CO2 and propane (R290) will have a key role to play in the context of the HFC phase-down taking place in Europe under the EU’s F-Gas Regulation – and with this in mind, Emerson is putting together a diverse, “future-proof” portfolio to respond to evolving customer demand, Abhinav Barnwal, Product Manager Refrigeration and Marketing at Emerson Climate Technologies, told R744.com at the company’s MCE booth.
Process technology manufacturer GEA presented a new compressor series designed for use with hydrocarbons – the HG44e – alongside its subcritical and transcritical CO2 compressors at Mostra Convegno Expoconfort (MCE) last week.
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
During a session on market trends at ATMOsphere Asia 2016, Mayekawa outlined its plans to adapt its NewTon system for use in a wider variety of applications, while Sanden continues to target the global convenience store market with its CO2 solutions. Meanwhile, shecco’s Nina Masson presented new research showing that the market gap between f-gases and natural refrigerants in Japan is constantly shrinking – partly driven by the surging popularity of naturals for vending mach
Leading compressor maker Bitzer sees huge potential to expand its position in the Japanese market, Ferdinand Spannan, managing director of Bitzer Japan, told R744.com in an exclusive interview on the occasion of the ATMOsphere Asia conference in Tokyo.
In developing the HEOS Sistema, CAREL has come up with an environmentally friendly refrigeration system for supermarkets that was recognised with a 2016 AHR Expo Innovation Award in the ‘refrigeration’ category.
New components needed to support the demand for transcritical CO2 systems in the US were in evidence at the AHR Expo in Orlando, Florida, last week.
Broad interest in natural refrigerants in Japan and Japanese government programmes that encourage the development of environmentally friendly solutions are helping to boost uptake of naturals there, Tadao Sekiguchi of CAREL Japan told R744.com in an exclusive interview ahead of ATMO Asia.
The Delhaize Group, already on track to exceed its ‘Energy Plan 2020’ target to reduce its total greenhouse gas emissions by 20%, is on a mission to install as many natural refrigerant systems as possible across its global store network, including CO2 transcritical and hydrocarbon plug-ins.