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.
Carrier has fitted Austria’s first ever transcritical CO2 installation for a distribution centre. The CO2OLtec refrigeration system was commissioned by SPAR for a facility in Ebergassing.
Two U.S. supermarkets that use ammonia/CO2 cascade refrigeration systems – a Whole Foods Market and a Piggly Wiggly – received the GreenChill Award for “Best of the Best” certified stores from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s GreenChill Partnership.
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.
Bitzer today (11 October) unveiled its new ECOLINE+ reciprocating compressors for CO2 systems at Chillventa.
Global policy efforts to phase down HFCs at this week’s Montreal Protocol meeting in Kigali – alongside strong regulation in place in Europe and the United States – are creating opportunities for natural refrigerant technologies worldwide, heard participants in today’s Chillventa Congress.
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.
Over 100 manufacturers, retailers, contractors and consultants gathered in the Italian city of Padova last week to hear how new developments in ejector technology are improving the performance of CO2 refrigeration systems in warm climates.