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French government bolsters support for climate friendly t...

French government bolsters support for climate friendly t...

6 April 2016
At the end of March the French government launched a second call for projects to support the commercialisation of technology using low GWP technologies, including natural refrigerants.
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Natural refrigerant technologies in limelight at MCE

Natural refrigerant technologies in limelight at MCE

23 March 2016
Natural refrigerants were in the spotlight last week at Mostra Convegno Expoconfort, which saw manufacturers unveil new technologies for a range of CO2 and hydrocarbon refrigeration applications.
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Low-charge ammonia systems in the spotlight at Cold Chain...

Low-charge ammonia systems in the spotlight at Cold Chain...

23 March 2016
Interest in low-charge ammonia as a future-proof alternative to HFC refrigerants is growing, heard participants in the 19th European Cold Chain Conference on 7-8 March in Amsterdam, Netherlands. ammonia21.com was on h...
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Sydney welcomes High Performance Energy 2016

Sydney welcomes High Performance Energy 2016

23 March 2016
Australian Refrigeration Association (ARA) President Tim Edwards asserts that Australia can reduce its air conditioning and refrigeration bill by a staggering AUD 10 billion per annum.
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Ammonia industry official calls EPA proposal for RMP chan...

Ammonia industry official calls EPA proposal for RMP chan...

23 March 2016
In an evaluation of the Environmental Protection Agency’s recently announced proposed changes to its Risk Management Plan (RMP) requirements for facilities that use ammonia and other hazardous substances, Lowell...
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Read our coverage of MCE 2016

Read our coverage of MCE 2016

22 March 2016
Our team was on the ground on 15-18 March in Milan, Italy at the 2016 Mostra Convegno Expoconfort: the undisputed leading global exhibition in comfort technology and the place to catch the latest trends in the HV...
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IIAR working on standard for CO<sub>2</sub>

IIAR working on standard for CO2

21 March 2016
The International Institute of Ammonia Refrigeration (IIAR) announced yesterday (20 March) that it is working on a new standard for carbon dioxide applications.
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Ammonia: A stable ingredient in the ever-changing world o...

Ammonia: A stable ingredient in the ever-changing world o...

15 March 2016
In a very transient and changing sector, “the only stable ingredient I can see at the present stage is ammonia,” says Chris Sturman, chief executive of the Food Storage and Distribution Federation. Safety ...
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Take our survey on natural refrigerants training and win ...

Take our survey on natural refrigerants training and win ...

11 March 2016
To help us collect data for our upcoming GUIDEs to Natural Refrigerants Training in Europe and North America, shecco invites industry to participate in this survey and improve understanding of the market for natural r...
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Showcasing natural refrigerants: ATMOsphere Europe select...

Showcasing natural refrigerants: ATMOsphere Europe select...

10 March 2016
After the success of ATMOsphere Asia in Tokyo last month, the next event in our annual ATMOsphere series is ATMOsphere Europe 2016. This year, the conference is leaving its usual home of Brussels and heading to Barcel...
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Emerson to launch next-generation CO<sub>2</sub>/ammonia cascade system

Emerson to launch next-generation CO2/ammonia cascade system

9 March 2016
Emerson Climate Technologies is in the final stages of testing reciprocating compressors for CO2/ammonia cascade systems in its recently opened Helix Innovation Centre. The company expects to launch the new products i...
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SABMiller: Blazing a trail for natural refrigerants

SABMiller: Blazing a trail for natural refrigerants

9 March 2016
Brewing giant SABMiller is making natural refrigerants a key component of its sustainability strategy – and demonstrating how nat refs are a winning recipe for corporate success as well as the environment.
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NEXT Series: Natural refrigerants ‘the only solutio...

NEXT Series: Natural refrigerants ‘the only solutio...

7 March 2016
While the synthetic refrigerant market might “aggressively” develop new solutions, natural refrigerants are the only long-term alternative to HFCs because they are the only substances that will not be subj...
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Showcasing natural refrigerants: ATMOsphere Europe select...

Showcasing natural refrigerants: ATMOsphere Europe select...

3 March 2016
As we close the doors of ATMOsphere Asia in Tokyo, the second in our annual series of ATMOsphere events is ATMOsphere Europe 2016. This year, the conference is leaving its usual home of Brussels and heading to Barcelo...
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UNDP: Natural refrigerants seen as solution to growing HF...

UNDP: Natural refrigerants seen as solution to growing HF...

2 March 2016
“Action on climate change cannot be decisive without decisive action to limit HFC emission,” Jacques Van Engel, director of the United Nations Development Programme’s Montreal Protocol Unit. Inventor...