12th IIR Gustav Lorentzen Natural Working Fluids Conference, to take place in Edinburgh next week, will review latest trends and innovations related to natural refrigerants.
US food retailer Whole Foods has installed an R290-CO2 commercial refrigeration system at a store in Santa Clara, California. The environmentally friendly system is the first of its kind in the United States.
Japanese retailer Lawson has opened its 1,500th convenience store fitted with a CO2 transcritical refrigeration system in Japan.
With innovation set to take centre stage at this year’s Chillventa, to be held on 11-13 October in Nuremberg, Germany, Swedish giant Alfa Laval is poised to launch six new cooling products at the event.
Italy-based multinational CAREL has recorded a significant spike in sales thanks to European retail market growth, due in part to the growing popularity of CO2-based HVAC&R systems.
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 of leading industry associations interviewed for Accelerate Australia & NZ magazine.
Japanese firm Sanden is set to launch the first CO2 heat pump water heater available for residential use on the North American market.