The ATMOsphere America Review Panel has announced the first case study selection for ATMOsphere America 2016, which will be held on 16 & 17 June in Chicago.
Former EU Climate Action Commissioner Connie Hedegaard – the driving force behind the EU’s F-Gas Regulation – has been elected to the Danfoss board. With natural refrigerants well placed to benefit from the HFC phase-down, the appointment follows the unveiling by the Danish company of a number of new climate-friendly HVAC&R technologies.
During the ATMOsphere Europe 2016 conference in Barcelona, Spain, policy experts outlined the latest regulatory developments in Europe and beyond. Training of technicians was highlighted as a key activity to support the uptake of natural refrigerants in Europe.
Japan-based technology provider Mayekawa Manufacturing Company, Ltd. has announced plans to launch four new models of its highly efficient natural refrigerant-based cooling system, the NewTon, on 21 July 2016. The NewTon R-3000 and R-6000 for cold storage, and F-300 and F-600 for frozen storage, will feature reduced refrigerant charge, system size and weight compared to previous models.
Supermarket giants Carrefour, METRO AG and Delhaize are demonstrating that CO2 transcritical refrigeration technology can help retailers to save energy costs and meet their corporate sustainability goals, heard participants in the 7th annual ATMOsphere Europe conference in Barcelona last month.
HVAC&R industry experts from Australia and around the world will descend upon Melbourne this month to discuss the business case for natural refrigerants in Australia & New Zealand at the first ever ATMOsphere Australia.
In the Ohio city where the Wright Brothers invented the airplane, Emerson Climate Technologies yesterday officially opened its HVAC&R Innovation Center, the Helix.
CO2 refrigeration systems for warmer southern European climates were on the radar at the ATMOsphere Europe conference in Barcelona last week, with manufacturers showcasing high-efficiency solutions capable of transcending the so-called ‘CO2 equator’.