Konvekta is trialing its CO2 MAC units in high ambient temperatures for the first time this year with French transport provider RTM. The ongoing trial will be key to the company’s, and the industry’s, adoption of CO2 MAC throughout Europe – a hot topic at Busworld 2015, held 16-21 October, in Kortrijk.
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R744.com: What is the status of refrigeration units for warm ambient temperatures?Sergio Girotto: We’ve been producing refrigeration units specially designed for high demanding environments since 2013, and they are now available as standard products. During the past months, July and August, in some areas of Italy, but also in other countries, ambient temperatures reached peaks of…
For the first time the German Institute for Standardisation (DIN) has released standards relating to R744 components and MAC systems. Four of the 20 standards are yet to be completed, while 16 have now been published, prompting the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA) to strongly supported the move.
Finalised a few months ago, Barajas became the first of 37 Makro stores in Spain (Madrid) equipped with a refrigeration system using only CO2 as a refrigerant.
Italian manufacturer of natural refrigerant equipment and R744.com gold partner Epta has bolstered its Nordic presence with key acquisition of Danish CO2 specialist Knudsen Køling.
COOP Liguria in Italy has commissioned its very first CO2 transcritical booster system for its store in Carasco. With a sales area of 5,500m2, the COOP store at the shopping center “I Leudi” features two CO2 booster racks using Dorin CD compressors.
Regie des transport de Marseille (RTM) is moving to phase out R134a in its mobile air conditioning, running tests using CO2 on two of its new buses in 2015. German manufacturer Konvekta is now bringing its proven MAC technology from the domestic market and Poland, to France.