Bitzer Compressors

BITZER’s array of CO2 compressors attract at Tokyo HVAC&R trade show

BITZER, the specialist in refrigeration compressors, presented its latest products at the well-established HVAC&R trade fair in Tokyo from 23-26 February 2016. With 188 companies spread over 734 booths, it took something special to attract the attention of the many thousands of visitors attending last week’s HVAC&R Trade Show in the Japanese capital. However, BITZER’s offering of innovative compressors using natural refrigerants was just the ticket to draw in the spoilt-for-c

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Armin Hafner

Hafner projects future potential for natural refrigerants

Armin Hafner, a professor in refrigeration technology at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), gave one of the most inspiring presentations at ATMOsphere Asia 2016, highlighting some of the latest technological advances in ejectors, transport, and industrial refrigeration solutions as well as superseded technology that helped shape the natural refrigerant market we know today.

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Japan natural refrigerants

Intensifying regulatory actions creating opportunities for natural refrigerants

During ATMOsphere Asia 2016 in Tokyo, Japan, policy experts outlined the latest regulatory developments in Japan and other regions, such as Europe, North America and China. Training of technicians was highlighted as a key activity to support the uptake of natural refrigerants in Japan and South Asia, where countries have a tremendous opportunity to leapfrog HFCs and directly adopt long-term natural refrigerant technology.

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China natural refrigerant

China’s policy promoting shift to naturals in 2016

With several policy developments in the pipeline, in 2016 China will repeatedly underline its intention to facilitate a comprehensive market shift towards natural refrigerant technology. In February, the final version of ‘The First Catalogue of Recommended Substitutes for HCFCs’ is expected to be officially issued by the Ministry of Environmental Protection. The draft document had…

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