The Hotel Technological Institute (ITH) in Spain has launched a new project with the aim of promoting the use of CO2 as a refrigerant. Thanks to Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Q-Ton heat pump systems, which use climate-friendly CO2 as a refrigerant, hotels can increase energy savings and guarantee maximum performance while reducing their CO2 emissions.
A wealth of new research and technological developments on CO2 as a refrigerant in centralised commercial refrigeration, heat pumps, glass door merchandisers and data centre cooling was presented at the 11th biennial Gustav Lorentzen conference on natural refrigerants. The event provided valuable insight into current and upcoming technology trends for all alternative refrigerants. Whilst CO2 stole the show, R744 research continues to focus on improving
In a move destined to shake up the North American CO2 refrigeration market, Canadian company Systemes LMP has announced an alliance with Hussmann Corporation, expanding the reach of one of the most adaptable transcritical refrigeration solutions on the market.
Efficient CO2 refrigerant solutions for warm ambient temperatures was a key topic of discussion at the Gustav Lorentzen 2014 (GL 2014) Conference on Natural refrigerants, which took place from 31 August to 2 September 2014 in Hangzhou, China. R744.com, a silver sponsor of GL 2014 together with market development company shecco, reports on the latest technological developments and research into expanding the use of CO2 transcritical to southern climates, which represent a si
The need to switch to environmentally friendly and safe refrigerants in mobile air conditioning systems (MAC) doesn’t stop at passenger vehicles, which have received considerable attention in recent months due to the controversy surrounding refrigerant R1234yf. The German Environmental Aid Association is now calling on transport companies and bus manufacturers to make the switch to CO2 MAC systems.