drinks production, storage and distribution, facilities management, data centres or IT cooling, leisure, construction, consultancy, healthcare, petrochemical, district heating and retail.  Read the source article […]

Danfoss Presents Global Market Trends in China

Speakers from Danfoss were among several presenters at the 11th Gustav Lorentzen Conference in Hangzhou, China, held August 31 through September 2. Topics discussed at the event included safety and global market trends for the ammonia refrigeration sector.  Read the source article at ammonia21.com

Energy Advocates Gather at EE Global 2014

Energy-efficiency leaders and advocates from around the world recently came together for the Energy Efficiency Global Forum in Washington, District of Columbia. The event, hosted by the Alliance to Save Energy(ASE), featured two days of interactive presentations and discussions with senior energy officials and other experts focusing on government leadership, market transformation, the built environment, and investment and financing. Read […]

ASHRAE Showcases New Strategic Plan at 2014 Annual Conference

ASHRAE made several new announcements and spotlighted organizational changes at its 2014 Annual Conference, which was held June 28-July 2 in Seattle. The organization touted the introduction of a new strategic plan, creation of a new IAQ alliance, and the announcement of a milestone related to its research program. Read the source article at achrnews.com

Supporting Evolution of New Refrigerants

The following story was prepared by Danfoss and brings readers up to date on developments in Europe concerning HFC refrigerants. Historically, changes in Europe involving CFCs and HCFCs eventually reached the United States. Read the source article at achrnews.com

CO2 Refrigerant Growth Continues

The use of CO2 as a standalone refrigerant in a system is growing in the United States and Europe in larger applications. Reporter Peter Powell for Air Conditioning Heating and Refrigeration News gives a roundup of where and how CO2 is being used. Read the source article at achrnews.com

Purdue Conference Features Papers on Natural Refrigerants, HFOs

Purdue University’s recent concurrent conferences focused on compressor engineering, refrigeration, air conditioning, and high-performance buildings. The biennial event featured research papers focused on natural refrigerants like CO2 and ammonia as well as the future use of low-GWP HFCs as well as hydrofluoroolefins, of HFO’s. Read the source article at achrnews.com

EPA Targets High-GWP Refrigerants in SNAP Proposal

The government is proposing to restrict the use of hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) refrigerants R-134a, -404A and -507 in certain new and retrofit retail food applications. The rule deems certain HFC refrigerants unacceptable in specific applications on or after Jan. 1, 2016.  Read the source article at achrnews.com

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