SEforALL’s This Is Cool Challenge includes a special prize – in partnership with Cool Up – for natural refrigerant solutions; submission deadline is September 15.
The Electric Power Research Institute has assessed the benefits of replacing a traditional hydronic air-conditioning system with a low-charge ammonia chiller and CO2 convection loop.
Parramatta City is the first local area to require all new air-conditioning and refrigeration equipment to use refrigerants with a GWP of less than 10.
Cool Up Program Calls for Demonstration Projects Using Natural Refrigerants in Middle East and North Africa
Companies and municipalities are invited to submit proposals for projects in Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon or Turkey.
Scheduled for November 15–16, the in-person event will be held in Brussels, Belgium.
Two air-to-water units, complete with ejectors, were installed at a Swiss shopping center, leading to improvements at a subsequent installation.
The EU funded MultiPACK project tested Integrated CO2 heat pump systems in two Italian hotels and found COP values up to 6, depending on the ambient temperatures
Despite committing to halving its GHG emissions by 2025, retailer ASDA has recently installed super-polluting R410A-based air-conditioning equipment at four of its UK stores.
Otherwise F-gases, prevalent in the four targeted countries, will be locked in for years to come as demand for refrigerants grows.
The system was developed at the Center for Energy Technology (ZET) at the University of Bayreuth