Epta has installed a CO2 transcritical cooling system in a banana ripening facility in Germany to ensure perfect temperatures throughout the ripening process.
CoilDesigner’s latest upgrades incorporate small-diameter MicroGroove tubing, which supports CO2 and hydrocarbon systems.
The refrigeration game is changing in Africa. After launching the first CO2 transcritical system in Africa in 2010, trailblazers CRS are releasing their new range of CO2 chillers, heat pumps and condensing units in 2015, and hope to cut the red tape on the first CO2 training facility in Africa, at their new Johannesburg base before year’s end.
A number of component suppliers showcased their newest CO2 compatible products at the 2015 FMI Energy and Store Development Conference in San Diego.
The industrial refrigeration sector in North America is changing rapidly as the regulatory environment evolves, driving adoption of natural refrigerants such as ammonia, R744, and even hydrocarbons.
The use of natural refrigerants in light commercial refrigeration applications is on the rise in North America.
Natural refrigerants are creating new opportunities for data centre cooling as hyperscale data centres change the market for precision cooling.
R744.com: What is the status of refrigeration units for warm ambient temperatures?Sergio Girotto: We’ve been producing refrigeration units specially designed for high demanding environments since 2013, and they are now available as standard products. During the past months, July and August, in some areas of Italy, but also in other countries, ambient temperatures reached peaks of…
Food retailers, refrigeration system and component manufacturers and contractors highlight advantages of natural refrigerants, particularly R744, over traditional HFC systems in commercial refrigeration, including energy consumption reductions, total system integration and reduced environmental impact.
Edeka Kusenberg is equipped with a transcritical CO2 refrigeration system with heat reclaim and innovative freezers to save energy and enhance the shopping experience.