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Women in spotlight at Australian HVAC&R Leadership Aw...

Women in spotlight at Australian HVAC&R Leadership Aw...

2 August 2016
The 2016 HVAC&R Leadership Awards, created by Australia’s Climate Control News, showcased movers and shakers in the cooling industry Down Under including Scantec's Stefan Jensen, Coles' Stuart Saville and Ed...
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Australia: United industry can steer future for natural r...

Australia: United industry can steer future for natural r...

1 August 2016
Industry collaboration in Australia will be crucial to raising training standards, implementing a nationwide licensing scheme and providing a legitimate platform for natural refrigerants, according to representatives ...
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US, Japanese firms join forces on ammonia-CO<sub>2</sub> system

US, Japanese firms join forces on ammonia-CO2 system

28 July 2016
Japan’s Mayekawa and North American companies CIMCO and SCE are collaborating to install and gather data on the performance of the NewTon refrigeration system in the United States.
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Vienna talks bring world closer to HFC phase-down

Vienna talks bring world closer to HFC phase-down

25 July 2016
Participants in last week's Montreal Protocol meetings in Vienna made progress towards a global deal on managing HFCs. Confidence was high among the international community that a definitive agreement can be struck at...
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New UNEP report showcases naturals in commercial, transpo...

New UNEP report showcases naturals in commercial, transpo...

20 July 2016
With Parties to the Montreal Protocol currently engaged in talks that could establish a pathway to a global HFC phase-down, a new UNEP report demonstrates how natural refrigerants are delivering climate-friendly refri...
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R32: An

R32: An "improbable" alternative to ammonia

19 July 2016
New research presented by Dr. Andy Pearson of UK-based Star Refrigeration at last week’s Purdue Conference series concludes that R32 is an "improbable" alternative to ammonia for industrial refrigeration –...
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EIA calls on Montreal Protocol Parties to tackle illegal ...

EIA calls on Montreal Protocol Parties to tackle illegal ...

18 July 2016
The scale of illegal HCFC trade could potentially be larger than that previously seen with CFCs, warns the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) in a new report published ahead Montreal Protocol talks this week tha...
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UK, Germany support natural refrigerants in Thailand

UK, Germany support natural refrigerants in Thailand

15 July 2016
The United Kingdom and Germany this week (12 July) announced that they are jointly providing Thailand with a grant of 560 million baht to support the development of climate-friendly HVAC&R equipment.
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Purdue: F-gas phase-down driving HVAC&R innovation

Purdue: F-gas phase-down driving HVAC&R innovation

14 July 2016
Leading researchers on heating and cooling are gathering at Purdue University, Indiana to share knowledge on technological innovations that can help deliver the objectives of new environmental legislation. 
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Industrial refrigeration beginning to turn corner in Japan

Industrial refrigeration beginning to turn corner in Japan

14 July 2016
With recent innovations and government subsidies helping to increase uptake of ammonia (NH3) for industrial refrigeration, new data shows that the market tide is changing in Japan. Increasing deployment of NH3/CO2 sec...
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U.S. regulators keeping eye on low-charge systems

U.S. regulators keeping eye on low-charge systems

12 July 2016
The Global Cold Chain Expo, recently held in Chicago, addressed how U.S. regulatory bodies are evaluating the emerging class of low-charge ammonia systems, in an educational session led by Lowell Randel, vice-pre...
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Ammonia facing competition from CO<sub>2</sub> in food industry

Ammonia facing competition from CO2 in food industry

12 July 2016
Ammonia remains at the heart of food refrigeration despite recent uptake of CO2 technologies, heard participants in a Eurammon symposium last month.  
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NHL triggering US growth in natural refrigerant ice rinks

NHL triggering US growth in natural refrigerant ice rinks

5 July 2016
Canadian manufacturer CIMCO has recently fitted an ammonia ice-rink at the T-Mobile NHL arena in south Las Vegas, Nevada. 
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Chocolate factory to install ammonia chillers, heat pump ...

Chocolate factory to install ammonia chillers, heat pump ...

5 July 2016
At a chocolate factory owned by Coop, Switzerland’s second-largest retail group, Spanish manufacturer RV Cooling Tech has installed an integrated low-charge ammonia chiller and heat pump system. 
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DSI responding to challenge of global food demand

DSI responding to challenge of global food demand

4 July 2016
Rapid plate freezers are helping answer the challenge of an ever-increasing global demand for food, with supreme energy efficiency and emission abatement at the heart of DSI’s technology.