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Will Bulgaria make the transition from CO2 cascade to CO2 transcritical?

With CO2 transcritical retail stores in warmer European climates expected to hit 100 in the next two to five years thanks to technology developments like adiabatic cooling, ejectors and parallel compression, Bulgaria represents a potential growth market for the technology. Although there are still barriers to overcome in the EU Member State positive developments are on the way with leading retailer Kaufland seriously considering CO2-only systems.

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China Refrigeration 2015: strong growth in CO2 solutions

At China Refrigeration 2015, which gathered over 60,000 visitors and 1,000 exhibitors from across the world, CO2 products were showcased for a variety of applications for both heating and refrigeration. For commercial refrigeration applications, R744.com partners such as Carrier, CAREL, Panasonic, Dorin, SANDEN and Castel, as well as others demonstrated their CO2 know-how.

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First ATMOsphere Network Shanghai suggests natural refrigerants in China are here to stay!

On 7 April, on the eve of China Refrigeration 2015, one of the largest trade shows in the HVAC&R industry shecco organised the first ever ATMOsphere Network Shanghai. Supported by Danfoss and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI), the event gathered over 60 experts from industry, research institutions and government, who gathered to discuss the latest natural refrigerant trends in the world’s largest HVAC&R market. The event also featured a preview of the upcoming bilingual English-Chi

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As tegut… as it gets: Carrier’s Christoph Brouwers talks about the retailer’s 53 CO2 supermarkets

Carrier began working with tegut…., a German food retailer, in 2010 with a contract to supply a number of CO2OLtec transcritical CO2 refrigeration systems to the chain. R744.com had the opportunity to talk with Carrier Commercial Refrigeration’s Director Turnkey Operations, Christoph Brouwers about the companies’ experience with transcritical CO2.

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Practical CO2 training arouses interest in Spain

Moving south to Spain, R744.com interviews the professors Nacho Fandos (IES Llombai) and Ramón Cabello (Jaume I University of Castellón), pioneers of CO2 training in the country. Thanks to collaboration with secondary schools, the Jaume I University of Castellón and companies such as Frost-Trol, training courses have been successfully run since 2011.

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Solving the “CO2 equator” challenge: Enex’s ejector technology

Enex has been actively developing solutions to increase CO2 system efficiency in warm ambient climates like Spain and Italy. Using parallel compression and ejectors in unison, the company has realised significant efficiency gains and cost (first cost + energy cost) reductions. With more than 60 units installed with auxiliary compressors and more than 20 units using ejectors, the company’s accumulated data proves the energy savings of Enjector® technology can be as

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CO2 finding more applications in the industrial sector

Carbon dioxide, which is making progress as a refrigerant in the North American supermarket sector, is also increasingly infiltrating its way into the industrial sector in cascade and secondary systems, which was evident at the IIAR (International Institute of Ammonia Refrigeration) 2015 Conference & Exhibition, which took place in San Diego from 22-25 March.

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R744.com welcomes compact Kältetechnik as a Bronze Partner

As the worldwide market for CO2 (R744) technologies continues to develop, gaining ground in new application areas within Europe and picking-up momentum in food retail in North America, R744.com is pleased to announce its Partnership with more and more leading CO2 heating and cooling technology providers, including compact Kältetechnik GmbH. R744.com provides an online platform for suppliers, end-users, consultants, academics and policy makers to connect and learn about

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