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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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People

Festive Special: Read the very best of R744.com from 2015

2015 has been an eventful year for natural refrigerants. Here at R744.com, with Christmas dinner in the oven and Santa Claus about to set off on his merry way, it’s time to take stock of the past year, and naturally (pun intended!) to look back at the highlights of R744 refrigerant news in 2015 – from promising new policy developments and exciting events to cutting-edge technology advancements. Pull up a chair by the fireside and relive the best bits of Everything R744 in 201

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GUIDE China: odds stacked in favour of natural refrigerants in light commercial sector

shecco’s recently published GUIDE to Natural Refrigerants in China – State of the Industry 2015 outlined a clear business case for the use of natural refrigerants in China’s present and future light commercial refrigeration sector. With large consumer brands already placing over 750,000 pieces of light commercial equipment in China, increasing the availability of training, there is a clear momentum driving the market forward.

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First ATMOsphere Network Shanghai suggests natural refrigerants in China are here to stay!

On 7 April, on the eve of China Refrigeration 2015, one of the largest trade shows in the HVAC&R industry shecco organised the first ever ATMOsphere Network Shanghai. Supported by Danfoss and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI), the event gathered over 60 experts from industry, research institutions and government, who gathered to discuss the latest natural refrigerant trends in the world’s largest HVAC&R market. The event also featured a preview of the upcoming bilingual English-Chi

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