A symposium on commercial refrigeration in New Orleans, US reviewed solutions post HFC phase-down, pointing to CO2 as a leading option.
Component manufacturer Güntner expects the industrial and commercial cooling industry to go for ammonia and CO2, based on feedback from customers at Chillventa 2016.
Compact Kältetechnik’s Stephan Leideck told R744.com at Chillventa 2016 that the company’s ejector for transcritical CO2 systems could hit the market by 2017.
Demand for copper piping capable of withstanding the high pressures of CO2 is increasing in Europe and the United States, Ronnie Nilsson of Mueller Industries told R744.com at Chillventa 2016.
In an exclusive interview with R744.com, CAREL talk us through their new control solutions for small-scale CO2 systems and outline their expectations for the future of CO2 as a refrigerant.
Speaking on the first day of the Chillventa Congress, Van Baxter – an engineer from the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in the US state of Tennessee – said that the growth of the United States heat pump market was largely due to the lumber industry.
The Université des Mascareignes, a public university in Mauritius, has started to provide CO2 training for contractors and students on its premises.
Sanden has experienced great success with its CO2-based heat pumps, vending machines and refrigeration solutions for small convenience stores (CVS) in its home market of Japan. Now the company is targeting the CVS market in Europe.
As our preview coverage of new natural refrigerant products at Chillventa 2016 continues, today the spotlight falls on CAREL INDUSTRIES S.p.A., which will be showcasing their new Hecu CO2 – a high-efficiency solution for CO2 condensing units – and their pRack controllers.
At the start of July, JRECO (the Japan Refrigerants and Environment Conservation Organization) announced which companies will receive financial support from the Japanese Ministry of the Environment (MOE) in the first round of funding for natural refrigerant projects (3-4 rounds planned),.