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California extends ambitious climate change law

California extends ambitious climate change law

9 September 2016
On 8 September California Governor Jerry Brown signed two bills into law to increase the ambition of the state’s climate change legislation. A law passed in 2006 seeks to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 ...
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US retailer Piggly Wiggly’s ammonia/CO<sub>2</sub> experiment

US retailer Piggly Wiggly’s ammonia/CO2 experiment

9 September 2016
US retailer Piggly Wiggly has recorded energy savings averaging 28.5% over a seven-month period in a Georgia store, thanks mainly to its NH3/CO2 refrigeration system.
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French supermarket puts faith in natrefs for logistics ce...

French supermarket puts faith in natrefs for logistics ce...

7 September 2016
French firm Atlantic Compressors is delivering an NH3-CO2 cascade system to serve the cooling needs of a distribution centre for one of France’s main supermarket chains. The system will be up and running next mo...
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333 natref projects receive subsidies in Japan

333 natref projects receive subsidies in Japan

1 September 2016
At the start of July, JRECO (the Japan Refrigerants and Environment Conservation Organization) announced which companies will receive financial support from the Japanese Ministry of the Environment (MOE) in the first ...
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DOE launches survey on energy, water efficiency of sports...

DOE launches survey on energy, water efficiency of sports...

1 September 2016
The United States Department of Energy (DOE) teamed up with the US Environmental Agency, the Green Sports Alliance and the National Institute of Building Sciences last March in an effort to better understand the chall...
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New research to help boost efficiency, safety of ammonia ...

New research to help boost efficiency, safety of ammonia ...

30 August 2016
Control measures to mitigate cross-contamination between cascade CO2-NH3 refrigeration systems, as well as the development of electrochemical ammonia compressors, are among the innovations that may boost uptake of amm...
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Managing your ammonia system with Güntner know-how

Managing your ammonia system with Güntner know-how

30 August 2016
As our preview of new natural refrigerant products at Chillventa 2016 continues, today the spotlight falls on component manufacturer Güntner, which will be showcasing updated CO2 gas coolers, a glycol collection ...
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Spotlight on 2017’s ATMOsphere conference series in...

Spotlight on 2017’s ATMOsphere conference series in...

30 August 2016
In 2017 the ATMOsphere conference series will see over 1,300 industry experts hear more than 250 presentations across five conferences and events on four continents.
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China’s HCFC phase-out ambitions under spotlight at...

China’s HCFC phase-out ambitions under spotlight at...

25 August 2016
Experts attending the 2016 Gustav Lorentzen conference this week were optimistic that China’s HCFC phase-out plan will trigger wider uptake of natural refrigerants across the Asian powerhouse.
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Supplier of low-charge ammonia chillers wanted in Uzbekistan

Supplier of low-charge ammonia chillers wanted in Uzbekistan

25 August 2016
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has opened an invitation, until 19 September, to supply low charge ammonia chillers for central air conditioning units in Uzbekistan.
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Global refrigerated warehouse capacity increases

Global refrigerated warehouse capacity increases

25 August 2016
On 11th  August, a survey by the Global Cold Chain Alliance found that global refrigerated warehouse capacity grew to 600 million cubic metres from 2014 to 2016; growth was mostly from emerging markets such as Ch...
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Natrefs, a significant part of Aldi South’s climate...

Natrefs, a significant part of Aldi South’s climate...

23 August 2016
Extensive use of natural refrigerants is an integral part of Aldi South’s climate strategy, according to the retailer’s first Corporate Responsibility report published on 14 July.
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HFC phase-down: 'Huge business opportunity' for natrefs

HFC phase-down: 'Huge business opportunity' for natrefs

22 August 2016
Global efforts to secure a historic agreement to phase down HFC consumption under the Montreal Protocol are creating opportunities for natural refrigerants to thrive, heard participants in the 12th IIR Gustav Lorentze...
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Gustav Lorentzen conference to focus on latest innovations

Gustav Lorentzen conference to focus on latest innovations

18 August 2016
12th IIR Gustav Lorentzen Natural Working Fluids Conference, to take place in Edinburgh next week, will review latest trends and innovations related to natural refrigerants. 
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Low-charge ammonia plans thwarted!

Low-charge ammonia plans thwarted!

17 August 2016
Newark Refrigerated Warehouse’s battle to change regulations to introduce low-charge ammonia is proving more challenging than expected.