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Brexit: Mixed feelings for industry as uncertainty reigns

Brexit: Mixed feelings for industry as uncertainty reigns

30 June 2016
With many questions regarding the United Kingdom’s forthcoming exit from the European Union yet to be answered, industry representatives are divided on the extent to which Brexit will affect businesses operating...
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Utilities put incentive money on the table

Utilities put incentive money on the table

30 June 2016
In the United States, utilities budgeted about $6 billion to promote energy efficiency through incentives in 2013.
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UPDATE: Australia to cut HFC emissions

UPDATE: Australia to cut HFC emissions

30 June 2016
Australia will curb HFC emissions by 85% by 2036, the government announced on 27 June, joining the United States, the European Union and Japan as a "world leader" in reducing HFC emissions. 
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Industry putting natural refrigerants to work across Nort...

Industry putting natural refrigerants to work across Nort...

29 June 2016
Natural refrigerants are already delivering efficient and sustainable cooling for industrial applications ranging from cold storage to food production across North America, heard participants in the ATMOsphere America...
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US, Canadian retailers put their faith in natural refrige...

US, Canadian retailers put their faith in natural refrige...

28 June 2016
Major food retailers like Piggly Wiggly, Sobeys and Roundy’s are harnessing natural refrigerant technologies to deliver energy savings at stores across North America, heard participants in the ATMOsphere America...
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Read our coverage of ATMO America

Read our coverage of ATMO America

28 June 2016
Our team was in Chicago for ATMOsphere America 2016, bringing you the latest news on natural refrigerants. Read on to hear about market trends, policy developments and exciting new technology applications in North Ame...
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Brexit: Former IOR president foresees HVAC&R industry...

Brexit: Former IOR president foresees HVAC&R industry...

27 June 2016
23 June was Women in Engineering Day in the United Kingdom. And in an in-out referendum on EU membership held on the same day, the UK decided to leave the European Union. We spoke to former Institute of Refrigeration ...
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NH<sub>3</sub>, propane join CO<sub>2</sub> in North American stores

NH3, propane join CO2 in North American stores

27 June 2016
While CO2 transcritical refrigeration systems are slowly being adopted in the U.S. food retail industry, two other natural refrigerants – ammonia and propane – are also beginning to attract interest among ...
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Bright future for natural refrigerants foreseen at ATMOsp...

Bright future for natural refrigerants foreseen at ATMOsp...

23 June 2016
Leading HVAC&R experts and high-profile end users gathered in Chicago last week for ATMOsphere America foresee a bright future for natural refrigerant applications in the United States. While many speakers hailed ...
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United States, Spain clamp down on HCFC, CFC leaks

United States, Spain clamp down on HCFC, CFC leaks

23 June 2016
Recent decisions by the US and Spanish courts indicate that authorities around the world are ready to clamp down hard on companies responsible for leaking ozone-depleting and climate-damaging refrigerants into the atm...
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Leading Swiss retailer opts for natural refrigerants

Leading Swiss retailer opts for natural refrigerants

23 June 2016
Denner, a leading Swiss discount retailer, is putting energy efficiency – and natural refrigerants CO2 and propane – at the top of its climate agenda. Their aim is to reduce emissions by 10% by 2020.
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UK’s EU F-Gas future uncertain as in-out referendum...

UK’s EU F-Gas future uncertain as in-out referendum...

22 June 2016
On the eve of the UK referendum on continued EU membership, the shadow of Brexit looms large over the HVAC&R industry – with a potential exit from the bloc putting the United Kingdom’s f-gas phase-down...
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New policy developments pushing natural refrigerants at A...

New policy developments pushing natural refrigerants at A...

21 June 2016
Participants attending ATMOsphere America in Chicago last week heard from U.S., Canadian and Mexican government representatives how progressive new policies are helping to widen the uptake of natural refrigerant-based...
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shecco presents Accelerate America awards to Sobeys,...

shecco presents Accelerate America awards to Sobeys,...

17 June 2016
shecco announced the winners of its first annual Accelerate America Awards today at the biggest ever ATMOsphere America conference, taking place at the Westin Michigan Avenue in Chicago on June 16-17.
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Exciting times ahead for natural refrigerants at ATMOsphe...

Exciting times ahead for natural refrigerants at ATMOsphe...

17 June 2016
Participants gathered in Chicago for the biggest ever ATMOsphere America are hearing how competition between CO2, hydrocarbons and ammonia is creating exciting new opportunities and driving increased uptake of natural...