Dorin is taking orders for the world’s largest CO2 compressors. The Italian manufacturer will showcase two new CO2 compressor series at next week’s Chillventa tradeshow in Nürnberg.
Trader Joe’s has formally settled with the U.S. Department of Justice for having violated the Clean Air Act by failing to promptly repair leaks of R22, an ozone-depleting HCFC substance and potent greenhouse gas used as a coolant in refrigerators.
San Francisco-based EOS Climate has expanded its carbon-credits programme to allow supermarkets to earn carbon credits by installing newly manufactured, advanced refrigeration systems – such as natural refrigerant solutions – either as complete replacements of HCFC- or HFC-based equipment, or as installations in new facilities.
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.
Hillphoenix, the Conyers, Georgia, US-based OEM that has installed transcritical CO2 booster systems in about 150 food stores in North America, is making the argument that this refrigeration technology is a viable solution “across the [U.S.],” including “very warm climates,” said Dustan Atkinson, Hillphoenix’s manager of product strategy.
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.