New online today: join the community 

By Sabine Lobnig, Mar 19, 2012, 00:00 2 minute reading

The industry is moving, and so is Today, a new version of the world’s leading platform for ammonia (R717) goes online with a new look and a brand new community, a gateway to a global natural refrigerant community. Usability, graphics and navigation have all been revamped to improve the accessibility and more importantly the daily use of the website for our 3,000+ readers. is the leading authority on ammonia for heating and cooling applications worldwide. Over the last 3 years, we have been constantly on the cutting edge, updating our readers on industry and policy developments, reporting from all major events with relevance to natural refrigerants. Over 3 years, the market has changed; so has

Today, a brand new version of is live. The new still puts a strong emphasis on news and products, but offers additionally the first global community dedicated to ammonia refrigeration, integrating the most useful 2.0 web features.

Why a new and why now?

"Today, I am especially proud to announce that is leading the way for our industry in terms of networking online, sharing best practice and doing business", says Marc Chasserot, founder and editor-in-chief of

Community features

The community members will have access to many new features, amongst which:
  • Community activities: this is the page where you will see all the on-going activity of the community members, some kind of community "wall". There you can also share thoughts, links, news on ammonia.
  • Inbox: your own inbox to connect and interact with other community members and send direct requests to leader companies in ammonia refrigeration
  • Forum: a forum to discuss the various applications of ammonia, ammonia news etc.
  • Noticeboard: the section where you can post and view opportunities related to the ammonia heating and refrigeration section such as: career, training, search for partners, funding, calls for papers...

First global community on natural refrigerant fluids

The community opens the gateway to the upcoming global platform uniting over 10,000 experts in the field of natural refrigerants. Indeed, your profile offers you the possibility to equally access the and soon also communities. It suffices to go chose in your profile to activate it on the 1 or 2 of the other platforms as well. Consequently, you can choose for all information and content that you want to share whether it appears only on or also on the other platforms.

Way forward

Over the coming weeks, you will see constant improvement and new features being added to We are looking forward to your feedback and will do our best to accommodate for the needs of the international natural refrigerant community. Please do not hesitate to contact our community coordinators, Sabine and Aurélie, if you require some help or have a wishes and suggestions.


By Sabine Lobnig

Mar 19, 2012, 00:00

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