With manufacturers from Europe, Asia and the US looking to make the case for rolling out natural refrigerant technologies in local markets Down Under, ATMOsphere Australia showcased myriad opportunities available for end users to invest in innovative heat pump, hydrocarbon, CO2 transcritical and low-charge NH3/CO2 HVACR&R solutions.
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
ATMOsphere Europe 2015 provided a platform for the latest heat pump innovations including ENEA’s joint case study on a heat pump with a unique two-cylinder compressor, designed to cater for the European market. boostHEAT showcased its integrated heat pump/boiler solution while Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) and Sanden outlined the increased migration of their products from Asia to Europe.
ATMOsphere Asia 2015 unearthed plenty of positives for CO2 heat pump applications as Mitsubishi Heavy Industries explained the field test results for its Q-ton, the world’s first two-stage compressor for commercial use. Meanwhile, Yamato and The Coca-Cola Company demonstrated the benefits of their respective peak shift technologies, the Ultra-Eco-Ice thermal storage CO2/brine refrigeration system, and an award-winning CO2 vending machine.
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.